The Charles County Chapter of Project Linus recently collected and sewed over 500 blankets in one day, to be given to local nonprofit organizations in Southern Maryland and Prince George’s County, as part of the national organization’s Make a Blanket Day.

The College of Southern Maryland and Baldus Real Estate agents Sandy Fehl and Bob Johnston — a CSM Class of 1981 alumnus — have enjoyed a longtime connection and commitment to each other’s success. This fall, Fehl and Johnston made a decision to take their association with the college to the…

The Maryland Writers’ Association created the Writers’ Round Table Program to encourage writers, poets, playwrights and authors through monthly articles and activities.


On Saturday, March 16, the first DMV Catholic Schools Cup Robotics Championship was held at Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville. Twenty-four teams from six local Catholic elementary schools, approximately 90 students, participated during the event, each having designed their own robot…

GULF OF THAILAND — Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Joseph Panganiban of Fort Washington signals to Landing Craft, Utility 1651, assigned to Naval Beach Unit 7, as it departs the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay on Feb. 21. Green Bay, part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready …

Clinton woman Breana Ross has been selected as the 2018 IES Abroad Global Citizen of the Year for her dedicated work with students from high-need townships in South Africa, through the Students’ Health and Welfare Centres Organisation in Cape Town. As the winner of the Global Citizen of the …

Michaela Cheatham, 23, of Camp Springs has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for the Dominican Republic on March 5 to serve as a Spanish literacy promoter in the local primary schools, according to a press release.

The first meeting of Girls Empowered and Motivated to Succeed — GEMS — at Theodore G. Davis Middle School focused on the future. The 21 girls in sixth, seventh and eighth grades created vision boards to clarify specific goals they would like to strive for and reach, according to a press release.

The Samuel L. Chase Elementary PTA hosted a Bulldog Beautification Bash on Oct. 10 to give the school better curb appeal and make it more welcoming for students and staff.

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ANNAPOLIS — Sitting in his office at the Maryland State Archive, Christopher Haley scans through a series of runaway slave ads, a compilation of archives that he’s been working on for the past 14 years.

The staff and students of Charles Herbert Flowers High School are still basking in the celebration of winning Steve Harvey’s Best High School in the nation for 2015 during the 12th Annual Neighborhood Awards held at the Philips Arena and the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on Aug. 8.

It all started with finding the best ways to blow up battleships 125 years ago. Now, Naval Support Facility at Indian Head spends most of its effort protecting the U.S. homeland from terrorist threats and providing the Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Army with operational support programs.

The Pine Plains Civic Association welcomed Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela Alsobrooks as the guest speaker on Sept. 24 at Corkran Memorial Church in Temple Hills. About 20 local residents attended the meeting to voice their questions and concerns. Alsobrooks explained her duti…

The 173rd Prince George’s County Fair, first established in 1842, was held Sept. 10 to 13 at Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington.

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