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Chris Herren Shares His Drug Abuse Story at Southern High: ‘I Do It to Prevent One Kid from Using’

Former Boston Celtics basketball player Chris Herren visited with students at Southern High School recently where he delivered a powerful and moving presentation about his life, his career, and the damage done by his own addiction to alcohol and drugs, including heroin. A storied college basketball player, Herren failed drug tests at Boston College and Fresno State. […]

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March 2014: South County Health Department Inspections

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health recently issued the results of the March 2014 Food Inspections. We pulled out the restaurants and food service businesses in South County. There are a couple of acronyms that you should know in reading the chart. First is the type of inspection as shown in column 4 (TYPE): ICI – Initial […]

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Edgewater Man Arrested on Monday for Marijuana Trafficking

On Monday, police arrested an Edgewater man, who had been under investigation for selling marijuana out of his home in the 1600 block of Arundel Road in Woodland Beach. According to a media release from Anne Arundel County Police spokesman Justin Mulcahy, detectives from the Southern District TNT unit got a search warrant for the […]

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BIZ NOTES: Edgewater Books, Restoration Foods and School Guard App

Edgewater Books has been in business for about six months now and owner Ken Kennedy said that things are going well. So well, that he’s expanded his offerings to include Melissa and Doug educational toys and a new free lending library. Kennedy said that he would be getting some help on the lending library project […]

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April 21: Volunteer Opportunities

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at or 410-897-9207. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Anne Arundel Food & Resource Bank Founded in 1986, the Food Bank is the […]

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Largest Community Art Exhibit ‘ArtQuest’ is Thursday at Southern High

The 17th annual ArtQuest student art exhibition is Thursday at Southern High School in Harwood. According to organizer and Southern High art department chair, Michael Bell, the event is the largest, most community-inclusive student art exhibition in Maryland. And it is free to the public. It happens Thursday, April 24, 7 p.m. ArtQuest not only […]

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