Southern Maryland deaths

Obituaries reported by funeral homes in Charles County.


Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

Nonprofit organizations seeks short- and long-term help in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties


Southern Maryland crime report

Reports from the Maryland State Police and the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties sheriff’s offices.


Southern Maryland community calendar, Nov. 27-Dec. 4

A holiday bazaar, “Babes in Toyland” musical, learning Kwanzaa traditions, and a “Shop La Plata” promotion.


Damascus, Glenelg, T. Stone vie for state final berths

(Doug Kapustin / For The Washington Post)

FOOTBALL | The Swarmin’ Hornets host the Gladiators while the Cougars visit Franklin in Friday night’s Maryland 3A state semifinals.


Going Out Guide, Nov. 27-Dec. 3 2014

(Photo courtesy of Historic St. Mary’s City / Photo courtesy of Historic St. Mary’s City )

What’s happening in Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland.


Offensive Douglass rolls to win

(Doug Kapustin / For The Washington Post)

FOOTBALL | While its normally-stout defense struggles early, the Douglass offense keeps the Eagles on track in a Maryland 2A South region final win over Patuxent.


Stone’s triple-option does the trick

FOOTBALL | Despite a serious size disadvantage, No. 13 Thomas Stone runs all over the Wolverines to stay unbeaten and win the Maryland 3A South region title.


Friday football: The early report

(Brandon Parker / The Washington Post)

Scores and quick recaps from all of Friday’s playoff action, including Glenelg-River Hill, Briar Woods-Broad Run and Potomac-Thomas Stone.


Cougars gear up to stop Potomac blitz

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

FOOTBALL | Thomas Stone must nullify the Wolverines linebackers to succeed in its triple option run game.


Michael S. Rosenwald

Wild turkeys return with a vengeance

They were nearly extinct a century ago, but now 7 million turkeys roam across the American landscape, sometimes unnerving unsuspecting suburbanites with their aggressive behavior.

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Great moments in wild turkey attacks

The wild turkey population has rebounded from near extinction, but sometimes turkeys wander into civilization and cause havoc.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Frederick County sheriff cruises to re-election victory

Chuck Jenkins’s electoral test follows controversy over 3 deputies’ role in death of man with Down syndrome.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Prince George’s County police officer arrested for DUI

The officer, an 8-year-veteran of the department, has been suspended, following her arrest Saturday.

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Maryland & regional photo galleries

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Post photographers are sharing their favorite area locations.

D.C.’s first snowfall of the winter

Travelers probably aren’t too thankful for the storm that hit the day before Thanksgiving.

Frederick, Md., is part of a small-city boom

Walkable, urban mini-D.C.s are popping up nationwide, with Frederick, Md., a notable example.

Larry Hogan, riding an anti-tax wave

Maryland’s GOP nominee for governor on the campaign trail, bringing a familiar face along.

From Annapolis to Fallujah and back again

Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown served two terms in the House of Delegates, spending some of his tenure deployed in Iraq.

Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

Marylanders go to the polls

In the Maryland primary, voters chose candidates for governor, attorney general and local offices.

Heavy rains, strong winds wallop D.C.

Anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain fell, beginning last night, causing flooding in the D.C. area.

Democratic candidates for Md. governor debate

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Del. Heather Mizeur and Attorney General Doug Gansler face off.

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