| Jul 28, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Hancock man announces candidacy for House of Delegates
Ray Givens, a Hancock Republican who is running for the House of Delegates in the 2014 elections from Subdistrict 1C — an area comprising portions of Washington and Allegany counties —...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Two corrections officers at the troubled Baltimore City Detention Center have resigned after being charged with crimes, authorities said Friday.
A Baltimore grand jury indicted corrections officer Sean Graves, inmate Michael Gordon, and a third man,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Commissioners hear call for rural representation
Officials with the Maryland Rural Counties Coalition on Tuesday updated the Washington County Board of Commissioners on the group’s annual activities.
Chairman Michael McKay, president of the...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Michael McKay, the President of the Board of County Commissioners in Allegany County, announced last week that he was going to run for the state’s House of Delegates from Subdistrict 1C, an area that encompasses parts of Allegany and Washington...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Miss Western Maryland Christina Denny was crowned Miss Maryland 2013 on Saturday night at The Maryland Theatre in downtown Hagerstown.
Miss Queen State Sabrina Frost was named Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen.
As the new Miss Maryland, Denny, of Owings...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The heat index could top 100 degrees for the first time in 2013 this week after a relatively mild start to summer.
Through Sunday, there had been just a single day above 90 degrees in Baltimore this month, on June 1. That tally is likely to grow by four...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Del. LeRoy Myers said that having a charter home-rule form of government would enable Washington County to take care of business day to day instead of relying on a 90-day annual session of the Maryland General Assembly.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:38 PM
The 2013 Miss Maryland and Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant preliminaries began Wednesday night at The Maryland Theatre.
The Miss Maryland Outstanding Teen Preliminary Talent award went to both Miss Washington County Outstanding Teen...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 7:33 PM
A mother and her infant daughter were taken to the hospital Friday morning following a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 68, just east of the Washington-Allegany County line.
Police said Michele Haslacker, 22, of Great Cacapon, W.Va., was driving west...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:47 PM
If you want to know what working with hundreds of students challenged with various developmental or learning disabilities over the past three to four decades has meant to Nina Clopper, Betty Schriver and Margie Wolverton, you just had to see them on stage...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and gun-control advocates launched an offensive Thursday to protect his proposed ban on assault-type weapons from a House committee's efforts to scale it back.
"Military-style assault weapons belong on the battlefield, NOT on the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s bill to end the death penalty moved one step closer to becoming law Friday when a House committee passed the measure in a 14-8 vote.
The bill, already passed by the Senate, now moves to the House floor, where it is also...