Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C.’s Fashionable Turn Out for White Elephant Charity Event

Tis’ the season for giving, but sometimes the gift you receive is not what you want. Lobbyist and philanthropist Nicole Venable figured out a...

D.C. National Guard Unit Returns Home for the Holidays

Approximately 50 soldiers of the D.C. National Guard’s 372nd Military Police Battalion returned home, on Dec. 17. After a 10-month deployment to Guantanamo Bay,...

D.C. Council sends minimum wage hike to mayor

WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council has given final approval to raising the city's minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by 2016. Tuesday's vote was...

Ministers Take Concerns about Development, Gentrification to Mayor Gray

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray had one message for a group of ministers representing churches from around the metropolitan area when he met with...

22nd Annual Golden Scissors Competition a Snowy-Day Hit

Despite icy roads and snowy weather, hundreds of hair enthusiasts converged on the Silver Spring Civic Building for the 22nd Annual Golden Scissors Awards...

Covenant House Washington Appoints Dr. Madye Henson as President and CEO

Covenant House International and Covenant House Washington Board of Directors recently appointed Dr. Madye G. Henson as the new President and CEO of Covenant...

Marymount Grad, Entrepreneur Named Miss District of Columbia 2014

Ciera Nicole Butts, a Marymount University graduate and entrepreneur, is the newest Miss District of Colombia. Butts, 23, was selected Miss District of Columbia 2014...

D.C. Firefighters Could See Major Change in Work Schedules

The hours of work, schedule and leave for Washington, D.C. firefighters and EMS personnel are not subject to union collective bargaining agreements, a city...

D.C. Native Marnel Wheatley Graduates from Basic Training

Air Force Airman Marnel A. Wheatley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive,...

Brian Spriggs & Nuworship Ministry to Host Annual Christmas Benefit Musical

Brian Spriggs & NuWorship Ministry will celebrate its 14th Annual Christmas Benefit Musical with an Oldies Flavor on Dec. 14. The service will be...

Engaged Couples Workshop

Kiki Strickland, a certified relationship coach will host a workshop for engaged couples. At this event, couples will learn the tools to make their...

Ultimate New Year’s Eve Gala

On Dec. 31, DAF Entertainment Group and April Watts of Majic 102.3 FM will host a New Year’s Eve gala featuring a dinner buffet,...