It will be a hot one across Maryland and in Carroll County today (May 21st). According to the National Weather Service today will be "Mostly sunny, with a high near 91". The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement for much of Maryland (including Carroll County). The statement includes:
The current superintendent of Carroll County Public Schools is returning to Frederick County to work as an elementary school principal. Steve Lockard will take over at New Market Elementary School effective July 1, Frederick County Public Schools announced Thursday. He’s served as CCPS’ superintendent since 2018. The Carroll County Times reported in November that Lockard’s annual salary as superintendent was $231,066.
NEW WINDSOR, Md. — Saturday is Armed Forces Day, and a group in Carroll County is looking to give back with the Stuff-a-Trailer care package drive. Donna Babylon with the Babylon Vault Co. explains who they're collecting donations for.
CDC COVID-19 Community Level in Carroll County remains LOW as additional jurisdictions in Maryland shift to Medium
Last week (May 12th) seven jurisdictions in Maryland had moved into the “Medium” level of CDC COVID-19 Community Level: Montgomery County, Howard County, Baltimore City, Kent County, Wicomico County, Somerset County and Worcester County. Additional jurisdictions have moved into the “Medium” category as of May 19th:
The State Board of Elections periodically compiles voter registration statistics for the State of Maryland. The Observer has taken a look at the voter registration data for Carroll County since 2019 and compiled this chart for the voters (and I am sure candidates for office would be interested in this information):
State Roundup: Audit of Medical Examiner’s Office called lacking; Covid cases ‘explode’ in Carroll; former Montgomery Exec Sid Kramer dies
DEL. REZNIK: AUDIT OF MEDICAL EXAMINER OFFICE LACKING: A performance audit of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner likely does not provide a full picture of problems within the agency, according to one state lawmaker. The audit made public Tuesday by the Office of Legislative Audits “did not disclose any findings that warrant mention.” Del. Kirill Reznik, D-Montgomery County, said it may fall short of painting a complete picture of the agency responsible for autopsies in the state. Bryan Sears/The Daily Record.
A Carroll County man claimed the record-setting $5.1 million Multi-Match jackpot. Video above: New scratch-offs and promotions from Maryland Lottery. The anonymous player known as the "Mystery Millionaire" won the largest jackpot in-state jackpot game's history with a quick-pick ticket purchased for the May 9 drawing. The 41-year-old Westminster man...
HAMPSTEAD, Md. (WBFF) — A liquor store in Carroll County sold a winning scratch-off ticket worth $5.1 million last week, the Maryland Lottery said. The record-setting Multi-Match prize sold at Hampstead Liquors in the 700 block of Hanover Pike was claimed, the lottery said. Also last week, someone who...
Blossoms of Hope (BOH) presented a check for $10,000 to Zaching Against Cancer Foundation (ZACF) at Centennial Park on Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in support of its cancer-related programs. The two organizations partnered last December to bring Santa and his elves to the homes of children in Howard, Carroll and...
Since the first case of the omicron variant was detected in the U.S., new daily cases of COVID-19 have hit new highs. To date, 81,519,474 Americans are confirmed to have been infected with the virus — and over 1 million have died as a result. On a per capita basis, the U.S. has one of […]
Defending state champion Liberty girls lacrosse avenges loss and beats South Carroll, 17-7, for regional title
Junior Ally Pond scored seven goals and the Lions got revenge with a 17-7 win over Carroll County rival South Carroll in the Class 1A West Region I championship game on Monday. Source: The Baltimore Sun High School Sports.
The Carroll County tennis championships were held Tuesday. County champions were South Carroll’s Casey Reno, girls singles; Liberty’s Honour Zan, boys singles; Liberty’s Madison Haggerty and Grace Maerten, girls doubles; Manchester Valley’s Connor Neal and Declan McGarry, boys doubles; and Century’s Danielle DeLawter and Evan DeLawter, mixed doubles.
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Westminster, Md. (DG) – A 9-year-old girl taken from her home in Westminster has been found safe. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is reporting on Tuesday shortly after 6 PM Savannah Heaton was abducted by her sister, 33-year-old Magen Wallen, on Shamrock Circle. Savannah was taken from her...
CARROLL COUNTY, Md. — A Carroll County school bus carrying 21 middle school students was involved in a crash Wednesday afternoon. School officials said Bus 364 crashed at Middleburg and Union Bridge roads after leaving Northwest Middle School. Five students were taken to the hospital to be examined, according...
WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ) — Students protested Wednesday night outside of a Carroll County School Board meeting in which board members will review a policy that would prohibit gay pride flags and other flags from county schools. The school board voted in its April meeting to develop a new policy on the use of political symbols, specifically flags, in school buildings. The Washington Post reported the decision came after parents raised concerns about the rainbow pride flags displayed inside some county classrooms. In the April meeting, some board members said they have already banned Confederate Flags, and the rainbow flag also goes against...
Pheasants Forever, Carroll County Chapter #622, will hold a picnic and shoot at 3 p.m. June 25 at Forest and Stream Club in Detour. In addition to a fried chicken and pit beef dinner, there will be an afternoon of shooting trap and skeet, fishing, canoeing and kayaking. BYO guns, ammo, rods, kayaks, canoes, chairs, yard games and a side dish or dessert to share. Skeet and trap shooting is $5 per round. Dinner is $10 per person, ages 10 and under free. Send a check payable to: PF CCC #622 by June 20 and mail to Melody Smith, 4027 Baptist Road, Taneytown MD 21787. Include your name, address, phone number, number of adults, number of children, and PF memberships ($35). For more information contact Melody Smith at email@example.com or 443-340-5651.