Education

Eastern Tech student earns Girl Scouts’ highest honor, Girl Scout Gold Awards

Towson, MD – Fourteen Baltimore County Public Schools students from seven high schools were honored by Girl Scouts of Central Maryland for earning Girl Scout Gold Awards, the organization’s highest award. The award is earned by completing a community project that involves using knowledge and thought to create a sustainable solution. At least 80 hours must be involved in planning, …


Crime, Emergency Response

Baltimore man indicted on federal charges for string of Baltimore County armed robberies

Baltimore, MD – A federal grand jury has indicted a Baltimore man in connection with a string of robberies, including five bank robberies and five armed robberies at liquor stores. The robberies allegedly took place between September 24, 2018 and November 15, 2018, along with an attempted robbery on November 15, 2018. Anthony Eugene Wiggins, 40, of Baltimore, was indicted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. His initial …


Essex Royal Farms store sells winning $1 million Md. Lottery scratch-off

A 49-year-old Baltimore County man who stopped for a soda at a Royal Farms store trusted a gut feeling that he should buy a Maryland Lottery scratch-off. “Mr. O” purchased a $1,000,000 Blowout instant ticket and left the store with the unscratched game in hand, not realizing he was the state’s newest millionaire. “I just had a feeling that it …

Lifeway to close all brick-and-mortar stores in 2019

NASHVILLE, TN – LifeWay Christian Resources on Wednesday announced a shift to a more dynamic, digital strategy. As part of this transition, LifeWay will be closing all of their 170 brick-and-mortar stores in 2019, including the location in White Marsh. The organization will continue to offer a broad selection of resources through LifeWay.com and the LifeWay Customer Service Center (1-800-458-2772). LifeWay Customer Service hours …

Kenwood High student named 2019 Carson Scholar, 29 previously named scholars recognized for excellence

TOWSON, MD – Sixteen Baltimore County Public Schools students have been named 2019 Carson Scholars by the Carson Scholars Fund. In addition, 29 BCPS students previously named Carson Scholars are being honored for their excellence. The students are: 2019 Carson Scholars Autumn Blackwell, Grade 11, Kenwood High Ellie Carr, Grade 5, Sparks Elementary Zachary Chait, Grade 5, Summit Park Elementary …