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End Hunger in Charles County, a nonprofit organization committed to ending hunger in the community, announced that it will be providing assistance to those who are most impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in the Charles County community.

The University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center announced recently that Tom Dennison has been appointed to the hospital’s board of directors.

The Department of Public Works is notifying residents that the end of Michael Road (Waldorf) that intersects with Country Lane, is closed to replace a stormwater pipe. Construction is expected to be completed by Wednesday, April 1, contingent on weather and construction delays, according to …

Update: Residents have reported to the Maryland Independent that the grocery stores offering the special shopping hours haven't always been posting it at the store and aren't controlling who is shopping, so it's possible that many people who are not over 60 or don't have an underlying condit…

Mechanicsville woman charged with resisting arrest

The Charles County Department of Health acknowledges that social distancing may pose challenges to our mental and emotional well-being. Social interaction often serves as a coping mechanism during an emergency. It is important to remember if you are having feelings of anxiety or worry this i…

Sons of The American Legion Squadron 82 will sponsor an American Red Cross Blood Drive at the American Legion Post 82, at 6330 Crain Highway in La Plata, from 1 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 23. To schedule a life-saving donation, call 1-800-RED-Cross or go to www.redcrossblood.org. The post…

It is very important that if you suspect you have been exposed to COVID-19 or exhibiting symptoms to notify health care facilities (medical office, urgent care, hospital or health department) prior to your arrival to receive instructions.

Starting on Thursday, March 12, households will begin receiving postcard invitations via mail to take the 2020 Census. All households should receive an invitation by April 1. Charles County Government is encouraging residents to take the census survey once the invitation is received.

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) appointed Maryland Transportation Authority Police Chief Woodrow W. “Jerry” Jones III to become the 20th superintendent of the Maryland State Police in February, according to a press release.

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office is warning residents to be on guard against scams involving the new coronavirus, or COVID-19. Scammers are setting up websites to sell bogus health products that claim to prevent or cure COVID-19, and using fake emails, texts and social media posts abou…

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