A Carroll County group will hold its first public meeting Saturday to begin a series of discussions on ways to bring awareness and improved understanding of at least one lynching of a black person in the county.
It’s been nearly six months since Taneytown’s City Hall suffered extensive damage when a man allegedly rammed his truck into it, significantly limiting its use since, and the municipality is in the process of rebuilding with the goal of making it safer.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Tuesday that Ellsworth Cemetery in Westminster was one of 12 Maryland beneficiaries of nearly $1 million in funding to repair and restore cultural and historic sites.
Former Carroll County State’s Attorney and member of Maryland’s House of Delegates Lanny Harchenhorn is being remembered for his service, his appreciation of President Lincoln and his love of music and cars. Harchenhorn, of New Windsor, died at Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore on Jan. 9.