southern maryland

Mar 27, 2023

Private equity real estate firm acquires St. Mary’s County shopping center

Private equity real estate firm AmCap Inc. announced the acquisition of First Colony Center in St. Mary’s County.

Jun 16, 2017

Judiciary’s electronic filing expands to southern Maryland

Maryland’s electronic case management system has expanded to southern Maryland

Jul 31, 2014

Joe Surkiewicz: In Southern Maryland, doing more with less

For victims of domestic violence in Southern Maryland, it’s a lifeline. The Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy helps and supports victims, almost exclusively women, many of whom have been repeatedly assaulted, raped and emotionally abused by their partners.

Mar 4, 2014

Sierra Club may go to high court on Cove Point

An environmental group is disputing the Court of Special Appeals’ ruling last week that Dominion Resources Inc. is permitted to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point terminal in Southern Maryland and said Tuesday it is weighing another appeal.

Jan 16, 2014

Energy firm eyes shale bed under Southern Md.

ANNAPOLIS — While most eyes in the debate on fracking are on the Marcellus Shale region in Western Maryland, a smaller gas basin underneath Southern Maryland is drawing a Texas-based energy company’s attention. Shore Exploration and Production Corp. has leased 84,000 acres of land in Virginia in relation to the Taylorsville basin, which is mostly […]

May 10, 2013

Malfunction shuts down Calvert Cliffs plant reactor

LUSBY — Constellation Energy Nuclear Group says one of two nuclear reactors at the Calvert Cliffs power plant shut down automatically after a malfunction. Calvert Cliffs spokesman Kory Raftery says valves that feed turbines in Unit 2 unexpectedly shut down Wednesday evening and the reactor was taken offline. He says workers at the southern Maryland […]

Jan 4, 2013

Court OKs Cove Point LNG export plans

Richmond, Va.-based Dominion announced Friday that it will move forward with plans to export liquefied natural gas from its Cove Point facility in Southern Maryland.

Apr 16, 2012

Murray joins Greenspring Energy as sales manager

John Murray has joined Greenspring Energy as area sales manger for Arundel County, southern Maryland and portions of the Eastern Shore. As a sales manager for Greenspring Energy, a regional provider of solar and efficiency products and solutions, Murray works with customers to assess their energy utility patterns and develop customized solutions to significantly and […]

Sep 1, 2011

Red Cross consolidates Maryland operation to cut costs

HAGERSTOWN — The American Red Cross says it’s cutting 17 full-time staff positions across western, central and southern Maryland. The nonprofit organization said Thursday it must consolidate operations in the Chesapeake region to reduce costs. Spokesman Doug Lent says the budget for disaster relief isn’t affected. Lent says offices in Cumberland and La Plata will […]

Aug 31, 2011

Schools in southern Maryland remain closed after Irene

WASHINGTON — Schools in areas of southern Maryland that were hit hard by Hurricane Irene are still closed. All schools in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties will be closed Wednesday. And in Anne Arundel County, about 15 schools remained closed. In Howard County, all schools were open with the exception of Atholton High School. One […]

Aug 22, 2011

Interactive: Recovering from recession in Southern Maryland

Click on the yellow hotspots on the map to hear from businesses and economic development officials in Maryland’s southern counties.

Aug 22, 2011

Federal spending fuels Southern Maryland

LA PLATA — In a business park of red brick buildings and ornate marble fountains, programmers at Zekiah Technologies are engineering the next generation of software that will help the U.S. government and military respond to natural disasters and terrorist attacks. Zekiah’s neighbors include defense industry giant Scientific Applications International Corp. and Facchina, a family […]

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