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Is The Media Controlling Us, Or Do We Control The Media? Chris And Mark “Get Real” On The BayNet Podcast

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. — On the podcast series, Chris and Mark often ‘Get Real’ about touchy subjects, and talking about media influence is not off the table.  Mainstream media outlets recently covered Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter. The news sparked a conversation between Chris Hill and Mark Frisco, the hosts of “Get Real with Chris & […]

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Police Seek Identity Of Theft Suspect At Birdie’s Convenience Store

MECHANICSVILLE, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the identity of the man pictured in a theft investigation. On Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, at 9:21 pm, the suspect entered the Birdie’s convenience store in Mechanicsville and asked for a carton of menthol cigarettes. The suspect then pretended to pay for the carton […]

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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office On View Arrests, Warrants Served And Juvenile Referrals

On View Arrests: Assault- On November 20, 2022, Dep. Walker responded to the 46000 block of Adams Court in Lexington Park, for the reported assault. Investigation determined Shaine Allon McCarson, age 29 of Lexington Park, pushed the victim to the floor and struck the victim in the face. McCarson was arrested and charged with Assault […]

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St. Mary’s County Woman Sentenced For 2021 Animal Cruelty Charges

MECHANICSVILLE, Md. – Following her recent conviction, Jennifer Katherine Hurry, 54 of Mechanicsville, was sentenced for 20 animal cruelty charges that stemmed from a 2021 investigation. On November 30, 2022, On November 30, Jennifer Hurry was sentenced on twenty counts of misdemeanor animal neglect. Hurry was sentenced to 1,800 days in jail – 90 days per […]

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The Christmas Spirit Comes Back To Hollywood With Tree Lighting Event

HOLLYWOOD, Md. — As the Thanksgiving break ended, the Hollywood Fire Department and Auxiliary hosted their annual Christmas Tree Lighting event on November 27.  The event had a great turnout from the community, with 150 people attending, said Bill Mattingly, president of the Hollywood Fire Department. For those who do not know, the Christmas Tree Lighting […]