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MERRY CHRISTMAS! AGORA EVANGELISM MINISTRIES HOLDS ITS ANNUAL BOARD MEETING SUNDAY, DEC. 22 AT 10 AM!

Taneytown, MD
12/18/2018 03:01 PM
The ANNUAL BOARD MEETING FOR AGORA IS THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22.  Join us for our ANNUAL LIGHTING OF THE MANGER SCENE at Agora HQ on Friday night! Also, we’ve got great news to share about the amazing AGORA SOUL WINNING taking place for Jesus, both here and abroad!... Read more

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Maryland

Westminster, MD
12/17/2018 09:59 AM
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Maryland Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration

Carroll County Government releases the following information on behalf of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Please note this information pertains to a Secretary of Agriculture Declared Disaster stemming from the excessive rain and flooding that began on July 21, 2018, which is different from the Small Business Administration Disaster Declaration for the tornado that took place on November 2, 2018. Please read the release for more information.... Read more

Federal disaster assistance for victims of Nov. 2 tornadoes/storm

Westminster, MD
12/17/2018 09:02 AM
SBA Disaster Assistance loans are available to renters, homeowners, businesses and non-profit organizations in your county with uninsured damage from the tornado and storm.... Read more

Francis Scott Key Athletic Hall of Fame

Westminster, MD
12/14/2018 10:32 AM
A reception will be held for new and past winners at 5:30 January 25th.  The ceremony will begin during half time at the boys’ varsity basketball game later that evening.... Read more

Commissioners Elect New Officers

Westminster, MD
12/14/2018 08:32 AM
Today during open session, the recently sworn-in 61st Carroll County Board of Commissioners (BCC) elected new officers.... Read more

277 SOULS SAVED IN MALAWI BY AGORA SOUL WINNERS THIS NOVEMBER!

Taneytown, MD
12/12/2018 05:08 AM
We have good news to share from Agora Central Africa: Pastor Elton and his trained Soul Winners report that in November, 277 souls were saved for Jesus. We praise the Lord for bringing these precious souls to faith in Him!... Read more

Student Pages Selected for State Legislature

Westminster, MD
12/05/2018 11:08 AM

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Westminster, MD
12/05/2018 09:05 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will announce in public session that they will meet
in special closed session at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, as permitted by the
Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 3-305 (b) as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 3-305 (b) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and Section 3-103 of the General Provision Articles of the Annotated Code of Maryland, to discuss matters that relate to negotiations.... Read more

61st Board of County Commissioners Sworn In

Westminster, MD
12/05/2018 09:03 AM
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - The 61st Carroll County Board of Commissioners was sworn in today during an inaugural ceremony at the county office building. Commissioner Stephen Wantz, District 1, Commissioner Richard Weaver, District 2, and Commissioner Dennis Frazier, District 3 begin their second terms today whereas  Commissioner C. Eric Bouchat, District 4, and Commissioner Ed Rothstein, COL, Ret., District 5 begin their first.... Read more

Carroll Manufacturers Recognized at Regional Manufacturing Institute’s Gala

Westminster, MD
11/30/2018 02:33 PM
Four Carroll County manufacturers were among the honored companies and over 600 guests at the Regional Manufacturing Institute’s Champions of Maryland Manufacturing Gala held at Martin’s West in Baltimore on November 29th.... Read more

Nominations Sought for Outstanding Teacher Awards

Westminster, MD
11/28/2018 02:05 PM
The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Public School System are seeking nominations for the annual Outstanding Teacher Awards. The deadline for nominations is January 11, 2019.... Read more

AGORA'S MALAWI SOUL WINNING CONFERENCE NOV. 29 TO DEC. 1, 2018!

Taneytown, MD
11/27/2018 08:19 PM
Agora's Pastor Elton and His Team of Trained Soul-Winners In Malawi, Central Africa are Set to Hold Their Monthly Conference For November... Read more

Holiday Lighting Ceremony on December 10th

Westminster, MD
11/27/2018 10:19 AM
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners invites you to attend the Holiday Lighting Ceremony which will be held on Monday, December 10th at 5pm. The ceremony will take place in front of the Carroll County Office Building, located at 225 North Center Street in Westminster.... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, December 12

Westminster, MD
11/27/2018 09:53 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street, Westminster. The public is encouraged to attend. There will be time for citizen participation at this meeting.... Read more

County to Hold Solar Array Project Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Westminster, MD
11/19/2018 10:18 AM
The Carroll County Board of Commissioners (BOC) invite interested citizens to join them at a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for the Carroll County Solar Array Project. The event is Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 1:00 PM at the Hoods Mill Solar Field, 7901 Kabik Court, Woodbine, MD.... Read more

Mt. Airy Post-Tornado Tree and Vegetative Debris Removal Extended

Westminster, MD
11/19/2018 10:16 AM
Due to the inclement weather and delays this week, the Carroll County Department of Public Works (DPW) is extending the timeline to pick up trees and vegetative debris (branches, leaves, etc.) in Mount Airy.... Read more

Board of Education Budget Work Session – December 5

Westminster, MD
11/19/2018 10:14 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold a work session on the FY20 Operating Budget on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street, Westminster. The public is encouraged to attend. There will be no time for citizen participation at this meeting.... Read more

New Board of Education Members to Take Oath of Office

Westminster, MD
11/19/2018 10:13 AM
A swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected members of the Board of Education of Carroll County will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster.... Read more

Manchester Valley to Host Vape Awareness Parent Education Session

Westminster, MD
11/16/2018 11:19 AM
Manchester Valley High School will host a Vape Awareness Parent Education Session entitled “See through the Smoke” on Thursday, November 29, 2018, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
This session is for adults only. Students will be participating in a session during school on November 30. Manchester Valley High School is located at 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester.... Read more

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