| Oct 13, 2013
Nothing says Halloween like a pumpkin, and dozens of Maryland farmers are grateful for that.
The orange harbingers of fall bring crowds to farm stands and pick-your-own fields. They're the centerpiece around which some farms have built themselves into...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:14 PM
A Mount Airy man was arrested Monday on suspicion that he might have fatally stabbed his father after a violent fight spilled onto the lawn of the home that the pair shared.
Joseph W. Pine, 31, of 706 Bridlewreath Way, was expected to be charged Tuesday...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:15 AM
A Mount Airy man has been charged with first- and second-degree murder in the death of his father Monday afternoon, according to Greg Shipley, a spokesman for the Maryland State Police.
Joseph W. Pine, 31, was charged early Tuesday morning after police...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Delegate Susan Krebs, an Eldersburg Republican, formally announced her plans to seek reelection to the House of Delegates in District 5 through a news release Thursday.
Krebs, a three-term delegate, stressed her leadership, business experience and...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 6:02 AM
The Mount Airy library and senior center will be closed Wednesday for electrical upgrades.
Electrical power to the building will be temporarily shut off in order to allow Pepco personnel to connect a new emergency panel, according to a county government...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Rep. Chris Van Hollen will celebrate the grand opening of his Mount Airy satellite office with a meet and greet for constituents tonight at 6 p.m.
Van Hollen, a Democrat, represents the state's 8th Congressional District, which includes portions of...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 9:14 AM
The Carroll County Department of Citizen Services will operate six cooling centers around the county this week in anticipation of high temperatures and humidity.
Residents who are vulnerable to extreme heat and who do not have air-conditioning in...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:40 AM
An 18-year-old Mount Airy man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run accident Saturday night in Taylorsville that the Maryland State Police is investigating.
Michael Hatfield is in critical condition at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
I'm sure the school system will "fix" the declining test scores within two years ("State's test scores decline," July 24). The solution is obvious, as any politician and teacher knows.
Just make the tests easier! Then our administrators, teachers and...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Dr. Jocelyn A. Farrar, who realized a childhood dream of becoming a nurse and then spent nearly four decades in the field, died Saturday of mesothelioma at a second home in Isle of Palms, S.C. The longtime Mount Airy resident was 61.
"She was a nurse's...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:12 AM
The State Highway Administration said on Tuesday that all traffic lanes are have been reopened on Interstate 95 North at MD 100 after the clearing of a two-vehicle accident involving an overturned truck that had blocked traffic in both directions.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Ten years ago, merchants along Mount Airy's historic Main Street hoping to drum up more business looked for something different.
"What it was decided to do was to learn about the history of our community," said Ellie Bonde, chairwoman of the promotion...