Alexandria, La. (Dec. 18, 2020) — The City of Alexandria Customer Service Office, City Hall and other city offices and departments will be closed on Thursday and Friday, December 24-25, 2020, in observance of the Christmas holidays.
ATRANS Christmas Holiday Schedule
ATRANS bus service will operate from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) and will be closed on Christmas Day (Dec. 25). Regular bus service will resume on Saturday, Dec. 26.
Christmas Week Sanitation Schedule
The Christmas week sanitation schedule will run as follows:
• Monday, Dec. 21 –...
Alexandria, La. (Dec. 21, 2020) — Alexandria Mayor Jeffrey W. Hall announces the selection of 15 Alexandria high school students to serve on the 2021 Alexandria Mayor’s Youth Council. High school juniors and seniors at public as well as private Alexandria high schools were eligible to participate.
“I think it is extremely important to involve our young people in government and community affairs,” Hall said. “I have found young people are very interested in being involved in working to improve our community. We just have to find a way to give them opportunities and a platform where their...
12 Nights of Christmas, Alex WinterFete Wonder Lane Highlight Holiday Event Schedule
Alexandria, La. (December 2, 2020) — The 12 Nights of Christmas activities for 2020 have been set, the City of Alexandria is creating a new Alex WinterFete Wonder Lane event for area residents to enjoy this holiday season and the city’s Christmas tree, holiday displays and downtown lights are in place and lit up for the holidays.
“Traditionally we would be talking about Alexandria WinterFete, as well as the annual Christmas parade, but due to the COVID-19 safety limitations we can’t do those things this year...
Alexandria, La. (November 30, 2020) — In response to Gov. John Bel Edward’s Proclamation 168 JBE 2020 moving Louisiana to a modified Phase 2 status to slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Alexandria is making adjustments to comply with the revised guidelines.
“We certainly didn’t want to have to take a step back, but the health reports are making it very clear that the threat from COVID-19 remains strong and that we must take more aggressive action to slow the spread,” said Alexandria Mayor Jeffrey W. Hall. “We have learned a lot from the measures we have put in place previously, so we...
On November 24th at 10:30 AM, Alexandria City Councilman Malcolm Larvadain will provide an update on upgrades to Helen Black Park in Alexandria City Council District I. Restrooms are scheduled to be added to the park by mid-December 2020.Helen Black Park is located at North 15th Street and Ashley Avenue in North Alexandria.
Alexandria, La. (Nov. 20, 2020) — The City of Alexandria Customer Service Office, City Hall and other city offices and departments will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26-27, 2020, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
ATRANS bus service will be closed on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 26). Regular bus service will resume operation on Friday, Nov. 27.
The Thanksgiving week sanitation schedule will run as follows:
• Monday, Nov. 23 – regular pickup
• Tuesday, Nov. 24 – regular pickup
• Wednesday, Nov 25 – regular leaves/grass, debris pickup...
Alexandria, La. (Nov 20, 2020) — The City of Alexandria has officially opened the Safe Harbor Walking Path. The path was built after the city received a Community Change Grant by America Walks in order to fund it.
“We are thankful to America Walks for seeing the value of this project aimed at bringing people together downtown to exercise, chat and meet on a path that is marked and monitored,” said Mayor Jeffrey W. Hall. “The Safe Harbor Walking Path is a program that ties in perfectly with the Harbor Patrol and the installation of cameras downtown.”
Signs are installed along the path showing...
Alexandria, La. (November 18, 2020) — FEMA will be offering registration assistance for Alexandria residents from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Wilborn Dempsey Multipurpose Center at 712 Broadway Avenue.
FEMA officials will be on-site with computers to help residents seeking to register for disaster aid from Hurricane Laura and from Hurricane Delta. Registration deadline for Hurricane Laura is Nov. 27. The deadline to register for aid for damage from Hurricane Delta is Dec. 16.
For more information or to register for assistance:
• Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-...
Alexandria, La. (November 17, 2020) — The City of Alexandria and Louisiana State University of Alexandria held a formal ribbon cutting Tuesday morning for the new Think Tank computer lab at the Alexandria Youth and Teen center.
“It is an honor to partner with the City of Alexandria in providing our city’s youth access to technology that is so greatly needed in this rapidly evolving digital age,” said LSUA Chancellor Dr. Paul Coreil. “It is important for LSUA to ensure that all teens have the tools needed to grow and progress in their education. We also hope this becomes a catalyst for...
Alexandria, La. (November 17, 2020) — Dr. Max Lakes, Ed.D. M.S., has been named the Director of the Alexandria Zoo. Lakes takes over for Lee Ann Whitt, who recently retired after 32 years with the Alexandria Zoo.
“I’m honored and humbled to be part of the staff here,” Lakes said. “You already have world-class animal care here. That’s the thing about AZA accredited zoos, you have all of the same standards as the big zoos like San Diego, Disney, Audubon and Columbus. I’m looking forward to learning what the community wants, what the city wants and working to meet those needs.”
“We are very...
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