North Carolina

June 18, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Damascus Man Helps Ocean City Crew Catch 900-Pound Marlin

A Damascus man was part of an Ocean City-based fishing crew that caught a record-breaking marlin at the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in Morehead City, N.C. over the weekend. Todd Dickerson aided the Top Dog crew in catching a marlin so big, it not only made them “Top of the World” in the tournament, […]

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March 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Fire Captain Honored for Saving Hurricane Victims, Pets

When Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina last September, Capt. Mike Stream and the Maryland Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (MD-HART) were dispatched to Wilmington. The damage of the hurricane was vast. When Stream and his team were onboard an airship, a levee in the area broke. The team was able to rescue nine people and a […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Schwarzenegger at Supreme Court: ‘We Must Terminate Gerrymandering’

Gov. Larry Hogan joined former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Calif.) on the steps of the Supreme Court Tuesday to discuss their support for “terminat[ing] gerrymandering.” This comes moments before the Supreme Court will review a case of Republican gerrymandering in North Carolina and a case of Democratic gerrymandering in Maryland. According to WJZ-13, earlier this month, […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Jesuits Release Names of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Sexually Abusing Minors

The Maryland Province Jesuits released the names of 24 priests—former, deceased, and current Jesuits “no longer serving in ministry”—who were “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors. In a letter, Fr. Robert M. Hussey, who oversees Maryland Province Jesuits said he apologized to the victims of the named priests. “We view the disclosure today of our shameful […]

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November 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Teacher Faces Charges in North Carolina

A Quince Orchard High School teacher has been charged with a fatal accident that occurred in North Carolina last week, according to school and police officials. Nicholas Saadipour, who teaches English and theater at the Gaithersburg school, had crashed into a guardrail on the left side of I-95 near Gaston, N.C., according to a news […]

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February 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Registration Opens for Maryland Civil Rights Bus Tour

Registration is now open for the annual Maryland Civil Rights Education Freedom Experience bus tour. The tour, hosted by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, retraces the steps of Civil Rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and Medgar Evers. This year’s nine-day bus tour is scheduled from April 7 to […]

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July 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

photo of exterior of Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo Park

Adventure Theatre MTC’s 66th Season to Feature Judy Moody and More

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) announced its upcoming season to include five main stage productions featuring two world premieres. The children’s theater is located in Glen Echo Park. The new season kicks off with How I Became a Pirate, based on the book of the same title by Melinda Long and illustrations by David Shannon. Jenny Male directs the […]

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July 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Recap of 2017 Quicken Loans National Tournament in Potomac (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

The eyes of the golf world were on Montgomery County for the eleventh annual 2017 Quicken Loans National Tournament held at TPC Potomac. “I came out with a buddy of mine to enjoy some PGA golf,” Dave Hansen, Washington D.C. resident said. “Out of all of the majors and the tournaments I attend, this is […]

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February 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Civil Rights Bus Tour Open for Registration (VIDEO)

Register now for the annual Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience bus tour. The tour, hosted by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, retraces the steps of Civil Rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and Medgar Evers. This year’s bus tour is scheduled during Montgomery County Public Schools spring break […]

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April 27, 2016 | Willie James Inman

County Council Seeks to Ban Travel to Mississippi and North Carolina Over LGBT Laws (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council unanimously approved a resolution on Tuesday that would ban all County work related travel to the states of Mississippi and North Carolina. County Councilmember Nancy Navarro took the lead in pushing for the the resolution which was co-sponsored by the remaining eight members of the Council. “Montgomery County’s strength comes from its […]

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