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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.

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.

Due to the retirement of the Honorable Clayton Greene Jr. on June 30, a vacancy exists on the Court of Appeals, Fifth Appellate Judicial Circuit – Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties. This vacancy is to be filled by appointment of Gov. Larry Hogan (R).

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The acting director of the Charles County Department of Planning and Growth Management said late last week that work has slowed on proposed changes to the county’s zoning regulations due in part to a shortage of planning staff.

A local solar energy startup company based at the TechPort incubator in California, Md., has licensed the U.S. Navy’s patented solar cell technology to supply an expanding market for commercial solar panel installations and unmanned aerial vehicles, based on work and research with St. Mary’s…

Recently, the College of Southern Maryland’s associate of science in business administration was ranked among the top 25 schools for this degree by BestColleges, a ranking and search tool for colleges. College of Southern Maryland ranked No. 19 in the category of Best Online Associate in Adm…