2 King George natives killed in Colonial Beach plane crash Wednesday
Two King George natives were killed this morning in a plane crash in Colonial Beach, a beach town in Westmoreland County, VA. Just before 10:30 a.m. Virginia State Police responded to a call in the area of Layton Landing Rd. in Colonial Beach.
Rappahannock wins Class 1 girls team tennis title over George Wythe
BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Rappahannock girls tennis team claimed the VHSL Class 1 title over George Wythe 5-3 Thursday at Virginia Tech. It is Rappahanock’s first state title in girls team tennis. For the George Wythe Maroons, it was their first state finals appearance in girls team tennis.
Investigation Continues Into Tall Timbers Marina Fire
TALL TIMBERES, Md. – The Office of the State Fire Marshal is continuing its investigation into the cause of a fire that destroyed close to ten boats and caused nearly $400,000 in damages Wednesday afternoon. At around 12:30 p.m., Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding fire departments responded to...
2 'unexpected' deaths in Northumberland Sheriff's Office in May
Two members of Northumberland County’s police force were killed in late May, and it’s suspected that they both took their own lives. The most recent death was that of Taylor Hayden who just turned 20 years old in April. He was a communications officer for the Sheriff’s Office and had been on the job for less than two months. Hayden also served the Northumberland community as a volunteer for Fairfields Volunteer Fire Department located in Reedville.
TowBoatUS names new Reedville operation owner
For more than a decade, Capt. Chris Parker has been helping recreational boaters on the Chesapeake Bay get home, first as a hired captain and later a port manager of several TowBoatUS on-water towing ports in the Tidewater region. Wanting his own TowBoatUS on-water towing and assistance company, he journeyed east across the bay in 2019 to open TowBoatUS Crisfeld in Maryland. Now on the bay’s western shore, the captain is new owner of TowBoatUS Reedville, Virginia, essentially bookending both shores with his company’s TowBoatUS coverage.
Police Seek Identity Of Theft Suspect At Walmart Self-Checkout
CALIFORNIA, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the man pictured in a theft investigation. On Friday, June 2, 2023, at 10:25 am, the suspect entered the California Walmart and placed several items in a backpack that he brought with him into the store.
$132,989 Jackpot-Winning Ticket Sold in FAST PLAY Home Run Riches Game at Harris Teeter #487 in St. Mary's County
A $132,989 jackpot-winning ticket has been sold in the FAST PLAY Home Run Riches game, the fifth winning ticket sold in the $5 game. The lucky ticket was purchased in California, Md. at Harris Teeter #487.
King George County Service Authority Holds Public Hearing on Proposed FY23/24 Budget
The King George County Service Authority is holding a public hearing to address the proposed FY23/24 budget. Written comments can be submitted via email or mail. The proposed budget includes $8,173,628 in total revenues and expenditures, with significant amounts allocated to the water department, sewer, and capital projects debt service. Questions can be directed to the Interim General Manager’s Office.Visit here for more details.
Singer, Songwriter, And Guitarist Joe Samba To Open For Ziggy Marley On June 24th
SOLOMONS, Md. – Emerging artist, Joe Samba, harmonizes rock ‘n’ roll spirit and reggae soul to create music that bridges all generations and musical genres. Recognized for chart topping songs and dynamic vocals, Joe Samba will take the stage prior to Ziggy Marley on Saturday, June 24 at 7 p.m. at the Motto Mortgage Preferred and RE/MAX One Waterside Pavilion at Calvert Marine Museum.
Southern California, UCLA football history with their upcoming Big Ten opponents
Southern California and UCLA will start their football schedules with the Big Ten in 2024. A look at their history with their upcoming opponents.
BRRRR Ice Cream, Shakes & Crepes Now Open In Solomons Island
SOLOMONS, Md. – BRRRR Ice Cream, Shakes and Crepes has officially opened its doors to the public in Solomons. Located only steps away from the Light House and Tiki Bar, this is a must stop shop along the walkway around the island. With summer heating up, chill out by...
DOJ charges 'Bob's Burgers' actor with felony in Capitol riot case
WASHINGTON — A television actor known for roles in “Arrested Development” and “Bob’s Burgers” was arrested Wednesday on charges connected to the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot. Jay Johnston, 54, was taken into custody in California on one felony count of civil disorder and...
Army National Guard Drone Crashes In St. Mary’s County
UPDATE – A Maryland Army National Guard unmanned aircraft system lost contact with the unit causing the chute to automatically deploy before coming down in a wooded area just outside Patuxent River Naval Air Station restricted airspace at about 12:45 p.m. today. No one was injured in the incident and local first responders were on scene.
World’s Largest Rubber Duck Set To Visit Leonardtown In August
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – In August of 2022, Wednesday Davis, from the St. Mary’s Arts Council, sent an email to Laschelle McKay, Leonardtown’s Town Administrator, saying, “I would love to see this big yellow duck in town,” with a link to the website for the Big Duck.
DFC Alvey Named School Resource Officer Of The Year
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Board of Education recognized the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officers and school security staff at its Wednesday meeting for their work to keep the learning environment for students safe and secure throughout the year. Deputy First...
One Dead after Gunshots Ring Out on Eastern Avenue
BALTIMORE, MD – Officers on patrol in the area of the 5900 block of Eastern Avenue heard gunshots Saturday afternoon, at approximately 4:24 p.m. An unidentified male was found with several life-threatening gunshot wounds. He was transported to John Hopkins Bayview Hospital Medical Center for treatment but was pronounced dead shortly after. Homicide detectives are now in control of the investigation. Anyone with information should contact detectives at 410-396-2100. The post One Dead after Gunshots Ring Out on Eastern Avenue appeared first on Shore News Network.
Sam Grow At The Tiki Bar Saturday, June 10th
SOLOMONS, Md. – This Saturday, June 10th, local country artist Sam Grow will be performing live at the Tiki Bar in Solomons Island. The show starts at 7 pm with Dwayne Wilson and Sam Grow taking the stage at 8:30 pm. In an exclusive with TheBayNet.com, Grow spoke about...
David Yingling Announced As Deputy County Administrator
LEONARDTOWN, Md. – The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County (CSMC) are pleased to announce the appointment of David Yingling to the position of Deputy County Administrator. “We are very excited to have Captain Yingling taking on this new role,” said Commissioner President, James Randy Guy. “We have the fullest confidence that his dedication to excellence and to our community will continue to serve our residents.”
Caroline County Man Wins $30,000 Top Prize in Red Hot Cash Scratch-Off Game
A Caroline County man won the $30,000 top prize in the Red Hot Cash scratch-off game and chose to remain anonymous. He purchased the $3 game at Denton Liquors and traveled to Lottery headquarters in Baltimore to claim his prize.
One Occupant Flown Out After Serious Motorcycle Collision
DAMERON, Md – On June 3, 2023 at approximately 11:42 a.m., police, fire and medical personnel responded to a serious motorcycle collision in Dameron in the area of St. Jerome’s Neck Rd. When crews arrived they discovered two motorcycles involved in the collision and no other vehicles. EMS...
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