Miles Taylor, a 2013 Westminster graduate with cerebral palsy, weighs just 99 pounds. He recently gained widespread social media attention when a video of him deadlifting 200 pounds went viral. Miles trains at NEVERsate Athletics in Westminster with his coach, Nicolai Meyers.
Kate Maerten of Gerstell Academy, 1st place winner of the Poetry Out Loud regional competition, reads an original poem which she won a 2nd Place for, at the Carroll Arts Center on Saturday, Feb. 2. (Video by Brian Krista)
Firefighters contain barn fire at Baugher's Farm and Orchard in Westminster. (Dylan Slagle)
Recruits in the Carroll County Sheriff's Office Training Academy get hands-on training behind the wheel of a police car at the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions Driver Training Facility in Sykesville. (Dylan Slagle)
Brian Geraci, Maryland state fire marshal, gives an update after firefighters found a deceased female inside an apartment in the 900 block of Marimich Court in Sykesville Monday morning.
Crews from New Windsor and surrounding fire companies were still working to control a house fire in the 1600 block of Bowersox Road, more than an hour after the blaze began Thursday.
Volunteers from Camden Cares make needed renovation to the Hampstead home of Melissa and Jonathan Meadows Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Jonathan Meadows, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, is a retired sergeant first class of the Army National Guard who was diagnosed with traumatic brain injury and PTSD. (Dylan Slagle)
The town of Hampstead held its annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Banner Display at Main Street Memorial Park in Hampstead Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. (Dylan Slagle)
Mr. and Ms. Claus led the tree lighting ceremony for the city of Westminster Saturday, Nov. 24 despite a downpour. (Catalina Righter)
Human Service Programs of Carroll County has a Neighbors in Need Year Round fund to fill gaps in its existing programs and leverage. Neighbors in Need Year Round is one of the beneficiaries of Holiday Hope, an annual campaign with the Carroll County Times.
The RockSalt Grille, in Westminster, prepares turkeys for The Shepherd’s Staff’s annual Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner. (Jon Kelvey)
Maryland Del. Susan Krebs spoke at the 2018 Carroll Hospice We Honor Veterans Breakfast on Nov. 8.
Voters discuss their reasons for casting ballots in the 2018 midterm elections Tuesday at Friendship Valley Elementary School in Westminster
A chief election judge talks turnout and a Trump voter sees the election as a referendum on the president she supports at Mechanicsville Elementary School. (Jon Kelvey)
Brooke Hagerty celebrated her heat-and-eat and catering shop's grand opening on Nov 1, 2018, complete with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Jennifer Turiano)
Halloween on Windswept Court in Sykesville is about more than trick-or-treating. It's a cul-de-sac that prides itself in strange and terrifying decorations. (Jennifer Turiano)
Organic bacon at Hahn's Pork & Beans (Jennifer Turiano)
Kids get a chance Wednesday to check out bones, bugs and more at McDaniel College's Bones, Bugs and Treats event, in partnership with the Maryland STEM festival. (Emily Chappell)
The Taneytown Mayor and Council visited sculptor Gary Casteel's studio in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania just a few weeks after he proposed to erect a National Civil War Memorial in the small Maryland city. (Alex Mann)
Carroll County Election Director Katherine Berry discusses the first day of early voting.
The Sykesville Walmart is the first in Carroll County to get the Pickup Tower technology, and the device is expected to be ready for use by the end of the week. (Emily Chappell)
Maryland State police said Friday that a 27-year-old Taneytown man was killed in a single-vehicle crash that ended in a pond near the intersection of Old Taneytown Road and Mayberry Road.
Students learned about soil, water, math and more Tuesday at the Westminster National Golf Course during a First Green program field trip.
