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On Saturday, Nov. 16, the Charles County Arts Alliance held its annual gala to award $71,334 to 21 area schools and 18 nonprofit organizations in order to enhance their programs in the fields of visual, performance and literary arts, according to a news release.

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative employees held two fund-raising events and recently donated $57,450 to three organizations in Southern Maryland: The Arc Southern Maryland in Calvert County, Spring Dell in Charles County and Bay Community Support Services in St. Mary’s County. Each org…

The Charles County Board of Education at its Dec. 10 meeting honored five Charles County Public Schools staff members for their commitment to student success and support of the school system, according to a school system news release. Honored by the board were Cynthia Asimenios, Linda Breiti…

We got through the fall, but cold and flu season seems to find us all eventually.

On Dec. 7, the S.T. Kendall Lodge #153 of Waldorf was awarded Lodge of the Year by the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Maryland and its Jurisdictions, Inc. In addition, the lodge’s master, Jerome T. Johnson III, was awarded Worshipful Master of the Year, and the Right Worshipful D…

On the evening of Saturday, Oct. 26, the John Lancaster & W. Cecil Short Charity Foundation held its third annual Cancer Survivor Masquerade Ball at Middleton Hall Event Center in Waldorf.

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South Potomac Church to hold ‘Living’ Room Coffee House Jan. 17

South Potomac Church to hold ‘Living’ Room Coffee House Jan. 17

Church to hold ‘Living’ Room Coffee House

Grady Eli Hainey was born to Brooke and Steven Hainey of Bel Alton at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center at 9:35 p.m. on Oct. 2, 2019. He weighed 8 pounds and 8 ounces and was 21.25 inches long. His grandparents are Glenn and Elana Sherman of La Plata and Deidre Haine…