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Central Carroll: Westminster High to host marching band show, Sept. 29  Carroll County Times

Westminster High School will hold their annual marching band show — the 2018 Westminster Invitational Marching Band Show — on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Ruby ...



Westminster High School grad named Maryland FFA Star Farmer  Carroll County Times

Early this month a 2018 Westminster High School graduate was recognized as the Maryland FFA Star Farmer and a runner-up in the Northeast Region of the ...



Westminster High AD Terry Molloy reflects on his job and a recent award  Carroll County Times

Terry Molloy, athletic director and facilities coordinator at Westminster High School, just won the 2018 Maryland State Athletic Directors Association (MSADA) ...



Field Hockey: 'Confidence' carries Westminster to 3A West championship  Carroll County Times

Westminster hosted Urbana in the Class 3A West field hockey championship game Oct. 31, 2018.



Big Band Merry Christmas benefit concert coming to Westminster High  Carroll County Times

The Carroll County Jazz Ensemble will perform their 17th annual Big Band Merry Christmas concert Dec. 1, benefiting Access Carroll Integrated Healthcare.



Some parents question Westminster HS health class materials  WBAL Baltimore

Some parents in Carroll County are questioning materials that are part of Westminster High School's Family Life Unit lesson plan.



Football: Not a 'welcome back' on the field for former Owls coach  Carroll County Times

Former Westminster football coach Brad Wilson made his return to Ruby Field on Sept. 1, 2018, for the first time since he stepped down as Owls coach after the ...



Westminster High students take to demonstration in support of diversity  Carroll County Times

Students wore "We the People" shirts in demonstration against posters being removed at Westminster High School.



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Photos and photo galleries from the Carroll County Times.



Westminster B.E.S.T. program helped graduate turn high school career around  Carroll County Times

Three years ago, it was anything but certain that Imani Rollins was going to graduate high school.



Nicholas Sparks, crafter of famous love stories, draws 1,500 people to Westminster for book talk  Carroll County Times

Wednesday night was a special one for fans of the novel and film adaptation of “The Notebook” — Nicholas Sparks' story of Noah Calhoun and Allie Nelson ...



CCPS on changes in administrators: 'You know that you’re not going to be in one place forever'  Carroll County Times

With the end of the academic year comes changes in leadership at a number of schools in Carroll County, including a move down in position for one high school ...



Westminster rally is latest push back against school decision ban on 'We The People' posters  Baltimore Sun

Westminster High School alumni are organizing a rally next week to protest a decision by Carroll County schools to remove posters from classrooms that officials ...



Jordan Costley, Youth Philanthropist of the Year, looks to make everyone 'feel like they’re important'  Carroll County Times

On Oct. 17, Jordan Costley will be honored in the youth category at the Community Foundation of Carroll County's 13th annual Philanthropists of the Year ...



Carroll County public schools welcomes new teachers  Carroll County Times

The new kid in school needs plenty of support and the same can be said for new teachers. Just over 100 teachers new to Carroll County gathered bright and ...



Filming for 'Heroin Still Kills' begins in Carroll  Carroll County Times

Dancers from Westminster-based Project C Studio leapt across the stage at the Carroll Community College Scott Center Saturday afternoon. Watching them ...



Golf Preview: 'It's nice to play under pressure' for Sorkin, Owls  Carroll County Times

Aaron Sorkin, like many who dabble in golf, is a big fan of improving his game. Coming off an all-county freshman season in 2017, Sorkin figured he'd play as ...



Powerlifting: County competition another big hit  Carroll County Times

Avid weightlifters gathered at Westminster High School on Feb. 24 for the annual Carroll County Public Schools Powerlifting Invitational, a competition designed ...



Longtime educator Rachael Wentz retires after nearly 60 years, 'touched countless people'  Carroll County Times

Rachael Wentz has been at the front of a classroom for almost six decades. This month, that all changes. On May 10, the born-and-raised Carroll countian held ...



