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
Colds temps in the high 30s Thursday with warmer weather on the way Cold Thursday with warming temperatures for the weekend. (DMV Weather)
City Council argues over delegation of authority A city council discussion concerning delegating certain tasks to the city manager and the city attorney at Tuesday’s legislative meeting resulted in infighting between Mayor Allison Silberberg and other members of council. (Alexandria Times)
The DMV Economy is improving Greater Washington’s economy grew better than expected last year and is on track for a stronger 2018 — although it’s still underperforming the national economy. (WBJ)
Chaos in West Springfield over the ‘Trump Effect’ U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D) spent almost two hours with area residents at a Town Hall-style gathering in West Springfield on the evening of Jan. 11, hosted by the Fairfax County NAACP and moderated by the organization’s president, Kofi Annan. (Alexandria Gazette)
Lady Titans Roll over Herndon It wasn’t a playoff game. It wasn’t a rivalry game. It wasn’t even a district game Wednesday night against Herndon. But it was a game Kesha Walton’s T.C. Williams squad wanted to win badly nonetheless, That they did, in convincing fashion by a final score of 67-48. (NoVAHoops)
Photo of the Day
Old Town looks beautiful, especially when it snows.