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St. Mary’s County Cook Claims $50,000 Scratch-Off Prize

St. Mary’s County Cook Claims $50,000 Scratch-Off Prize

Sheane Ambos of Great Mills, was at a crossroads in his life the day he decided to fill his gas tank and catch up with friends at Pegg Road Shell in Lexington Park. The restaurant cook left with a $50,000 cash infusion that will help him take the steps to advance his career, courtesy...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Annabelle

Wednesday’s Pet is Annabelle

Wednesday’s Pet for 4-18-18 Annabelle Featured Pet: Annabelle Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Shepard Mix Sex: Female Size: Small Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Annabelle is a 2-year-old Rat Terrier. She loves long walks and being with her people. Annabelle is crate trained, housebroken and gets along great...
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Calvert County Commissioners Invite Citizens to Take Part in the Patuxent Challenge

Calvert County Commissioners Invite Citizens to Take Part in the Patuxent Challenge

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Division, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Planning, encourages citizens to engage in outdoor exploratory activities along the Patuxent River during the 2018 Patuxent Challenge. During this social media event, paddle a kayak or canoe at Kings Landing Park, take a hike along...
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Child Safety Seat Check to be Held April 19th in St. Mary’s County

Child Safety Seat Check to be Held April 19th in St. Mary’s County

On April 19, 2018, at the Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad, located at 21685 FDR Boulevard, in Lexington Park, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a Child Safety Seat Check. The event will be from 3 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. The safety seat check is open to citizens who do not...
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Papa John’s Pizza and Foundation 4 Heroes organize “Take A Stance Against Bullying”

Papa John’s Pizza and Foundation 4 Heroes organize “Take A Stance Against Bullying”

On Saturday, May 5th 2018, from 11am-2pm Papa John’s Pizza and Foundation 4 Heroes will host their inaugural “Take A Stance Against Bullying” event for the community at the Charlotte Hall Square Shopping Center at 30320 Triangle Dr. in Charlotte Hall. Moon bounces, music, vendors, face painting, premium frozen yogurt, pizza, food and drinks...
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Solomons Maritime Festival Scheduled for May 5

Solomons Maritime Festival Scheduled for May 5

Celebrate Southern Maryland heritage on Saturday, May 5 at the Calvert Marine Museum’s 13th annual Solomons Maritime Festival. Antique boats and marine engines, master maritime carvers, crafts and cooking demonstrations, traditional music, and boat rides offer something for every member of the family from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission to the festival and...
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Maryland DogFest returns to Charles County Fairgrounds April 28-29

Maryland DogFest returns to Charles County Fairgrounds April 28-29

From entertainment to dog adoptions to quality, dog-related exhibitors, the 7th annual Maryland DogFest offers something for dog lovers of all ages. The two-day, family-friendly event will be held April 28-29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Charles County Fairgrounds in La Plata. All leashed dogs are invited to attend with their...
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Fishing Rodeo Scheduled for May 12 at St. Mary’s River State Park

Fishing Rodeo Scheduled for May 12 at St. Mary’s River State Park

St. Mary’s River State Park hosts its ninth annual Youth Fishing Rodeo 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 12. All children, aged 3-15, are eligible to participate in this free event. The event will include a casting competition as well as educational and informational demonstrations with live animals. Prizes will be given to registered participants who catch...
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Wawa Giving Away Free Coffee for ‘Wawa Day’

Wawa Giving Away Free Coffee for ‘Wawa Day’

Wawa is celebrating its customers by giving away free coffee. On Thursday — Wawa Day — the convenience store chain will give away more than 2 million cups of coffee to its customers. Any size coffee will be given away free throughout the entire day at all stores. The company says “Wawa Day” is...
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Lucky Ducks: Here’s a little light reading after a long day

Lucky Ducks: Here’s a little light reading after a long day

The following is from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page: Officers Coulby, Mohler, and Figgins from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call from a man who observed a momma duck quacking fiercely near a drain grate. Her baby ducks (nine in all) had fallen deep into the hole and couldn’t...
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Wednesday’s Pet is DANNY

Wednesday’s Pet is DANNY

Wednesdays Pet for 04/11/2018 DANNY Featured Pet: Danny Rescue Group: Doodle Dawgs and Fabulous Felines Breed: Basenji/Chihuahua and maybe Beagle Mix Sex: Male Size: Small (12 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $325.00 (See Procedures on Rescue’s site) http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/doodledawgs.html Danny is a beautiful 10-month old Basenji/Chihuahua/maybe Beagle Mix. He has...
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UPDATE – EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Child PLaying with Lighter to Blame for Lexington Park Fire

UPDATE – EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Child PLaying with Lighter to Blame for Lexington Park Fire

UPDATE 4/10/2018 @ 2:00 p.m.: The Office of the State Fire Marshal determined the cause of the fire that started in the interior of the garage was accidental, and started by a child playing with a lighter. The total cost of damage to the structure and contents was estimated at $20,000. Smoke alarms were present and...
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“Scratch-off Queen” Wins $50,000 Top Prize on Scratch-Off

