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  • Grieving friends recall mall shooting victims

    Grieving friends recall mall shooting victims
    When he heard the news that there'd been a shooting at the Zumiez store at The Mall in Columbia, Abhishek Rishi posted a panicked message hoping for a phone call from his friend. His worst fears were soon confirmed. Brianna Benlolo was dead. "She...
  • Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared

    Traffic: Accident in Mount Airy cleared
    As of 9:20 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that an accident in Carroll County that closed Route 27 during the morning rush hour had been cleared. The accident had been on northbound Route 27 in the Twin Arch Road area of Mount...
  • Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother

    Shirley W. Johnson, MADD founding mother
    Shirley W. Johnson, whose personal tragedy of losing her son to a drunken driver resulted in her becoming a major voice in the Maryland chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, died March 9 of complications from a stroke at Glen Meadows retirement...
  • Mount Airy library to close for a month beginning Monday

    Mount Airy library to close for a month beginning Monday
    The Mount Airy Branch Library will be closed for one month beginning Monday as it undergoes an interior renovation. During the closure, the library will offer limited service of pick up of holds in the large meeting room on Mondays, Wednesdays and...
  • Storm closes Carroll schools, McDaniel

    Storm closes Carroll schools, McDaniel
    Carroll County Public Schools were closed Monday because of a snowstorm that belted the county. Liberal leave was in effect for employees, according to a message on the school system website. East Middle School students are scheduled to go to Outdoor...
  • Obama makes America weak [Letter]

    Obama makes America weak [Letter]
    I don't understand why liberals and progressives think that President Obama is so wonderful. His State of the Union Address was empty of serious proposals, disappointing and unresponsive to the real problems Americans face and disturbing in its tendencies...
  • Westminster mayor files for seat in House of Delegates

    Westminster mayor files for seat in House of Delegates
    The field of candidates vying to represent Carroll County in the House of Delegates just became more crowded. Westminster Mayor Kevin Utz is the latest candidate to file for one of three District 5 seats. Utz, who filed Jan. 31, is now one of seven...
  • Carroll schools closed Wednesday, power outages reported around county

    Carroll schools closed Wednesday, power outages reported around county
    Carroll County Public Schools will be closed Wednesday due to inclement weather, according to a message on the school system website. Offices, including Central Office, will be closed. Carroll County remains under a winter storm warning until 1 p.m....
  • Columbia mall victim Tyler Johnson remembered as 'vibrant'

    Columbia mall victim Tyler Johnson remembered as 'vibrant'
    Tyler Johnson had been clean for more than two years, he wrote on his Facebook page. The 25-year-old Mount Airy man made a point of seeking out other struggling addicts, was active in local 12-step programs and spoke to high school students and young...
  • Bank manager delivers daughter at home in 1965 [History Matters]

    February 1965 Off the cuff obstetrics "Mr. and Mrs. Joe Shinnault of Catonsville are receiving congratulations on the birth of a daughter, Linda Carolyn, on Thursday, January 21. Mr. Shinnault is especially being congratulated because he delivered...
  • Carroll to open warming centers Tuesday

    Carroll to open warming centers Tuesday
    The Carroll County Department of Citizen Services will operate six warming centers around the county Tuesday because of the frigid temperatures with chills below zero. The public libraries will also be open and available to anyone in need of a warm...
  • Community begins to rebuild as Columbia mall reopens

    Community begins to rebuild as Columbia mall reopens
    When the doors opened to The Mall in Columbia Monday for the first time since a gunman killed two store employees before killing himself, 20-year-old Kristen Lowman was one of the first people through the door. Approximately 50 hours earlier, Lowman...