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Residents of the Acton Village neighborhood in Waldorf met recently with Board of Charles County Commissioners’ President Reuben B. Collins II (D) and other senior county officials to discuss who is responsible for repairing flood damage to their property and to find out what the county is p…


Staff and participants from Melwood’s Operation Tohidu program welcomed U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) Tuesday in Nanjemoy for a program briefing and open-ended discussion on veterans services and the many challenges that service members face upon returning home.


A salary increase along with lifelong health benefits has been awarded to Charles County Public Schools Superintendent Kimberly Hill following the school board’s 4-3 vote, during its monthly meeting Aug. 13, to amend Hill’s contract as part of an annual evaluation.

A Bryans Road man received a life sentence with all but 30 years suspended on Wednesday for the March 2018 torture and attempted murder of his wife.


The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission is hosting an Agriculture Marketing Conference specifically tailored to benefit Southern Maryland region farm enterprises. The Conference will be held at the College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick campus, on Nov. 15 from 8:30 …

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office and Charles County Circuit Court announced Aug. 22 they will apply for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Formula Program through the United States Department of Justice.

Theft by car dealership employee alleged

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative, through its charitable foundation, is inviting local organizations that are working to end the opioid crisis in Southern Maryland to apply for the charitable funds that will be raised in 2020.

The Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Associations, in collaboration with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the Girl Scouts are holding a school supply drive to support Charles County elementary schools from Aug. 9-28.

Moose Lodge fire temporarily closes Crain Highway

Waldorf woman arrested for possession

The Mattawoman Creek Art Center is holding an opening reception for “Chasing the Light; An Engineer’s Foray Into Photography” at the gallery in Smallwood State Park. Admission to the park and to the gallery are always free for MCAC visitors. The reception is at 1 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 18.

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced in a press release Aug. 14 that his Securities Division is participating in the nationwide “Operation Cryptosweep,” an initiative of the North American Securities Administrators Association.

Information sought in vehicle break-in

A county landlord received fines and a suspended period of incarceration for violating state clean water laws, according to a release from the Maryland Office of the Attorney General.


A jumbo winner’s check totaling $1,502,450 is proudly displayed in the center entrance of Fred’s Outdoor Sports in Waldorf where a group of four local men are still celebrating their third place win at this year’s record-breaking White Marlin Open, the world’s largest annual billfish tournam…

Charles County Public Schools officially starts the 2019-20 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 3, as an anticipated 27,000 students head to the classroom, according to a school system news release. Students in the 3-year-old and prekindergarten programs start school on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

A Waldorf woman and a Washington, D.C., man were recently indicted in Charles County Circuit Court for allegedly attempting to burn down their Newburg business in January 2018.


The Charles County Board of Appeals last week approved a request by leaders of the Mennonite congregation in Hughesville for a special zoning exception that would allow it to hold school classes in its new church on Burnt Store Road.

Moose Lodge fire temporarily closes Crain Highway

Five people, including three Waldorf residents, were arrested last week on federal charges in connection with an alleged drug ring that operated in Prince George’s and Charles counties, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office.