Posters deemed anti-Trump removed from Westminster High classrooms  Carroll County Times

Posters put up by teachers in a few classrooms at Westminster High School were removed on Thursday when it was deemed that the teachers were taking a ...



Dayhoff: Loss for the Dixons, one of Carroll County’s most prominent families, a loss for all  Carroll County Times

It was standing room only on Nov. 15, when friends, family, colleagues, and community leaders crowded into Pritts Funeral Home to pay their last respects to Jeff ...



James Edward Walkling, Sr. | Obituaries  The Winchester Star

James Edward Walkling, Sr. Miami Fl — James Edward Walkling, Sr., known to friends as “Pop,” of Miami, FL, formerly of Westminster, MD and Ocala, FL, ...



Carroll students participate in National School Walkout  Carroll County Times

Students at Carroll County Public Schools and other educational institutions around the county participated in the National School Walkout at 10 a.m. ...



Learn from past when deciding fate of old school buildings  Baltimore Sun

If you think that our present day public discourse regarding the various education issues in Carroll County is interesting, researching the contentious history of ...



Cheerleading: 'We are one, we're Westminster,' Owls take winter county title  Carroll County Times

Westminster won the winter county cheerleading championship at Westminster High School on Saturday.



Westminster grad Ernest Thompson an Oscar-winning storyteller  Carroll County Times

Westminster High School graduate Ernest Thompson went on to be the Oscar-winning writer of "On Golden Pond."



Local Sports: Carroll Hall of Fame unveils Class of 2018  Carroll County Times

This year's Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame class consists of five men who have made their mark at nearly every level of sports in this area. Jerry Georgiana ...



Westminster grad heads to new school, with new lease on life  Carroll County Times

By any standard, Westminster High School graduate Josh Saltz is an impressive young man. He's a quality athlete who excels in math and engineering and who ...



New school superintendent appointed in Carroll County  WBAL Baltimore

The Carroll County Board of Education has appointed Steven Lockard as the district's new superintendent.



Volleyball: Owls 'going to leave it all out there' for state final  Carroll County Times

Eight volleyball teams remain in Maryland's high school season, and Westminster is one of them. And when the Owls take the court Saturday night at University ...



Carroll Varsity: Football  Carroll County Times

High school football coverage from the Carroll County Times in Westminster Maryland.



Board of Education profile: Tara Battaglia  Carroll County Times

Residence: Westminster. Age: 39. Facebook: Facebook.com/TaraBattagliaBOE. Email: tarab4boe@gmail.com. Profession: Mom (13 years). Current place(s) of ...



Women's Basketball: Martin plans on 'winning a lot of battles' despite stage 4 cancer  Carroll County Times

Becky Martin never thought she'd be a Johns Hopkins fan. The longtime McDaniel College women's basketball coach relayed that message to some doctors ...



Local students receive National Merit Scholarships  Carroll County Times

Taylor L. Mendoza, a Liberty High School student, and Hannah S. Rose, a Westminster High School student, were among the first group of winners in the 63rd ...



Caryl E. Peterson, retired professor of biology at Towson University, dies  Baltimore Sun

Caryl E. Peterson, a longtime professor of biology at Towson University who served for nearly a quarter-century as a trustee of McDaniel College, died Jan.



Online fundraiser started after posters removed from WHS classrooms  Carroll County Times

A Westminster High School alumna has raised more than $5,000 in two days through a GoFundMe campaign to help students at the school pay for T-shirts ...



Study of schools in Carroll provides an interesting education  Baltimore Sun

The first weeks of June are a time when many young adults in Carroll County look forward to the end of the school year and graduation ceremonies.



Curtain rising this week on several high school musicals  Carroll County Times

Several Carroll County high schools are beginning productions of their school musicals this week. With the shows ranging from a doctor whose mind has split in ...



Girls Basketball: Westminster wins first county title in four years  Carroll County Times

For the first time in four years, Westminster's girls basketball team is the Carroll County champion — the Owls captured their first county title since 2014 with a ...



