Saint Mary's County, MDBay Net

SMCSO Law Enforcement Promotions Announced

LEONARDTOWN, Md. - Sheriff Tim Cameron and the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office are pleased the announce the following promotions:. "These promotions are well deserved for our hardworking men and women of the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office who dedicate their professionalism to the betterment of the community," Sheriff Cameron said. "Well done."
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Lexington Park, MDBay Net

One Arrest After Youth Gun Violence Task Force Executed Search Warrant In Lexington Park

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. - On July 21, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force executed a search and seizure warrant in the 46400 block of Munley Lane in Lexington Park. The subject of the warrant, Jamal Kedrick Davis, age 24 of Lexington Park, was located in his vehicle. Found in the vehicle was a loaded handgun, suspected cocaine, a digital scale, and packaging material. Davis is prohibited by law from possessing regulated firearms.
Leonardtown, MDBay Net

Three MedStar St. Mary's Hospital Associates Named Patient Safety Heroes!

LEONARDTOWN, Md. - Three associates were recently named Patient Safety Heroes at MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital! Amber Loughran, patient advocate; Diana Altevers, BSN, RN, clinical coordinator in the Emergency Department (ER); and Karina Cox, BSN, RN, nurse in the ER (now Perioperative Services) were honored by the Patient Safety Council in June.
Middlesex County, VANBC12

Sheriff’s office: Man asked 12-year-old boy for sexual favors at park

MIDDLESEX Co., Va. (WWBT) - The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Office said a man is accused of going up to a 12-year-old boy at a park and asking for sexual favors. Deputies said on July 20, the boy had ridden his bike to Tabor Park in Urbanna and was swinging on the swing set when a white van pulled up. The man inside got out and opened the back hatch.
Leonardtown, MDBay Net

MedStar St. Mary’s Awards Scholarships To Six Local Students

LEONARDTOWN, Md. – For 20 years, MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital has supported students in the Southern Maryland region by providing scholarships to individuals pursing degrees in health care. Since 2001, 169 students have received support through this program. For 2021, six area students were awarded $132,000 in scholarships to help them continue their journey to become the next generation of healthcare professionals. The generous support of community members and local businesses enables the Philanthropy Committee of the hospital’s Board of Directors. to provide these annual scholarships.
Ridge, MDBay Net

Ridge VFD Conducts Water Rescue Operations Training

RIDGE, Md. - On Monday, July 19th, Ridge VFD used its monthly drill night to brush up on water rescue operations using Boat 4. Boat-based rescue operations are a serious business, as they often take place in poor sea state and in the dark. Fine handling skills, navigational abilities, and close team coordination are all essential to safe and effective rescues.
Lexington Park, MDWJLA

Rabid fox captured in Lexington Park area of St. Mary's County

ST. MARY'S COUNTY, Md. (7News) — A fox captured in the Lexington Park area of St. Mary’s County has tested positive for rabies. County health officials warn that the fox might have exposed the feral cat population in the area. The Maryland Department of Health’s laboratory in Baltimore confirmed the...
California, MDWBAL Radio

Judge in Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie divorce case dismissed

An appeals court in California has dismissed the judge Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt had hired to adjudicate their divorce proceedings, Page Six is reporting. Jolie had filed an appeal motion before Judge John W. Ouderkirk's decision in May that ultimately awarded Pitt more time with their minor children: adopted daughters Pax, 17, and Zahara, 16, as well as the couple's three biological children: Shiloh, 14, and twins Knox and Vivienne, who turn 13 in July. The couple's eldest adopted child Maddox is 19, and as such wasn't part of the custody situation.
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The Southern Maryland Chronicle

Flags Lowered in Honor of Retired Corporal Margaret “Peggy” Ann Smolarsky

LEONARDTOWN,MD– This is to advise thatCommissioner President Randy Guyhas ordered the Maryland and St. Mary’s County flags immediately lowered to half-staff in honor ofRetired Corporal Margaret “Peggy” Ann Smolarsky,who died Tuesday, July 20, 2021. According to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Corporal Smolarsky “began her career with the St....
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Charlotte Hall Man Gets Suspended Sentence in Sex Abuse of a Minor Case

LEONARDTOWN, MD – The St. Mary’s County States Attorney’s Office announced that on July 16, 2021, Robert Joseph Beeson(31) of Charlotte Hall, MD plead guilty to Sex Abuse of a Minor. Beeson was arrested on June 24, 2020, and charged with Rape, Child Sex Abuse, Sex Offense in the 4th degree, Sodomy, Sex Abuse of […] The post Charlotte Hall Man Gets Suspended Sentence in Sex Abuse of a Minor Case appeared first on The Southern Maryland Chronicle.
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SMCPS Announces Administrative Appointments

LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointments made by the Board of Education at its meeting of July 21, 2021. The Board appointed Ms. Teresa Cox as Supervisor of Student Services and Special Programs, in the Department of Student Services.  Ms. Cox holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Loyola University and […] The post SMCPS Announces Administrative Appointments appeared first on The Southern Maryland Chronicle.
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Hollywood (MD) Weather Channel

Sun forecast for Hollywood — 3 ways to hit it head-on

(HOLLYWOOD, MD) The forecast is calling for sun today in Hollywood. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: With COVID-19 restrictions lingering around the country, this beloved pastime has taken on new relevance. Meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks and a blanket can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
Solomons, MDBay Weekly


Solomons Island, ideally situated at the foot of the charming Patuxent River, wasn’t always a big deal. Far from it. At first, nobody lived there. Later the few hundred who did were either watermen, boatbuilders, or cannery workers. Even as late as the 1950s and ‘60s, tourists found more enticing places to visit and cruising boaters chose to bypass Solomons in favor of St. Leonard Creek, a few miles upriver, and a stop at Vera’s Restaurant where the exotic Vera Freeman would dive off the dock and swim out to welcome incoming boaters with a fresh orchid. Who could blame them?
Solomons, MDBay Weekly

Find the Best of the Bay in Solomons

Here at Chesapeake Bay Media, we firmly believe there is no other place quite like the Bay. We’ve looked for comparable parts of the country, but the combination of working waterfront history, fantastic recreation, and rich ecology that this region offers is in a league of its own. And we can’t forget its important military role (past and present) or its world-famous seafood.