African Americans represented just under half of the total population of Charles County last year according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates, placing the county on the cusp of historic change.
Samuel Keith Gemeny’s life ended over a bong, a bed and a debt of less than $100. Two of the six people involved in his death learned their own fates Tuesday in Charles County Circuit Court.
Charles County residents who receive federal housing assistance shared questions and concerns about a proposed change to the county’s housing voucher program with elected officials and staff last week at a public meeting in La Plata.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reported last week that it has received “multiple, credible” reports of a feral sow and litter of between 10 and 12 young pigs loose near Chapman State Park east of Indian Head.
For allegedly attempting to purchase drugs from students, a former St. Charles High School teacher has been charged with four counts of narcotics solicitation and attempted drug possession.
In a 3-2 vote, the Charles County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday put a hold on funding for Charles County Public Schools’ proposed Fresh Start Academy until the school system can demonstrate that the controversial program is compliant with state law.
Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md., 5th) stood in the foyer just inside the entrance of the Newton White Mansion in Mitchellville personally greeting hundreds of visitors who came to render him birthday wishes on his 80th milestone during his annual bull roast and birthday party celebration June 14.
Michael Andre Brown, a 47-year-old Waldorf resident, pleaded guilty Monday to a bribery charge in federal court after admitting to accepting cash payments in return for not reporting positive drug screenings for individuals on federal probation, according to a release from the Maryland distr…
In an effort to increase public knowledge and raise awareness of sickle cell disease while honoring those who have lost their lives or still battle personal challenges, Body of Christ Church hosted a special celebration Wednesday in Waldorf for World Sickle Cell Day 2019.
A Bryans Road man was arrested Friday in Virginia for his alleged role in an October 2018 car crash that left 18-year-old Destanee Lyles dead, according to a release from the Maryland State Police.
Members of the Charles County Planning Commission expressed concern over the county’s flatlined growth rate Monday evening and discussed ways to better consider the potential economic impact of planning decisions in the future.
The presentations at last week’s quarterly meeting of the Military Alliance Council at the Village Green Pavilion in Indian Head were varied, but they all focused on one thing: how far they’ve come, and how much work remains to be done.
A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an important decision about the use of religious symbols in American life.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Waldorf man wanted in connection with a robbery and shooting that occurred in Temple Hills, according to information from the Prince George’s County Police Department.
St. Mary’s residents are recycling less and less solid waste, dropping by nearly 4% from 2016 to 2017, according to the most recent data available from the Maryland Department of the Environment. And, according to county officials, it now costs the county more to recycle trash than it does t…
Scientists anticipate the growth of a “dead zone” in the Chesapeake Bay this year, spurred by the record 2018 rainfall, that is expected to span 2.1 cubic miles, one of the largest in recent decades.