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Woodbine man charged with felony firearm violation

A Woodbine man faces several charges related to firearms after allegedly pulling a woman by her hair and knocking her into objects July 15.

Camp C.O.P.S. means fierce but friendly competition

Law enforcement agencies come together to organize the Carroll County day camp every year, and the theme is in the acronym: Courage to be Outstanding with Pride and Self-Confidence (C.O.P.S.)

Swimming: Carroll County Invitational rained out for first time in meet history

The Carroll County Invitational swim meet, which is in its 33rd year, was postponed minutes before its scheduled 5 p.m. start time because of a band of thunderstorms that rolled through the South Carroll Swim Club area.

Mount Airy woman sentenced to 10 years for embezzling from auto parts company

A Mount Airy woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling money from A&D Auto Parts.

Westminster man, woman charged with stealing $15K worth of items from home

A Westminster man and woman were charged with theft for allegedly stealing from the home they were welcomed into when they were homeless.

Carrie’s Kitchen: July means peaches and cooking with peaches is delectable

I like cooking with peaches — after adding a little heat or acidity, they’re transformed into an end product that will be just as delectable as if you had found the one perfectly ripe peach in the bushel.

Carroll County Public Schools retirees represent more than 2,000 years of service

Ninety retiring Carroll County Public Schools employees were recognized for their service during the July Board of Education meeting.

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Voicemail received by Westminster church sounded like ‘pocket dial,’ not gunfire, police say

After reviewing a voicemail placed with the Church of the Ascension, Westminster police have found that there was likely no gunfire in the message, as previously suggested by the church pastor, and the department is not investigating further.

North Carroll: Scholarships awarded to local students; National Night Out upcoming in Hampstead, Manchester

During an awards ceremony held June 7 at Manchester Valley High School, Hampstead Mayor Christopher Nevin awarded two high school students from Hampstead with $1,000 each.

Crash in Hampstead believed to be result of medical emergency, Carroll police say

A 58-year-old Westminster man was rushed to Carroll Hospital by ambulance Sunday after his vehicle veered off the road in Hampstead, police say.

Daily arrest report for those arrested July 16, 2019

The following is the daily intake report for the Carroll County Detention Center provided by the Central Booking Unit.

South Carroll: Community churches hosting Vacation Bible School programs; Baldwin’s Station presents Seamus Kennedy

From July 22 through July 26, Oakland United Methodist Church will be hosting its annual Vacation Bible School.

Carroll County schools working on ‘comprehensive’ data governance program, asking for public feedback

Carroll County Public Schools is seeking to revise its student data governance policy to be “comprehensive” and to serve as a framework that can be built on in the future.

Small Town Stars bringing ‘Legally Blonde’ to the stage

ENCORE. The Small Town Stars community theater company will put on their production of "Legally Blonde" on July 26-27 and Aug. 2-3. All performances begin at 7 p.m. The show will be performed at the Scott Center of Carroll Community College.

An Eye for Art: Photographer Robert Schellhammer likes ‘to bring out the beauty of things’

Westminster-based Robert Schellhammer is looking to establish his freelance photography business.

Orioles continue to struggle at the plate, lose opener of two-game interleague series, 8-1, to Nationals

Baltimore Orioles struggle to score again in 8-1 loss to Washington Nationals.

'Everybody is here’ at the Reese & Community Volunteer Fire Company’s carnival

The Reese Carnival sits atop the peak of summer, a tradition for families.

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