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Howard Community College president announces retirement

Dr. Kathleen Hetherington, president of Howard Community College, announced her plans to retire on October 1, 2021. She has served as president for 14...

Women, people of color drive gun sales

Gun sales have boomed during COVID-19 with reports indicating that purchases have tripled in recent months. The pandemic exacerbating social ills like lost jobs, financial...

The vaccine supply chain: Is it broken or downright remarkable?

As daily reports show widespread frustration and anger over the COVID-19 vaccine distribution, supply chain experts are marveling at the mind-bending complexity of meeting...

Q&A with TEDCO’s Troy LeMaile-Stovall

Any conversation with Troy LeMaile-Stovall will always be punctuated by action words that lead to a more inclusive and productive environment. The new CEO...

Aldi, Lidl shaking up the grocery market

Two German companies are making inroads to the highly competitive grocery market. Aldi and Lidl are challenging old guard stores like Giant and Safeway as...

Where’s my vaccine? Ball rolls out plan for distribution in Howard County

The high stakes coordination of COVID-19 vaccine distribution is getting fully underway. “To date our Health Department has received 4,500 doses of vaccine and has...

E-commerce triggers logistics revolution

Technology, new consumer behavior and prolonged COVID-19 restrictions are driving an upheaval in retail businesses and an explosion in transportation and logistics industries. “The fastest...

TEDCO $5M aid to help hard hit businesses

The Maryland Technology Development Corp. (TEDCO), of Columbia, is offering a new economic relief initiative to benefit socially and economically disadvantaged and rural early-stage...

Vegan bakery to open in Long Reach

Vegan Soul Bakery will be the newest addition during Columbia’s Long Reach Village Center revitalization, occupying approximately 2,393 square feet. Family-owned and operated, the...

Howard project awarded $2.5M grant

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a grant of $2.47 million to Patuxent Commons, a unique and innovative housing development proposed for...

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