Commissioners propose Carroll County schools receive $3.3M of budget surplus

Commissioners propose Carroll County schools receive $3.3M of budget surplus

As the county budget process gets underway, three Carroll County commissioners have put two plans on the table to spend $12.9 million FY2014 in budget surplus.

Man killed in Carroll County car crash

Man killed in Carroll County car crash

A Delaware man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Carroll County on Friday night, the county sheriff's office said.

Annual Peep Show attracts art fans and candy company

Annual Peep Show attracts art fans and candy company

Christian Twamley is a sugar artist.

Meet Carroll County candidates before June 24 primary election

Meet Carroll County candidates before June 24 primary election

The Carroll County League of Women Voters will be hosting a series of candidate forums around the county in preparation for the June 24 primary election.

From training Secret Service agents to teenagers, driving instructor has one goal

From training Secret Service agents to teenagers, driving instructor has one goal

Chip Sheehan has never been scared while driving in a car.

Carroll commissioners vote to halt sectarian prayers

Carroll commissioners vote to halt sectarian prayers

A divided Carroll County board of commissioners voted Tuesday to no longer invoke Jesus Christ in prayers before government sessions, a measure one commissioner said “binds me to an act of...

Carroll commissioners reject drone resolution

Carroll commissioners reject drone resolution

While his colleagues debated the legal implications and necessity of a resolution restricting the use of drones, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), in Carroll County, Commissioner Dave Roush waited until...

Plaintiffs in Carroll prayer case file for contempt against commissioners

Plaintiffs in Carroll prayer case file for contempt against commissioners

Challenging a judge's restrictions on prayer at Carroll County government meetings, a resident invoked the name of Jesus Christ before the county commissioners this week — raising new...

Provisions to recoup state education funding for Carroll schools falter in House

Provisions to recoup state education funding for Carroll schools falter in House

A pair of proposals that would have limited the amount of state funding lost by Carroll County Public Schools over the next three years was approved by the county's state senators, supported by the...

Police charge 20-year-old with threats to South Carroll High School

Police charge 20-year-old with threats to South Carroll High School

A 20-year-old man arrested for calling in multiple threats to a Caroll County High School last month allegedly watched police respond to the school from a vehicle nearby.

State approves of Carroll schools' snow day waiver request

State approves of Carroll schools' snow day waiver request

As long as the weather cooperates, Carroll County students no longer need to worry about going to school past June 13.

Liberty High vying for up to $60,000 in nationwide contest

Liberty High vying for up to $60,000 in nationwide contest

Liberty High School is one of more than 100 schools across the country vying for $200,000 in total prize money through the third annual Follett Challenge.

Carroll superintendent to host town meeting Tuesday

Carroll superintendent to host town meeting Tuesday

Carroll County Public Schools Superintendent Steve Guthrie and Board of Education President Virginia Harrison will host a town meeting April 1 at Oklahoma Road Middle School, according to a school...

As Carroll debates prayer, founding fathers' faith comes into focus

As Carroll debates prayer, founding fathers' faith comes into focus

Despite a federal judge's order that the Carroll County commissioners stop praying to Jesus at their meetings, Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier reached into history and summoned George Washington...

Westminster to host bimonthly Veterans Job Club

Westminster to host bimonthly Veterans Job Club

More than 20 veterans from the mid-Maryland region attended the inaugural Veterans Job Club in Carroll County Friday and LeRoy Thomas has no doubt that attendance will grow in future events.

Police release sketch of man wanted in Eldersburg robbery

Police release sketch of man wanted in Eldersburg robbery

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office has released a sketch of the man suspected of a robbery March 15 in the parking lot of the Panera Bread on Georgetown Boulevard in Eldersburg.

Finalists named for Carroll County Teacher of the Year

Finalists named for Carroll County Teacher of the Year

From a field of more than 300 teachers in Carroll County public schools who were recognized Wednesday, eight finalists for the 2014 Carroll County Public Schools Teacher of the Year Award have been...

Carroll commissioner 'willing to go to jail' over right to pray

Carroll commissioner 'willing to go to jail' over right to pray

A day after a federal judge barred Carroll County commissioners from invoking Jesus Christ in their pre-meeting prayers, Commissioner Robin B. Frazier did just that — twice — saying she...

Judge bars Carroll commissioners from invoking Jesus

Judge bars Carroll commissioners from invoking Jesus

The Carroll County commissioners must stop opening their meetings with prayers to Jesus Christ, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, a decision that comes amid a national debate over the limits of...

Carroll County proposes ban on synthetic drugs

Carroll County proposes ban on synthetic drugs

Joining local municipalities and cities around the state, Carroll County commissioners are looking to prohibit the sale and possession of synthetic drugs in the county.

Police: Threat at South Carroll High School promised 'shooting and chaos'

Police: Threat at South Carroll High School promised 'shooting and chaos'

South Carroll High School reopened on Friday after being on lockdown for about 4 1/2 hours Thursday after police said numerous threats were made by phone that there would be "shooting and chaos."


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