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St. Charles Towne Center Announces Openings of Nana’s Rotisserie Chicken & Seafood, Love Culture and Furniture Hub

St. Charles Towne Center Announces Openings of Nana’s Rotisserie Chicken & Seafood, Love Culture and Furniture Hub

Simon, a global leader in premier shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, announced today three new additions to St. Charles Towne Center Nana’s Rotisserie Chicken & Seafood is slated to open at the center in August, just in time for back to school meals! Love Culture and Furniture Hub also opened at the center earlier...
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Deputies in Charles County Recover Stolen Car and Other Items

Deputies in Charles County Recover Stolen Car and Other Items

On August 15, 2017, officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 8200 block of Melody Acres Drive, in Welcome for the report of a stolen Toyota Tacoma. While on the scene, officers observed an abandoned black Chevy Impala with the keys in the ignition. A check of the registration plates revealed the...
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Wanted Man Charged With Attempted Escape And Assault On Trooper In Prince George’s Co.

Wanted Man Charged With Attempted Escape And Assault On Trooper In Prince George’s Co.

A wanted man who dragged a state trooper attempting to arrest him earlier today is now being charged with additional crimes after he assaulted and bit the trooper transporting him to the detention center this evening in Prince George’s County. The accused is identified as Vincente A. Kyle, 34, of Landover, Md. He is...
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Join the Maryland Lottery at the Maryland State Fair

Join the Maryland Lottery at the Maryland State Fair

Lottery Booth located in the lobby of the Exhibition Hall Friday, Aug. 25 – Monday, Sept. 4 Monday – Friday                    Noon – 10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday               10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Labor Day          ...
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Summer Internship Program Immerses Students in Naval Research, Engineering, Innovation

Summer Internship Program Immerses Students in Naval Research, Engineering, Innovation

“Young minds find innovation first,” said Dr. James Sheehy, Naval Aviation Enterprise chief technology officer, as he kicked off the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) Presentation Days here July 26 and 27. The presentations were the culmination of the summer internship work of 27 undergraduate and graduate students and Ph.D. candidates who, under...
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Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Prince Frederick 8/17/2017

Maryland State Police Arrests and DUI Report for Prince Frederick 8/17/2017

Maryland State Police from the Prince Frederick Barrack are investigating the following incidents: Possession of Heroin: On 7/24/17 at 4:27 pm, Trooper First Class Costello stopped a vehicle on Dares Beach Rd. near Fairground Rd. for traffic violations. Several possible drug indicators were noted. Susan Furr, 30 of Prince Frederick was found to be...
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Professor of Anthropology Julia King Awarded $240,000 Grant for Native American Study

Professor of Anthropology Julia King Awarded $240,000 Grant for Native American Study

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Anthropology Julia King, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR), Chesapeake Conservancy, and the state-recognized Rappahannock Tribe of Virginia, have been awarded a $240,000 grant by the National Endowment for the Humanities to trace the history and development of the Rappahannock Indians in early...
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Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing a 7-Year-Old Girl

Man Arrested for Sexually Abusing a 7-Year-Old Girl

On August 13, 2017, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received information pertaining to a possible sex offense involving a seven-year-old female. An initial investigation was conducted by St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies and based on the allegations, the investigation was continued by the Criminal Investigations Division. With assistance from Child Protective...
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Lexington Park Man Arrested for Resisting Arrest At County Jail

Lexington Park Man Arrested for Resisting Arrest At County Jail

On Friday, August 4, 2017, Deputy P. Henry, of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to the St. Mary’s County Adult Detention Center for a report that an individual was present there for whom an active warrant was issued. The warrant had been confirmed through St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office headquarters. Police made...
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State Police Investigating Armed Burglary in Owings

State Police Investigating Armed Burglary in Owings

Maryland State Police Troopers from the Prince Frederick Barrack and the Criminal Enforcement Division – Central South Region are investigating an armed residential burglary in the Owings area on August 14, 2017. During the course of the investigation investigators determined that three unidentified African-American males wearing face masks and black clothing entered the residence...
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William Wayne “Wild Bill” “Bluewolf” Johnston

William Wayne “Wild Bill” “Bluewolf” Johnston

William Wayne “Wild Bill” “Bluewolf” Johnston passed away on Aug 13, 2017 from complications of COPD & Diabetes at his home, with his loving wife, Barbara, at his side. Bill was born October 3, 1953 in Hopewell, VA to the late William Atkins Johnston and Edith Inez Brooks Johnston. In addition to his beloved...
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Ashley Shae “Ashli” Donaldson, 24

Ashley Shae “Ashli” Donaldson, 24

Ashley Shae “Ashli” Donaldson, 24, of Chesapeake Beach passed away August 12, 2017. She was born October 25, 1992 in Takoma Park, MD to Matthew Flynn and Jodi Wayson. Ashley was raised in Chesapeake Beach and graduated from Huntingtown High School in 2010. She attended Frostburg State University and later graduated from Anne Arundel...
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Bertha Mae Cooley