“Scratch-off Queen” Wins $50,000 Top Prize on Scratch-Off

The “Scratch-off Queen” of Clinton is sitting on the throne of good fortune after winning $50,000 playing the 20x the Cash scratch-off game. She gave herself this special title because she loves to play Maryland Lottery instant tickets and feels destined to win again. The 65-year-old player purchased the 20x the Cash instant ticket and some other scratch-off...
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Wednesday’s Pet is ELVIS

Wednesday’s Pet is ELVIS

Wednesday’s Pet for 4/4/18 ELVIS Featured Pet: ELVIS Rescue Group: Calvert Animal Welfare League (CAWL) Breed: Hound Mix Sex: Male Size: Medium Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Elvis is a handsome, playful and friendly fellow. He is great with other dogs and children. Elvis found himself as an unclaimed...
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K-9 Comfort Dogs Visit Great Mills High School

K-9 Comfort Dogs Visit Great Mills High School

Launched in August 2008, the Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry is a national human-care ministry embracing the unique, calming nature and skills of purebred Golden Retrievers. The LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs are a bridge for compassionate ministry, opening doors for conversation about faith and creating opportunities to share the mercy, compassion, presence...
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Wednesday’s Pet is ELLA

Wednesday’s Pet is ELLA

Wednesday’s Pet for 03/28/18 is ELLA Featured Pet: Ella Rescue Group: Humane Society of Calvert County Breed: Doberman Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: Contact group for donation fee Ella is such a loving girl.  She has the most beautiful golden eyes.  We are still getting...
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Annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards Celebrate Speed, Readiness and Innovation

Annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards Celebrate Speed, Readiness and Innovation

The 18th annual NAVAIR Commander’s Awards, held here March 14, celebrated teams that helped further the command’s strategic priorities: increasing readiness and speed of capability to the fleet. “The depth and breadth of what is represented in this room is eye-watering,” NAVAIR Commander Vice Adm. Paul Grosklags told a room full in Patuxent River...
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Retired Prince George’s County Man Wins $100,000 Scratch-off Prize

Retired Prince George’s County Man Wins $100,000 Scratch-off Prize

A 71-year-old Mitchellville man ended the winter of 2018 with a bang. He played a few of his favorite Maryland Lottery games this past Friday, including scratch-offs, and won a cool $100,000 top prize on the Winter Ice Multiplier. The retired U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs employee made a stop at Meyers Liquors in...
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New Cruise Company to Service Chesapeake Bay Area

New Cruise Company to Service Chesapeake Bay Area

Chesapeake Windsail Cruises Corporation (CWC) will set sail out of Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa in the town of Chesapeake Beach, April 17. CWC is the first cruise company of this type to depart from the historic bayside town. CWC will offer four, 2 ½-hour cruises Tuesday through Sunday aboard a 42-foot limited edition...
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Volunteers to Help Maintain and Preserve Point Lookout State Park

Volunteers to Help Maintain and Preserve Point Lookout State Park

Marylanders can help preserve and maintain historic Civil War sites during the Civil War Trust’s annual Park Day event April 7. Volunteers are needed at Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary’s County to work on the Historic Civil War Fort #3 and Prison Pen area from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Needs include general maintenance of...
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Sons of the American Legion Honor Charles County Sheriff’s Office, PFC Andrew Coulby as Officer of the Year

Sons of the American Legion Honor Charles County Sheriff’s Office, PFC Andrew Coulby as Officer of the Year

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is pleased to announce the selection of Police Officer First Class Andrew Coulby as the Sons of the American Legion (Squadron 82) Police Officer of the Year for 2017. Commander David Tatman presented an award plaque to PFC Coulby during the CCSO Crime Watch Kickoff event on March...
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Wednesday’s Pet is BUTTERS

Wednesday’s Pet is BUTTERS

Wednesday’s Pet for 3/14/18 BUTTERS Featured Pet: Butters #9235 Rescue Group: Last Chance Animal Rescue Breed:  Hound/Shepherd Mix Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $375.00 Butters is a 2-year-old beautiful girl.  She came into rescue with a litter of puppies that have since been weaned and adopted.  Butters...
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Whitney’s Liquors in Waldorf Retailer Sells $50,000 Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Whitney’s Liquors in Waldorf Retailer Sells $50,000 Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Someone is $50,000 richer this morning! Check your Bonus Match 5 tickets to see if you are our lucky player holding a top-prize winning ticket from the Monday, March 12 drawing. Whitney’s Liquors in Waldorf sold the lucky ticket, which matches the five numbers of 8, 14, 19, 23 and 34; the Bonus Ball...
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Southern Maryland Beats Oprah to the Punch

Southern Maryland Beats Oprah to the Punch

It’s rare to be ahead of Oprah when it comes to the next big thing. But this time Southern Maryland is way out in front. Last night she reported on 60 Minutes about childhood trauma and its effect on brain development which can increase the likelihood of a child suffering physical, social, and mental...
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Wednesday’s Pet is HUCKLEBERRY    

Wednesday’s Pet is HUCKLEBERRY    

Wednesday’s Pet for 3/7/2018 HUCKLEBERRY     Featured Pet: Huckleberry Rescue Group: Beagle Rescue of Southern Maryland Breed: Beagle Sex: Male Size: Medium (55 lbs) Vetted: Neutered and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $300.00 Donation Huckleberry is an easy-going, happy, sweet fella.  He loves to go on walks and is good on a leash.  Huckleberry...
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