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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Confederate Names Task Force

Letter: Fix in from start on roadway renamings

Editor: Regarding your recent coverage , diverse public participation was woefully lacking in this renaming exercise related to Lee Highway and Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway. As a member of the Confederate Names Task Force committee (CNTF), I was surprised how underrepresented...

Fairfax asks permission to dump Confederate highway names

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 13 voted 9-1 to ask the Commonwealth Transportation Board to rename the county’s sections of Lee Highway and Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway as Routes 29 and 50, their existing respective route numbers. The...

Task force wants more Confederate names exorcised in Fairfax

Fairfax County’s Confederate Names Task Force has recommended, despite internal disagreement and public opposition, that the county rename Lee Highway (Route 29) and Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway (Route 50). “Many of the task-force members agreed that the names Lee Highway and...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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