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Morning Notes

All primary, secondary and intermediate streets in the City are clear of snow — “As of 6 p.m., all primary, secondary and intermediate streets in the City are clear. Residential streets are 97% clear, with a limited number of residential streets needing additional work.” [Twitter]

Stepping down after 16 years, Alexandria sheriff laments mental health crisis in jails — “Dana Lawhorne remembers the bad police officers — the ones who wouldn’t even come into his family’s house when he called as a child. But he also remembers the one who would take his mother upstairs and try to persuade her to get help for alcoholism.” [Washington Post]

George Washington birthday parade coming in February — “Alexandria’s parade to celebrate the birth of our first president, George Washington, is back this year.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Emergency status reactivated at Inova due to rising COVID cases — “Inova said it was equipped to respond to COVID-19 cases but urged people with mild or no symptoms to not visit the ER for testing.” [Patch]

SRS brokers $27M sale of Whole Foods-occupied property in Alexandria, Virginia — “SRS National Net Lease Group has brokered the $27 million sale of a Whole Foods Market-occupied retail property in Alexandria. The 42,243-square-foot Whole Foods is located within The Royalton, a 116-unit residential condominium property built in 2006.” [Rebusiness Online]

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