Community mourns loss of teacher, coach Patrick Floyd  Carroll County Times

Those who knew Patrick Floyd knew him as a man who loved sports, loved helping others.



National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings For February 6, 2019  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its third National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...



Maryland Man With Cerebral Palsy Overcomes Disability, Deadlifts 200 lbs.  CBS Baltimore

Miles Taylor, a 2013 Westminster High School graduate, posts a video of himself on Instagram deadlifting 200 lbs, showing his disability does not define him.



Women's Basketball: Becky Martin taking leave as Terror coach  Carroll County Times

Becky Martin has patrolled the sideline as McDaniel's women's basketball coach for 37 seasons, ever since the Westminster High School graduate finished her ...



Signing Day: Carroll athletes make their college choices  Carroll County Times

Westminster senior Zane Lewis, the Times Football Player of the Year in 2017, make his college commitment to play at Division II Shepherd University next ...



Central Carroll: Mayberry Fall Festival coming up on Oct. 6  Carroll County Times

The Mayberry Fall Festival will be held at the Mayberry First Church of God in Westminster from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Look for vendor sales, ...



Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018  Carroll County Times

This year's Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame class consists of five men who have made their mark at nearly every level of sports in this area. Jerry Georgiana ...



Two weeks after Parkland shooting, CCPS security protocols not completely followed  Carroll County Times

When Carroll County Times staffers went to three different county schools on a Monday morning to check security protocols in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, ...



Girls Basketball: Owls post up for big win over Hubs  Carroll County Times

The North Hagerstown girls basketball team got a taste of Carroll County basketball on Tuesday night, and it wasn't pretty for the Washington County foe.



Huntingtown volleyball falls in five sets in 3A state semifinal  SoMdNews.com

COLLEGE PARK — In their quest to attain a Class 3A state title, the Huntingtown High School volleyball team realized it would have to battle through some ...



Varsity roundup (Dec. 15): Mount de Sales upends 6th-ranked Catonsville in girls basketball  Baltimore Sun

No. 15 Mount de Sales basketball got invited to the Catonsville Cup for the first time last year and lost. Saturday, the Sailors (6-2) won convincingly with a.



Candidate for Judge of the Circuit Court: Richard Titus  Carroll County Times

Candidate for Judge of Circuit Court: Richard Titus.



An accident leads to Apple Watch ad for Carroll County native Kacie Anderson  Carroll County Times

It was dark, around 6 p.m. on Dec. 20, 2017, when Kacie Anderson pulled up to a stop at the light at the intersection of Md. 27 and Md. 482/Hampstead Mexico ...



A dark past: The rise and fall (and rise again) of heroin in Carroll  Carroll County Times

He needed a moment to pray. Police were inside Mike O'Hara's home before he could tell his family what he'd seen, and he just needed a few minutes to gather ...



High School: Carroll teams looking fresh on first day of fall practice  Carroll County Times

The Friday night lights, merging with *fresh* faces, pursuing goals and records — it's officially the start of another fall high school sports season in Carroll and ...



Threat under investigation at Westminster High School  WBAL Baltimore

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is investigating a threat made at Westminster High School.



Historic Carroll schoolhouses offer snapshot of 'where we come from'  Carroll County Times

By 1912, Carroll County had 134 one- or two-room schoolhouses for white students, and 12 for black students.



Tech Center students bring a rainbow of artistry to the catwalk  Carroll County Times

On Friday night, as audience members sat in anticipation, the stage and catwalk were bathed in white that revealed no hints about the looks to come from the ...



Carroll County Public Schools to ban Confederate flags, swastikas in schools  Carroll County Times

Carroll County Public Schools announced Wednesday night steps to move forward banning the Confederate flag and swastikas in its dress code, a move that ...



Westminster High grad honored for role in solving murder  Carroll County Times

A Carroll County teen was honored Thursday by county officials for his efforts to help catch a killer. Jacob Kucharski, 19, was recognized by the county ...



