Inside Your County Government

Inside Your County Government
Inside Your County Government is a podcast that brings you an inside look at the people and events in and around county government that shape your Charles County.

Mental Health: Coping Strategies and Resources
Apr 6 • 14 min
Coping Strategies and Resources during the COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 Daily Update for 4/3/2020
Apr 3 • 8 min
Daily COVID-19 Update for 4/3/2020
Mental Health: Coping During the Pandemic
Apr 3 • 26 min
We talk with mental health professionals about coping during the COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 Daily Update for 4/1/2020
Apr 1 • 5 min
Daily update on our COVID-19 response for 4/1/2020
COVID-19 Update with Economic Development
Apr 1 • 20 min
We talk with our Economic Development Department about their response to COVID-19
COVID-19 Daily Update for 3/31/2020
Mar 31 • 9 min
3/31/2020 Daily update on COVID-19 in Charles County
COVID-19 Update with Commissioner President Collins 3/30/2020
Mar 30 • 12 min
Commissioner President Collins, talks with Chief of Media Services, Jennifer Harris by phone and provides an update on our County’s response to COVID-19, including the recent Stay-at-Home Order by Gov. Larry Hogan. More information can be found…
COVID-19 Daily Update for 3/30/2020
Mar 30 • 9 min
COVID-19 Update for Charles County for 3/30/2020
COVID-19 Daily Update for 3/27/2020
Mar 27 • 7 min
3/27/2020 Daily update on COVID-19 in Charles County
COVID-19 Daily Update for 3/26/2020
Mar 26 • 2 min
3/26/2020 Daily update on COVID-19 in Charles County
Planning for the Coronavirus
Mar 5 • 8 min
County health and emergency services officials are planning together on the potential spread of the coronavirus. Learn more about our local efforts to manage the response, and tips on how you can help to prevent the spread of the virus. This situation…
Census 2020
Feb 12 • 27 min
The 2020 Census is underway, and every response counts! A postcard should be landing in your mailbox in March, and it’s very important that you participate so we have an accurate count in Charles County. Census results help determine how billions of…
Climate: Adaptation and Capacity
Jan 10 • 30 min
Learn how Charles County is working to adapt to a changing climate and build capacity for better decision making.
Climate: Change and Mitigation
Nov 21, 2019 • 30 min
UPDATED: How Charles County is mitigating the effects of a changing environment.
Breast Cancer Awareness with Commissioner Thomasina Coates
Oct 9, 2019 • 30 min
Commissioner Thomasina Coates discusses breast cancer awareness.
Agriculture in Charles County with Commissioner Gilbert Bowling
Oct 7, 2019 • 28 min
Commissioner Gilbert Bowling talks agriculture in Charles County with guest Kellie Hinkle and Kelly Phipps.
Westside Economic Development with Commissioner Thomasina Coates
Sep 23, 2019 • 27 min
Economic Development in Indian Head and Bryans Road with Commissioner Thomasina Coats.
Mallows Bay
Sep 20, 2019 • 29 min
We explore the process and talk with some of the people who have helped to make Mallows Bay a National Marine Sanctuary.
Getting from Here to There with VanGO
Aug 29, 2019 • 16 min
Chief of Transportation, Jeff Barnett joins us to talk about upgrades and enhancements to VanGO.
Justice Reform with Commissioner Reuben Collins
Aug 16, 2019 • 30 min
Commissioners President Ruben Collins discusses justice reform.
Back To School with Commissioner Amanda Stewart
Aug 13, 2019 • 31 min
Special guest host Commissioner Amanda Stewart talks with Dr. Kim Hill, Superintended, Charles County Public Schools.
Rural Legacy Project
Aug 5, 2019 • 15 min
Cathy Thompson and Charles Rice talk about the expansion of the Rural Legacy areas in the County.
Recycling in Charles County
Aug 1, 2019 • 21 min
We talk with our Environmental Resources Division about recycling in Charles County.
Broadband Task Force
Jul 16, 2019 • 45 min
We’re going inside to learn about the County’s efforts to deliver broadband internet access to the rural parts of our County.
In Our Community: The SOMD Blue Crabs
Jun 25, 2019 • 21 min
We talk with Blue Crabs GM Courtney Knichel and Martin Proulx with Economic Development about the team and the connections to Charles County government.
Preservation Matters
Jun 6, 2019 • 15 min
Managing editors Cathy Thompson and Beth Groth share their experience in putting together the recent edition of Preservation Matters.
Special Edition: Opportunity Zones In Charles County: Part 1
Apr 22, 2019 • 9 min
Tour Charles County and learn about how Opportunity Zones will help grow our economy.
A World Away with Erica Hahn
Apr 5, 2019 • 18 min
We talk with Erica Hahn about experience in Indonesia as part of an exchange program.
Down the Drain: Wastewater Treatment
Apr 3, 2019 • 44 min
Discover all that goes into cleaning our wastewater so it may be safely returned to the environment.
This Old House: Historic Preservation
Jan 30, 2019 • 18 min
We’re taking a look inside Historic Preservation with Preservation Planners Cathy Thompson and Beth Groth.
Special Edition: Meet Charles County
Jan 28, 2019 • 13 min
This is first of a multi-part series going inside our Economic Development Department.
Roads: Winter’s Coming…
Jan 11, 2019 • 18 min
What our Roads Division does to prepare for a winter weather event.
Mobile Integrated Healthcare
Dec 20, 2018 • 15 min
We’re going inside Mobile Integrated Healthcare to find out what the program is, how it helps our community, and celebrate their awards and recognition.
Weather with Howard Bernstein (WUSA9)
Nov 19, 2018 • 27 min
Taking weather with WUSA9 meteorologist Howard Bernstein.
Those That Served - Veterans Day
Nov 9, 2018 • 16 min
We’re talking to some of our Veterans about their experiences serving.
The Ghosts of Charles County
Oct 18, 2018 • 29 min
We’re exploring paranormal activity in Charles County with Patrick and Emily Burke of SPARC
Stories from the Historical District - Kate Taylor
Oct 18, 2018 • 20 min
Kate Tayler tells ghostly tales and legends surrounding Port Tobacco.
When It Rains
Oct 11, 2018 • 32 min
We’re talking stormwater management and what happens when it rains.
Interns. Interns. Interns.
Oct 3, 2018 • 24 min
We’re talking interns with Destiny Proctor, Intern Program Coordinator and interns Jalylen Gore and Elizabeth Ashley Roberts
Getting From Here to There
Sep 19, 2018 • 25 min
We talk to Chief of Roads, Steve Staples and Bob Curtin of County Roads about what it takes to maintain the thousands of miles of roads in Charles Count.
Are You Prepared?
Sep 12, 2018 • 14 min
In this episode of Inside Your County Government, we are taking Emergency Management and Preparedness with Charles County’s Chief of Emergency Management, Michell Lilly.