Monthly Archives: July 2017

SMECO Partners with Community to Save Energy and Money

SMECO Partners with Community to Save Energy and Money

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) has partnered with the Southern Maryland Food Bank to provide ways for families with limited resources to reduce energy costs, and SMECO encourages all customer-members to participate in efficiency initiatives to save energy and save money. As part of the co-op’s participation in EmPOWER Maryland, a program designed to...
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Vacation Checks Available for La Plata Residents

Vacation Checks Available for La Plata Residents

The La Plata Police Department wants you to have an enjoyable and worry-free vacation. Whether you’re planning a trip to beach, the mountains or attending a business conference in Vegas. While you are away La Plata police officers will conduct a daily house checks. If something looks out of place, the officer will contact...
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St. Mary’s County Health Department Press Release on Carfentanil and Other Drugs in Disguise

St. Mary’s County Health Department Press Release on Carfentanil and Other Drugs in Disguise

St. Mary’s County continues to experience a tragic and deadly opioid drug epidemic. Opioid drug intoxication deaths in the county have involved prescription opioids, heroin, fentanyl, and now carfentanil. Most St. Mary’s County opioid related drug intoxication deaths thus far in calendar year 2017 have involved fentanyl. The first drug intoxication fatality related to...
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Sheriff Tim Cameron selected Crisis Intervention Teams Leader of the Year for the Southern Maryland Region

Sheriff Tim Cameron selected Crisis Intervention Teams Leader of the Year for the Southern Maryland Region

On Monday, May 22, the Southern Maryland Crisis Intervention Teams announced Sheriff Tim Cameron as the first ever CIT Leader of the Year for the Southern Maryland Region. “Sheriff Cameron is the first law enforcement executive in Southern Maryland to train his officers and recognize the importance of serving an often-overlooked community,” said Karyn...
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Mother/Daughter Arrested After Caught Doing Drugs with Two Children in Car

Mother/Daughter Arrested After Caught Doing Drugs with Two Children in Car

On Sunday, June 4, 2017, Deputy J. Smith of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded to a traffic complaint in the 28000 block of Three Notch Road (7-11) in Mechanicsville, where witnesses observed a motor vehicle driving erratically weaving through lanes. The vehicle was located on the south side of 7-11. As Smith...
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Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 7/3/2017 to 7/7/2017

Speed Camera Locations for Charles County 7/3/2017 to 7/7/2017

During the week of July 3, to July 7, 2017, automated speed enforcement cameras will be activated in the following school zones: Indian Head Highway at Smallwood Middle School Marshall Corner Road at James Craik Elementary School Marshall Corner Road at McDonough High School Oliver’s Shop Road at T.C. Martin Elementary School Cameras are activated...
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