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Art center aims to fill empty stomachs with 'empty bowls'

At the Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, Bryan Moore, an instructor and pottery artist, glazes a motley collection of colorful handmade bowls the center plans to donate to the Capital Area Food Bank. Part of an international grassroots movement that has found its way to Prince George's county,...

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Police identify suspect in fatal shooting at Turf Motel in Laurel

Howard County police said today they are actively searching for Kenneth Frizzell Diggs Jr., 47, of no fixed address, in connection to the shooting that left one woman dead and another man injured at the Turf Motel in Laurel Saturday. Detectives are offering up to $5,000 for information leading...

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  • Family farm cracks egg sales at Laurel Farmers Market

    Family farm cracks egg sales at Laurel Farmers Market

    As a professional chef in Washington, D.C., North Laurel resident Justin Bittner never imagined that the cluck of a tiny, white, silky bantam chicken three years ago would be the beginning of a family farming business. The small but busy operation on his family's four-acre farm off Old Scaggsville...

  • Sidney Lust brought movies, and a stoplight, to Laurel

    Sidney Lust brought movies, and a stoplight, to Laurel

    This is the first of a two-part series on the history of the former Laurel Theater on Main Street. The recent demolition of the old Laurel Theater, known most recently as a comedy club, triggered fond memories around town of the many years enjoying movies, plays and stage shows in the historic...

  • These two are skating around the competition [Russett]

    These two are skating around the competition [Russett]

    Congratulations to roller skating partners Eric Mical and Natalie Barros! As mentioned in a previous column, here is a follow up on skater and Russett resident Eric Mical, 12, and his skating partner, Natalie Barros. Eric and Natalie both participated in the South Eastern Region Figure Skating...

  • With help from First Generation College Bound, mother and daughter 'do so much more'

    With help from First Generation College Bound, mother and daughter 'do so much more'

    When Laurel High School alumni Lacreesha Tyner graduated from college in May, she finished what her mother had started a quarter century ago. "I pushed her and I pushed her and I pushed her," said Tyner's mother, Cynthia Tyner. "She always wanted to give up. I said, 'Oh, no you're not.' I said,...

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