| Sep 13, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Emails and press releases on fall dining events have been falling into my email inbox like the fruits of the female gingko tree. Here are some recent rakings.
NEW: The 28th Maryland Wine Festival is on Sept. 17-18 at the Carroll County Farm Museum. The...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 8:08 PM
The National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday that a EF0 tornado, with winds reaching about 80 miles per hour, did touch down in Carroll County a few minutes after 10 p.m. Monday. It had a short life, but the damage was substantial.
The tornado touched...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:47 PM
A new program in Southwest Virginia is encouraging career-driven students to peruse college, instead of immediately starting work after high school.
Hillsville, Galax, Carroll County and Grayson County high schools are partnering together to offer the...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:51 PM
A special education teacher from Carroll County is dead after a fire early Monday morning.
Wade Meredith, 58, worked for Carroll County Public Schools for 36 years.
His home, on Floyd Pike just outside of Hillsville, caught fire around midnight....
| Aug 18, 2011
Classic comics, indie comics and more will be featured at the 12th Annual Baltimore Comic-Con, happening Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 20-21, at the Baltimore Convention Center. The event boasts a huge guest list of comic book creators and artists and will...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 11:27 AM
Carroll County was formed in 1842 after it broke away from Grayson County. Part of Patrick County was later added. The county was named after Charles Carroll, who was the last surviving signer of the Declaration of...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 7:09 PM
Ethan Yankellow pondered the last time he saw snow in the Baltimore area at this time of year — and drew a blank.
"I don't remember any time I saw snow in October, and I've lived here all my life," Yankellow, 42, said Saturday.
| Nov 7, 2011
| 5:16 AM
A sheriff's deputy is shot in the face with a shotgun in South Carolina. The suspects are tracked down and arrested in Carroll County early Monday morning.
The crime spree lasted nearly 12 hours.
The first shooting happened around 10:00 Sunday night...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 3:22 PM
Paul Frederick Obrecht, a well-known Baltimore warehouse developer whose various projects included Moravia Industrial Park, died Nov. 3 of complications from a stroke at his Lutherville home.
He was 82.
Mr. Obrecht, who went by P. Frederick Obrecht...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 5:15 AM
A recent article by Tim Wheeler ("Septic task force produces 'roadmap' for MD growth," Nov. 23) perpetuates a false narrative regarding septic systems that the state is using as an excuse to arrest property rights and local autonomy in rural counties....
| Dec 7, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Heavy rains throughout the day and into the night Wednesday will create the potential for flooding in the Baltimore area, and forecasters say a small amount of snow is possible overnight.
As cold air from the north and west filters in to the Baltimore...