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The Charles County NAACP branch hosted its 25th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Monday at North Point High School in Waldorf, where about 700 residents, community leaders and government officials participated in a “When we fight, we all win, together” themed event …

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Great things are in store at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center as it aims to become a top-rated medical facility with its slew of internal projects, all of which will accommodate the growing portfolio of outpatient services available in Southern Maryland.

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The College of Southern Maryland, with the support of its partnership with the Charles County Chamber of Commerce Military Alliance Council, is one step closer to completing the renovation of its Velocity Center in Indian Head thanks to a $500,000 grant that was awarded from the Maryland Dep…

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Southern Maryland Meats, a program of the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission, is set to build and install 100 Little Free Libraries throughout the Southern Maryland region of Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties within the next six months.

A Waldorf man died after a head-on collision Jan. 8 in Temple Hills, according to a Prince George’s County Police Department news release. The victim was identified as 38-year-old Kenyata James. On Jan. 8, at approximately 10:50 p.m., officers responded to the 5000 block of Temple Hill Road …

22-year-old Waldorf man accused of possessing loaded handgun in vehicle

The Charles County Advocacy Council for Children, Youth and Families is partnering with counties throughout the state to host the Southern Maryland Listening Session on Statewide Juvenile Justice Reform on Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Harriet E. Brown Community Center, at 901 Dares Beach Road i…

Processing of personal income tax returns for Tax Year 2019 will coincide with the Internal Revenue Service start date of Monday, Jan. 27, according to a news release from the Maryland Comptroller’s Office. Business tax returns began being accepted for processing on Jan. 7.

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In an effort to jump-start light rail transit along the U.S. 301 and Route 5 corridor, Sen. Arthur Ellis (D-Charles) is buckling down on Senate Bill 105, which he sponsored last year to restore funding for key studies that the state transportation department has repeatedly denied.

The Charles County Board of Commissioners approved on Tuesday a temporary resolution banning the approval of site development plans or permit issuance for any property whose use would include adult entertainment.

The board of education’s first public meeting of 2020 was quite busy on Tuesday as it kicked off with Virginia McGraw and Latina Wilson being reelected as school board chairwoman and vice chairwoman, respectively, a presentation on the superintendent’s $411 million proposed budget for fiscal…

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Charles County administrator Mark Belton joined up with a coalition of other county and municipality leaders from across the state Wednesday in Annapolis for a joint discussion on ways Maryland communities can steel themselves now against the effects of climate change.

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An Alexandria, Va., man was indicted and arrested last month after a months-long investigation allegedly placed him at the center of a large theft ring operating out of Charles County, according to a news release from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office.

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When Michael Maurice Ford plowed his Penske truck into a Jeep and killed Ethan Evans Ruefly in 2018, it was the middle of the day and he was working at his job as a delivery driver, and he was three times over the legal blood alcohol content limit.

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Normally, you’re supposed to be quiet in the library. That wasn’t what happened Friday night.