| Dec 6, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Writer-director Michael Tully's "Ping Pong Summer," inspired by summer vacations in the Ocean City of the 1980s with his parents, will have its world premiere at January's Sundance Film festival.
The movie was filmed in Ocean City in autumn 2012. Its...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:16 AM
Continuing a trend in recent years of massive jackpots, the Mega Millions lottery has reached $344 million after no one won Friday night's drawings.
Four times this year, the Powerball jackpot has passed the $300 million mark. Mega Millions has not...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Carroll County Public Schools will be closed Tuesday, according to the school system website.
School offices, including central office, are scheduled to open at 10 a.m.
McDaniel College is scheduled to open on time as of 8 a.m.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:55 AM
While you were watching Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade this year, you might have seen some of our neighbors. Sixteen members of the Kangaroo Kids Precision Jump Rope Team jumped for almost three miles along the parade route from Central Park to Herald...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Students at Mt. Airy Middle School visited with staff at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Thursday to discuss the use of medieval armor and weaponry.
But they didn't have to travel far to see the museum's medieval exhibits.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Columbia mall shooter Darion Marcus Aguilar wrote in a journal about killing people, claimed he was "ready to die" and alluded to an unspecified plan that was "set," police revealed Wednesday.
Investigators say the 19-year-old wrote sporadic entries...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:10 AM
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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:00 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Instead of spending more than $3,000 on pizza over the past three years, Westminster-based NoWorriesIT has put that money toward another use.
NoWorriesIT is in the midst of its sixth Recycling Computers for Charity drive, which collects used computers...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:24 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:24 AM
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....