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Jun 18, 2019

Employee pleads guilty to taking cash to falsify urine tests

A technician at a Maryland company that provides drug and alcohol testing services has pleaded guilty to taking cash payments in exchange for falsifying urine samples. Federal prosecutors say Michael Andre Brown made the plea Monday to a federal bribery charge. The 47-year-old from Waldorf, Maryland, worked for a federal contractor that provided urinalysis results […]

Jan 29, 2018

The Community Financial Corp. posts yearly profit but quarterly loss

The Community Financial Corp., the Waldorf-based holding company for Community Bank of the Chesapeake, posted a net loss for the fourth quarter but had a profit for the year.

Dec 6, 2017

Md. bank to donate up to $6,000 to charities in social campaign

Community Bank of the Chesapeake is donating up to $6,000 to community organizations through its “12 Days of Giving” campaign on Facebook. From Wednesday through Dec. 17, the bank will feature a local organization on its Facebook page, which will receive a base donation of $350. For each like the post receives, the bank will […]

Sep 19, 2017

Md. construction supplier gets new railroad, first train

Chaney Enterprises, a construction supplier in Gambrills, recently completed a new railway and is operating its first train. The company now offers limestone transported by a new railway at its 520-acre facility on Acton Lane in Waldorf. The company expects that adding limestone to its product mix will expand its market, especially for construction projects in […]

Aug 1, 2017

HIV-positive coach charged with abusing dozens of Md. schoolboys

WALDORF — A teachers’ aide and track coach described as a “predator” by a county prosecutor now faces more than 100 felony counts of child sex abuse and other offenses. Local media reported on Monday that the 119 counts against 30-year-old Carlos Deangelo Bell include infecting or trying to infect three schoolboys with HIV, filming […]

Aug 1, 2017

Community Bank of the Chesapeake to acquire County First Bank

The parent of Community Bank of the Chesapeake will merge with County First Bank in a deal worth at least $34.3 million. Waldorf-based The Community Financial Corp. will acquire La Plata-based County First Bank in a cash and stock deal approved unanimously by the boards of both companies. When the merger finishes, County First Bank […]

Jul 5, 2017

Ex-school aide accused of sex abuse, producing child porn

WALDORF — A former teacher’s aide and track coach in Maryland who authorities say is HIV-positive faces allegations that he sexually abused young boys and produced child pornography. Authorities in Charles County said at a news conference Monday that 30-year-old Carlos Deangelo Bell of Waldorf molested at least seven boys on school property, at his […]

Jul 11, 2016

Righttime Medical Care opens urgent care center in Waldorf

Righttime Inc. has opened a new urgent care center at 3350 Crain Highway, Waldorf, in the Shoppers World Shopping Center. The location will host a ribbon-cutting at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. The new location is Righttime Medical Care’s 14th in Maryland, and their first in Charles County. The 5,600-square-foot care center will offer urgent care for non-life-threatening illnesses […]

Oct 7, 2015

Teen shot, robbed of bicycle on path near Waldorf school

WALDORF — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy has been shot and robbed of his bicycle in Waldorf. The Charles County Sheriff’s Department says the boy was shot in the upper leg on a bike path Tuesday afternoon near Eva Turner Elementary School. Police say two suspects approached the boy and demanded his bike. One suspect […]

Dec 22, 2014

PSEG buys Waldorf solar plant

PSEG Solar Source, part of New Jersey-based energy company Public Service Enterprise Group, announced it will acquire a 12.9-megawatt solar energy facility near Waldorf from juwi solar, of Colorado. The plant has a 20-year power purchase agreement with Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. This is PSEG Solar Source’s 11th project […]

Sep 25, 2013

Waldorf-based Tri-County bank starts stock offering

Tri-County Financial Corp., of Waldorf, the holding company for Community Bank of Tri-County, said a public offering of 1.4 million shares of common stock is underway.

Mar 18, 2013

Former Frostburg student gets 14 years for murder

CUMBERLAND — A former Frostburg State University student is starting a 14-year prison sentence for fatally stabbing another female student during an off-campus fight in 2011. Twenty-five-year-old Shanee Liggins of Waldorf was sentenced Monday in Cumberland. The judge suspended six years of a 20-year sentence. Liggins pleaded guilty in December to second-degree murder in the […]

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