| Jan 26, 2014
Chili cook off
Access Carroll's eighth annual Chili Cook Off will be held Jan. 26 at 1 p.m., at the Shipley Arena at the Ag Center, 706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster. Admission is $10; $5 for students; free for children ages 4 and under. 443-952-...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:20 AM
Did you know that only 5 to 6 percent of eligible Girl Scouts receive their Gold Award each year? This exclusive leadership award represents the highest level of achievement for Girl Scouts, who must complete at least 80 hours of work towards a service...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:25 AM
An accidental fire that started in a void space above Jin's Asian Bistro in the Oklahoma Center shopping center became a two-alarm blaze that damaged several units of the Eldersburg strip mall late Thursday night, the Office of the Maryland State Fire...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:45 AM
A $4.2 million addition and renovation at the Lutherville Volunteer Fire Company that will more than double floor space and improve conditions for the company's 100-plus volunteers will begin in mid-March, Mullan Contracting Co. announced in a statement...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:38 PM
A former congressional aide facing federal child pornography charges was found dead at his Sykesville family's home in an apparent suicide, Carroll County sheriff's officials said Friday.
Jesse Ryan Loskarn, 35, former chief of staff to Republican Sen....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Brandy King wants a judge to order her abusive ex-husband not to contact her ever again. But as Maryland law now stands, the courts can't do that.
King asked a state Senate committee Tuesday to change the law as she testified in support of legislation,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:54 AM
A Sykesville community meeting to mobilize neighbors against a proposed composting facility ended dramatically Feb. 27, when the owner of the site in question announced she would not be selling her farm to be used for composting after all.
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Since winning the second annual Carroll Biz Challenge in November, the ensuing months have been "very hectic, to say the least," according to Dawn Pritchard.
"Starting any business is really difficult and stressful," said Pritchard, the founder of...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:55 AM
Congratulations to Gracie Scheaffer. Gracie created a poster in her religion class for world peace. She was recognized about this time a year ago, but apparently, she won again and was recognized by the Lions Club and the City of Laurel for her poster...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 2:43 PM
A full day's effort by students at the Legacy School was recently recognized by Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. in the company's second annual Wires Down Video Challenge.
Twenty-two entries were submitted from elementary schools in the BGE service...
| 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...