Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. 99¢ for 4 weeks.

Howard County

Howard County Emancipation commemoration illustrates the past

President Lincoln's decree on Jan. 1, 1863 -- in the midst of the American Civil War -- only freed slaves in rebellious states that had seceded from the Union. Maryland wasn't one of them, so slavery remained legal until the state legislature adopted a new constitution outlawing slavery.

Columbia

More Columbia news

Campaign 2014

more Campaign 2014 news
Early voting: Democrats outnumbering Republicans in Anne Arundel

Ellicott City

More Ellicott City news

Laurel

More Laurel news

Western Howard County

More Western Howard County News

Elkridge/Savage

More Elkridge/Savage News

Clarksville

More Clarksville news
Loading