Carroll County

Retired Carroll County schoolteacher Dot Lowman just turned 105

The 105-year-old retired Mount Airy school teacher sat on her floral-printed couch last week wearing a yellow, white and black striped button-up shirt, medical alert necklace and thick plastic bifocals. Dorothy Lowman, who many of her friends call “Dot,” just celebrated her birthday at her apartment...

Retired Carroll County schoolteacher Dot Lowman just turned 105

Westminster

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Farmers and Merchants ranked for return on equity

Farmers and Merchants Bancshares, Inc. three-year return on average equity of 10.64 percent has earned it a ranking of 78 in the United States for publicly traded banks with less than $2 billion in assets. The company is the top-ranked Maryland bank and the only Maryland Bank to make the top 200....

Hampstead/Finksburg

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  • Hampstead office drop-off site for Sandy Mount UMC food drive

    Mat Tiahrt, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Hampstead, is supporting We CAN Make a Difference for Sandy Mount United Methodist Youth Group by using his office as a drop-off location for a canned food drive to benefit Carroll County Food Sunday. Donations can be dropped off through June 8 at...

  • Hampstead Day vendor spaces available

    Vendor spaces are still available for the 45th annual Hampstead Day, to be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 26. Because of the ongoing Hampstead Main Street Revitalization Project, the event will be held at Arcadia Carnival Grounds, 5415 Arcadia Ave., Upperco. The day features more the...

  • Kimberly Hurst and Erik Meyer

    Kimberly Hurst and Erik Meyer

    Kimberly Hurst, of Westminster, and Erik Meyer, of Hampstead, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Annette and Mark Hubinger, of Westminster. She is a 2011 graduate of Francis Scott Key High School, and a 2014 graduate of Carroll Community College. She is employed by Koons...

  • Heather Jackson and Tim Wineke

    Heather Jackson and Tim Wineke

    Heather Jackson and Tim Wineke, both of Hampstead, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kirk and Diane Jackson, of Manchester. She is a 2009 graduate of North Carroll High School. She is employed at Carroll Hospital. The groom-to-be is the son of Randy and Sherry Wineke,...

Sykesville/Eldersburg

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  • Eldersburg Long & Foster top agents and teams

    The Eldersburg office of Long & Foster Real Estate named its top producing agents and teams for March 2018. Top producing agents: Dixon/Kluge Group, $7.6 million plus total production on 22 units; Carol Swinton Team, $2.6 million plus total production on five units; Mo Boone, $2.1 million. Diamond...

  • Lauren Tabor and RJ Gray

    Lauren Tabor and RJ Gray

    Lauren Tabor and RJ Gray, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Chris and Gail Tabor, of Eldersburg. She is a 2006 graduate of Liberty High School, received her Bachelor of Science in 2010 from West Virginia University , her master's in 2012...

  • Elements of Style honored by salon magazine

    Elements of Style Salon and Day Spa in Eldersburg, owned by Paris Cimino, was named to the Salon Today 200 by Salon Today, the leading business media for salon and spa owners. The magazine's 21st annual Salon Today 200 issue profiled the selected salons in its January/February 2018 edition. The...

  • Carroll Bancorp fourth quarter results

    Carroll Bancorp Inc., the parent company of Carroll Community Bank, announced a net loss of $13,000 or $0.01 per diluted common share for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2017. By comparison, the company recorded net income of $136,000 or $0.13 per diluted common share for the quarter ended Dec. 31,...

Manchester/Lineboro

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  • Robert and Barbara Rill

    Robert and Barbara Rill

    Robert and Barbara Rill, of Manchester, celebrated their 60th anniversary Feb. 1, 2018. They were treated to a celebration dinner Feb. 10 at Greenmount Station hosted by their children, followed by a surprise reception with extended family at the home of their son, Craig Rill. The couple was married...

  • Ashlee Fidler and Ryan Kontz

    Ashlee Fidler and Ryan Kontz

    Ashlee Fidler and Ryan Kontz, of Hanover, Pennsylvania, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ryan and Michelle Fidler, of Hanover, Pennsylvania, formerly of Manchester. She is a medical assistant with Carroll Occupational Health in Westminster. The groom-to-be is the son...

  • Seeking gifts for Manchester children

    Seeking gifts for Manchester children

    The Manchester Volunteer Fire Department and the Tree of Friends Foundation ask residents to turn their generosity toward children in need this holiday season through their 13th annual holiday drive. Six Giving Trees will be placed around Manchester, decorated with ornaments containing a local...

  • Emily Sorrells and Ryan Fields

    Emily Sorrells and Ryan Fields

    Emily Grace Sorrells, of Manchester, and Ryan Patrick Fields, of Hampstead, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Timothy Sorrells and Christine Sorrells, of Manchester. She is coordinator of benefits for TMG Health, and attending Luzerne School of Nursing to complete her...

Mount Airy

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  • Mount Airy couple joins Cruise Planners

    Pat and Candy Schoelen have joined Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, the nation's largest home-based travel agent franchise network in the industry. Affiliation as franchise owners means the Schoelen's offer travelers exclusive pricing on a wide range of cruise and destination...

  • ACNB Bank selects volunteers of the year

    ACNB Bank selects volunteers of the year

    ACNB Bank recently presented the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award to employees Andrew P. Heck, senior vice president/regional commercial lending manager, and George F. Marguglio, assistant vice president/commercial loan officer, in recognition of their community involvement. The primary community...

  • Weichert Realtors company and agents honored

    Weichert, Realtors - New Colony, with offices in Mount Airy, Columbia and Sykesville, has been named to the Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc. prestigious Premier Client Group for 2018. Only 30 out of the nearly 250 companies from the Weichert national franchise network were named to this group...

  • Lauren Gibson and Kyle Schmitz

    Lauren Gibson and Kyle Schmitz

    Lauren Gibson, of Frederick, and Kyle Schmitz, of Mount Airy, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Alisa and Bernie Gibson, of Frederick. She is a teacher of special education in Montgomery County. The groom-to-be is the son of Judy and Fran "Pineapple" Schmitz, of Mount...

Taneytown/West Carroll

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  • McLane joins NWSB Bank in Taneytown

    McLane joins NWSB Bank in Taneytown

    Tonya L. McLane has joined NWSB Bank, a division of ACNB Bank, in the position of assistant vice president/commercial loan officer. In this role, she is responsible for building business customer relationships by providing commercial loans, deposit accounts, and other banking services to assist...

  • Marie Sible and Chad Bitzel

    Marie Sible and Chad Bitzel

    Marie Sible and Chad Bitzel, both of Taneytown, are engaged to be married. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Ed and Linda Sible, of New Windsor. She is employed by Tevis Oil Inc. The groom-to-be is the son of Ed and Debra Bitzel, of Taneytown. He is employed by Carroll County Public Schools. A...

  • Antrim 1844 named to The Knot's hall of fame

    Antrim 1844, in Taneytown, has been inducted into The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame from The Knot, one of the leading online wedding resources. Wedding professionals who have earned four or more of The Knot Best of Weddings awards are inducted into the prestigious The Knot Best of Weddings...

  • Carroll firefighters stay busy battling weekend blazes

    Carroll firefighters stay busy battling weekend blazes

    The State Fire Marshal’s Office and local firefighters are urging safe fire and heating practices after Carroll County firefighters battled a number of blazes across the county this weekend in continued frigid temperatures. At about 1:21 p.m. Sunday, 60 firefighters were called to a house fire...

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