Advertisement
HomeCollectionsCounty Bank
IN THE NEWS

County Bank

NEWS
By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Staff Writer | January 30, 1994
State police, along with the FBI, members of the Carroll County Drug Task Force and Manchester officers, charged a 37-year-old man with a Fowblesburg bank robbery that took place Thursday.Roger Coleman Caple of the 2000 block of Regal Oak Drive in Manchester was arrested about 8:30 p.m. Thursday as he walked near his house, after a surveillance of several hours by the police team.Officers said they recovered a fake bomb and clothing matching that worn by a man who robbed the Farmers and Merchants Bank in Fowblesburg, Baltimore County, about 4:38 p.m. Thursday.
Advertisement
NEWS
March 27, 1998
Hampstead and Manchester can each hire an additional full-time police officer with more than $140,000 they are receiving in federal grants from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), Maryland's U.S. senators said yesterday.Hampstead will receive $73,758 and Manchester $68,074, according to a joint announcement from Democrats Paul S. Sarbanes and Barbara A. Mikulski.The COPS program, established in 1994, is administered by the U.S. Department of Justice to help local governments fight crime through improved prevention, policing and punishment.
NEWS
April 11, 1999
Carroll County's Third District Democratic Central Committee will meet at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Eldersburg branch of Carroll County Bank & Trust to discuss solutions to the county's problems.Growth, taxes, education and other issues will be discussed.District 3 encompasses Freedom voting precincts 5-2 through 5-5, Woolery's (Finksburg) precincts 4-2 through 4-4, and Westminster precinct 7-8.The Third District committee's members are Sue Hoffman, Bernie Jones, Tom McCarron and Laura O'Callaghan.
BUSINESS
By Timothy J. Mullaney and Timothy J. Mullaney,Sun Staff Writer | October 22, 1994
Mason-Dixon Bancshares Corp. said yesterday that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Bank Maryland Corp. of Towson.Mason-Dixon, parent of Carroll County Bank and Trust Co., will pay $11.8 million in cash and give Bank Maryland shareholders 278,000 shares of Mason-Dixon stock, said company President Thomas K. Ferguson. The overall value of the deal is $26.3 million, or $13 per share of Bank Maryland stock.Mr. Ferguson said the deal is expected to close by June 30, 1995, pending approval from stockholders and regulators.
NEWS
By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,SUN STAFF | January 16, 2000
If only the bank had lasted as long as the safe. First National Bank of Hampstead opened in 1910 and closed during the Great Depression. But the 6,000-pound cannonball pedestal safe sat there until last week, when a demolition crew hauled it away to make room for a new police station. After protecting money and treasures for decades, the elegant sphere could end up as scrap metal unless someone comes forward with a very strong concrete slab and a lot of cash to haul the safe. "There's no place in town we can put it," said Hampstead Town Manager Kenneth Decker.
NEWS
December 30, 1992
Representatives of local banks interested in forming a community development bank will meet with members of Carroll County's Economic Development Office in mid-January, county business development manager William Jenne told county commissioners Monday.The bank, to be financed by the county government and local commercial banks, would make low-interest loans to businesses seeking to locate in Carroll."This would be for-profit to help businesses who cannot apply for a commercial loan, but are still good investments," Mr. Jenne said.
NEWS
By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,SUN STAFF | September 23, 1999
Two top officials of a North Carolina bank flew to Westminster yesterday to console the city with $2.25 million for the loss of its "crown jewel" -- the planned redevelopment of the old Farmers Supply site downtown by Carroll County Bank & Trust Co.The $6 million project, which featured new headquarters for the local bank, fell through when Carroll County Bank & Trust was acquired in a $260 million transaction this year by BB&T Corp. of Winston-Salem.The contribution yesterday by BB&T includes $2 million toward a planned parking garage and $125,000 to readvertise the property, plus a $125,000 check to Town Center Corp.
NEWS
By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Sun Staff Writer | April 19, 1994
After more than a year of work, the Carroll County Development Corp. (CCDC) is open for business.William E. Jenne, administrator of the county's Office of Economic Development Administrator, delivered that news to the county commissioners yesterday.The organization joins five local banks to help provide financial assistance for new or expanding companies beyond what a conventional loan can provide.Officials from Carroll County Bank and Trust, First National Bank, Frederick County National Bank, Taneytown Bank and Trust and Union National Bank each contributed about $100,000 as an initial investment to be lent to companies that show promise.
BUSINESS
By Bill Atkinson and Bill Atkinson,SUN STAFF | July 15, 2000
Mercantile Bankshares Corp. said yesterday that it completed its acquisition of Union National Bancorp of Westminster in a transaction valued at about $70 million. The Baltimore-based Mercantile, which is the largest independently owned banking company in the state with $8 billion in assets, merged Union National Bank into Westminster Bank and Trust Co., a Mercantile affiliate. The deal gives Mercantile more muscle in the fast-growing Carroll County market, adding 10 branches and $310 million in assets.
NEWS
May 15, 1991
Charlie's Barber Shop opened May 7 at 18 Pennsylvania Ave.MasterBarber and owner Charlie Kapraun II said no appointments are necessary. Each week, patrons can qualify for a drawing for a free haircut.Information: 848-2488.BANK NAMES OFFICERSDATELINE: TANEYTOWNTANEYTOWN -- The board of directors of Taneytown Bank and Trust Co. has approved the appointment of William O. Eyler as vice president and Patricia A. Shryock-Smith as assistant secretary.Eyler has beenwith the company for two years and is the chief financial officer.
Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.