For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area. Here are five (5) news items that caught our eye.
In the News
Great weather this week in Alexandria, Virginia Monday (7/31) thru Thursday (8/3/2017) will bring increasingly warmer temps to the DMV region each day (closer to average for this time of year, as opposed to the last 2-3 days), with small but valid chances for showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday and Thursday as another frontal boundary approaches the region from the WNW. Expect high temps generally in the 85-90 degree range each day. (DMV Weather)
There is NEW leadership at T.C. Williams after a reorganization ACPS announced in the spring that T.C. Williams High School is undergoing a reorganization of the administrative structure and is now ready to announce the new leadership line-up. (ACPS Express)
Shop tax FREE this weekend in the Commonwealth of Virginia The Commonwealth of Virginia’s annual sales tax holiday will take place on August 4-6, 2017. (Alexandria Citizen)
More on the flag burning’s in the West End of Alexandria Alexandria police and fire officials are investigating eight instances of flag vandalism that put some residents in the West End neighborhood of Westridge on edge from early May through mid-July. (Alexandria Times)
Alexandria Fire Department featured on the local news Fifty Alexandria firefighters recently participated in rigorous training on the Bishop Ireton campus. (WUSA9)
Tweet of the Day
Hope to see you for National Night Out in Alexandria tomorrow! Come say Hi!
— DASH Bus (@DASHBus) July 31, 2017