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.

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...

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.

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.

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."

Carroll BOE adjusts two early dismissals to make up for snow days

Carroll BOE adjusts two early dismissals to make up for snow days

The Carroll County Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to convert two scheduled early dismissal days into full days to put the school system in compliance with state laws.

Victim in Mount Airy house fire identified

Victim in Mount Airy house fire identified

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has identified the victim in Sunday's fatal house fire in Mount Airy as Nancy H. Bullock, 75.

Carroll County students' stage talents to bloom in spring productions

Carroll County students' stage talents to bloom in spring productions

There are many reasons why the Disney musical, "Beauty and the Beast," is a beast to present.

Carroll schools accepting nominations for Rita Board Dowd Award

Carroll County Public Schools is accepting nominations for the Rita Board Dowd Award for Outstanding Carroll County School Administrators.

Carroll agribusiness seminar rescheduled for March 22

Carroll agribusiness seminar rescheduled for March 22

An agribusiness conference aimed at aspiring young farm entrepreneurs that was postponed in February because of snow has been rescheduled for March 22.

Elderly woman dies in Mount Airy house fire Sunday

Elderly woman dies in Mount Airy house fire Sunday

An elderly woman died early Sunday morning when her Mount Airy home was destroyed by fire, according to Doug Alexander, public information officer for the Mount Airy Volunteer Fire Company.

Carroll delegate proposes tax-free week on hunting, outdoor sporting goods

Carroll delegate proposes tax-free week on hunting, outdoor sporting goods

Del. Justin Ready, a Westminster Republican, has introduced legislation that would create a tax-free week on outdoor sporting and hunting goods.


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