| 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...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Sandy Johnson and her son, Jeff, were juggling the demands of classes and exams, jobs and family life in pursuit of associate degrees. They also were confronting what could have been an insurmountable obstacle: homelessness.
"This has been a tough...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The Howard County Economic Development Authority has initiated a new training program, Project Opportunity, to help veterans interested in starting a business. The 10-week program, which offers training, outreach services, technical assistance and...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Musical and cultural diversity are at the heart of what the Harlem Quartet is all about. The string ensemble brings an eclectic program to Columbia when it performs for the Candlelight Concert Society series on Saturday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m., at Howard...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:31 AM
With the Howard Community College men’s basketball team clinging to a one-point lead, everyone knew where the ball was going. When James Peters (Oakland Mills) got it, he knew what to do.
The sophomore guard hit three free throws in the closing...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Standing inside the Smith Theatre at Howard Community College on Sunday, social activist and author Dorothy Bailey recalled Martin Luther King Jr.'s words resonated with her as she was preparing to "sit in" protest at North Carolina Central University...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:40 AM
A dip in the Chesapeake Bay may seem like the last thing a person wants to do January, but every year thousands gather at Sandy Point Park in Annapolis in the chill of a winter day, don their bathing suits and take to the water.
It's all part of the...
| 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...