It was quite a week in Alexandria. The city saw the removal of a controversial Confederate Statue at Prince and Washington Streets, had numerous vigils and demonstrations against police brutality, and weathered more cases of COVID-19.
Alexandria, like all great cities, is constantly changing and evolving. pic.twitter.com/CZTjlOkpfT
— Justin Wilson (@justindotnet) June 2, 2020
In the spirit of resting up and looking back at some of the top issues in Alexandria, ALXnow has included some of our top stories.
Here are the top 11 most-read articles this week in Alexandria.
- BREAKING: Barricade Situation, Suspect Firing on Police on Main Line Boulevard
- BREAKING: Old Town Confederate Statue Removed
- Alexandria Now Has 1,974 Cases of COVID-19, No New Deaths
- Vigil for George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor in Old Town on Thursday
- Protests and Vigils for Racial Justice Planned in Alexandria
- Man Robbed of $400 at Gunpoint in Alexandria’s West End
- Mayor Wilson: Alexandria Can Honor George Floyd By Fixing Its Inequities
- Teen Arrested in Old Town for Weapon Possession and Drug Violation
- ACPS Announces Mandatory Summer Learning to Combat COVID-19 Academic Loss
- Unemployed Arlandria Mom Makes Ends Meet With El Salvadoran Recipes
- Alexandria Now Has 1,960 Cases of COVID-19, City Seeks Feedback on Coronavirus Response
Feel free to discuss those or other topics in the comments. Have a safe weekend!
Staff photo by James Cullum