| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Janis Smith feels a lot healthier — and more confident — since shedding 65 pounds in six months, and that has helped in her job leading employee training for 1st Mariner Bank.
"Being in front of a classroom of people … I don't feel...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Owings Mills-based Medifast Inc. said Friday that it plans to close eight "under-performing" weight loss centers by the end of the month and sell some of its other centers next year, part of a push toward franchising as the performance of its company-...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Annapolis physician and nutritional intervention expert Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen wants to help Americans take back their health with his new book, "Discover Your Optimal Health."
The book, which came out this summer, reached the New York Times best-...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Owings Mills-based Medifast Inc. has laid off 24 employees, less than 3 percent of its 860-person workforce, over the past few weeks as the weight loss system company reviewed staffing levels, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Medifast makes and sells...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Medifast, a maker of weight-loss food products in Owings Mills, said it will begin collecting sales and use taxes on all Internet sales where applicable starting in September.
The company said it was doing so as more state legislatures and revenue...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:45 PM
When T. Rowe Price Group looked to add a director to its board last month, the Baltimore money manager chose someone with widespread name recognition: former Sen. Olympia J. Snowe of Maine.
Earlier this year, Price added another notable figure to its...
| Jun 23, 2012
It's not a matter of "if" but "when."
Medifast Inc., the No. 3 manufacturer of weight-loss food products, is growing so quickly in that industry that there will soon come a time when it outgrows its sole production facility in Owings Mills and builds...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Jenny stepped quickly off the trailer into her new home, striding over to Jack, who seemed interested in the fresh arrival.
The two donkeys leaned their gray faces toward each other for an instant, then Jack followed her around a bit before Jenny trotted...
| May 2, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and some County Council members accepted thousands of dollars' worth of tickets to sporting events from developers and others last year, a practice the county has continued to allow in violation of state ethics...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:43 AM
They were best buddies who didn't want to risk losing their friendship by dating, but then they took the plunge and have been together since.
Wedding date: May 27, 2012
Her story: Jaime Leiner, 27, lives in Owings Mills, which is also where she grew up....
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Ravens 27, Bengals 17
Joe Flacco loves the no-huddle offense — let's see if it scores points. Ray Lewis looks like the "after" shot in a Medifast ad, but the defense is still plenty good enough to intimidate opponents.
| Feb 23, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Can’t wait for the email from The Sun’s finance department asking me why I went to the grocery store every day for three weeks.
No big mystery there. I’ve turned over a new leaf – literally – and open each day here at...