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La Plata office is open 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Offices in Prince Frederick and California are by appointment only.
Mailing address: Southern Maryland News, 204 Washington Avenue La Plata, MD 20646
Executive Editor: Eli Wohlenhaus
Associate Editor: Jesse Yeatman
Community Coordinator: Michael Reid
Sports reporter: Ted Black
St. Mary's County reporter: Dan Belson
Charles County reporter: Caleb M. Soptlean
Education reporter: Madison Bateman
Calvert County reporter: Marty Madden
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Regional President: Jim Normandin
Director of Circulation and Audience: Doug McAvoy
Regional IT & Pagination Director: David Alltop
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