| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:35 AM
As Sandra Carnes, 77, walked up Roland Avenue to attend Sunday services at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Hampden, the Rev. Bonnie McCubbin, 27, the new pastor, was there to greet her with a hearty "Hello there!"
"She's a lot younger" than...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:23 AM
A Liberty High School junior was arrested Monday after an early morning armed robbery at the Exxon gas station on Liberty Road in Sykesville, according to a Maryland State Police news release.
Sykesville resident John Francis Gallagher III, 16, is...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:25 AM
Howard gets hip
"Folk Center for Howard youth: The organization of a 'folk center' in Howard County for young adults in their late teens will be the subject of a meeting this Saturday at 1:30 P.M. at Bethany Methodist Church on Bethany...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a house fire on Washington Lane in Westminster that caused severe damage to a home Thursday.
Between 40 and 50 firefighters responded to the fire, which was reported at 11:40 a.m.,...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Sophomore attackman Ryan Brown scored a game-high eight goals but got little help from his teammates and the defense suffered enough lapses for No. 2 Johns Hopkins to drop a 12-10 decision to No. 11 Syracuse before an announced 4,337 at Homewood Field...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
There are many reasons why the Disney musical, "Beauty and the Beast," is a beast to present.
The story of a prince turned beast and the girl who stumbles into his castle has a large cast with many lead characters; it has large ensemble numbers; and...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:25 AM
From a Real Estate ad: "Security Investment Realtors, 8 Normandy Shopping Center
"94 Acres: Murphy Road and Route 216 in the Fifth district of Howard County. Improved 8 room frame home in good condition. This tract...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:06 AM
A little more than eight months ago, the Carroll County Board of Education voted unanimously to deny an application from Sustainable Futures, Inc. to open the county's first charter school.
But Board members encouraged the group to revise its...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 10:45 AM
South Carroll High School reopened on Friday after being on lockdown for about 4 1/2 hours Thursday after police said numerous threats were made by phone that there would be "shooting and chaos."
After surrounding the school with a police presence...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:00 PM
In the 21st century there is no need for geographic borders to separate nations. According to United Nations resolutions, people have a human right to nationality, and in Crimea the majority want to be Russian. The world needs to accept that reality....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Our schools do a great job of offering cultural events to the community, including Jazz at the Ridge every spring at Marriotts Ridge High School. This year's concert, on Friday, April 4, at 7 p.m., will feature Marriotts Ridge jazz ensembles and...