Louvenia Banks missed the phone call telling her she was the grand prize winner in the annual American Cancer Society raffle, simply because she was on the phone helping others.
In a quiet Dameron cul-de-sac on a Sunday morning, Mary Lou Troutman cleans her studio while her husband, Jeff Troutman, cuts matting to frame her pieces.
The Prime Time Children’s and Youth Activity Center in Owings performed its holiday program, “Celebrating Holiday Memories of the Past,” on Dec. 7 at Bethel Way of the Cross Church in Huntingtown.
Southern Maryland musicians looking to record some of their music could do a lot worse than heading to Mark’s Place, a small nondescript house tucked off Route 231. The home — which is identified only by a small sign and a faded blue guitar nailed to the mailbox — has offered Southern Maryla…
A large group of Calvert County public school teachers were rewarded Dec. 19 for making their classrooms, and themselves, better when they were presented with certificates for completing micro-credentialing courses.
The State Ring Jousting Tournament was held Oct. 6 at the Anne Arundel Fairgrounds with the best riders in Maryland, and when it was all over a local jouster was crowned the top competitor in the state.
C. Brian Duke and Jacqueline Grebmeier of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons were each recently recognized for their accomplishments.
Cadets from the Huntingtown and Northern High School Navy Junior Rotary Officer Training Corps units competed in the Bonefrog Navy SEAL obstacle course race at Budds Creek Motocross Park in Mechanicsville in late October, and in the process helped a fellow military comrade overcome his own o…
Cold air and colder water will be on tap when the Calvert High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps hosts its first annual Polar Plunge to raise funds for its upcoming trip to France.
For those frustrated by the thought of, or seeing the futility in, how your home’s outdoor lights were hung, see how it should be done during the Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center’s annual Annmarie Garden In Lights festival, which runs 6 to 9 p.m. nightly through Jan. 1.
Fittingly, guests of the College of Southern Maryland’s Annual Veterans Brunch on Nov. 12 arrived by passing under a 20-by-30-foot American flag draped between the extended ladders of two local firetrucks.
The Maryland Writers’ Association this year is celebrating its 30th anniversary with the Writers’ Round Table Program to encourage writers, poets, playwrights and authors through monthly articles and activities.
Calvert Marine Museum Curator of Paleontology Dr. Stephen J. Godfrey assisted on a multi-authored volume, “The Geology and Vertebrate Paleontology of Calvert Cliffs, Maryland, USA,” which was recently published in the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press.
It’s clear early on that the New Direction Community Theater’s version of the classic “Alice in Wonderland” is not your grandfather’s version of the classic tale.
The Calvert Marine Museum recently announced the addition of Mark Wilkins, new curator of Maritime History. Wilkins is an historian, published author of maritime and aviation history, lecturer, boat builder, and ship model maker, whose models are featured in maritime museums up and down the …