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Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Reopens Dec. 16

Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Reopens Dec. 16

The second portion of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer hunting season is set to open Dec. 16. Hunters who possess a valid hunting license and a muzzleloader stamp from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources may use muzzleloading firearms to hunt white-tailed and sika deer during the season, which concludes Dec. 30. “Muzzleloader hunting is a great opportunity for hunters to enjoy more...
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Two Waldorf Men Arrested in Connection with Stabbing that Occurred Earlier this Week

Two Waldorf Men Arrested in Connection with Stabbing that Occurred Earlier this Week

On Thursday, December 7, 2017, Ahman Rah Page, 18, and Camal Loren Rupert Clark, 20, both of Waldorf, were arrested by members of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, and charged in connection with a stabbing that occurred earlier this week near the intersection of Holly Tree Lane and Hollins Lane in Waldorf. On Wednesday,...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting/Home Invasion in Bushwood

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting/Home Invasion in Bushwood

On Friday, December 8, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m., deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital, in Leonardtown to investigate a patient suffering from a gunshot wound. An investigation revealed the adult male said he was shot during a reported armed robbery/home invasion. The injury was described...
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St. Mary’s County Government Operational Status for December 8 – 9

St. Mary’s County Government Operational Status for December 8 – 9

Due to the potential impact of the approaching winter storm, the St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ evening activities on Friday, December 8, beginning or ongoing after 6 p.m. are cancelled. All activities and events scheduled to occur on Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10, are cancelled. All schools and facilities will be closed....
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Residents Encouraged to Prepare for Winter Season

Residents Encouraged to Prepare for Winter Season

A winter weather advisory is in effect for Charles County from midnight tonight, Friday, Dec. 8 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9.  The Department of Emergency Services encourages residents to take steps to prepare. Your home: • Winterize your home by insulating walls and attics, caulking and weather-stripping doors and windows.  This includes structures...
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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Southern Maryland

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Southern Maryland

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect from midnight tonight (12/8/2107) to 4:00 p.m., Saturday December 9, 2017. WHAT: Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected. Locally higher amounts are possible. WHERE: The I-95 corridor from northeastern Maryland to near Fredericksburg Virginia, including the Washington DC...
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Mary Elizabeth McBride, “Mary Beth”, 59

Mary Elizabeth McBride, “Mary Beth”, 59

On Friday, December 1, 2017, Mary Elizabeth McBride, “Mary Beth”, age 59, died at her home in Dunkirk, MD. She was born on April 3, 1958, in Washington, DC and grew up in District Heights, MD, graduating from Suitland High School in 1976. On September 3, 1982, Mary married Wayne A. McBride. They lived...
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Joseph Francis Tayman, Sr., 84

Joseph Francis Tayman, Sr., 84

Joseph Francis Tayman, Sr., of Lothian, MD, passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at the age of 84. He was born on January 28, 1933, in Lothian, MD to Ida M. and George W. Tayman. Joseph was a mechanic in the construction industry and also was self-employed, running a small delivery business...
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John Michael Peterson, Jr., 40

John Michael Peterson, Jr., 40

John Michael Peterson, Jr., age 40 of Accokeek, Maryland, died suddenly on December 6, 2017 at his residence. John was a sales executive for 20 plus years with Sprint. He was also a graduate of Westlake High School where he excelled in Varsity football and baseball. Loved his family and friends with all his...
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Gregory Lee “Greg” Hensley, 69

Gregory Lee “Greg” Hensley, 69

Gregory Lee “Greg” Hensley, age 69, of Bryans Road, MD, died on December 5, 2017. Greg was a Tower Crane Operator with Miller & Long Concrete Construction for more than 30 years. He loved operating CB radios. He was known as a friend to everyone. Son of the late Ernest Poe Hensley and the...
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Barbara “Bobby Sue” Thompson, 72

Barbara “Bobby Sue” Thompson, 72

Barbara “Bobby Sue” Thompson, 72 of Newburg, Maryland, died December 4, 2017. Bobby Sue was born on July 7, 1945 in eastern Kentucky. her family moved to Indian Head, Maryland in her teen years where she attended and graduated from Lackey High School. She worked for the Charles County Treasurer’s Office, and after several...
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Charles H. Armstrong

Charles H. Armstrong

Charles H. Armstrong was born in Elizabeth City, NC on November 3, 1931. He passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017 peacefully in his home. He is pre-deceased in death by his father, Willard Franklin Armstrong, his mother, Peggy Armstrong-Belanga and his step-father, Mike Belanga. He is survived by his loving wife Betty Helene...
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William Dickens Young Jr., 94

William Dickens Young Jr., 94

William Dickens Young Jr., 94, of Waldorf, Maryland, died on December 2, 2017 at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD. Fondly known as “Pappy”, Mr. Young was born on March 16, 1923 in Fredericksburg, Virginia to the late Katherine and William Dickens Young Sr. Mr. Young served in the U. S....
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Dave Birkett, 81

