Carroll Digest


NAACP to hold King breakfast in Westminster

The Carroll County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its second annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Martin's Westminster at the 140 Village Shopping Center.

The Rev. Burton L. Mack, a New Windsor resident and pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church in Frederick, will be the keynote speaker. He attended Robert Moton School in Westminster.

Mack has a bachelor's and a master's degree from Howard University, and a doctorate from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington. He is active in organizations dealing with international peace, mental health and addiction, and campus ministries.

He also founded SMILE, an ecumenical human services agency in Calvert County.

Tickets to the breakfast are $25 for adults and $12.50 for children 12 and younger.

Information: 410-751-7667 or 410-876-7759.

Repairs may disrupt government phone service

Maintenance will be performed on the telephone system in the Carroll County government offices beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday and possibly extending into Monday morning.

During this period, phone service may be temporarily disrupted to the following facilities and agencies: County Office Building, Maryland State Police, sheriff services, Circuit Court, County Maintenance Center, Maryland Cooperative Extension Service, Citizen Services and the state Department of Social Services.

The Emergency Operations Center's 911 system and countywide radio communications system will remain fully operational during maintenance.

However, nonemergency business lines to the Emergency Operations Center and sheriff services may be temporarily disrupted.

Anyone needing nonemergency assistance may use the business line, 410-848-4343, to contact the center in the event normal business lines are unavailable.

For emergencies, continue to dial 911.

Anyone receiving a busy signal or no answer when trying to contact the Maryland State Police may call 410-848-3111.

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