Monthly Archives: June 2014

UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Recent Armed Robberies

  UPDATE 7/1/14 @ 1245 a.m. Official Press Release: On June 23, 2014 the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division and the Maryland State Police Criminal Enforcement Division Central / South Region initiated a joint investigation regarding the armed robberies of a jewelry store and the New Market Pharmacy located in Charlotte...
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Millicent Frances Thurmon, 67

Millicent Frances Thurmon, 67

On June 25, 2014 Millicent Frances Thurmon passed away after a very long battle with chronic lung disease. Though Millicent was small in stature, her faith was very strong and her belief in Jehovah helped her carry on. She dedicated herself to Jehovah and was baptized as one of Jehovah’s witnesses on August 1, 2009. She...
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July 4th Fireworks Over the River

July 4th Fireworks Over the River

On Friday, July 4, the River Concert Series serves up “A Swingin’ Fourth! Chesapeake Orchestra in a tribute to the Big Bands. Plus Fireworks! Under the baton of conductor Jeffrey Silberschlag the music of Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, and Benny Goodman will be performed by the Chesapeake Orchestra Big Band...
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Golden Beach Celebrates Independence Day With Annual Parade

Golden Beach Celebrates Independence Day With Annual Parade

On Saturday, June 28, 2014, the Golden Beach/Patuxent Knolls Civic Association hosted their popular Independence Day parade and fireworks.  This particular event has been going on for decades! A beautiful sunny morning brought many out to join the festivities whether they were along the roadway or in the parade. A small portion of Golden...
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Local Couple Aims to Make Assisted Living Feel Like Home

Local Couple Aims to Make Assisted Living Feel Like Home

When a loved one can no longer live on his or her own, whether because of age or disability, the loss of their home and freedom can be difficult. But a special place in La Plata is trying to make that transition easier, offering a homelike environment for residents who are unable to live...
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Interview with a Special Olympics Unified Player

Interview with a Special Olympics Unified Player

Calvert County’s Special Olympics Unified Basketball team is currently competing at the Special Olympics Summer Games in New Jersey. Southern Maryland News Net recently spoke to 16-year-old Morgan Lang, a unified player whose role is to help the teammates on the court and direct them as what to do next. She has been a...
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Summer Health Tips from MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital

Summer Health Tips from MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital

With warm weather comes the increased chance of picking up ticks, some of which may transmit Lyme disease. According to the Maryland Department of Mental Health and Hygiene, Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne illness in the state and the nation. To prevent bites, wear light colored clothing, which is easier to spot...
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Mann’s shutout ends Crabs Streak

Mann’s shutout ends Crabs Streak

Riding two straight shutout wins, the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs had the tables turned on them as Brian Mann threw seven scoreless innings and the Lancaster Barnstormers cruised to a 7-0 shutout victory in the opener of their four-game series. The loss snaps the Blue Crabs winning streak at three games and drops them...
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Adult Learning Expo July 14 at Waldorf Center

Adult Learning Expo July 14 at Waldorf Center

The College of Southern Maryland is teaming up with University of Maryland University College to present the Waldorf Adult Learning Expo on July 14 at the Waldorf Center for Higher Education. “We believe a college education is not only a way to increase a student’s financial earnings, but a way to add life satisfaction...
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Art Blooms: Fabulous Floral Fantasies

Art Blooms: Fabulous Floral Fantasies

Weekend Exhibit Featuring more than 30 Floral Designers Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons is excited to announce the Art Blooms: Fabulous Floral Fantasies exhibit that will be open for just two days, July 19th and 20th from 10 am to 5 pm each day. Admission to the exhibit this year is...
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LCDR Harvey Charles Schutte, USN (Ret.), 75

LCDR Harvey Charles Schutte, USN (Ret.), 75

LCDR Harvey Charles Schutte, USN (Ret.), 75 of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on June 25, 2014 at his home. Born on October 14, 1938, in Tucumari, NM, he was the son on the late Clyde and Zoe Wright. Harvey is survived by his wife, Janie Schutte; his children, Cheryl Arrington, Lori Boarman and her...
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Raymond Dewey Sexton, 82

Raymond Dewey Sexton, 82

Raymond Dewey Sexton, 82 of Lexington Park, MD passed away on June 26, 2014, at Hospice House in Callaway, MD. He was born January 24, 1932 in Coeburn, VA to the late Oma Angeline Sexton and Lonnie Moore. Raymond moved here from Coeburn, VA to work for Geddings Logging, and then began doing carpentry work....
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A Pirate’s Life for Kids at Historic St. Mary’s City

A Pirate’s Life for Kids at Historic St. Mary’s City

Ahoy, little explorers! Kids ages 4 – 7 years (and an accompanying adult) are invited to try on a pirate’s life on July 9. Hear a pirate story, learn your pirate name, make your own pirate flag, and then storm a tall ship. Once onboard, all hands will get to work on sailor skills....
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CSM Medical Lab Tech Program Earns National Accreditation

