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Calvert County Students Win Fall Stock Market Game Regional Championships

Calvert County Students Win Fall Stock Market Game Regional Championships

A team of students from Plum Point Middle School in Calvert County have won the regional division championship of the Fall 2023 Maryland Stock Market Game™, organized by the Maryland Council on Economic Education (MCEE). In the Stock Market Game™, student teams create and manage a simulated, virtual investment portfolio starting with $100,000. Led...
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St. Mary’s County Commission for Women Seeking Nominations for Annual Woman of the Year & Woman of Tomorrow Awards

St. Mary’s County Commission for Women Seeking Nominations for Annual Woman of the Year & Woman of Tomorrow Awards

The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women (CFW) is pleased to announce the annual Women’s History Month Brunch & Awards Ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland, located at 44219 Airport Road, Bldg. 3 in California, Maryland (doors open at 10:30 a.m.). This annual...
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Local Arts & Craft Vendors Sought for First Landing Wine & Arts Festival on April 13th, 2024

Local Arts & Craft Vendors Sought for First Landing Wine & Arts Festival on April 13th, 2024

St. Mary’s County Government’s Museum Division, in partnership with local First Landing Wine Trail wineries, are seeking arts and craft vendors who are located or sell in St. Mary’s County, to participate in the First Landing Wine & Arts Festival at St. Clement’s Island Museum on Saturday, April 13, 2024, from 10 a.m. to...
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St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – February 27, 2024

St. Mary’s County Commissioner Meeting Rollup – February 27, 2024

The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County (CSMC) began their business meeting with an invocation and the pledge, followed by approval of the consent agenda. The Commissioners then presented a proclamation celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce. Join the Chamber at: https://smcchamber.com. During County Administrator Time, the Commissioners took...
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One in Critical Condition After Single Vehicle Collision in Huntingtown, Police Investigating

One in Critical Condition After Single Vehicle Collision in Huntingtown, Police Investigating

On Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at approximately 11:45 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Hunting Creek Road and Deep Landing Road in Huntingtown, for a serious motor vehicle collision with one unconscious. A helicopter was requested to be placed on standy-by. Crews arrived on the scene in under 2...
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Maryland State Police Investigating Armed Robbery and Assault in Prince George’s County

Maryland State Police Investigating Armed Robbery and Assault in Prince George’s County

February 28, 2024: Maryland State Police are investigating an armed robbery and assault that occurred early this morning in Prince George’s County. At approximately 2:30 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State Police College Park Barrack responded to a report of a robbery and assault on the outer loop of Interstate 495. According to a...
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After Facing Backlash, Wendy’s Now Says They Won’t Implement “Dynamic Pricing” During Busier Hours

After Facing Backlash, Wendy’s Now Says They Won’t Implement “Dynamic Pricing” During Busier Hours

Earlier this week, it was revealed during a Wendy’s earnings call that the company would be implementing “Dynamic pricing” for its menu items where customers might have to pay more during times when there’s a higher demand. CEO Kirk Tanner said “Beginning as early as 2025, we will begin testing a variety of enhanced...
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Police Recover Replica Firearm from John Hanson Middle School Student

Police Recover Replica Firearm from John Hanson Middle School Student

On Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., a school administrator at John Hanson Middle School was made aware of a student who was possibly in possession of a firearm. Further investigation revealed the student had a water pellet gun in their book bag. No threats were made, and the investigation is ongoing. The...
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UPDATE: St. Mary’s and Charles County Chick Fil-A Restaurants Ask Citizens to Discard Any Polynesian Sauce Obtained from February 14th to 27th, 2024

UPDATE: St. Mary’s and Charles County Chick Fil-A Restaurants Ask Citizens to Discard Any Polynesian Sauce Obtained from February 14th to 27th, 2024

UPDATE: Chick-fil-A First Colony located at 45150 First Colony Way in California has also released the same statement within the same dates. 2/28/2024: The Chick-fil-A Waldorf located at 3365 Crain Highway is asking all citizens who obtained Polynesian Sauce dipping cups between Wednesday February 14th, to Tuesday February 27th, 2024, to discard them. “Our...
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$50,000 Scratch-off Prize Leaves Waldorf Resident Speechless

$50,000 Scratch-off Prize Leaves Waldorf Resident Speechless

Charles County player wins top prize on 20X The Cash game A Waldorf player, who typically only plays Mega Millions and Powerball, won $50,000 on her first attempt at the 20X The Cash scratch-off game. The winner, whose nickname is “Biggie”, bought the winning scratch-off at a 7-Eleven in Clinton while grabbing some snacks....
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Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Impaired Driving After Hit and Run in Bushwood

Lexington Park Woman Arrested for Impaired Driving After Hit and Run in Bushwood

On Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at approximately 8:50 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 22000 block of Colton Point Road in the area of Bushwood Wharf Road in Bushwood, for a motor vehicle collision. 911 callers reported a white Mitsubishi Mirage struck a guardrail, fled the scene and then crashed again...
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2023 Skills USA Regional Competition Results for Charles County Public School Students

2023 Skills USA Regional Competition Results for Charles County Public School Students

Several Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students recently earned medals in the regional SkillsUSA competition and advanced to the state event set for April 12 and 13, 2024. Career and Technology Education (CTE) students from North Point High School and the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center compete annually in the event. SkillsUSA competitions showcase...
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Great Mills Native Serves Aboard Navy Warship in San Diego

