With so many bills coming through this legislative session, Republicans are pushing some of their own ideas regarding safety and security within the state.

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Local businesses are giving Charles County Public Schools students incentives to wear their identification badges in school and keep track of the badges out of school by providing discounts for services and products, according to a school system press release.

The Southern Maryland Family History Study Group will hold its third annual Southern Maryland Genealogy and History Conference from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, at the Maryland Veteran’s Museum at Patriot Park, at 11000 Crain Highway in Newburg.

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 …

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A Great Mills High School grad and freshman at St. Mary’s College of Maryland told members of March For Our Lives, who sat inside a room Thursday in Annapolis’ House office building, why she became involved in the Maryland chapter.

While it didn’t quite start off as they normally do, the county’s first quarterly economic development roundtable talk of the year provided a status update on some ongoing initiatives while setting the stage for potential change to come on the western side.

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It may be a new decade with fresh adventures awaiting for some people but for others in the Charles County community, one thing that remains the same is raising public awareness of homelessness through the 2020 annual Point-in-Time Count which Lifestyles of Maryland Inc. hosted out of its La…

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Six months and 10 days after being initially challenged physically, mentally and morale-wise, 30 individuals are ready to wear badges and provide protection to Southern Maryland. The latest police entrance level training program graduates from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy w…

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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 …