Bertha Mae Cooley

Bertha Mae Cooley sadly departed this life on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Calvert Memorial Hospital, surrounded by family. She was born on November 10, 1929. She was educated in the Raleigh, NC public school system. She migrated to Lexington Park, MD in 1954. She was employed by the St. Mary’s County Board of...
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Helen “Elaine” Peed, 79

Helen “Elaine” Peed, 79

Helen “Elaine” Peed, 79, of Waldorf, Maryland, died August 12, 2017 at her residence with Hospice. Elaine was the daughter of Wilbur and Helen Howard. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Leon Peed and her brothers, George and Steven Howard. She is survived by children, Wanda Peed-Erion (Lynn), Denise...
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Florence Lorraine Whitten

Florence Lorraine Whitten

Florence Lorraine Whitten of Callaway, MD passed away on August 13, 2017 in Callaway, MD. Born on September 15, 1945, she was the daughter of the late Jeanette A. Tucker Forrest and Ernest Forrest. Florence was the loving wife of Kenneth Ray Whitten whom she married in Trinity Episcopal Church St. Mary’s City, MD...
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David Leonard Rohls, 65

David Leonard Rohls, 65

David Leonard Rohls, 65, of Newburg, MD passed away at the University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Born on October 16, 1951 in LaPlata, MD to the late Elmer Rohls and Agnes Rohls, David is also predeceased by his brothers, James Rohls and John Rohls; and sister,...
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Robert Bruce MacMillan, 78

Robert Bruce MacMillan, 78

Robert Bruce MacMillan, 78, of St. Inigoes, MD passed away Friday, August 11, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 16, 1939 in Bay Shore, NY to the late John Joseph MacMillan and Esther Verspoor MacMillan. Robert earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University in...
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Beatrice Banzai Owen

Beatrice Banzai Owen

Baby Beatrice passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Family and friends will unite on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 2:00pm until time of service 3:00pm at Briscoe-Tonic Funeral Home, 2294 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD.
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Kathleen Welker Martenis, 81

Kathleen Welker Martenis, 81

Kathleen Welker Martenis, 81, of Solomons, MD passed away on August 14, 2017 at her residence. Born February 1, 1936 in New Castle, PA, she was the daughter of the late Earl Wendell Welker and Frances Willard (Cameron) Welker. Kathleen was a court reporter in Arizona. Kathleen is survived by her husband, Fred Martenis;...
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Patricia Ann Jacobs, 81

Patricia Ann Jacobs, 81

Patricia Ann Jacobs, 81, of Port Republic, MD passed away on August 14, 2017 at her home. She was born on December 15, 1935 in Washington DC to the late Grover C and Evelyn Claridge Woodard. Pat enjoyed volunteering at the Pines Senior Center and doing whatever she could for other people. Pat was...
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Vang Keomanivong, 83

Vang Keomanivong, 83

Vang Keomanivong, 83, of Prince Frederick, MD and formerly of Danielson, CT, passed away on August 10, 2017 at Burnett Calvert Hospice House. Born July 10, 1934 in Savannakhet, Laos, he was the son of the late Thien and Nerth Keomanivong. Vang graduated from Artsaphangthong High School in 1951 and Ny Loy Pachamkhan College...
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Robert Leroy “Bobby” Mister, 82

Robert Leroy “Bobby” Mister, 82

Robert Leroy “Bobby” Mister, 82, of Prince Frederick, MD passed away on August 14, 2017 at the Calvert County Nursing Center. Born December 25, 1934 in Prince Frederick, MD, he was the son of the late George Mister and Suzette (Horsmon) Mister. Bobby was a Custodial Supervisor for the Calvert County Board of Education....
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WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 8/17/2017

WANTED – Calvert County Sheriff’s Office 8/17/2017

The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Unit is responsible for the service of criminal and child support warrants as well as criminal summonses issued by the courts. They are also responsible for coordinating extraditions of suspects out of state. Individuals with information concerning these cases should take no action themselves, but instead immediately contact...
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Residents Urged to Protect Eyes During Solar Eclipse

Residents Urged to Protect Eyes During Solar Eclipse

On Monday, Aug. 21, there will be a partial solar eclipse in Charles County, beginning around 1:18 p.m. The maximum effect will occur around 2:43 p.m. and the eclipse will end around 4:02 p.m. The Department of Emergency Services urges residents to avoid looking directly at the sun at any point during the eclipse....
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Huntingtown Man Arrested After Masturbating at 7-11 Gas Pumps

Huntingtown Man Arrested After Masturbating at 7-11 Gas Pumps

On Thursday, August 10, 2017, at approximately 7:40 a.m., Deputies from the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 7-11 store, located on Dalrymple Road, in Sunderland. Police were called for the report of an adult male actively exposing his genitals to a female as she attempted to pump gas. Upon arrival, deputies located William Lafayette...
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