isiah leggett

April 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 23 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 23. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Back in Session: Recess is over and the Montgomery County Council is back in session. The council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Office Building in Rockville. 2. MCPS Boundary Assessment Community Conversation: Montgomery County Public […]

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February 7, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

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Black History Month: Montgomery Community Media Spotlights Isiah Leggett

In honor of Black History Month, MCM is shining light on some of Montgomery County’s most notable public figures, advocates, historians and leaders who have driven change and provided representation for African Americans and minorities in our area. Today, we honor former Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett. Leggett finished a 12-year tenure as the […]

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October 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Meet County Executive Leggett Online on Thursday, Oct. 11

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Ike Leggett Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is hosting his final “virtual” town hall meeting from 1 – 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Residents are invited to submit questions directly to Leggett before and during the chat online at Live Discussion with Ike Leggett. Questions and answers will be posted […]

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October 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy: Watch the Full Interview

Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County’s first African American executive rose from poverty in rural Louisiana to lead Maryland’s largest and most diverse county. As Leggett prepared to leave the office of County Executive, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about his early years, college life, his political campaigns and more. Watch all four parts of Tallman’s […]

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September 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

More Than $1.6 Million in Scholarships Raised During Leggett Legacy Event

More than $1.6 million in scholarship money was raised for students within Montgomery County Public Schools during a special ceremony titled, “Leggett Legacy Forward”  to honor Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Montgomery County First Lady, Catherine Leggett. In one of his final acts of service before leaving office,  Leggett joined other county leaders and […]

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September 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Ending Tenure by Helping Students

In just a few weeks, residents in Montgomery County will head to the polls to vote for a new county executive. After serving 12 years as county executive, Isiah Leggett announced that he would not seek re-election for a fourth term. As he prepares to leave office, Leggett is marking tasks off his to-do list, […]

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September 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part IV: What it Takes to Lead Montgomery County

Isiah Leggett completes three terms as Montgomery County Executive this year and will be leaving elected office. MCM’s Doug Tallman talks with Leggett about what it takes to lead Montgomery County. Watch all four parts of The Leggett Legacy on MyMCMedia.org.          

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September 19, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part III: Changing Hearts and Minds

Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County’s first African American executive initially did not want to run for political office. As Leggett prepares to leave the office of County Executive after three terms, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about what changed his mind. Watch all four parts of The Leggett Legacy on MyMCMedia.org.          

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September 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part II: Gratitude and Determination

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett became emotional as he discussed the scholarships that allowed him to go to college. As Leggett, the county’s first African-American executive prepares to leave office, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about his journey from poverty in rural Louisiana to become the leader of Maryland’s largest and most diverse county. […]

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September 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

The Leggett Legacy Part I: A Remarkable American Life Story

Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County’s first African American executive rose from poverty in rural Louisiana to lead Maryland’s largest and most diverse county. As Leggett prepares to leave the office of County Executive, MCM’s Doug Tallman talked with Leggett about what it took to win the office and hold it for three terms. Watch all four […]

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