| May 23, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Mary-Kathryn Abernathy never realized her dream of becoming a history teacher. The Columbia native was killed by a drunken driver while watching a drag race in the early morning hours of June 21, 2009, along westbound Interstate 70 near Security Boulevard...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:25 AM
My lips are sealed.
If it’s a revelation about the illusions magicians create that you are expecting, just stop reading now. I have given my word to follow the magicians’ code of secrecy, sworn to the Columbia Conjurors Assembly #141 of...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman unveiled his fiscal 2014 capital budget proposal Monday, a $442.4 million spending program that includes more than $80 million for the public school system.
"Because we've managed wisely, we can afford these critical...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:04 AM
The Columbia Clippers epitomize competition. Not only does the Columbia Association-sponsored youth swim program compete against other programs in Maryland, it also competes against the rest of the Columbia swim community for the use of indoor pools....
| Jan 14, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Two years ago, on a chilly winter morning, construction crews at Howard Community College broke ground on a new building.
On Monday morning, local elected and college officials cut the ribbon on the new Health Sciences Building, signaling the...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 5:01 PM
I always place academics ahead of athletics and I always will. That is one reason that I applaud the administration of Howard Community College and the County Administration for their dedication to academics through those marvelous new buildings that...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:10 AM
Life is always precious and often times way too short, and no one knows this better than the Sinex family.
Owen Sinex left this world Dec. 20, 2012. A student of the Rouse Scholars program at Howard Community College, and graduate of Wilde Lake High...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:30 AM
Each $5,000 Amanda Wins scholarship is awarded from Amanda Post's memorial fund. through the generosity of family and friends who perpetuate the memory of a girl who had a passion for academics and soccer.
There is an Amanda Post Amanda Wins River...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Cathy Hudson knew the practice of raising chickens in her backyard made her part of a growing suburban trend, but when she learned Williams-Sonoma, purveyor of pricey kitchen gear, had started selling chicken coops — including a two-level cedar...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:46 AM
The Howard County Public School System is implementing a new Preschool for All program, in partnership with the Children’s Learning Center at Howard Community College.
The new program will support expanded access to low-cost, high-quality...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:25 AM
Watching from his office, Vladimir Marinich would see everything from deer to cows wander onto the campus of Howard Community College. It was 1970, and the new college had about 560 students and one building nestled between a farm and some woods.
| Jan 3, 2013
| 3:01 PM
It began as many confrontations between students do: with a hard stare between two passing strangers, according to Toni Holmes, a senior at an Ellicott City alternative school. One of the girls told a friend, "I don't like her." Snide remarks about...