Corey Stewart calls Dominion a ‘corporate bully’; Alexandria’s first woman mayor dies at 82

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Tuesday, Aug. 8.

Dominion Energy continues to be a point of political contention in Virginia, as Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman and U.S. Senate hopeful Corey Stewart called the energy company a “corporate bully” over a proposed power line route through a historic section of Haymarket.
(The Washington Post)

Patsy Ticer, Alexandria’s first woman mayor and a four-term state senator, had died.
(The Washington Post)

The Transportation Institute at Virginia Tech’s self-driving car has been spotted test driving on Wilson and Clarendon boulevards in Arlington.
(ABC 7 News)

Another credit card skimmer was discovered at an Alexandria convenience store, and police said there are new cases reported nearly every week.

Columbia Pike Movie Nights will screen The War of the Roses on Saturday, and the Lovejoy Blues Machine will play a free concert at Mount Olivet Church on Sunday.