| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:54 PM
When Airman Steven Doty was the first to rush to the scene of a downed helicopter in the Nuristan province of Afghanistan, he didn't consider the possibility that he might have been putting his own life in jeopardy.
On May 3, 2010, a Russian aircraft...
| Feb 28, 2014
School of the Incarnation seventh-grader Isabelle Simmons outlasted 30 other spellers last week to win the 26th annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee and earn a trip to the national competition later this year. She correctly spelled the word...
| Feb 21, 2014
The Anne Arundel County Board of Education said last week that at least 50 people have applied for the position of superintendent.
The school system closed its application deadline Monday for the vacant superintendent position and now begins the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:40 PM
With schools, government offices and workplaces closed Thursday, many in Anne Arundel County spent the day digging out from under a heavy, wet snowfall that blanketed the region.
Some did it for themselves; some did it for others.
| Feb 14, 2014
Teacher of the Year finalists
Teachers from two high schools, one middle school and one elementary school make up the field of four finalists announced this week for the 2014 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year.
The teachers will...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 9:31 AM
A citizens' commission has given Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman a long to-do list for improving county government.
After meeting for eight months, the 45-member Commission on Excellence recommended Tuesday a suite of changes ranging from...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Lawyers for John R. Leopold, the disgraced former Anne Arundel county executive, acknowledge his behavior was inappropriate. But they insist that's not a crime.
His attorneys are scheduled to appear at the Court of Special Appeals on Wednesday to...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Chief Petty Officer Tori Novo says she finds herself saying "no" to young people who want to ship out to sea with the Navy more often than she used to.
A recruiter for seven years, Novo says she has seen the standards for enlisting in the Navy become...
| Jan 31, 2014
February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org.
Tobacco-free kids week
February 9 to 15, kids...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Southern's Linda Kilpatrick has won more games than any other girls basketball coach in Anne Arundel County history, and she's set to reach another major milestone in the coming days.
In her 38th season at the Harwood school, Kilpatrick is on the...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:57 AM
Many high school coaches never even reach 100 wins, but three local girls basketball coaches are approaching much bigger career milestones that end in "00," and all have a chance to reach them this week.
Southern's Linda Kilpatrick, who has more wins...