The United States Census Bureau has made adjustments to the way the 2020 Census is carried out, to ensure an accurate count and protect public safety during the coronavirus outbreak.

A Hughesville man was charged Friday with failure to comply with Gov. Larry Hogan’s (R) executive order prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 people.

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In an effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) issued an executive order Monday instituting a “stay at home” directive beginning at 8 p.m. and applying to everyone not in an “essential” job or going out for a necessary reason, such as obtaining foo…

An apparent murder suicide took place over the weekend at a Charles County motel, according to a press release from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office.


With limited exceptions, including certain emergency matters, the Maryland state courts will remain closed to the public through May 1, due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, according to a press release from the Maryland Judiciary.

As regional businesses and organizations remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Southern Maryland Regional Library Association is helping increase access to online library materials by boosting funding for digital platforms, according to a SMRLA press release.

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Maryland public schools will remain closed for at least four more weeks, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced during a press conference Wednesday morning, with the possibility they may be closed for longer as the state grapples with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


Charles County churches and clergy are finding unique ways to help their members stay connected spiritually in this time of nationwide panic.


During this pressing time, people are stocking up on essentials at grocery stores to maintain comfort and security while on indefinite quarantine at their homes due to the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.


While most grocery stores in Maryland will remain open throughout the COVID-19 state of emergency, one local institution is shuttered for the foreseeable future — the La Plata Farmer’s Market.

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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.


Charles County Detention Center Director Brandon Foster, along with Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry and members of the CCSO and CCDC command staff, recently announced in a news release that Correctional Officer First Class Eric Keys has been named the 2019 Correctional Officer of the Year.

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