| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Mount Airy's popular fall festival will celebrate its 28th year on Oct. 5 and 6 with a major change.
Due to the construction on new sidewalks on Main Street, the festival has been moved from its Main Street location to the Mt. Air Volunteer Fire...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Having grown up in Carroll County, I can tell you that, as late as the 1950s, radio was always a big deal in Carroll County. I remember our first television. It was a nice novelty. We still listened to the radio.
On Nov. 18, 1932, according to the...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The weekend after Thanksgiving not only signals the official start of the Christmas season, but also the start of the Christmas tree hunting season.
For many families, holiday traditions include a visit to a cut-your-own tree farm the weekend of...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:29 AM
A collision in Mount Airy left two men dead early Thursday, according to the Carroll County Sheriff's Office.
The victims were identified as Ricky Louis Wean, 25, of New Windsor, and Christopher Gerald Goldzwig, 23, of Keymar.
Shortly before 1 a.m.,...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The property tax controversies that engulf City Hall certainly raise the issue of administration accountability, but the equity issue goes beyond the taxpayers involved ("Condo owners stunned by unexpected end to tax break," Nov. 21).
If the condo...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:05 PM
A former South Carroll High School English teacher has been charged with sexual abuse of a minor after he kissed a 17-year-old student in a Mount Airy park this summer, according to charging documents.
Hampstead resident Wade Thomas Kemper, 38, has been...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Representatives from the Maryland Health Connection will be visiting Carroll County CVS stores and libraries over the next three weeks to discuss health care options for uninsured residents.
The Maryland Health Connection, established through the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Bill Schroeder, owner of a bustling Italian grocery on Westminster's Main Street, doesn't know Rep. Chris Van Hollen's voting history or many of his positions. But he knows his Democratic congressman lives in Montgomery County.
And he finds it...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A West Virginia woman has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run Sept. 14 in Taylorsville that left an 18-year-old Mount Airy man in critical condition.
Tania Brown, 47, was arrested Oct. 3 in New Jersey and is being held in New Jersey pending...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:55 AM
In the 1970s, South Carroll High School's marching band was in the Macy's Parade. Throughout the '80s and '90s, the band won multiple competitions and traveled around the country participating in parades.
By 2004, it was gone.
The time has come,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Local traffic moved without unscheduled road closures at 9 a.m. Monday after the clearing of a collision in Towson on Interstate 83 North at the Ruxton Road exit, according to the state Department of Transportation.
The Maryland Transit Administration...
| 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...