August 4, 2020

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  • Marines Halt All AAV Training in Wake of Fatal Accident

    The Marine Corps will suspend all waterborne amphibious assault vehicle training until the cause of Thursday’s AAV accident is known. On July 30, 15 Marines and one sailor were participating in a training exercise off the coast of Southern California when the vehicle they were riding in, began to take on water and sank. One confirmed dead, eight others missing.

  • power outages

    SMECO Urges Residents to Prepare for Power Outages

    With the potential impact of heavy rains and high winds facing Southern Maryland on Tuesday, Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is urging area residents to take steps to prepare for possible storm-related power outages.

  • Storm

    Storm Will Affect Some County Govt. Operations

    Sandbags will be available from 3-8 p.m. Monday, August 3, at all six convenience centers (Charlotte Hall, Clements, Oakville, Ridge, St. Andrews, and Valley Lee) in St. Mary’s County. Limit of 10 per vehicle. County government also has announced changes to its operations on Tuesday, August 4.

  • Isaias

    Navy & County: Be Prepared for Isaias

    The US Navy and St. Mary’s County want citizens to be prepared for the impacts of Tropical Storm Isaias.

  • Census Response Rate

    St. Mary’s Celebrates Census Response Rate

    As of July 27, the 2020 US Census self-response rate for St. Mary’s County was 66.2%. The nationwide self-response rate was 62.6%, while the state of Maryland’s rate was 66.6%, according to figures at

Leader Exclusives

Equity Resolution Signed in Lexington Park

Jul 8, 2020

The sheriff, superintendent of schools, and the county health officer have joined forces to combat bias and inequity in St. Mary’s County. They formally signed an equity resolution in the new District 4 Sheriff Station in Lexington Park, MD.

virtual job fair

JobZone Expands Virtual Job Fair: Richmond to Springfield

Jul 7, 2020

Register here for JobZone’s VIRTUAL JOB FAIR. Primary focus in Virginia includes Fort Lee, Richmond, Fredericksburg, Stafford, Quantico, Springfield, and Fort Belvoir: Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

farmers market

Browse Airport Farmers Market July 12

Jul 6, 2020

St. Mary’s County Regional Airport will again host a farmers market in partnership with Historic Sotterley from 9 am to 1 pm July 12.