Great Mills Native Serves Aboard Navy Warship in San Diego

Petty Officer 3rd Class Nevyn Harris, a native of Great Mills, Maryland, serves the U.S. Navy aboard USS Tripoli operating out of San Diego. Harris graduated from Great Mills High School in 2017. The skills and values needed to succeed in the Navy are similar to those found in Great Mills. “I learned in...
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Winter Survey Takes Stock of the Chesapeake Bay’s Blue Crabs

Winter Survey Takes Stock of the Chesapeake Bay’s Blue Crabs

At a nondescript spot in the middle of the Choptank River, the Mydra Ann slowed to a crawl. The crew aboard the crabbing boat, a mix of Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) scientists and commercial watermen, readied the gear. With a thud, the large, steel-toothed dredge met the water of the Choptank, its...
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UPDATE: Police Make Fifth Arrest in Connection to Fatal Shooting of 2-Year-Old Boy

UPDATE: Police Make Fifth Arrest in Connection to Fatal Shooting of 2-Year-Old Boy

UPDATE 2/26/2024: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit identified and arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the murder of a toddler in Langley Park. The arrested suspect is 25-year-old Nilson Granados-Trejo of no fixed address. On February 8, 2024, a detective working in the area of the 1400 block of Kanawha...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Three 18-Year-Olds On Gun Charges in Waldorf

Charles County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Three 18-Year-Olds On Gun Charges in Waldorf

On February 23, 2024, at approximately 9:00 p.m., a deputy from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to Winslow Court, in Waldorf, for the report of four suspicious males in all black wearing ski masks standing out front of a home attempting to assault a child of the residence. Upon arrival police observed four...
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One Flown to Trauma Center After Serious Single Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville

One Flown to Trauma Center After Serious Single Vehicle Collision in Mechanicsville

On Monday, February 26, 2024, at approximately 7:14 p.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the area of Mechanicsville Road and Beverly Drive in Mechanicsville, for the serious motor vehicle collision with one possibly ejected. Crews arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle off the roadway with the operator out of...
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Community Shred & Medication Take Back Day Announced on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Community Shred & Medication Take Back Day Announced on Saturday, April 13, 2024

Do you have paper documents with personal information that you’d like to purge? Or do you have unused, unwanted, or expired medications in your cabinets? This is your chance to dispose of them safely at the Community Shred & Medication Take Back Day! This event will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024, from...
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Calvert County Celebrates New and Expanded Businesses

Calvert County Celebrates New and Expanded Businesses

Calvert County proudly recognizes several new and expanded businesses within the region as a sign of economic vitality. The Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Economic Development extend congratulations to the businesses that have opened from October 2023 through January 2024: Mandy Lee’s Vintage Shop and Studio (136 Main St., Prince Frederick) Island...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Recruit Mina Geric, Achieves U.S. Citizenship

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Recruit Mina Geric, Achieves U.S. Citizenship

Mina Geric, a dedicated recruit at the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, realized her long-held dream of becoming a United States citizen when she took her Oath of Allegiance on February 8, 2024, in Greenbelt, Maryland. Geric’s journey to citizenship began when she immigrated to the U.S. with her family from Montenegro as a...
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Little Flower School Annual Mulch Sale Fundraiser

Little Flower School Annual Mulch Sale Fundraiser

Little Flower School Parents and Students: Our annual Spring Mulch Sale is here! We are asking families to contact friends, relatives, and neighbors to support this fundraiser. We are selling bags of mulch and will provide free delivery for orders of 30 or more bags within a 15-mile radius of the school. In partnership...
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Police Investigating 17-Year-Old Teen Killed in Single Vehicle Crash in PG County

Police Investigating 17-Year-Old Teen Killed in Single Vehicle Crash in PG County

The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is investigating a fatal collision that occurred Friday in the city of Greenbelt. The deceased driver is 17-year-old Erson Cruz of Riverdale. On February 23, 2024, at approximately 08:40 am, officers responded to the 7900 block of Kenilworth Avenue for a single-vehicle collision....
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Driver Flown to Burn Center After Vehicle Strikes Electrical Box, Causing Large Fire in Waldorf

Driver Flown to Burn Center After Vehicle Strikes Electrical Box, Causing Large Fire in Waldorf

On Saturday, February 24, 2024, at approximately 2:57 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to the 2500 block of Hatteras Circle in Waldorf, for the motor vehicle collision with one vehicle on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a Dodge Charger struck a electrical box and was on fire. SMECO was requested...
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Leadership Southern Maryland Accepting Applications for Executive Program

Leadership Southern Maryland Accepting Applications for Executive Program

Leadership Southern Maryland (LSM) is accepting applications for its Executive Program Class of 2025, which will run from September 2024 through May 2025. The program is open to mid- and upper-level executives living or working in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties, who have demonstrated commitment to community engagement. The LSM Executive Program is...
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Waldorf Woman Wins $100,000 on Crossword Scratch-off Ticket!

Waldorf Woman Wins $100,000 on Crossword Scratch-off Ticket!

Maryland Lottery $100,000 winner “’bout Time,” of Waldorf, is a devotee of scratch-off games, particularly crossword- and bingo-style tickets. Fan of instant games celebrates big prize When a scratch-off fan from Waldorf won $100,000 on a $10 Maryland Lottery game, her first reaction was, “’bout Time!” And that’s the name she’s going by to...
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