RIDGELY — Adkins Arboretum’s parking lot transformation has begun. The main parking lot is closed as Unity Landscape Design/Build works to install new stormwater management devices and plant native gardens over the next two months.

MILLINGTON, Tenn. — U.S. Navy Counselor 1st Class Tyrone Thomas, a Federalsburg native, was recognized as Navy Recruiting Command (NRC) Medical Recruiter of the Year for 2018 during the Recruiter of the Year ceremony, Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Navy Memorial in Washington D.C., NRC announced …

DENTON — Join local history enthusiasts and community leaders to celebrate the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial at the Caroline County Public Library in Denton at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 9. Local historian John Muller will offer a special presentation detailing a previously unknown visit Douglass made…

DENTON — The Caroline County Bird Club recently won the 2018 Big Sit! Golden Bird Prize from Swarovski Optik, a $500 check to put toward the conservation project or program of the club’s choice.

Super Bowl excitement is mounting as the Patriots and Rams get ready to face off Feb. 3 in Atlanta. Family and friends will gather for this big once-a-year sports event. The adults, both men and women, are planning the menu and deciding who is making which dish. Chili seems to be a favorite,…

The Hebrew Scriptures in the book of Ecclesiastes teaches us there is a time for all things under the sun. If that is true, and I believe it is, then this is certainly a time for prayer. There is so much happening around us that if ever there was a time to pray, that time is now.

FEDERALSBURG — Colonel Richardson High School sophomore Sarah Gillespie organized a food drive, with the school’s Leo club, shortly before the 2018 Christmas holiday. The Leo Club is an affiliate of the Lions Club.

DENTON — Bryan Ebling, director of the Caroline County Department of Emergency Services, announced he will be retiring at the end of his current contract at the end of 2019, after 40 years of service to the residents of Caroline County, it was announced Wednesday, Jan. 16, in a news release.

DENTON — The color red and the hashtag #haydenstrong spread across social media Tuesday, Jan. 15, as the community showed its support for a 9-year-old Denton Elementary School student recovering from surgery to remove a tumor from his brain stem and his family.

You and I woke up this morning hoping for something. Perhaps you are one of the 90 million Americans who will purchase a lottery ticket this year, hoping to strike it rich and get a major upgrade in your ability to “have it all.” Maybe you hope to find romance this year, and in so doing, you…

My column about the “hen house” is delayed by a week or so. Since the snow storm came in and I had a caller wanting some different soup recipes, I decided to honor that request. Get the soup pots out and the slow cooker ready — the soup is on!