Steven Smothers caught three touchdown passes and returned a fumble for another score as Franklin defeated Damascus 35-21 to win a second consecutive Maryland Class 3A state championship on Thursday night.
Montgomery County Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Damascus.
Damascus, the vintage dairy town on the northernmost edge of Montgomery County, is a place where people still talk in four-digit phone numbers. The Jimmie Cone still draws lines of ice cream lovers each summer. Judges still pin blue ribbons on goats, roses and rhubarb pies at the town fair each fall.
Restaurants in the Montgomery County town of Damascus are getting ready to sell wine and beer.
A driver involved in a multiple vehicle collision on Ridge Road and Kemptown Road in Damascus on August 29 died at Baltimore Shock Trauma Thursday evening.
Police in Montgomery County are investigating acts of vandalism in Damascus, including a series of car break-ins and bicycle thefts.
In the small town of Damascus, where grape juice substitutes for wine in the Communion chalice, an aversion to alcohol has created an anomaly many residents are proud of: It’s one of the last dry areas in Maryland.
Montgomery County authorities say a woman has been struck in the head by an arrow during an accident in the Damascus area.