| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:55 PM
As rain continues to fall throughout the region, Carroll County officials were reporting that as of 4:20 p.m. Wednesday, 19 roads were closed across the county due to flooding.
Roads affected by closures included Johnsville and Hoods Mill in the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:50 AM
It’s been a couple of growing seasons since the Enchanted Garden at Howard County’s Miller Branch Library has taken root, its trees and bushes branching, perennials spreading, annuals blossoming and edibles bursting with nutrients and flavor....
| May 3, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Gary Rasnake leaned against the starboard side of the boat, arms crossed, hoping for a bite.
The retired Army sergeant first class had been waiting about four hours on the Chesapeake Bay waters, much of it in the same position, for the telltale jerk...
| May 5, 2014
| 6:15 AM
As of 9:10 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation is reporting the accident in Howard County on westbound I-70 near Sykesville Road (Route 32) has been moved to the far right shoulder.
In Anne Arundel County, the accident reported in the area of...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The musical "Bye Bye Birdie" has long been a staple of high school drama departments, and no wonder — who can resist this upbeat satire inspired by Elvis Presley. More than 100 Marriotts Ridge High School students have worked diligently, both...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Hannah Berry, a 2013 graduate of Marriotts Ridge High School, says that she, like many other girls, once struggled with self-confidence. However, she credits a supportive family and competitive pageants with strengthening her assurance. The pageants aim...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:10 AM
Easter Eggs hunts will be going on throughout Carroll County starting on Saturday. Area residents are invited to bring their children to the following:
• A children's Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt will take place at 10 a.m. for...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 12:34 PM
Jeffrey F. Bayliss, a chemical engineer who was the president and owner of Spray Drying Systems Inc., died April 2 of complications from cancer at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He was 52.
The son of Ronald W. Bayliss, a chemical engineer,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Christian Twamley is a sugar artist.
While he works with other candy, it is his masterpieces in Peeps marshmallow candies that got him the attention of Just Born, Inc., the company that makes the popular marshmallow treats.
The company commissioned...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 12:45 PM
A Delaware man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Carroll County on Friday night, the county sheriff's office said.
The driver of a pickup truck lost control and crashed into a tree in the 4800 block of Woodbine Road in the Sykesville area around...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:16 PM
William P. "Bill" Hidey, a farmer who sold his vegetables and household goods from a converted school bus, died Tuesday of heart failure at Lorien Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Columbia. He was 91.
The son of Page Hamilton Hidey, a builder, and...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Huddled around a conference table on a recent Friday afternoon, four best friends joked around as teenagers do.
Mason Gainer, 13, took an up-close photo of 12-year-old Aiden Marceron, and wondered aloud if he should post it to Instagram. Louey Peraza,...