December 7, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Park Trail Named After Confederate General Jeb Stuart Renamed

About six months ago, the Montgomery County Council requested a review to find all county streets and facilities named after Confederates, so they can ultimately be renamed. On June 15, the council sent a letter to local leaders asking the county to identify all county-owned streets and public facilities that are currently named after Confederate […]

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July 21, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Bidding Adieu to Confederate Soldier Statue

Historians and Civil War buffs are expected to gather today in Rockville in what some are calling the “final retreat” of a statue of a Civil War soldier in front of Montgomery County’s old district court house. The statue, erected in 1913, will be moved to a location near White’s Ferry, a spot more than […]

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February 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Montgomery County Prepares to Relocate the Confederate Soldier Statue to White’s Ferry Road in Dickerson

UPDATED 2.28.17 The Confederate Soldier monument is being moved from Rockville to Dickerson, according to Montgomery County officials. That’s because the ownership of the statue has been transferred to White’s Ferry, Inc. which operates the vehicle ferry at White’s Ferry. The popular ferry transports cars between Montgomery County and the Leesburg, Virginia area on the other […]

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October 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Maryland Governor Orders State Flag To Half Staff in Honor of Fallen Takoma Park Soldier

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the state flag to half staff from now thru sunset on Oct. 8th. This action is in honor of Sgt. Adam S. Thomas who was a Special Forces Soldier from Takoma Park who died on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Gov. @LarryHogan orders MD flag to half-staff in honor of Staff […]

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December 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Top 10 Stories of 2015 (VIDEO)

As we prepare to welcome a New Year, we wanted to take a look back at ten of the top MyMCMedia stories of 2015:

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October 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tom Murphy Says “Sacrifice” Binds Veterans Together (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Tom Murphy, a Vietnam veteran, addresses the audience gathered for Montgomery County’s salute to its Vietnam veterans. Tom Murphy was awarded the Purple Heart. He is the first Vietnam veteran to be elected president of the Maryland State Bar Association.

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October 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Former POW Fred Cherry on MoCo’s Vietnam Veterans Salute (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, former POW Fred Cherry, who served in the Vietnam War, tells us how important the salute was to the veterans who were never properly welcomed home.

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October 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Must Apply to Rockville HDC Again to Relocate Confederate Soldier Statue (PHOTOS)

The Confederate soldier monument in front of the Red Brick Courthouse is not moving anytime soon, according to a Montgomery County official. “We will be applying for a Historic District Commission (HDC) permit to relocate the monument to the Beall Dawson house,” said Greg Ossont, deputy director of the Department of General Services, in an […]

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September 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

County Proposes to Relocate Confederate Monument to Beall-Dawson Property

Montgomery County officials are proposing to relocate the Confederate soldier monument from the Red Brick Courthouse property to the Beall-Dawson Historic Park at 103 West Montgomery Avenue in Rockville. You may remember that just last week, the Rockville Historic District Commission (HDC) approved the county’s request to move the statue from its current location at […]

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September 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Catherine Hoggle is scheduled to appear in a Rockville courtroom this morning.  Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for the latest in the case of missing Sarah (4) and Jacob (3) Hoggle. 2. You can celebrate PARK(ing) Day in Silver Spring today. 3. Maryland Comptroller […]

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