January 20, 2017

See Artists in Action at Annmarie

Artists in Action

Guests and artists at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center in Solomons will have a unique experience for several weeks as Artists In Action: Temporary Studio Experience comes to the gallery.
Artists will have temporary studios in the main gallery each day from 10 am to 5 pm Jan. 20 through March 1.

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CEO Says Lockheed Can Get F-35 Cost Down


President-elect Donald Trump met with Lockheed Martin’s CEO Marillyn Hewson late last week, where Hewson indicated she will get the cost of the F-35 stealth fighter jet down.

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NAS Pax Issues Noise Advisory

Communities surrounding the Outlying Field Webster are advised that low-level tower fly-by testing events are scheduled to take place in the afternoon on either Jan. 18 or 19, 2017.

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CSM Gets Big Rebate After Light Fixture Changes


Making some energy-saving changes on campus garnered a big payout for the College of Southern Maryland. CSM received a $133,000 rebate from Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s Business Solutions program after the college completed retrofit lighting projects in buildings at the La Plata, Prince Frederick, and Leonardtown campuses.

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Morning Coffee Off the Burner

Morning Coffee is off the burner today, but will be back Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.

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Hoyer: Much of MLK’s Dream Remains Unfulfilled

MLK's Dream

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer will deliver remarks at three events Monday, Jan. 16, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Correctional Officer Earns Gov.’s Award

Correctional Officer Honored

Correctional Officer First Class Kristie Ardire became the second officer at the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office to be selected for a prestigious Governor’s Crime Prevention Award.

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NBA Legend Herren to Speak to Students

NBA Chris Herren

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is Jan. 22-28, 2017, and this year, St. Mary’s County will be getting a special presentation. Former Boston Celtic and NBA player Chris Herren has been scheduled as the featured speaker for local events.

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Little Boy Makes Big Impact on Deputies

Big impact

A little boy in St. Mary’s County is trying to make a big impact. Brady, 5, told his mother he did not like hearing his friends say police officers are bad people, so he asked her to help him with a special Christmas project: he wanted to collect photos of himself with 80 law enforcement officers.

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SMECO Mobile App Has New Features

SMECO Mobile App

The Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative has been working to improve its SMECO 24/7 features to provide customer-members with options that make doing business with SMECO easier.

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