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.

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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.

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.

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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.


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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.

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.

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.