Carroll County 2017 outstanding teacher nominations released  Carroll County Times

Carroll County Public Schools has released the list of teachers nominated for Outstanding Teacher Awards. There were 397 educators nominated. The Carroll ...



McDaniel College Names Eric D. Immler as Director of Campus Safety  Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine

Eric D. Immler of Hanover, Pa., has been named director of campus safety at McDaniel College. In his new role at McDaniel, he will provide leadership and ...



Westminster Owls: Carroll County Football Preview 2012  Baltimore Sun

Home Turf: 1225 Washington Road, Westminster. Head Coach: Brad Wilson (ninth season). 2011 Record: 8-2 overall; 6-1 county (Carroll County champions).



Sean Davis, new Boys & Girls Club unit director, looks forward to new position, future of organization  Carroll County Times

Lifelong Carroll County resident Sean Davis has taken a new position with the Boys & Girls Club of Westminster and brings with it, in addition to experience, ...



Dayhoff: Arrival of spring for more predictable than Carroll County weather  Carroll County Times

Although Palm Sunday can appear anywhere on the calendar from March 15 to April 18; this year it comes early, just as many of us cannot wait for spring.



Loophole in Maryland sex offense law concerns attorneys  Carroll County Times

There's a loophole in the Maryland sexual offense statute, according to several officials. Part-time, temporary teachers cannot be charged with a sexual ...



Rita's Closet fashion show and tea raises money for scholarships, 'keeps Rita's light illuminated'  Carroll County Times

The tables were set with linens and music wafted through the dining hall. A collection of china tea cups surrounded a runway, where attendees were treated to a ...



Moving of school administrators keeps them from getting 'stale'  Carroll County Times

With the start of the school year about a week away, teachers and administrators are preparing for the year ahead.



Carroll County Public Schools 2016 Outstanding Teachers  Carroll County Times

Carroll County's best teachers will be honored and eight will be named finalists at the 2016 Outstanding Teacher Awards, to be held Wednesday, March 30, ...



Edwin Shauck remembered for community service, piano music  Carroll County Times

Friends and family remember Edwin Shauck as a man who rarely said no to an opportunity to serve his community. He donated time and philanthropic resources ...



Westminster Boys Volleyball Club a place to learn, play  Carroll County Times

When Ed Benish moved from Pennsylvania to Maryland, he noticed quite a difference in volleyball culture.



Boys Soccer: Lenz ready to lead Falcons program as new coach  Carroll County Times

Former Westminster assistant Ryan Lenz is the new boys soccer coach at Winters Mill.



Finding the perfect fit for volunteerism  Carroll County Times

Monday, in honor of the work of Martin Luther King Jr., the United States will celebrate a national Day of *Service*, where people enjoying a three-day weekend ...



2018-19 Preseason Girls National High School Rankings  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum are again partnered to create its preseason national rankings for high school ...



Dr. John E. Steers remembered as a physician of great heart  Carroll County Times

Dr. John E. Steers packed a great deal into one lifetime. He was an all American American athlete, a chemical engineer and a father. He was a soldier in the ...



Westminster teacher named state health educator of the year  Baltimore Sun

Westminster High School health teacher Kellie Hurst was recently named the Maryland Health Teacher of the Year for 2013-14 by the Maryland Association for ...



In School  Carroll County Times

The following local students were named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pennsylvania: Mackenzie Murray, of.



Harman in the Hall: Former Westminster baseball coach poised for state's top honor  Baltimore Sun

On Feb. 18, former Westminster High baseball coach Bryan Harman will be inducted into the Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame at a ...



Stage set for new director to lead The Arc Carroll County program for adults with autism  Baltimore Sun

Just a year after earning her master's degree, Britt Burr is creating a groundbreaking program at The Arc Carroll County for adults with autism. The Westminster ...



Maryland Man With Cerebral Palsy Deadlifts 200 lbs.  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Maryland man with Cerebral Palsy showed the world that his disability does not define him. Miles Taylor, a 2013 Westminster High ...



