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‘Winning the Talent Wars’

‘Winning the Talent Wars’

‘Winning the Talent Wars, Developing the Next Generation,’ April 23 The College of Southern Maryland’s Corporate Center is hosting “Winning the Talent Wars and Developing the Next Generation,” by best-selling author Bruce Tulgan on April 23 at the college’s La Plata Campus. Tulgan is a world-recognized leader of young people in the workplace and...
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Great Mills Man Charged With Theft Scheme and Possession of CDS

Great Mills Man Charged With Theft Scheme and Possession of CDS

On February 21, 2013 deputies responded to the J.C. Penney for a report of an employee theft.  Investigation revealed between the dates of January 15, 2013 and February 14, 2013 Benjamin Joseph Culbert 22 of Great Mills, an employee, stole more than $1,000 in currency.  Further investigation revealed Culbert was in possession...
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5-Year Review of Pax River Cleanup

5-Year Review of Pax River Cleanup

The Department of the Navy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 3, with concurrence from the Maryland Department of the Environment, are beginning a 5-year review of existing Record of Decision documents and ongoing remedial/environmental cleanup actions here. The Navy will submit draft findings of the 5-year review to the EPA and MDE...
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Tourism Speaks before Southern Maryland Delegation

Tourism Speaks before Southern Maryland Delegation

Hospitality leaders representing Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s  Counties were among about 200 Maryland tourism leaders assembled at the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis on February 8th to meet with their state legislators to advocate for Gov. Martin O’Malley’s recommended budgets for the Maryland Tourism Development Board, the Office of Tourism Development and the...
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Leonardtown Lions Donate to Vacations for Vets

Leonardtown Lions Donate to Vacations for Vets

Vacations For Veterans seeks to provide Purple Heart Medal recipients from the Iraq and Afghanistan Campaigns with a week of free lodgings donated by vacation homeowners. Each wounded veteran faces new challenges: readjusting, rebuilding their lives, and reconnecting with their families. For many of our wounded veterans, time away to rejuvenate is a luxury...
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North Point Regional Basketball Tournament

Here’s the schedule for basketball playoffs at North Point……. Region Games Start at 6:30 Girls – Monday, 2/25 Region Quarterfinals @ N-P Wednesday, 2/27 Region Semifinals @ N-P Friday, 3/1 Girls Region Finals @ N-P Thursday, 3/7, 3 or 5 pm, State Semifinals Saturday, 3/9, 3 pm, State Finals Boys – Thursday, 2/28 Region...
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MSP Arrest 17 Year Old for Intent to Distribute

MSP Arrest 17 Year Old for Intent to Distribute

On February 20, 2013 at 2:44 pm Sgt. Trossbach of the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack, conducted a traffic stop on a 2004 silver Hyundai Tiburon for failing to stop for a school bus with alternating flashing red lights. Sgt. Trossbach contacted the driver of the vehicle who was identified by his Maryland...
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Maryland Students Continue to Rank Number One

Maryland Students Continue to Rank Number One

MARYLAND STUDENTS CONTINUE TO RANK NUMBER ONE ON ADVANCED PLACEMENT TESTS Maryland Achieves Seventh Straight Year of Leading the Nation in Top Scores Governor Martin O’Malley today released the following statement after the College Board announced that Maryland students have achieved yet another number one national ranking in Advanced Placement (AP) success. “Because of...
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Buy Local Workshop to Teach About Initiative

Buy Local Workshop to Teach About Initiative

The Calvert County Department of Economic Development and the Small Business and Technology Development Center will offer a workshop on buy local strategies March 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Calvert Library Prince Frederick. All Calvert County business owners are invited to learn: • How to design and organize an effective buy...
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Alan Hayes to Make Case for Museums

Alan Hayes to Make Case for Museums

Local Museum Leader to Join Hundreds of Citizen-Lobbyists From Across the Country Feb. 25-26 Alan Hayes, President of the Spaceflight Institute will travel to Washington, D.C. February 25-26 to exercise a right embodied in the First Amendment that many Americans overlook or take for granted: the right “to petition the government.” Joined by other museum...
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Musical Production of “Snow White Goes West”

CSM La Plata Campus March 1, 7:00 pm  March 2, 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm The College of Southern Maryland’s Children’s Theatre Company presents its musical production of “Snow White Goes West,” a book by Jim Eiler based on the Grimms’ Brothers Tale. The story is Snow White with a Stetson. Set during the...
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Nominations Being Accepted for Awards

Nominations Being Accepted for Awards

Commission for People with Disabilities to Present Awards The St. Mary’s County Commission for People with Disabilities, in cooperation with the Board of County Commissioners, presents its annual Awards program. The program was instituted to celebrate contributions made by individuals and businesses in our community, and to raise awareness regarding persons with disabilities. Award...
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BOCC Funds Two Scholarships

