Frederick County News
Apples have a cherished place in American values. From Johnny Appleseed to apple pie, the United States wouldn't seem the same if apples had not appeared on the plates and in the cups of our forebears.
The man who shot a robbery victim in the leg has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
A professional snake trapper is recovering after being bitten in the finger by a poisonous copperhead snake in Maryland.
Frederick County public school officials say they're considering relaxing restrictions on student cellphone use.
A Frederick man is serving a 30-year sentence for molesting two children in his care.
The Middletown Middle School PTSA is renaming their newly renovated track the Dave R. Grove Track for his 40 years of service to the school.
School buses in Frederick County now have electronic eyes, watching drivers who blow past stop signs extended from school buses.
Frederick County authorities are showing off some technology designed to catch drivers who illegally pass school buses.
Hood College freshmen will have an opportunity to pilot one new academic program while continuing two others as they start the 2012-13 school year.
A former state trooper who threatened to kill a woman has pleaded guilty to assault.
Authorities say a high-wheel bicyclist from Kentucky is in serious but stable condition at a hospital after she was hurt in a race in Maryland.
Mayor Randy McClement and possible political challengers are beginning to jockey toward the starting gate.
About two years ago, Eric Rhodes and two friends traveled to England to take part in a penny farthing bicycle race
Canine residents will have a place to roam with the opening next week of Frederick County's first dog park
The Frederick County Sheriff's Office and Frederick County Public Schools are partnering with Xerox and its CrossSafe program to protect students getting on and off school buses, according to a release from the Sheriff's Office
A man who had been released from a mental health facility was found guilty but not criminally responsible for bank robbery.
A Mount Airy man is going to prison for assaulting two off-duty Maryland State Police troopers in a bar.
The Jeanne Bussard Center, a nonprofit that provided employment opportunities for people experiencing disabilities, has been placed in receivership.
Brunswick City Administrator Rick Weldon has resigned, making him the second city official to do so in the wake of last week's mayoral and city council election.
Thurmont has its first commercial solar energy project with the installation of a system at Federal Stone Industries.