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St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Host Town Hall Meeting on Substance Abuse Prevention

St. Mary’s County Public Schools to Host Town Hall Meeting on Substance Abuse Prevention

Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, will be hosting Monthly Town Hall Meetings during the 2019-2020 school year. These conversational meetings will focus on topics that are important to the school system and community, meetings will be held at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center, 24005 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown,...
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Dr. Mudd Elementary School Officially Rededicated After Recent Renovation and Expansion

Dr. Mudd Elementary School Officially Rededicated After Recent Renovation and Expansion

School system, county and state officials joined together on October 10, 2019, at the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School to officially rededicate the school, which recently underwent a complete renovation and expansion. Dr. Mudd first opened in 1967 with about 45,000 square feet of space, a combined cafeteria and activity area, indoor courtyards...
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Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run in Brandywine

Prince George’s County Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run in Brandywine

The Prince George’s County Police Department Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit is actively investigating a fatal pedestrian hit-and-run that occurred on Wednesday. The victim is identified as 38-year-old John Gullickson of Accokeek. On October 9, 2019, at approximately 6:20 am, a 911 caller reported seeing an unresponsive man on the ground near the roadway...
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One Flown to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

One Flown to Trauma Center After Rollover Crash in Waldorf

On Friday, October 11, 2019, at approximately 1:45 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Crain Highway and Pembrooke Square in Waldorf, for the motor vehicle accident with one vehicle overturned and one person ejected. Dispatchers advised all responding units they received multiple 911 calls stating a pick-up truck had...
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Small Fire at St. Mary’s College of Maryland Public Safety Office Extinguished by Firefighters

Small Fire at St. Mary’s College of Maryland Public Safety Office Extinguished by Firefighters

On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m., firefighters from Ridge, NAS Webster Field, and Bay District responded to 47455 Old State House Road in St. Mary’s City, for the reported commercial gas-leak. College Public Safety reported an odor of gas coming from the basement and believed it was coming the boiler, and...
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Firefighters Respond to School Bus Fire in Bushwood

Firefighters Respond to School Bus Fire in Bushwood

On Friday, October 11, 2019, at approximately 1:00 p.m., firefighters from the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department responded to the Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department parking lot, for the reported commercial vehicle fire. Firefighters were on the scene at a fire prevention demonstration at the Dynard Elementary School they were alerted for the commercial...
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VIDEO: Four Injured After Multi-Vehicle Crash in California

VIDEO: Four Injured After Multi-Vehicle Crash in California

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, at approximately 5:30 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Three Notch Road and First Colony Boulevard in California, for the reported motor vehicle accident with injuries. Crews arrived on the scene to find three vehicles in the Southbound lanes in a rear-end style collision....
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MetCom Reports 1,500 Gallons of Sewer Overflow on St. George Island

MetCom Reports 1,500 Gallons of Sewer Overflow on St. George Island

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is reporting a sanitary sewer overflow that occurred on October 11, 2019 at 16668 Point Lookout Road. The sanitary sewer leak occurred as a result of a tidal surge and flooding on St. George Island. The total volume of the overflow is estimated to be about 1,500 gallons....
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VIDEO: Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Fully Engulfed Vehicle in Hollywood

VIDEO: Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Fully Engulfed Vehicle in Hollywood

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, at approximately 6:30 p.m., firefighters and police responded to the area of Three Notch Road and St. Johns Road in Hollywood, for the reported vehicle fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a Dodge Charger fully engulfed in flames, with the single occupant out of the vehicle. 6...
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Walk, Run, Roll or Fly to the Race 4 Heroes 5K on, Saturday, October 12, 2019

Walk, Run, Roll or Fly to the Race 4 Heroes 5K on, Saturday, October 12, 2019

Please join us on October 12th for Race 4 Heroes. After the race we will hand out awards, but like last year, we will honor some local children and give them gifts as well as a local veteran who will be receiving our largest gift ever!!! This gives attendees a chance to witness the...
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Maryland Health Department Confirms First Flu Cases; Urges All Marylanders to Get Flu Shots

Maryland Health Department Confirms First Flu Cases; Urges All Marylanders to Get Flu Shots

The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) urges Marylanders to get vaccinated against influenza, as the flu season has already begun, with 11 laboratory confirmed cases identified since September 1. The majority of the cases so far have been subtyped as influenza A (H3N2), with a few classified as influenza B. The vaccine protects against...
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Chaney Enterprises Foundation Fund Continues Generous Support of CSM Workforce Pathway Programs with $25,000 Grant

Chaney Enterprises Foundation Fund Continues Generous Support of CSM Workforce Pathway Programs with $25,000 Grant

The Chaney Enterprises Foundation Fund awarded the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) $25,000 in scholarships for students who want to enter the workforce as pre-apprentices or earn a certified Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). To support this effort, a CSM Chaney Enterprises Workforce Pathway Program has been established that will map out the student’s course...
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Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Hosting Annual Open House on Sunday, October 13, 2019

Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Hosting Annual Open House on Sunday, October 13, 2019

The Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department is hosting our annual Fire Prevention Open House on Sunday, October 13th, from 12:00 p.m., to 4:00 p.m., at Waldorf Westlake Station 12, located at 7000 Saint Florian Drive in St Charles, MD 20603 We will have live fire demonstrations, EMS demonstrations, Rescue Demonstrations, a visit from a helicopter, along...
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Malfunctioning Power Washer to Blame for House Fire in Indian Head, No Injuries Reported

Malfunctioning Power Washer to Blame for House Fire in Indian Head, No Injuries Reported

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, at approximately 11:45 a.m., firefighters from Bryans Road and surrounding departments responded to 20 Oak Street in Indian Head, for the reported structure on fire. Crews arrived on the scene to find a one and 1/2 story single family home with fire showing from the garage with extensions into...
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State Fire Marshal Currently Seeking Suspects After Attempted Arson in Waldorf

State Fire Marshal Currently Seeking Suspects After Attempted Arson in Waldorf

On Sunday, October 6, 2019, at approximately 4:05 p.m., police and firefighters responded to 11802 Oak Manor Drive in Waldorf,  for the reported attempted arson. Crews arrived on the scene to find an unoccupied 2-story condominium The owner is unknown with the estimated loss at over $5,000.00 Smoke alarms were present and activated. 7...
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Local Company Precise Systems Makes it on the 5000 List for Fourth Year in a Row

Local Company Precise Systems Makes it on the 5000 List for Fourth Year in a Row

Precise Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce making the 2019 Inc. 5000 list, ranking at #3700 on the prestigious list of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. Marking its fourth appearance on the esteemed list (Precise ranked at #3904 in 2012, # 4447 in 2017, and #3344 last year), the company demonstrated...
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The St. Mary’s County 2019 Community Health and Wellness Fair to be Held in California on Friday, October 18, 2019

The St. Mary’s County 2019 Community Health and Wellness Fair to be Held in California on Friday, October 18, 2019

It’s that time of year again! The 2019 Community Health & Wellness Fair, sponsored by the St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services, will be held Friday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., in the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, located at 44219 Airport Road in California, MD. This year’s screenings will...
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Entries for the 44th Annual Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2019, are still Being Accepted

Entries for the 44th Annual Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2019, are still Being Accepted

Registration is still open for those wishing to participate in the 44th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Leonardtown. Floats, bands, schools, scouts, clubs, cheerleaders, bikes, vintage cars and horses are some of the entries which will be allowed to take part in the parade. The parade steps off at 9:45 a.m. on Monday, November...
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Single Vehicle Rollover in Lexington Park Sends One to Area Hospital

Single Vehicle Rollover in Lexington Park Sends One to Area Hospital

On Saturday, October 5, 2019, at approximately 12:30 a.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of 19091 Three Notch Road and Kessler Way in Lexington Park, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle into the woods. Crews arrived on the scene to find the single vehicle off the roadway...
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Temple Hills Man Who Shot Clerk in Bel Alton Liquor Store Robbery Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

Temple Hills Man Who Shot Clerk in Bel Alton Liquor Store Robbery Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

UPDATE 10/10/2019: Tony Covington, State’s Attorney for Charles County, announced that on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Raymund Antoine Bradford, 42, of Temple Hills, to 18 years in prison and 5 years of supervised probation for Armed Robbery and Use of a Firearm in the Commission...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Columbus Day, Monday, October 14, 2019

St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Columbus Day, Monday, October 14, 2019

All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed on Monday, October 14, in observance of Columbus Day. Offices will reopen for normal business on Tuesday, October 15. The St. Andrews Landfill, six (6) Convenience Centers, and St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will be open and operate as normal on October 14. However,...
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College of Southern Maryland Month of October, 2019 Calendar Event List

College of Southern Maryland Month of October, 2019 Calendar Event List

CSM Hawk Feeder Food Drive. The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) will hold a Hawk Feeder Food Drive during the month of October. Donation boxes to collect non-perishable food items to assist students who lack reliable access to sufficient quantities of food will be set up at three of the CSM campuses. Items being...
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Man Flown to Trauma Center After Being Assaulted in Leonardtown

Man Flown to Trauma Center After Being Assaulted in Leonardtown

On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at approximately 7:50 p.m., police and rescue personnel responded to the 43800 block of Webb Lane and Point Lookout Road in Leonardtown, for the reported injuries after an assault. Crews arrived on the scene to find a male in his 50’s with injuries to the head and requested a...
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One Transported to Area Trauma Center After Serious Crash in Owings

One Transported to Area Trauma Center After Serious Crash in Owings

On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at approximately 6:15 p.m., police fire, and rescue personnel responded to the area of Route 4 & Mt Harmony Road in Owings, for the reported motor vehicle accident with one vehicle into a pole. Crews arrived on the scene to find two vehicles in the roadway, with the driver...
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CSM Hosting Teacher Education and Open House on Thursday, October 10, 2019

CSM Hosting Teacher Education and Open House on Thursday, October 10, 2019

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) invites high school and college students interested in a career in education to a Teacher Education Open House Oct. 10 at the college’s Leonardtown Campus. “This is a great opportunity to learn more about local options for teacher education,” said CSM Teacher Education Program Coordinator Professor Beth Settle....
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