January 16, 2019

Butler Joins Sheriff’s Office as Chief of Staff

Butler Joins Sheriff's Office as Chief of Staff

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office has named Marvin Butler as the department’s new chief of staff.

Lex Park Gymnast Earns NCAA Scholarship

Lex Park Gymnast

Kandyce Blocker of Lexington Park will attend Fairmount University in West Virginia on an NCAA acrobatics and tumbling scholarship.

Survey Considers Opioid Impact on Workforce

Public Safety

The St. Mary’s County Health Department and St. Mary’s County Department of Economic Development are hosting a survey on the Opioid Impact to the business community and workforce.

St. Mary’s Celebrates National Aviation Day

National Aviation Day

The commissioners of St. Mary’s County have issued a proclamation to recognize National Aviation Day, an annual celebration set for Aug. 19 each year. President Franklin Roosevelt proclaimed the first one in 1939 to celebrate the history and development of the aviation industry in the US.

Nicolet Park Entrance Ribbon Cutting Aug. 21

Nicolet Park

Nicolet Park finally gets its front door entrance — the ribbon cutting ceremony is August 21, 2018 — the public is invited.

Patriot Springs Plans Inaugural Gala

Patriot Springs

Patriot Springs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping veterans, is planning its Inaugural Gala on Aug. 24, 2018, at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California. 

Rotary Honors Restaurant Owner

Restaurant

Kevin Thompson, the owner of Kevin’s Corner Kafe in Leonardtown, has been recognized for his meritorious Service Above Self by the Leonardtown Rotary Club.

St. Mary’s Gets New Tourism Director

Tourism Director St. Mary's County

Jason Aul has been selected to lead Visit St. Mary’s MD, a newly established tourism organization in St. Mary’s County.

Bar Association Awards Scholarship

Bar Association Awards Scholarship

The St. Mary’s County Bar Association has named Carmen Doig of Lexington Park as the winner of the association’s 2018 college scholarship in the amount of $1,500.

Tickets on Sale for Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet Newtowne Players Present 'Romeo & Juliet'

The Newtowne Players will present the iconic Romeo & Juliet in partnership with Historic St. Mary’s City. Tickets are now on sale for the production, to be held on the State House lawn, Aug. 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18.