Nine College of Southern Maryland students recently won accolades and prize money for producing public service announcements about preventing vehicle theft. The digital media production students wrote, filmed and produced 30-second PSAs that offered warnings and tips to Maryland motorists to…

Kristof Lile of White Plains and Shane Purnell of Waldorf, members of Boy Scout Troop 1321, have both earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank Boy Scouts of America offers.

This summer, Chelsey Lockhart of White Plains will join outstanding middle school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience, Jr. National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C., according to a news release from the orga…

Charles County Women’s Leadership Council, an initiative of the United Way of Charles County, announced the award of over $14,000 to local nonprofit agencies. The focus is to provide money for grants that provide physical and mental health services to women and children in the County and for…

On Tuesday, April 16, Lefty’s Barbecue and Lefty’s Spices celebrated 30 years of being in business by giving back to the community, serving over 75 families at their restaurant located at Pinefield South Shopping Center in Waldorf, according to a news release from the company.

The Red Cross Club at St. Charles High School spent two weeks drumming up support for its recent blood drive. But it didn’t take much convincing to sign up volunteers. “Not at all,” said Helena Caaya, a junior and president of the Red Cross Club.

Twenty-one Charles County Public Schools students will represent the school system at the National Leadership and Skills Competition set for June 24-29 in Louisville, Ky., after earning first-place gold medal honors at state competitions held earlier this month, according to a news release

The Waldorf Goddard School celebrated a fun week last month with science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics related activities on a realm of subjects, including botany, physics and chemistry. The fun, hands-on STEAM activities are used to promote creativity, imagination and the l…

A group of Charles County residents held a “fox hunt” in Charles County on the morning of April 6 — but no horses were involved and no animals were harmed.

During the first week of March, representatives from the Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts and University of Maryland Extension traveled to various rural communities in the state to educate individuals about mental health. After receiving funding from the Rural Maryland Cou…

The Carson Scholars Fund has announced that 13 students from Charles County are among 505 exceptional students from across the nation who have been awarded scholarships. being named 2019 Carson Scholars for exceptional accomplishments in academics and in their communities, according to a new…

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Kendall Cross, a fourth grader at Dr. James Craik Elementary School, loves to read and learn about math. In March, Cross was named Top Tiger at Craik, a recognition that honors students for demonstrating personal responsibility and respect. “Top Tiger is an awesome award. Your teacher nomina…

The White Plains Wawa celebrated Maryland Day with a number of in-store events, particularly the announcement of a $25,000 grant from The Wawa Foundation to the Maryland Special Olympics Unified Sports programs.

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On Saturday, March 16, the First Annual 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 ow…