Wanted man allegedly barricaded himself in Fredericksburg apt, 2 arrestedWatchful EyeNewsBreak Contributor
Third DUI Charge in Ten Years: Drunk Driver Hits Person Directing TrafficTracy LeicherNewsBreak Contributor
+200 fentanyl pills, more drugs & guns found in Fredericksburg traffic stopWatchful EyeNewsBreak Contributor
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Two Flown To Trauma Center After T-Bone Collision In Mechanicsville
MECHANICSVILLE, Md. – On September 21, 2023, at approximately 10:18 a.m., emergency personnel responded to a serious motor vehicle accident on Point Lookout Road at the intersection of Colton Point Road. Upon arrival, crews discovered a T-bone style collision involving two vehicles. Multiple occupants were reported injured, with one...
Deputy Spots Stolen Vehicle, Driver Apprehended After Crash In Charlotte Hall
CHARLOTTE HALL, Md. – A deputy from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Unit spotted a stolen vehicle on Three Notch Road in the area of Hancock Way on September 21, 2023, at approximately 2:19 p.m. The incident unfolded when the deputy attempted a traffic stop, and the driver of the stolen vehicle tried to flee.
Cruisin’ Southern Maryland To Hold Their 11th Annual Event To Support Local Veterans!
CHARLOTTE HALL, Md. – Cruisin’ Southern Maryland, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that holds a yearly 100-mile cruise around Southern Maryland to raise funds to help support local veterans in the area! They will have their 11th annual cruise on Saturday, September 30, 2023. The organization provides...
Windy & wet this weekend
Clouds increase today and the showers likely hold off until after sunset. Bands of moderate to heavy rain move in overnight through Saturday.
Potentially Severe Weather Incoming This Weekend From Tropical Cyclone Sixteen
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The National Weather Service is forecasting potentially severe weather that will likely impact St. Mary’s County this weekend, beginning Friday evening, September 22, 2023, and continuing through Sunday morning, September 24, 2023, due to potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen. This storm is anticipated to bring impacts,...
Charles County Residents: Be Aware of Siren Test at CSM's La Plata Campus
The College of Southern Maryland's (CSM) La Plata Campus will test its outdoor warning siren on Thursday, September 21, 2023. The test will start at 7:30 a.m. It may include siren alerts and audible notifications. The Charles County Government 911 Communications Center is in charge of the siren. They will collaborate with CSM for the test.
31-year-old driver hits multiple trees, killed in crash in Westmoreland County
Virginia State Police are investigating after a 31-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Westmoreland County.
Local North Point High School Incident: Two Students Injured, Charles County Authorities Seek Public Assistance
Two North Point High School students were involved in a minor altercation on September 19. The incident occurred in a school bathroom at 9:30 a.m. and is being investigated by the school resource officer. The students are facing disciplinary actions from Charles County Public Schools.
This County in Maryland Has Been Named to Have the Worst Commute in the State
In a recent article by Stacker, one County in Maryland has earned itself an unfortunate title: it's been labeled as having the Worst Commute in the State. Stacker compiled a list of counties with the worst commutes in Maryland using 2021 data from the Census Bureau. Counties are ranked by the longest average commute time in 2021 among workers over the age of 16, excluding those who work from home. Think you have a long trip to work? Read on to learn about the worst commute in Maryland.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Cats & Kittens Up for Adoption in Colonial Beach, VA
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Colonial Beach.
Week Four Of “Slow Down St. Mary’s” Initiative Results In 372 Traffic Stops
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – Week Four of “Slow Down St. Mary’s,” a joint initiative between the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police Leonardtown Barrack, and the St. Mary’s County State’s Attorney’s Office continues. We are committed to changing driver behaviors...
Local Residents Urged to Vote for Preferred King George County Logo and Tagline by Oct. 1
We want your input! After hearing all your responses to our survey in May, we now need residents to vote for their preferred logo concept and tagline. Vote by Oct. 1 at surveymonkey.com/r/KGLogoTagline.Visit here for more details.
Local Hero: CCSO Lieutenant Travis Yates Completes Prestigious DC Police Leadership Academy
Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry announced that Lieutenant Travis Yates graduated from the DC Police Leadership Academy (DCPLA), Cohort 2023-02. This program, run by the Metropolitan Police Department, aims to improve leadership skills in law enforcement. Sheriff Berry is proud of Lt. Yates' achievement and believes it will benefit the Charles County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).
GALLERY: Hunting and pecking for bites at the Potomac
MARBURY, Md. – As expected, Day 1 of the Toyota Series Presented by Phoenix Boats Northern Division event on the Potomac River has been pretty stingy. Though some pros and co-anglers have limits, our intrepid reporters have not run into anyone with big weight, and culls have been scarce across the board.
Inmate In St. Mary's County Detention Center Dead After Two Medical Emergencies: Sheriff
John Sherman Greenwell, 44, who was being housed at the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown, had to be rushed to MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital last week, where he stayed for several days before being discharged on Friday. Once he was back in custody, Greenwell...
Experience the Flavors of Peru: The 4 Best Peruvian Eateries in Waldorf
In this article, we explore four remarkable Peruvian restaurants in Waldorf. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below!
Today the gas price is close to $3.49 in Newburg as of 2023-09-19. 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 Tuesday is $3.880, a week ago the price is $3.836 , according to AAA.
CCPS Seeking Feedback On Proposed Educational Equity Policy Changes
Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is seeking community feedback regarding proposed changes to the Educational Equity Policy (Policy 1820). Proposed revisions to the policy are currently posted on the Board of Education of Charles County BoardDocs platform here. The Board of Education is set to approve the policy later this fall.
Charming 18th-Century Estate Home Sells for $1.8M
A charming 18th-century estate home near King George, Virginia recently sold for an impressive $1,825,000 on September 18th. Located at 17299 Nanzatico Ln, King George, VA, 22485, this two-story house boasts a unique and captivating history, making it a truly remarkable property.
Sustainment Group Celebrates NADP Graduates
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Thirty-nine logistics management specialists launched a new chapter in their careers at a Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Navy Acquisition Development Program (NADP) graduation ceremony held at the University System of Maryland in California, Maryland, Sept. 13. Ann Wood, acting Sustainment...