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Carroll County (Virginia)

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  • Estate tax relief seems on track in Annapolis

    Estate tax relief seems on track in Annapolis
    At a time when income inequality is one of the nation's most-discussed issues, the tax that appears to have the best chance of being cut in heavily Democratic Maryland this year is one that is only paid by millionaires. Senate President Thomas V. Mike...
  • Jos. A. Bank takeover could mean job loss for Carroll County

    Jos. A. Bank takeover could mean job loss for Carroll County
    The purchase of Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers by Men's Wearhouse will likely mean fewer jobs in Carroll County, where the suit company is the fourth-largest employer. Local officials said Tuesday that it is too early to know how severe the...
  • Water jet packs taking off in Ocean City this summer

    Water jet packs taking off in Ocean City this summer
    Dreams of flying and walking on water are becoming a reality at Relentless Watersports in Ocean City.  The brand new venue, run by a group of six friends from Carroll County, is the first in Ocean City to offer water jet-pack rides to the public. "We...
  • Pharrell Williams of Virginia Beach has seven Grammy nominations

    Pharrell Williams of Virginia Beach has seven Grammy nominations
    The year 2013 has been a big one for Virginia Beach's Pharrell Williams and it's looking like the good news will spill over into 2014. The producer and songwriter has been nominated for a long list of major Grammy awards, including Record of the Year,...
  • Howe back in the saddle as honoree for Days End Horse Rescue benefit

    Howe back in the saddle as honoree for Days End Horse Rescue benefit
    When Kathleen Howe first laid eyes nearly a quarter-century ago on a skeletal horse named Toby, compassion welled up from deep inside her. The buckskin quarter horse — which Howe described as "a rack of bones" —  lived on a farm where her 7-...
  • Girls cross country All-Metro first-team

    Girls cross country All-Metro first-team
    First team Carly Bunting South River, senior * Captured the Anne Arundel County individual title as South River won team crown * Took the Class 4A East region title as Seahawks also won team title * Finished sixth in the state meet * Took...
  • Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, traveled the world through work and service

    Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, traveled the world through work and service
    Ronald LeRoy Rognlien, 61, a retired defense contractor and world traveler with family ties to Westminster, died unexpectedly from a heart attack at his home in Warrenton, Va., on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Born in 1952 in Baraboo, Wis.; he was the son of...
  • Blue Maryland gets more liberal [Editorial]

    Blue Maryland gets more liberal  [Editorial]
    Maryland has long been a heavily Democratic state, but 2013 may have cemented its status as a truly liberal one. The two things were not always synonymous. Though Democrats have dominated the legislature and governor's mansion for decades, the party's...
  • Baltimore area's 2013 FBS players

    Baltimore area's 2013 FBS players
    The Baltimore area will be well-represented during this college football season. Ninety-six local players — from Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Harford County and Howard County — are listed on Football...
  • Lester A. Houck, government worker

    Lester A. Houck, government worker
    Lester A. Houck, a retired Treasury Department worker who was the oldest member of Wesley United Methodist Church, died Aug. 16 of liver failure at Vir-Les, his Westminster farm. He was 101. The son of farmers, Lester Adelbert Houck was born on the...
  • Fight to keep the Common Core from being implemented in schools

    Fight to keep the Common Core from being implemented in schools
    Robert Small, the Howard County parent whose name became known from Maine to California when he protested new nationwide education standards, is part of a chorus of increasingly strident voices rising up against the initiative — from both ends of...