Katie V. Jones

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  • Running for a cause at annual celebration

    Running for a cause at annual celebration

    It was hot and humid most of the day on Saturday, Sept. 1, but that didn’t stop the festivities at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church. Beginning with a 5K run in the morning followed by a day of games and food, the annual Emancipation Festival “was a nice day all along,” according to Millicent...

  • First year program deemed a success

    First year program deemed a success

    Sitting in the studio space on the fifth floor in the Two Merriweather office building in Columbia, Hoesy Corona is in awe. “It’s huge,” he said, of the open space. “I’m getting glimpses of what I want my future studio to look like.” For two months, the multidisciplinary artist has, along with...

  • Reward offered in Sunday shooting

    Howard County police are asking for any information about a shooting on Aug. 4 that critically injured a 19-year-old girl. Police were called to the 9000 block of Canterbury Riding in Laurel around 10 p.m. on Aug. 4, where they discovered the victim whom they believe was struck by a stray bullet....

  • Laurel photographer's perceptions of beauty

    Laurel photographer's perceptions of beauty

    Curlers. A hair dryer. An oven mitt. Much of Nakeya Brown’s photography features items found around the house that she arranges to reflect her vision. “Most of the time, I know what I want to do when I go in,” Brown, of Laurel, said. “I have an image in mind.” Her photographic images have placed...

  • All of the fun of the Fourth on July 7

    All of the fun of the Fourth on July 7

    The city of Laurel will celebrate its 40th Fourth of July celebrations on July 7. A parade, family fun games, music and fireworks are all planned throughout the day. There will also be something new to recognize the 40th anniversary according to Carreen D. Koubek, public information and social...

  • Saturday walk offers health benefits and friendship

    Saturday walk offers health benefits and friendship

    As far as Pam Beck can recall, she has only missed one session of Walk For Wellness since its beginnings four years ago. “I would hate to miss,”, said Beck, a fitness trainer who leads an hour session of walking and exercise every Saturday morning from April through October at North Laurel Community...

  • Singing a lesson with 'Annie'

    Singing a lesson with 'Annie'

    With the excitement of summer vacation right around the corner, the last days of school are nearly impossible to get through, For the students at Hollifield Elementary School, Monday, June 18, went by a little faster as they got to see a production of Howard County Summer Theater’s “Annie,” albeit...

  • Singing their way to Carnegie Hall

    Singing their way to Carnegie Hall

    For 19 members of Clarksville Middle School’s chamber choir, school is not officially over. The group, under the direction of Elizabeth Ringenberg, the chorus and music teacher, is traveling to New York City today for five days and four nights to perform as part of the Distinguished Concerts Singers...

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