| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:10 AM
Horton Foote crafted gentle dramas about ordinary lives. The late playwright's "A Young Lady of Property," which opens the Rep Stage season, is set in a Texas town in 1925. Although it's such an insular place that it seems unlikely the small-town gossip...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:30 AM
It seems appropriate that the three-artist exhibit at the Howard County Arts Council, "Tension and Flow: Sculpture in Flux," sprawls over so much of the floor and walls in its Gallery I. Art will seem to cover much of Howard County this weekend, as the...
| Sep 26, 2013
The rain held off just long enough at Howard Community College's 26th Annual Columbia Classic Grand Prix on Sept. 21 at Marama Farm in Clarksville, as world-class equestrians gathered to compete on a challenging course of obstacles, jumps, twists and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Martha Rowe Robyn Levy Girl Scout Troop 4602 Route One Day Resource Center.
Congratulations to Martha Rowe and Robyn Levy of Girl Scout Troop 4602. The girls earned their Silver Awards, the highest offered in Girl Scouting, by organizing Hugs for the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Emotional stories of loss and recovery choked up those who spoke from experience about being homeless and those who advocate for them at a student forum held Tuesday at Howard Community College.
"Our mission is to get all of you fired up about...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Through music and movement, “A Labor of Love” silver anniversary cabaret is designed to raise money for the HIV/AIDS community in Howard County while celebrating the performers and people who have worked toward the cause since the event’...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Ellen Irene Rhudy, a writer and activist for Patapsco Valley environmental causes who also performed in community theater productions, died of complications from leukemia Nov. 24 at Howard County General Hospital. The Marriottsville resident was 69.
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The phrase of the day was "invasive plants," defined as species that take over an area outside their natural environments at the expense of native plants.
Students from three Howard County middle schools have already learned enough about invasive...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:54 AM
The community response Monday night to detailed plans for unique structures and artistic landscaping in Symphony Woods in downtown Columbia could be categorized as cautiously optimistic as residents both praised and questioned the plan.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The Columbia Orchestra celebrates great music at every concert, but its upcoming program also offers another cause for celebration. Music director Jason Love observes his 15th anniversary leading the group with a program called "The Maestro's Anniversary"...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 1:04 AM
Winter schedule announced for Laurel Park
Laurel Park's winter meet will begin Jan. 1 and include 46 racing days over 13 weeks, the Maryland Jockey Club, the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and the Maryland Horse Breeders...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:10 AM
The Howard County Public School System announced at 5:30 a.m. that all schools will be closed Monday.
All evening activities in the schools, both school- and community-sponsored, have been canceled. That includes any athletic practices and games.