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  • Columbia family hopes daughter's legacy lives on through scholarship

    Columbia family hopes daughter's legacy lives on through scholarship
    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...
  • Columbia Conjurors keep the magic alive

    Columbia Conjurors keep the magic alive
    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...
  • After homelessness, mother and son graduate from Howard CC

    After homelessness, mother and son graduate from Howard CC
    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...
  • New program to help veterans start businesses

    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...
  • Harlem Quartet strings together old and new music

    Harlem Quartet strings together old and new music
    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...
  • Late free throws lift HCC men past Frederick, 78-74

    Late free throws lift HCC men past Frederick, 78-74
    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...
  • Celebration of King's life punctuated by commitment to create a 'beloved community'

    Celebration of King's life punctuated by commitment to create a 'beloved community'
    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...
  • Taking the Polar Bear Plunge for a good cause

    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...
  • Recommendation calls for new Columbia indoor pool

    Recommendation calls for new Columbia indoor pool
    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....
  • HCC officially opens Health Sciences Building

    HCC officially opens Health Sciences Building
    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...
  • Bits & Pieces: HCC athletic facilities need to upgrade with rest of campus

    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...
  • Elkridge: Mourners organize coffee house tribute to Owen Sinex

    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...