| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:07 PM
The Carroll County Sheriff's Office said Monday that county residents have been hit with a series of suspicious telephone calls in which the caller claims that he's holding a family member captive until an amount — between several hundred and...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:09 AM
Haven Shoemaker, a member of the all-Republican Board of Carroll County Commissioners, will announce his intentions for the 2014 election Monday at noon in front of the Westminster Branch Library on Main Street.
In a press release Thursday, Shoemaker...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:04 PM
Patricia E. Sadowski, a retired Baltimore County public schools reading specialist and music lover, died Sunday from congestive heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Oak Crest Village resident was 76.
"Pat worked with children who were...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Steven M. Smith, a respiratory therapist and outdoorsman, died Saturday from cancer at the Golden Living Center in Westminster. He was 56.
The son of a United Methodist minister and a social worker, Steven Montgomery Smith was born in Laurel. He was...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Wine and art
Sykesville will host a Fine Art and Wine Festival on May 5 at noon, on Main Street. More than 60 artists, local and national wine, food and live entertainment.
Walk through Hashawha at Bear Branch Nature...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:44 PM
The bites were coming for anglers on the Susquehanna Flats in a Bass Federation tournament in September 2010. But they weren't from fish.
“It was so salty, they were catching crabs up in the flats,” Baltimore angler Donald Haskins said....
| May 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The mourners followed the coffin of 15-year-old Grace McComas out of the church and into the morning sunlight of a beautiful Easter season. Christine McComas carried her child's stuffed toy in the crook of her arm. Grief made her look almost wistful.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:19 PM
A potential satellite Sheriff's Office in Eldersburg, a raise for county employees and $164 million for Carroll County Public Schools are all facets of the proposed operating and capital budgets presented Thursday by the Board of County Commissioners.
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Howard County boasts a wealth of nonprofits serving a wide array of needs.
Some of the organizations are assisting people in crisis, others are providing specialized services for underserved demographic groups, and many are offering educational...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:09 PM
William E. "Ned" Eakle, former Howard County executive and county administrator, died Tuesday of heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice in Columbia.
The former West Friendship resident was 86.
"We lost a part of our Howard County family — a great...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:00 AM
South Carroll High School recently formed a new business partnership with DejaVu Boutique in Mount Airy.
Through the agreement, Jamie Sauro, the company's director of operations, and Veronica Cello, general manager, will be business representatives...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Classes have been in session for several weeks, but community college officials from Carroll, Howard and Frederick counties gathered in Mount Airy on Oct. 1 with U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and other officials to officially open of the Mount Airy College...