Frederick County News
David Nathanson sits in front of a microfilm machine at the Maryland Room in the C. Burr Artz Public Library in downtown Frederick. He scrolls through local newspapers, meticulously reading tiny print that is more than 150 years old to pick out text that relates to slavery in the area, including old advertisements.
The operator of Frederick Memorial Hospital is threatening to fire 14 workers who refused to get flu shots.
A former deputy with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office died over the weekend after a motorcycle crash in Virginia.
A Korean-American church based in Silver Spring has won approval from the Frederick County Planning Commission for an 800-seat worship center near Sugarloaf Mountain, despite opposition from nearby residents.
Walkersville could become the third municipality in Frederick County to ban synthetic marijuana as town leaders consider an ordinance that would make sale of the drug illegal in the town.
Maryland State Police say a tractor-trailer involved in a double fatality in Frederick County was operating with broken brakes and without a state commercial vehicle registration certificate.
A former Frederick County sheriff's deputy is avoiding jail time for misconduct in a case stemming from allegations he molested a 14-year- old girl.
Police in Frederick say they're investigating a shooting that's left a man in serious condition.
Lori Depies is the first woman to become county manager in Frederick County's history.
The number of foreclosures in Frederick County is still high -- 45 in September, according to RealtyTrac -- and one major problem, according to housing professionals, is that people wait too long to seek help.
Frederick County authorities have made two water rescues due to flooding from the Monocacy River.
In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, the National Weather Service has a flood warning in effect through Thursday evening for parts of the Potomac River.
70-year-old George Umberger had work to do Tuesday evening as the Monocacy River neared its predicted crest of 21.5 feet.
A low-lying section of a cemetery in Frederick has flooded from waters rising from the Monocacy River, but cemetery officials say all the graves are secure.
A Frederick County school board member is objecting to making a Toni Morrison novel available in high schools.
Paid staff at New Market Fire Co has temporarily moved out, leaving the town with one engine for immediate response.
The Frederick County Animal Welfare League will says it will trap, spay or neuter, and vaccinate about 60 feral cats in Brunswick.
The project, detailed at Tuesday's City Council meeting, will take months to complete.
Bill Poole and his wife moved to Adamstown, Md. in 2001. Like a lot of people, they wanted to get away from the congestion of the big city. But two years later, a problem started.
Democratic challenger John Delaney is touting his independence in debates with Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett in the race for Maryland's 6th Congressional District.
Paula Bowie shares her two-bedroom Frederick apartment with 135 pounds of Barbie.
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