La Plata, MD- Charles County Government is pleased to introduce its new series of podcasts, “Charles County Unscripted.” Podcast subscribers can tune in and listen to county stories, news, and information at home or on the go, on any mobile device. County staff interview a variety of guests who provide an inside look at the people, places, and events that shape Charles County Government and our community.

One of the podcast programs, “Inside Your County Government,” explores the range of services the government provides. Inaugural episodes include interviews with the county’s staff about the many facets of highway maintenance, crucial tips on emergency preparedness, challenges with stormwater management, and profiles of exceptional students who participated in the summer intern program.

This month, residents are invited on a spooky journey to learn about the ghosts and legends in Charles County. A county tour guide and historical performer shares some of these stories and local investigators explore the paranormal at some of Charles County’s most well-known historical sites.

County AdministratorMichael D. Mallinoff, Esq., ICMA-CM is alsohosting a podcast series called “Open Mic with Mike,” featuring conversations with county and community leaders about a variety of topics. Most recently, he interviewed the county’s longtime fiscal and administrative affairs director David Eicholtz about his 37-year career in local government, spoke to bicycle enthusiasts about the county’s cycling opportunities, and highlighted the diverse recreational and cultural activities available here.

The podcasts are available by subscribing on Apple Podcastsor Google Play. Search “Charles County Government” to locate shows and download the latest episodes. Podcast episodes will be shared on the Charles County Facebook page Twitter

To provide feedback and ideas for future episodes, emailMediaPromotions@CharlesCountyMD.govorcall301-885-1309. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.