| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Taneytown resident Tammy Holibaugh has participated in the Special Olympics for 17 years, competing in basketball, bowling, soccer, swimming, and track and field.
The 24-year-old said the games have introduced her to friends and experiences she...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:55 AM
Carroll County will open six cooling centers throughout the county Thursday and Friday in anticipation of high temperatures and humidity, according to a county news release.
"Code Orange" level air quality, unhealthy for sensitive groups such as...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:54 AM
Several closures have been announced in Carroll County due to inclement weather on Wednesday, March 6.
Carroll County Public Schools and offices, including the Central Office, are closed today, March 6.
Gerstell Academy in Finksburg is closed....
| Feb 16, 2013
| 4:20 PM
For a few minutes on Saturday afternoon, St. Vincent Pallotti's Antonio Santoro was the most popular person on McDonogh's campus. Unfortunately for him and the No. 1 Eagles, it didn't last.
Santoro lost a 6-1 decision in the championship match at 285...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 6:00 PM
Sixth-graders from West Middle School in Carroll County scoured the Bear Branch stream one recent morning in search of aquatic life in the dead of winter. Nathan Grella said the contents of his bucket did not appear promising.
"We just got leaves and...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:04 AM
The single winning ticket in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing — for a jackpot of $26 million — was purchased at a gas station in Mount Airy, according to lottery officials.
The top tier ticket was bought at the Mount Airy Shell...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:44 PM
A Mount Airy woman won a $26 million Mega Millions jackpot this week, state lottery officials announced, and the grandmother of two now plans to buy her first home — a beach house.
Maryland Lottery officials said the 48-year-old woman wished to...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Sen. Ben Cardin's fear-mongering article about the threat of budget sequestration was appalling ("No to sequestration," Feb. 20). He of all people should know that the sequester was proposed by President Obama himself to Senate Majority Leader Harry...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:05 AM
The Lisbon United Methodist Church will hold its semi-annual Ham and Oyster Supper on March 16 from 1 to 5:30 p.m.
Supper will be served family-style. Carry outs are also available. The menu includes homemade cole slaw, potato salad, jello salad,...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Fitness and Health
The 10th annual Freedom Fitness and Health Expo will take place at South Carroll Senior and Community Center, 5928 Mineral Hill Road, Eldersburg, on Sun., Jan. 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Local entertainment, free...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Looking at the Reservoir wrestling schedule earlier this season, junior Wesley Beattie (170) figured that the matches with Oakland Mills and Mt. Hebron would be closely contested.
But he never could have predicted that both of those matches would be...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:52 AM
Though Jan. 21 was a school holiday for students around the country, a number of students were on a school campus earlier this week.
McDaniel College welcomed nearly 100 Carroll County schoolchildren on Monday to the fourth annual Martin Luther King Day...