CSM Medical Lab Tech Program Earns National Accreditation

A good day for Sunny Schemery is one that includes looking at bacteria under a microscope. “My friends ask, ‘Why do you want to look at blood and body fluids?’ and I say, ‘Because it’s fun.” The fun she’s having as a Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) student at the College of Southern Maryland is...
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Chick-fil-A Restaurants in Southern Maryland to Host a Search for “Lost Cows”

Chick-fil-A Restaurants in Southern Maryland to Host a Search for “Lost Cows”

To kick-off Chick-fil-A’s celebration of Cow Appreciation Week, the restaurants in Southern Maryland and Prince George’s County will host a search for “Lost Cows” starting Monday, June 30. Southern Maryland chicken lovers are invited to search the community for the hundreds of plush Chick-fil-A “Eat Mor Chikin®” Cows and redeem them at the restaurants...
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Calvert County Businesses Invited to Participate in County Job Fair

Calvert County Businesses Invited to Participate in County Job Fair

As the fall and winter recruiting season approaches, Calvert County businesses have the opportunity to appeal to local job seekers at the 2014 Calvert County Job Fair. This annual event will be held Wednesday, Aug. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the College of Southern Maryland, Building B, in Prince Frederick. The...
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Virginia Mary Perkins, 84

Virginia Mary Perkins, 84

Virginia Mary Perkins, 84, the daughter of William Billy Lawrence and Ada Mills was born October 2, 1929 in Dameron, MD; she departed this life on June 21, 2014. Virginia Mary attended Little Flower Catholic School in Callaway, MD then moved to Baltimore, MD, where she met her first husband Ennels Lawrence (now Deceased)...
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Baby Kelsie Lynn Stillwell

Baby Kelsie Lynn Stillwell

Kelsie Lynn Stillwell “Kell Bell”, of Chaptico, MD, passed away at home on June 25, 2014. Born May 24, 2014 in Leonardtown, MD, she was the daughter of Jessica Marie Vermillion and Joseph A. Stillwell of Chaptico, MD. Kelsie is survived by her siblings; Kylie Ann Marie Stillwell of Chaptico, MD and Zachery Wade...
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Real Estate Network to Publish Print Edition

Real Estate Network to Publish Print Edition

Can’t get online to read the Southern Maryland Real Estate Network? In just a few weeks, you’ll have a print edition you can take with you anywhere – no matter what kind of Internet access you have. The Southern Maryland Real Estate Network is pleased to announce that it is publishing its first-ever print...
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St. Charles Celebrates 4th of July With Free Concert

St. Charles Celebrates 4th of July With Free Concert

The St. Charles Companies presents Steve Hickman and John Devine, with special guest Ralph Gordon on bass, at the 4th of July Sunset Concert. Steve and John are singers and instrumentalists who have entertained thousands of families and groups of children in shows throughout the East Coast for more than a decade. Their harmonies...
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Help Bella Salon Raise Money for Hospice

Help Bella Salon Raise Money for Hospice

Join Bella Salon & Spa, LLC on Monday June 30th 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for our first Annual Cuts for a cause. All proceeds from this event will go to support Hospice of St. Mary’s County. We will be accepting a donation minimum of $30 for adult cuts and $15 minimum...
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Enjoy a Star Spangled Independence Day Weekend in St. Mary’s County!

Enjoy a Star Spangled Independence Day Weekend in St. Mary’s County!

With the July 4 weekend just around the corner residents and visitors can check out some of the fun, family friendly activities and events planned for the holiday. The following is a list of scheduled events to enjoy in St. Mary’s County over the holiday weekend: Friday, July 4 First Fridays – Celebrate America...
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July Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

July Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Start the month with a bang in July at the Calvert Marine Museum with events and programs that will delight visitors of all ages. Visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for a complete listing of activities. Tuesday, July 8 Thursdays, July 10 and 17 Sea Squirts: Going Buggy! 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. FREE drop-in...
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CSM Welcomes Volleyball Head Coach

CSM Welcomes Volleyball Head Coach

The College of Southern Maryland Lady Hawks welcome volleyball head coach Ashley Wolfe back to the same college where as a player she earned All-American Honorable Mention from the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). “To have a coach who knows the community college system as well as Ashley is an asset. She understands...
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Wicomico Shores Golf Course Advisory Board

Wicomico Shores Golf Course Advisory Board

The St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks announces the Wicomico Shores Golf Course Advisory Board meeting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, July 16, has been changed to Wednesday, July 9. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the Golf Course Clubhouse. Wicomico Shores Golf Course Advisory Board meetings are generally held quarterly,...
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