| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Brent Ault, of Laurel, was awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, Va., to support further study of American history. The fellowship will fund up to $24,000 of Ault's course of study toward a...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:57 PM
A Kent County man swam for more than five hours through the dangerous waters of Tangier Sound this week to seek help for four family members after the boat they were fishing in capsized during a sudden thunderstorm.
John Franklin Riggs III, 46, of...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Students heading to college can expect to spend about $662 a year on textbooks and other course materials, according to The National Association of College Stores.
But more and more college bookstores are offering alternatives through textbook rental...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Wednesday tried to move past the fallout from his secretly recorded comments about his political opponent's ethnicity.
Gansler hosted an environmental policy discussion on the Eastern Shore, but the...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 1:21 PM
More than 500 schools across the country, including some in Maryland, use the Common Application, which enables students to apply to multiple colleges by filling out one online form.
But it turns out that the organization's licensing agreement might...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:47 PM
Greg Dean was away in college at Salisbury University when his father, Willy Dean, caught a bull shark in 2010. Greg shared the experience, but only vicariously.
The younger Dean, who returned to the family's Southern Maryland home in Scotland after...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The voices are constant. They fight each other for space in your brain, and while you try to process what they're saying — "You're worthless, we hate you" — you can't believe what you're seeing: the TV weatherman talking directly to you....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The state is expanding a program that better connects youth to mental health services.
The program, which aims to get youth mental health treatment through their primary care doctor's office, started in Western Maryland and the Eastern Shore in January...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:00 AM
"Fire in the hole," Matt Stevens yelled Thursday morning, wearing protective gloves as he lit a firecracker attached to a rubber hand in a Cockeysville field.
Smoke wafted lazily in a slight breeze and two butterflies fluttered in the bright sun until...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Salisbury coach Jim Nestor has been named the National Division III Coach of the Year by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association.
Nestor led the Sea Gulls to a 23-0 record in 2013 and earned the program's second national title with a...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Teacher preparation programs in the nation and Maryland are part of "an industry of mediocrity" that is failing to give young teachers the skills to succeed in the classroom, according to a long-awaited report by a national research advocacy group.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Five regional and local airports could see their control towers close on April 1 if across-the-board spending cuts take effect next week Friday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Friday.
Hagerstown Regional Airport and Salisbury-Ocean City...