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Arlington NAACP announces date of campaign forum

The Arlington branch of the NAACP and the Theta Rho Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. will host an online candidate forum on Monday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. County Board candidates Takis Karantonis, Audrey Clement, Adam Theo...

NAACP branch awards nearly $60,000 in scholarship funds

The Arlington branch of the NAACP recently awarded nearly $60,000 in college scholarships to Arlington high-school students. Recipients were selected based on academics, school/community involvement, leadership potential, commitment to the ideals of the NAACP and, in the case of some...

NAACP head wants community engaged in police-chief search

The head of the Arlington branch of the NAACP wants the county government to include more public involvement as it prepares to select a new police chief. “We cannot take our eyes off the ball. Elected and county officials should...

Arlington NAACP president wins salute from FBI

Julius “J.D.” Spain Sr., president of the Arlington branch of the NAACP, has received the 2020 FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award from the agency’s Washington field office. Spain is one of fewer than 60 individuals and organizations recognized nationally each...
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Golf teams see plenty of tournament action

Of the local high-school golf teams in the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas, the McLean Highlanders have enjoyed the most...
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