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Alexandria's new development code nears final passage Alexandria's proposed new Land Development Code is close to becoming law. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/alexandrias-new-development-code-nears-final-passage/15697515/ It's been more than 20 years since the city of Alexandria updated its Land Development Code, but now the proposed new code is close to becoming law.
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Sanders could face death Penalty phase of trial begins today Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/sanders-face-death/15697669/ Thomas Sanders is facing the death penalty as the penalty phase of his trial begins Tuesday in federal court in Alexandria. Last week, Sanders was found guilty of kidnapping and killing Lexis Roberts.
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Two facing drug charges after Alexandria search Two Alexandria residents face drug charges after a Thursday search. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/two-facing-drug-charges-after-alexandria-search/15676015/ Two Alexandria residents are facing drug charges charges after a search warrant was served Thursday at the Riverwynd Apartments, according to a release.
Budget shift to expedite Alexandria fire station move The city of Alexandria is speeding up relocation of a fire station to Jones Avenue. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/13/budget-shift-expedite-alexandria-fire-station-move/15563991/ Alexandria Fire Station No.
Officials: New Alexandria code 'user friendly' Alexandria officials say code designed to spur development Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/13/new-city-code-user-friendly/15564065/ The Comprehensive Development Strategy and Land Development Code is expected to come before the City Council for adoption by the end of the month. City officials went through highlights and changes to the old code in a public press briefing Friday.
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Alexandria teen charged in 'accidental' shooting death A 17-year-old Alexandria teen faces a negligent homicide charge after what appears to be an accidental shooting. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/12/alexandria-teen-charged-in-accidental-shooting-death/15537161/ A 17-year-old boy has been charged with negligent homicide after what appears to be an accidental shooting death Thursday night of a 15-year-old boy, according to the Alexandria Police Department.
Rapides deputies found a gun with a double-feed malfunction after a traffic stop led to a scramble to hide the weapon. Police: Loaded gun found after Alexandria traffic stop Rapides deputies found a gun with a double-feed malfunction after a traffic stop led to a scramble to hide the weapon.
Senator Mary Landrieu speaks to reporters after the Democratic weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington January 28, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Louisiana U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu took nine charter flights - costing taxpayers nearly $15,000 - that coincided with campaign events where she raised over $130,000, in possible violation of federal law.
Texas teen faces charges in Rapides Parish bomb threats Ex-Bolton student charged with making bomb threats to schools in Rapides Parish, Texas Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/10/texas-teen-faces-charges-rapides-parish-bomb-threats/15428505/ Reuben David Byon, the Texas teen accused of making three bomb threats to Alexandria schools Tuesday, also is facing charges in Fredericksburg for a similar threat at that city's high school, according to a newspaper.
Food Bank of Central Louisiana celebrates 25 years Capital campaign underway Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/09/food-bank-celebrates-years/15364817/ Students volunteer at the Central Louisiana Food Bank last fall. The Food Bank announced Tuesday it hoped to complete a $3.5 million capital campaign over the next year.
Anna McGee talks to Sharon Maddox and her daughter Kyla Hallquist about the variety of homemade breads she makes and is selling at the Alexandria Mid-Week Market which recently opened at the corner of Texas and Jackson Street in Alexandria. The market is open from 3-6 p.m.-Melinda Martinezfirstname.lastname@example.org Alexandria Mid-Week Market Anna McGee talks to Sharon Maddox and her daughter Kyla Hallquist about the variety of homemade breads she makes and is selling at the Alexandria Mid-Week Market which recently opened at the corner of Texas and Jackson Street in Alexandria.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:47 pm
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