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Howard County

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Top Howard County Articles

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  • Badminton finding solid footing in Howard County

    If I were to ask you the most popular sport in the world is, the obvious answer would be soccer. If were then to ask you what the second-most popular sport in the world is, you'd most likely have to pause, and then guess. Is it basketball? Tennis? Golf?...
  • North Laurel man has a dream workplace -- a brewery [Column]

    Ryan Johnson has the kind of job of which most young men (and a few of us older ones) can only dream. "I get to do science all day and get a workout at the same time," he says after I've followed him up and down a 10-foot-high scaffold. The structure...
  • Here's how to buy from local farmers [Ellicott City]

    Our county boasts 335 farms with agriculture sales topping over $200 million, according to the Howard County Economic Development Authority.  In Ellicott City, there are a number farms that sell fresh produce and products direct to the public.  ...
  • A look inside the healing garden of Howard's 'Dr. Duke'

    A look inside the healing garden of Howard's 'Dr. Duke'
    With its four terraces of thriving plants sloping down toward a babbling lily pond, Jim Duke's garden could certainly be considered a healing place. And that's precisely what the world-renowned botanist and author's Green Farmacy Garden is....
  • Howard Co. Health Dept. launches plan to combat rising drug overdoses

    Howard Co. Health Dept. launches plan to combat rising drug overdoses
    The number of drug overdoses related to heroin and prescription painkillers in Howard County is on the rise -- a trend that has led the county Health Department to launch a series of initiatives aimed at reducing incidents. According to a health...
  • High-risk high [Editorial]

    High-risk high  [Editorial]
    The deaths of two young men at a music festival in Howard County's Merriweather Post Pavilion Friday has prompted an investigation into whether security and screening procedures there were adequate to protect concertgoers. Officials suspect many in the...
  • Leading man Tom Zepp proves his teacher right [West Friendship]

    Leading man Tom Zepp proves his teacher right [West Friendship]
    When Tom Zepp was a student at Marriotts Ridge High School back in 2008, his drama teacher Sally Livingston commented that Zepp would make a great leading man. Livingston's prophetic words have come true as evidenced by Zepp's powerful performance as...
  • Robert W. Awalt Sr., home builder

    Robert W. Awalt Sr., home builder
    Robert W. Awalt Sr., who built homes in West Baltimore and Howard County, died of kidney failure July 26 at his Annapolis home. He was 91. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of George W. Awalt, a home builder, and E. Grace Freeland, an artist and...
  • Laurel Post 60 baseball winds up successful season

    Laurel Post 60 baseball winds up successful season
    The American Legion Laurel Post 60 baseball team went from cliques to clicking this summer. The team draws from four Howard County high schools: Reservoir, Atholton, River Hill and Mt. Hebron, and that can make for some uneasiness when practice begins....
  • Traffic: Northbound traffic closed on MD 462

    Traffic: Northbound traffic closed on MD 462
    Northbound traffic on MD 462 in Aberdeen is closed at MD 132 due to emergency roadwork at 7:25 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The southbound left traffic lane is bi-directional, DOT said. A two-vehicle collision on...
  • Howard Co. teachers' union is being unreasonable [Letter]

    As a former teacher and as a teacher educator who has observed classrooms in almost every school system in Maryland, I feel I'm qualified to make the following comments, even though negativity toward Howard County Public School System and its teachers...
  • High school rodeo saddles up for inaugural ride at Howard fair

    High school rodeo saddles up for inaugural ride at Howard fair
    Forget what you think you know about a mule being an obstinate creature, given to sitting down with a frustrated rider on its back if the impulse strikes. Madison and Miranda Iager of Woodbine say they will be working to debunk the "stubborn as a mule"...