“Peace with the past, through power in the present” — that’s the principle behind Operation Tohidu, an experiential and educational retreat, designed by Melwood Veterans Services, for veterans and active duty service members who are coping with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumati…
Members of Life Journeys Writers Guild Inc. asked county commissioners for help finding out why the Charles County Public Library has decided not to renew its partnership with the organization during Tuesday evening’s quarterly town hall meeting.
A boating accident in late 2016 that left three men dead and one survivor rescued from the Potomac River fueled a trio of federal lawsuits, including an as-yet unresolved complaint alleging a mishandling of the response to the emergency.
The ongoing opioid crisis may get worse before getting better, Maryland Secretary of Health Robert Neall said last Thursday at the annual Healthy St. Mary’s Partnership meeting held at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California.
A string of amendments to the draft deed for a 200-acre conservation easement to the Conservancy for Charles County will require the deed to go through an additional round of public comment first.
A judge ordered Monday that a Charles County man remain in St. Mary's jail without bond following his arrest on charging papers alleging he broke into a girlfriend's home in Lexington Park last weekend and beat her head on the floor.
Charles County Government is partnering with National Research Center Inc. to conduct the National Citizen Survey (NCS), according to a news release.
Port Tobacco Players is starting its 70th season with a stage production of “Steel Magnolias,” which will run for three weeks starting Sept. 21.
Noon: Closed session: All or a portion of this session may be closed pursuant to Section 3-305(b)(7)(8) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
The American Red Cross is preparing for a large relief effort across multiple states as Hurricane Florence continues its march toward the East Coast, according to a news release.
The Maryland State Police crash investigation team is looking into two pedestrian fatalities in Charles County that took place earlier this week.
Fully half of Charles County households whose heads are 65 years old or older had difficulty paying for basic needs in 2016, and 15 percent of those households fell below the federal poverty threshold, according to data released last week by the United Way.
Sen. Thomas M. “Mac” Middleton (D-Charles) received an award Wednesday for his legislative efforts to improve access to oral health care for Maryland residents.
It seemed like every few weeks the La Plata Police Department’s quest for accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies was on the town meeting agenda, though Monday marked the ceremonial end to the journey.
For the second year in a row, Charles County first responders have been able to take advantage of a free program in which local attorneys helped them prepare their wills, obtain advance directives, and designate powers of attorney to ensure that their families would be taken care of should s…
The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Foundation celebrated CSM’s 60th birthday on Friday with a small reception inside the Regency Furniture Stadium Legends Club, during the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs vs. New Britain Bees baseball game in Waldorf.
Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) hosted its 21st annual College Fair on Monday at North Point High School in Waldorf, where more than 150 higher education representatives met with CCPS students during the school day followed by an evening meet-and-greet with community members.
Gov. Larry Hogan (R) visited the Brig. Gen. William Smallwood Readiness Center in La Plata on Thursday, ahead of Hurricane Florence, to tour the facility and meet with U.S. Army Maryland National Guard members.