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St. Mary's school system celebrates Black history, recognizes teachers
The St. Mary’s County Board of Education on Feb. 21 received a presentation on what schools were accomplishing during Black History Month. The school system's theme for the month-long recognition was African Americans in the Arts, and a presentation shared images and facts about the national holiday. “Our community can get a glimpse of the role and presence Black and African American history has in our daily lives,” said Director...
Stolen Guns, Drugs, Cash Seized During Two Searches In St. Mary's County, Sheriff Says
Lexington Park resident Joseph Matthew Queen III, 30, and Terrance Lamar Barnes, 29, who has no fixed address, are being held behind bars following two busts over the weekend, authorities announced. On Friday, deputies from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office first responded to a residence in the 21000 block...
A dream fulfilled
Mina Geric, center, a recruit at the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office, realized her long-held dream of becoming a U.S. citizen when she took her Oath of Allegiance on Feb. 8, in Greenbelt. Her journey to citizenship began when she immigrated to the U.S. with her family from Montenegro as a sophomore in high school. Over five years, she worked toward meeting the eligibility requirements while striving to become a professional law enforcement officer. Geric and her classmates are on track to completing the police entrance-level training program at the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy in April. Pictured with Geric are sheriff's office Capt. Richard Russell, left, and Capt. Stephen Simonds.
Westmoreland County Transfer Station Stops Accepting Vessels from February 26, 2024
AS OF MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2024, NO VESSELS OF ANY SIZE WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE WESTMORELAND COUNTY TRANSFER STATION. Please contact the King George Landfill, King & Queen Landfill or the local Virginia Resources Commission (VMRC) to inquire about properly disposing of abandoned and derelict Vessels (ADV’s).Visit here for more details.
Woman Trapped, Injured Flown Out After Vehicle Overturns In Great Mills
UPDATE – Flat Iron Road is now reopened. GREAT MILLS, Md. – On February 25, 2024, at approximately 3:08 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a serious motor vehicle crash on Flat Iron Road in the area of Guenther Drive. Upon arrival, crews found a single vehicle overturned with...
Lancaster, February 27 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Brunswick High School basketball team will have a game with Lancaster High School on February 27, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Former Virginia bank manager pleads guilty to $2.4M embezzlement scheme
A Weems man pleaded guilty yesterday to designing and executing a scheme to defraud his employer, a local financial institution, by issuing fraudulent loans to other individuals, and thereafter using the loan proceeds for his own purposes. James Stevens, 46, of Lancaster County, was employed at Primis Bank (formerly known...
Local Brush Area Closure: Alternate Disposal Sites Available
AS OF FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2024, THE BRUSH AREA WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FRIDAY MARCH 22, 2024, OR UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Please contact the King George Landfill or King & Queen Landfill for your brush disposal.Visit here for more details.
Today the gas price is close to $3.25 in Lancaster as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Embark on a Pizza Adventure in Leonardtown: Top 3 Pizzas to Try
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional pizzerias in Leonardtown. Have you had the chance to savor their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Newtown motor vehicle accident sends driver to hospital
They say the accident happened early Friday morning on Swamp Road in Newtown.
Maryland Cop Suspended Without Pay After Attempted Murder Arrest
An officer from the Prince George’s County Police Department, Corporal David Hardester, has been suspended without pay following his arrest on charges including attempted murder in Charles County and second-degree…
BizSense Beat: February 23, 2024
BizSense Beat is a weekly collaboration between VPM News and Richmond BizSense that brings you the top business stories during NPR's Morning Edition on Fridays. Here’s a recap of the top stories for the week of February 23, 2024:. Reported by Richmond Bizsense’s Mike Platania. A former Dominion...
Ridge Girls’ Swim Team Defeat Egg Harbor to Win State Championship
PISCATAWAY, NJ - Ridge Girls’ Swim Team won the NJSIAA Group A State Championship for the first time on Sunday, by defeating Egg Harbor by 112 points to 58 at Rutgers. The Red Devils started the meet with a one, two finish in the 200 medley relay. The quartet of Emily Thompson, Eszter Kiss, Kinga Kiss and Giulia Beverini won the event, with Victoria Doucette, Charli Geary, Amelia Ellis and Maggie Luo coming second. From that point on, Ridge continued to stamp their authority on the meet, winning all but one of the individual events. Senior and team Captain Thompson...
Lancaster, VA High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 24
In Lancaster, Virginia, there are attractive high school basketball matchups on the schedule today. Info on how to watch them is available here. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Lancaster, Virginia High School Boys Basketball...
St. Mary’s Community Shred & Medication Take Back Day Announced
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – Do you have paper documents with personal information that you’d like to purge? Or do you have unused, unwanted, or expired medications in your cabinets? This is your chance to dispose of them safely at the Community Shred & Medication Take Back Day!. This event...
Roots Recovered: Reclaiming Our Names | African Americans face unique challenges in learning their ancestry
NORFOLK, Va. — There's a name that means power to Dunnsville, Virginia man Ronnie Sidney II: Lewis Corbin. Corbin was Sidney's third great-grandfather. He escaped slavery from the Bellevue Plantation in Essex County in the 1800s and fought in the U.S. Navy for the Union in the Civil War. Meanwhile, the son of his enslaver, Robert Ware, fought for the Confederacy.
MSP Leonardtown Barrack Arrests, DUIs And Warrants Served
On 2/13/2024, TFC Posch responded to the Sheetz, located at 20760 Old Great Mills Road, Great Mills, MD for the report of an individual who had an active arrest warrant. Investigation revealed that Shanae Elizabeth Dorsey, 33 of Leonardtown, MD had an active warrant through the Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack and was arrested. A search incident to arrest revealed suspected Cocaine and associated paraphernalia. Dorsey was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention Center where she was charged with Possession of CDS: Not Cannabis and Possession of CDS: Paraphernalia.
Chesapeake Lens: All That Glitters by Pat Anderson
Some work commutes are better than others. This one is in St. Mary’s County. “All That Glitters” by Pat Anderson. The Spy Newspapers may periodically employ the assistance of artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance the clarity and accuracy of our content.
Middlesex takes down Chincoteague in a playoff battle
Two teams were on the hunt for playoff glory, but only the Middlesex Chargers walked away with it. Everything went their way against the Ponies on Tuesday as they made off with a 66-45 victory. Middlesex has made a habit of sweeping their opponents off the court, having now won 11 matchups by 21 points or more this season.