Northern Virginia

Chief Smedley, Alexandria

Meet Alexandria's First African-American Fire Chief

Smedley first joined the department in 2015.
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Virginia Seminary Launches $1.7 Million Fund For Reparations

A Virginia seminary is creating a $1.7 million fund to make reparations after recognizing “that enslaved persons worked on the campus.”
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Meet The First African-American Female Battalion Chief in Northern Virginia

She applied more than 25 years ago after hearing a radio ad.
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Jefferson Davis

Highway Honoring ‘Racist Traitor’ Could Be Renamed By Summer

Alexandria renamed its portion of the highway last year.
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WATCH: Poet Celebrates Chocolate Week at Monza in Manassas

Chocolate drinks? Chocolate pancakes? Chocolate lava cake? Join Poet as she celebrates Chocolate Week!
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D.C. Metro

Metro to Shut Down 6 Stations on Blue and Yellow Lines for Summer 2019

Metro is planning a three-year project to reconstruct 20 station platforms.
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