First day for new principals too  Carroll County Times

For Diane Cooper, Monday was more than just the first day back to school, it was the first day of the next step of her career.



Holiday season gets a head-start  Carroll County Times

Looking for something to do this holiday season? Look no further.



High School Football Season Kicks Off Friday Night  Patch.com

Westminster, MD - Falcons and Owls open the season at home.



COLLEGE SPORTS: Mark Penn Promoted to Men's Lacrosse Head Coach at Florida Tech |  SpaceCoastDaily.com

Florida Tech Director of Athletics Bill Jurgens has announced that Mark Penn has been promoted to the position of head coach of men's lacrosse.



Four McDaniel students nab Fulbright awards, off to teach English abroad  Carroll County Times

For a few McDaniel College graduates, post-commencement means a chance of a lifetime.



The scoop on Hoffman's 70 years in business  Carroll County Times

When Hoffman's Home Made Ice Cream first opened its doors 70 years ago, visitors to the Westminster ice cream parlor could spend a quarter and walk out with.



State board upholds Carroll BOE's decision to close schools  Carroll County Times

A decision came back at the end of the state board of education meeting Tuesday in regard to the closing of three Carroll County Schools.



Dayhoff: 'Who was Kate Wagner?'  Carroll County Times

Over the last year or so, a number of folks have asked me, "Who was Kate Wagner?"



New family practice and urgent care opening  Carroll County Times

Magass Family Medicine & Urgent Care Finksburg opening new.



Wise Wins 3rd consecutive 4A State Football Title  Afro American

Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School, located in Upper Marlboro, Md., entered the 4A state high school football final match on Dec. 1 against Gaithersburg ...



Carroll schools revise student dress code  Carroll County Times

Carroll County Public Schools has revised its student dress code policy to prevent students from wearing clothing with symbols that can be seen as promoting ...



Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame: Stull's football journey still going strong  Carroll County Times

After standout careers at Westminster High School and University of Delaware, Jim Stull has never stopped being around one thing he loves — football.



Creative woodworker has found his niche  Carroll County Times

First, he cuts, sands and finishes his wooden products. Then, Herbstsomer designs his images on a computer screen to engrave onto the product. The original ...



Northern volleyball wins 3A state title | Spotlight  So Md News

COLLEGE PARK — After sweeping Westminster High School in straight sets to capture the Class 3A state volleyball title for the second time in three years, ...



Letter: Gordon files for county commissioner  Carroll County Times

Today, I am announcing that I have thrown my hat in the ring and I have formally filed as a Republican candidate for county commissioner of District 3.



Slave experiences shared at Westminster church in honor of Black History Month  Carroll County Times

An interview with Richard Mack, who was a slave on a plantation until he was emancipated, that was recorded in Baltimore City sometime between 1936 and ...



Pianist merges music with history  Carroll County Times

Pianist Herb Sell, 87, performed excerpts of ragtime, swing, boogie woogie and blues music at the Carroll County Public Library's Eldersburg Branch Sunday ...



Five inducted into Carroll Sports Hall of Fame  Baltimore Sun

Five athletes who made a name for themselves on the field of Carroll County were inducted recently into the Carroll County Sports Hall of Fame.



Westminster mayors often had short terms in office  Baltimore Sun

Though it had happened more than a week earlier, in early August of 1981, the greater Westminster and Carroll County community was still mourning the death ...



Lester E. Carlson, Westminster businessman  Baltimore Sun

Lester E. Carlson, who co-owned with his wife a Tupperware training and distribution center in Northern Virginia, died June 7 of pancreatic cancer at Carroll ...



Oliver L. 'Lee' Weller, mechanic and drag-racer, dies  Baltimore Sun

Oliver L. "Lee" Weller, former owner of several Westminster auto repair businesses and a drag-racer during the 1970s, died Jan. 13 of chronic obstructive ...



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