ELKTON — A car was destroyed Wednesday when it caught on fire while it was being driven on a road north of Elkton, according to fire officials.

CHESAPEAKE CITY — When VFW Auxiliary National President Peggy Haake walked through the doors of VFW Post 7687 on Monday afternoon, she was greeted by a group of American flag-waving, song-singing veterans and auxiliary members.

ELKTON — The Cecil County Parks and Recreation Department is looking at instituting a heat policy after most of a girls’ lacrosse tournament that attracted hundreds of athletes to Calvert Regional Park had to be relocated from the turf fields to grass during the July heatwave.

ELKTON — The Cecil County Board of Education unanimously approved a change to the body’s meeting procedures on Aug. 12, moving meetings from Mondays to Wednesdays.

ELKTON — A woman caught with more than 200 baggies containing heroin mixed with fentanyl when investigators raided her Elkton residence in April received a two-year prison term Wednesday, after accepting a plea deal.

ELKTON — The town planning commission approved a final plan for a Dollar General and self-storage units last week for the former RMR plant site off Route 213, and town officials believe that work will start on the retail space relatively soon.

FAIR HILL — Fans of “The Dukes of Hazzard” will want to be at the Cecil County Fairgrounds on Saturday to see The General Lee up close as part of the Car, Truck, Bike & Tractor Show hosted by Mechanized Cavalry, 2nd Battalion, Company D.

WYE MILLS — U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) discussed technical jobs training, rural public transportation and the Mid-Shore implications of international trade tensions during a meeting at Chesapeake College on Wednesday, Aug. 21.

ELKTON — The public hearing for a routine bond bill generated support from Cecil County Democrats, who gathered outside the County Administration Building on Tuesday night to demonstrate what passing the bill would mean for the community.

ELKTON — An Elkton man who told investigators that he had been selling heroin mixed with fentanyl to raise money to purchase a truck — after they had caught him with nearly ¾ ounce of that drug in the wake of a traffic stop — has received a six-year prison term.

ELKTON — A man charged with attempted murder after he shot two people during a party inside an Elkton residence in April has been sentenced to time served — 127 days — after accepting a binding plea deal.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic “Easy Rider,” died Friday at his home of complications from lung cancer. He was 79.

ELKTON — A man remained jailed Tuesday after he allegedly threatened his neighbor on an Elkton street while swinging a machete, police reported.

ELKTON — A majority of the Cecil County Planning Commission recommended approval for plans for a 180-foot-tall cell tower in north Chesapeake City over the pleas from residents to consider how dramatically it would affect the town’s natural beauty.

ELKTON — Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna will embark on creating a home for an Elkton family in the upcoming weeks, looking to demolish a long-empty property on the west side of town and building a new one in its place.