James McBride, author of the National Book Award-winning novel “The Good Lord Bird,” the bestselling American classic “The Color of Water,” the novels “Song Yet Sung” and “Miracle at St. Anna,” as well as the James Brown biography “Kill 'Em and Leave,” will be giving an author talk at 7 p.m. on March 6 in room K100 at Carroll Community College.
Once again, Liberty and Westminster met in the final county match of the season. And once again, judges Fred Hecker, Maria Oesterreicher and Richard Titus declared Westminster the victor, edging Liberty 70-68.
Vivian Davis, who sculpted 2017′s grand prize winner “Mother of (Peeps) Dragons,” is teaching “Marshmallows as Media: The Basics of PEEP Sculpture," to assist would-be confectionery crafters, using the knowledge she has gained through years as an art instructor and as a multiple-year entrant of the PEEPshow.
A change to Carroll County Public Schools' out-of-district policy means varsity athletes will be on "restricted eligibility" for a full year if they switch high schools. There was worry that opening up school choice had an unintended consequence of allowing athletes to "abuse" the system by changing schools just based on sports.
Students will perform a staged reading of Eve Ensler's celebrated play, "The Vagina Monologues" on Feb. 14 and 15 at 7 p.m. in WMC Alumni Hall, with all proceeds benefiting Rape Crisis Intervention Services of Carroll County.
Morgan Barton, of Manchester and Carroll Community College, represented approximately 500,000 community college students across the state at the Maryland Association of Community Colleges (MACC) Student Advocacy Day before the Maryland General Assembly.
Over the past weeks, students in Carroll County public high schools and Silver Oak Academy have been digging into the canon of literature, poetry, songwriting and other works by African American writers.
Two Carroll County leaders, Andrea Berstler, president of the Maryland Library System and executive director of Carroll County Public Library, and County Commissioner Eric Bouchet, R-District 4, gave speeches at the dedication as a literary landmark of the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore.
A second alleged knife attack that was reported in Westminster on Jan. 24 was likely unfounded, police now say. The first attack, for which a man was charged, will soon go before a grand jury for consideration of additional charges.
Hampstead’s town council discussed the possibility of finding a Main Street manager at its most recent meeting, Jan. 14, though no formal action was taken. A new hire would likely have to start after the new financial year begins July 1.
It's not the first time the Roaring Run Lions Club held a food drive for the pantry at Westminster High School. But this year, the number of donations soared, and they will need trucks to deliver it all, thanks to a partnership with Westminster's Weis Markets and donations from their customers.
The Carroll County Board of Education heard a pitch from the National Federation of State High School Associations about implementing a streaming service for watching high school sports remotely for a monthly fee.