BOCC Funds Two Scholarships

Applications accepted through March 1 The Charles County Commissioners are pleased to offer two scholarships to help Charles County students with higher education expenses. Deadline is March 1 to apply for Charles County Commissioner-funded scholarships for the fall 2013 school year. The Charles County Teacher Education Assistance Grant is a $1,000 renewable scholarship administered...
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Charles County Crime Report

Charles County Crime Report

The following is a sample of recent crimes investigated by the Charles County Sheriff’s Office. For information about other events which are not included in this report, visit www.CrimeReports.com and search by county, city, zip code or street address. BURGLARY ATTEMPT: On Feb. 20 at 5:45 p.m., Charles County Sheriff’s officers responded to a...
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Suspicious Activity Reported at Charles County School Bus Stop

Suspicious Activity Reported at Charles County School Bus Stop

On Feb. 20 at 7:09 p.m., PFC M. Hancock responded to the report of suspicious activity that occurred near a school bus stop earlier in the morning. The investigation revealed two 12-year-old girls were walking to their bus stop on Macclesfield Court in Waldorf sometime between 7:50 and 8:10 a.m. when they...
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Mattawoman Creek Art Center Holding Workshops

Open Studio on Fridays (now through May 24, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm) is an opportunity for you to join others who like to create, whether it be painting, drawing, photography, sculpting, knitting, quilting, etc. Bring your own materials and your lunch. Share your ideas and techniques. Critique each other’s work and enjoy the...
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Registration for Summer Youth Basketball Leagues

Charles County Registration Starts March 6 for 2013 Summer Youth Basketball Leagues Your favorite summer youth basketball program is here again. Sign up now for co-ed basketball and girls basketball. Registration is open to youth age 7-17 (as of June 1, 2013). The registration fee is $65 (or $50 if you register by May...
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Accident Sends One to Shock Trauma

Accident Sends One to Shock Trauma

On February 21, 2013, at 1:06 am, TFC Scarlett of the Maryland State Police La Plata Barrack responded to US 301 and Rosewick Road, La Plata for a motor vehicle collision. The investigation revealed a 2011 Honda CRV with Maryland tags was traveling south on US 301 north of Rosewick Road. The operator...
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Hughesville Property Selected for Fourth Campus

Hughesville Property Selected for Fourth Campus

CSM Selects Hughesville Property for Fourth Campus Central Location Viewed As Cost-Efficient, Accessible After months of careful consideration, the Board of Trustees of the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) has entered into an agreement to purchase 50 acres in Hughesville for the college’s fourth campus. The owner of the property is Hughesville Station LLC....
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Crime Solvers Offering Reward for Capture of Robbery Suspect

Crime Solvers Offering Reward for Capture of Robbery Suspect

Charles County Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division have obtained an arrest warrant charging Eugene “Tony” Moten, 35, of Washington, D.C., in connection with the Jan. 10 armed robbery of a woman on White Fir Court in Waldorf. During the robbery, Moten disguised himself as a UPS worker and approached the victim....
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Food Safety Training Workshops

Food Safety Training Workshops

Food Safety Training Workshops for Fruit and Vegetable Producers Winter Schedule 2013 The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the University of Maryland will conduct a series of food safety training workshops for fruit and vegetable producers, co-sponsored by University of Maryland Extension (UME). These one-day workshops, offered across Maryland, are important for small-...
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Tri-County Community Action Public Forums

Tri-County Community Action Public Forums

Are your community needs being met? Who knows the community’s needs better than those who live and work in it? Your input is important in our strategic planning process. Come and participate in Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee, Inc (SMTCCAC). Share your opinion. Be a part of the solution as we make future...
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Neal and Stone Award Winners

Neal and Stone Award Winners

Two Charles County Public Schools – Mary B. Neal Elementary School and Thomas Stone High School – were recently named 2013 Maryland School of Character award recipients by the Maryland Center for Character Education (MCCE) at Stevenson University. Both Neal and Stone are now eligible for consideration in the National Schools of Character program,...
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Police Locate Clements Shooter

Police Locate Clements Shooter

UPDATE: Eric D. Burgess Jr., 21, of no fixed address has been located by the St. May’s County Sheriff’s Office. No other details are available at this time. On February 9, 2013 at approximately 12:45 A.M. officers responded to the 24000 Block of Jenny Lynn Ln. Clements, for a report of a shooting. During a...
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Drug Arrest in St. Mary’s County

Drug Arrest in St. Mary’s County

Vice/Narcotics detectives, supported by members of the Emergency Services Team and K-9 deputies, executed a search and seizure warrant on the Hollywood home of Suspect Devin Tray Proctor, 22 of Hollywood. related to his distribution of marijuana. A quantity of marijuana, related paraphernalia and some possible stolen items were recovered. Additional charges...
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