WHITE HALL -- A $2.1 million contract to build an entrance road, parking lot and a clubhouse at the county's new Greystone golf course has been awarded to Tech Construction Inc. of Baltimore.
The company, one of six bidders, is to complete the road and 210-vehicle lot by May 1. It should finish the 6,500-square-foot hillside clubhouse and deck by late summer, said George E. Hale, county revenue authority director.
A pro shop, meeting room and a snack bar for up to 50 guests are to be built, along with storage space for golf carts in a basement beneath the clubhouse. The authority runs three public golf courses and parking facilities.
Man in 30s is killed when car crashes, overturns
WHITE MARSH -- A man was killed last night when he lost control of his car, which struck a utility pole, overturned and careened down an embankment, county police said.
The man, who appeared to be in his early 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 7: 35 p.m. accident in the 11100 block of Pulaski Highway (U.S. 40), police said. His name was being withheld pending notification of relatives.
Police said the man's body was taken to the state medical examiner's office in Baltimore for an autopsy.
County councilman to speak at Owings Mills GOP session
OWINGS MILLS -- County Councilman T. Bryan McIntire of the 3rd District will be the guest speaker at the Greater Owings Mills Republican Club's meeting next month.
The group will meet at Dragon House Restaurant in Garrison Forest Plaza on Jan. 14. Dinner is at 6 p.m.
Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke will lead the countdown as Baltimore launches its 200th birthday celebration with a big fireworks show in the Inner Harbor today at midnight.
The Baltimore New Year's Eve Extravaganza: Celebrating Baltimore's Bicentennial will feature an expanded fireworks show with larger, colorful shell bursts.
Fireworks birthday candles will explode from the roofs of the Maryland Science Center, the World Trade Center and the Harborplace Light Street Pavilion and from Federal Hill. Laser beams will be projected from the HarborView tower, the Pier Six Concert Pavilion lawn and the Harborplace Light Street Pavilion.
Night Life Task Force to meet Friday at City Hall
The first meeting of the Night Life Task Force, which is studying ways to enliven Baltimore's late-night entertainment offerings, is scheduled for 4 p.m. Friday in the Curran Conference Room on the fourth floor of City Hall.
Councilwoman Stephanie Rawlings, a 5th District Democrat, chairs the committee that will hear testimony on a resolution introduced by City Council President Lawrence A. Bell III that calls for a study of night life in Baltimore. Among the proposals is permitting nightclubs and restaurants that serve liquor to stay open past the 2 a.m. closing time, possibly as late as 4 a.m.
Pub Date: 12/31/96