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  • Richard Dixon, 74, past state treasurer and Carroll delegate and school board president, dies

    Richard Dixon, 74, past state treasurer and Carroll delegate and school board president, dies
    State Treasurer Nancy Kopp announced on Thursday, June 7, that Carroll County native and former Maryland treasurer Richard Dixon, 74, has died. In a statement, Kopp said Dixon, who not only served as state treasurer but also was a state delegate...
  • Colleagues recall Dixon, 74, as a leader who made friends and allies to benefit his community

    Colleagues recall Dixon, 74, as a leader who made friends and allies to benefit his community
    One day after his death, Richard Dixon, 74, was the subject of tributes and accolades sweeping across all of Carroll County — where he was born and raised, built a family and served his community as a school board member, state delegate and Maryland...
  • You liked Red Tails and the Tuskegee Airmen? Read on

    You liked Red Tails and the Tuskegee Airmen? Read on
    "Red Tails," the years-long project of director George Lucas, is sure to bring some overdue attention to the Tuskegee Airmen, the all-black aviation unit that fought discrimination in the U.S. military as well as our enemies in World War II. Reviews for...
  • Movie Guide for TownMall in Carroll County, Jan. 29

    now playing "Beauty and the Beast 3D" (G). Re-release of this Disney story in 3D. An prince (Robby Benson) must remain a hideous Beast until he learns to love someone, in particular village girl Belle (Paige O'Hara). TownMall Cinemas (12:30, 3:30, 6:30,...
  • Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation

    Tuskegee Airmen offer insights into era of segregation
    When he was a Tuskegee Airman on an Alabama air base in the 1940s, Cecil O. Byron and other members of the all-black squadron could not shop or dine in the nearby town. They were relegated to the balcony at the movies and could not leave the theater until...
  • Chief Judge Belvin Perry, of Casey Anthony trial fame, to retire next month

    Chief Judge Belvin Perry, of Casey Anthony trial fame, to retire next month
    Chief Judge Belvin Perry Jr., the longtime leader of the criminal-justice system in Orange and Osceola counties who gained national fame during the Casey Anthony trial, announced Monday he will retire at the end of August. "I have devoted a quarter-...
  • ESSAY: Coincidence? No. The Hand of Providence

    ESSAY: Coincidence? No. The Hand of Providence
    TOANO - The most significant day in America's history is the Fourth of July. Seldom a day to rest, we celebrate it with bluster and bravado. We eat and drink and sweat and run more than we should, chasing grandchildren or playing softball or touch...
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  • The Times Have Caught Up With Racists

    More than a century ago, then-Mississippi Gov. James K. Vardaman, in a speech in Poplarville, Miss., said: "If it is necessary, every Negro in the state will be lynched." His words in 1907 sparked no public storm of condemnation from the state's white...
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  • Living Here: Famous people, places & things

    Living Here:  Famous people, places & things
    Famous people, places & things People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...
  • The Big Chill In Hartford

    The Big Chill In Hartford
    Therell Wayne "Scoop" Knight has been a Zamboni driver at the XL Center in Hartford since it was called the Civic Center, way back in 1980, when Whalers, not Wolves, plied the slippery slab. Now 57, he leads a seven-person crew and is the dean of ice...