Howard County entrepreneurs Randy and Mary Marriner aren't afraid to try something different or take a risk, and starting the county's first on-farm microbrewery certainly qualifies.
Howard County's delegation to the General Assembly bid farewell to departing members and welcomed new ones at its public hearing in Ellicott City Thursday night, as legislators looked forward to the start of a new session in January.
Just a week after Howard County announced a $14 million revenue shortfall in its current budget, public discussion of next year's budget began with County Executive Allan Kittleman's first budget hearing Wednesday night.
The Howard Hughes Corp., which is the principal land owner in downtown Columbia, has purchased six downtown office buildings from Mall in Columbia owner General Growth Properties.
A Howard County teacher charged earlier this month with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy he met online was indicted on the charges Wednesday.