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Local Business Owners Recognized as Nation’s top Sport Clips Haircuts franchisee at National Huddle

Local Business Owners Recognized as Nation’s top  Sport Clips Haircuts franchisee at National Huddle

Jeff Burroughs and Robyn Hanson, of Huntingtown, were recognized as Sport Clips Haircuts’ top team leaders (franchisees) in the US and Canada at the franchise’s recent National Huddle in Las Vegas. The couple – who owns seven locations across Maryland, five of which are located in Southern Maryland – was recognized with the award...
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Where’s the $3.6 Million Multi-Match Winner?

Where’s the $3.6 Million Multi-Match Winner?

Hey, Maryland Lottery Multi-Match players! We’re still looking for our $3.6 million winner from the June 8 drawing. Check your ticket if you bought one for that drawing from Sun Valley Liquors in Glen Burnie. The winning numbers are 13, 22, 27, 34, 35 and 36. All of us here at the Maryland Lottery...
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Lieutenant David Yingling of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Rescues an Injured Hawk

Lieutenant David Yingling of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Rescues an Injured Hawk

On Friday, June 12, 2015, Lieutenant David Yingling of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office was stationary in his police car when he heard a thud. The Lieutenant discovered  hawk had hit the car and was injured. He scooped the animal up, gave it some water, and called a rescue organization. The rescue folks...
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SMECO 75 Bike Ride Raises $20,000 for Local Shelters

SMECO 75 Bike Ride Raises $20,000 for Local Shelters

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) employees hosted their fourth annual bike ride on June 6, 2015. Three bike routes of 29, 50, and 75 miles started at the Co-op’s headquarters in Hughesville and went as far as Colton’s Point in St. Mary’s County. Profits from the bike ride will be donated to three local...
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BCF Solutions Open House – Today Friday, June 12th

BCF Solutions Open House – Today Friday, June 12th

Stop22 was created by K9’s For Warriors to bring awareness to the Veteran Suicide epidemic causing the loss of 22 Veterans a day; one every 65 Minutes. Event directors are looking for organizations and groups of people to volunteer to man some of these stations. The Stop22 signs/posters are provided, and organizations are welcome to...
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Teams Will be “Taking a Stand” Along Rt. 235 to Bring Awareness to the Veteran Suicide Epidemic

Teams Will be “Taking a Stand” Along Rt. 235 to Bring Awareness to the Veteran Suicide Epidemic

On Friday June 12th from 6:30 a.m. until 8:00 a.m., teams will be “Taking a Stand” along Rt. 235 from Airport View Drive to Gate 2 NAS PAX holding Stop22 signs and posters campaigning for Veterans Suicide Prevention. Stop22 was created by K9’s For Warriors to bring awareness to the Veteran Suicide epidemic causing...
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CSM’s Men of Excellence Student Success Mentoring Initiative Strives to Improve Graduation Rates

CSM’s Men of Excellence Student Success Mentoring Initiative Strives to Improve Graduation Rates

One of nine children and from a family of limited resources, HIP Enterprises, LLC Founder Herman I. Pryor, Jr. didn’t expect to go to college, “but I knew I was smart,” he told students attending the Men of Excellence luncheon at the College of Southern Maryland. “Thirteen years ago, I sat in a room...
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Calvert County Honors Dr. Ralph Eshelman with Historic Preservation Service and Education Award

Calvert County Honors Dr. Ralph Eshelman with Historic Preservation Service and Education Award

Historian and Lusby resident Dr. Ralph Eshelman was recognized by the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners June 2 with an Historic Preservation Service and Education Award. These annual awards are given for outstanding achievement and excellence in protecting and preserving the county’s cultural heritage. It was the first time one recipient was honored...
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Wednesday’s Pet is Lucky

Wednesday’s Pet is Lucky

Wednesday’s Pet for 06/10/15 Lucky Featured Pet: Lucky Rescue Group: Second Hope Rescue Breed: Cocker Spaniel Sex: Female Size: Medium Vetted: Spayed and Up-to-date with routine shots Adoption Fee: $250.00 Lucky is a 3-year-old sweet Cocker Spaniel. Lucky was left at the shelter, as her owner did not have time for her anymore. That...
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Survey Says: Visitors Prefer Maryland for Hunting and Fishing

Survey Says: Visitors Prefer Maryland for Hunting and Fishing

Landing that prize rockfish or tagging a world-class deer in Maryland may be more enjoyable than the same victory somewhere else, according to a recent survey that reveals most out-of-state anglers and hunters rank their experience in Maryland superior to that of their home state. “These findings underscore what residents already know ─ that...
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$3.6 Million Multi-Match Jackpot-Winning Ticket Sold in Glen Burnie

$3.6 Million Multi-Match Jackpot-Winning Ticket Sold in Glen Burnie

Oh, happy day, Multi-Match players! A lucky Maryland Lottery player bought a $3.6 million jackpot-winning ticket in Glen Burnie for the Monday, June 8, 2015 drawing. This is the fourth largest jackpot in Multi-Match history and the first win of 2015. The winner can choose between the annuity and an estimated $2.725 million cash...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioners Cut Ribbon on New Athletic Fields

St. Mary’s County Commissioners Cut Ribbon on New Athletic Fields

After years of planning citizens in the Charlotte Hall, New Market and Golden Beach sections of the county will soon have new athletic fields to enjoy. The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County joined Recreation and Parks staff in cutting the ribbon on three new athletic fields in Fifth District Park. The fields, adjacent to Lettie Marshall...
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NAVAIR Recognizes top Sailors of Quarter

NAVAIR Recognizes top Sailors of Quarter

An aviation electronics technician assigned to AIR 6.8 Aviation Readiness and Resource Analysis Department and a command yeoman assigned to Strike Weapons and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Programs (PMA-281) earned Senior and Junior Sailor of the Quarter honors, respectively, for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015. During a ceremony May 21 at the Rear...
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Foundation 4 Heroes Special Trip

Foundation 4 Heroes Special Trip

Batman and Hulkster made a long trip to Washington, D.C. last week to appear on TV’s WJLA to help promote the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Game against some NFL stars at the Bowie Baysox Stadium June 6th. If you haven’t seen the video, check out the Foundation 4 Heroes facebook page as it is...
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Board Honors Exemplary Employees

Board Honors Exemplary Employees

The Board of Education honored five Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) employees during the May 12 meeting including Joanne Brown, Julie Colaizzi, Pamela Jones, Connie Mattingly and Debra Van Roon. Brown has worked at the F.B. Gwynn Educational Center for the last 10 years as an occupational therapist and special education teacher. Brown’s leadership...
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June Gallery Talks at Annmarie Garden

June Gallery Talks at Annmarie Garden

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland, invites the public to attend a free gallery talk. Registration is not required; admission is free. Join Dr. Deacon Ritterbush, popularly known as “Dr. Beachcomb,” for a free gallery talk at Annmarie Garden on Saturday, June 6, 11:00am-1:00pm, titled, “All About Sea Glass.” The talk...
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Two $20,000 Mega Millions Tickets Sold in Maryland

Two $20,000 Mega Millions Tickets Sold in Maryland

Maryland is full of Mega Millions winners this morning! Although an Illinois player bought the jackpot-winning ticket for the Tuesday, June 2 drawing, our state still has 88,856 winners from $1 to $20,000. This morning, the Lottery is looking for those two lucky players who matched four numbers and the Mega Ball AND added...
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