About 1,500 people came to see author Nicholas Sparks talk about his new book "Every Breath" at Westminster High School on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (Jennifer Turiano)
Students participated in German folk dancing on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, as a part of the annual German-American Day event at McDaniel College. (Emily Chappell)
News reporter Catalina Righter traveled as a passenger in a 1944 B-24J Liberator as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour that brought living history to Westminster in the form of World War II era planes. (Catalina Righter)
The Sykesville Police Department wrapped up its 10th annual Junior CSI Camp at Sykesville Middle School on Oct. 9, 2018. Students from Sykesville Middle and other schools got a chance for positive interactions with law enforcement and to learn about investigative and forensic police work. (Dylan Slagle)
A 10-month, $6.6 million renovation in Gill Center is offering flexibility and the chance to continue to grow for McDaniel College’s kinesiology major.
A fire in the RockSalt Grille carry out location shut down a portion of West Main Street Westminster on Oct. 5, 2018. (Jon Kelvey)
K-9 Hunter is named for TFC Shaft Hunter, who was killed on duty in the Maryland State Police. K-9 Hunter and handler TFC Brown are assigned to the MSP Westminster Barrack.
Freedom Plan Oct. 3 public hearing (Jennifer Turiano)
Shelley Allen, 65, traveled from Connecticut to get bilateral nipple and areola tattoos from world-renowned artist Vinnie Myers on Oct. 4, 2018.
The Vinnie Myers Team, headed by Vinnie himself, works out of Little Vinnie's Tattoos in Finksburg, Md. and offers realistic three-dimensional nipple and areola tattoos to breast cancer survivors from across the world.
Finksburg's Revolution Motor Works has joined a national campaign to put the brakes on breast cancer by donating 10 percent of all brake-job proceeds from October to the Cleveland Clinic Breast Cancer Vaccine Research Fund. (Alex Mann)
Harold Robertson is honored in the individual category at the Community Foundation of Carroll County's 13th annual Philanthropists of the Year awards. (Catalina Righter)
Volunteers work to winterize the Human Services Programs of Carroll County Community Garden during a United Way Day of Action Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. (Dylan Slagle)
Scenes from Westminster Fallfest on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (Jennifer Turiano)
Remembering Carroll County TV personality and educator Jean Worthley with the dedication of Hodge Podge Lodge II at Irvine Nature Center in Owings Mills Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (Dylan Slagle/Carroll County Times)
Goddard School kids got to play with 30 toys this week at the annual Goddard School Preschooler-Approved Toy Test.
Food Network star Madison Cowan spoke to people from the Integrace Copper Ridge assisted living facility, research institute and surrounding areas about the Mind Diet, Mediterranean Diet, love and wellness at Integrace Copper Ridge in Sykesville on Sept. 26, 2018. (Jennifer Turiano)
Brewery Fire co-owner Dave Palmer talks about the planning and zoning process for finding his business, which recently won the Carroll Biz Challenge, a home in the City of Taneytown.
Leaders of the Westminster Police Department, Carroll County Sheriff's Office, Maryland State Police and Carroll County State's Attorney's Office camp out on the roof of the Dunkin' Donuts in Westminster Saturday and Sunday to raise money for Special Olympics Maryland. (Dylan Slagle)
Two Carroll County Public Schools science teachers have been chosen as two of the three Maryland finalists for the 2018 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. (Emily Chappell/Carroll County Times video)
Cheerleading teammates gathered to remember Chloe Isaac as her parents released butterflies. (Catalina Righter)
Dogs were able to beat the heat and swim in the Westminster Municipal Pool on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, during the annual Pooch Pool Party. (Emily Chappell)
The annual Maryland Department of Public Safety and Corrections fundraiser for Special Olympics Maryland features a tug of war bracket. (Catalina Righter)
Thane J. Fake, who died Sept. 13 after battling cancer, spent nearly two decades working for the United States Department of Justice. Fake, who attended Penn State University in the 1990s, later received a public service award from the university. (Video by Lindsay Stetson)
Tim Eckels Sr. talks about the living memorial event he organized to remember his son Tim Eckels Jr., who was among the 10 Navy sailors killed when the USS John S. McCain crashed just over a year ago. (Alex Mann)
Board of Carroll County Commissioners Open Session on September 13, 2018.