Dave Birkett, 81

Dave Birkett, age 81, of Okeechobee, Florida, passed away on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Martin Hospital in Stuart, Florida, surrounded by his wife and children. Dave was born in Suitland, Maryland on April 22, 1936 and lived most of his life in Annapolis, Maryland on the South River. He had a passion for...
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Anthony “Tony” Davis, 40

Anthony “Tony” Davis, 40

Anthony “Tony” Davis, 40, of La Plata, MD died on December 1, 2017. Tony was born on July 6, 1977 in Washington, DC to Robert Lawrence and the late Glenda Carol Davis. Tony worked with several landscaping companies doing tree removal and trimming. He enjoyed camping, fishing, riding dirt bikes and 4 wheelers, the...
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Gertrude Lorranie Allday, 82

Gertrude Lorranie Allday, 82

Funeral services for Gertrude Lorranie Allday, 82, of Aiken, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, December 8, 2017, at the Chapel of GEORGE FUNERAL HOME. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare, in memory of Lorraine Allday, 199 Willow Run...
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Patricia Ann Adams, 72

Patricia Ann Adams, 72

Patricia Ann Adams, 72, of California, MD formerly from Valley Lee, MD passed away on December 4, 2017 in Leonardtown, MD. Born on October 25, 1945 in Drayden, MD, she was the daughter of the late Beatrice Woodburn and Richard Woodburn. Patricia was the loving wife of the late Charles Adams, Jr., whom she...
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Richard Milford Graves, Jr. “Junior”, 68

Richard Milford Graves, Jr. “Junior”, 68

Richard Milford Graves, Jr. “Junior”, 68, of Hollywood, MD passed away on December 2, 2017 at his home. Born on October 18, 1949 in Leonardtown, MD, he was the son of the late Kathaleen Unkle, and Richard M. Graves, Sr. Richard is survived by his former spouse Janet Ann Adams Graves, whom he married...
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Martha E. Sundberg

Martha E. Sundberg

Peacefully on Sunday, December 3, 2017 Martha E. Sundberg passed away in LaPlata, Maryland. Family and friends will unite on Monday, December 11, 2017 from 12 noon until 1:00 p.m. for visitation at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home 2294 Old Washington Road Waldorf, MD 20601. Interment will follow at MD Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham, MD.
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Governor Larry Hogan Announces Statewide Violent Crime Initiatives

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Statewide Violent Crime Initiatives

On December 5, 2017, Governor Larry Hogan joined with federal, state, and local law enforcement officers and officials to announce a series of initiatives to combat criminal gang enterprises and repeat violent offenders responsible for terrorizing Baltimore City and participating in violent crime throughout the state. The governor’s announcements include state and federal law...
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21-Year-Old Hughesville Woman Killed in La Plata Motor Vehicle Accident

21-Year-Old Hughesville Woman Killed in La Plata Motor Vehicle Accident

State police are investigating a three vehicle collision that claimed the life of a woman driving eastbound on MD Rt. 6, west of Cooksey Road in La Plata, on Thursday, December 7, 2017. The deceased victim is identified as Taylor Anne Halbleib, 21, of Hughesville.  She was transported to the University of Maryland Charles...
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Washington, Baltimore bid for 2026 World Cup matches at FedEx Field, M&T Bank Stadium

Washington, Baltimore bid for 2026 World Cup matches at FedEx Field, M&T Bank Stadium

Maryland’s two NFL stadiums could be the sites of FIFA World Cup matches come 2026, and executives in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore are working to make that happen. Washington and Baltimore are two of 32 cities vying to be named official host cities for a joint North American bid to host the 2026 World...
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2017 Charles County Annual Report is Now Available

2017 Charles County Annual Report is Now Available

The 2017 Annual Report is available online for public viewing. The Annual Report offers a comprehensive look back at 2017.  The report highlights the County Commissioners’ legislative actions during fiscal 2017, budget allocations, performance measures, and county government projects. Visit www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/AnnualReport, to view or download a Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the annual report....
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Commissioners Recognize Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s 50 Years of Service

Commissioners Recognize Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s 50 Years of Service

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017,, the Charles County Board of Commissioners recognized the Chesapeake Bay Foundation for celebrating 50 years of service. The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is a non-profit that has advocated for and achieved nationally heralded legislative and executive policies on behalf of the Chesapeake Bay. The foundation has also restored vast acreage...
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Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Shooting of 11-Year-Old Boy in Suitland

Prince George’s County Police Department Investigating Shooting of 11-Year-Old Boy in Suitland

Prince George’s County Police Department detectives continue to actively investigate the shooting of an 11-year-old boy inside of a home in Suitland Tuesday evening. As of noon on Wednesday, the victim remains in critical condition. The shooting took place at approximately 6:30 pm at a home in the 3000 block of Bellamy Way. The preliminary investigation reveals the...
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