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26 Job Openings in Columbia

26 Job Openings in Columbia

Patient First, Robert Half Legal Group and other employers are hiring.
51 Job Openings in Columbia

51 Job Openings in Columbia

Whole Foods, Goodwill, Patient First and Starbucks are among the employers hiring.
Crumbs Closes Up Shop at Mall in Columbia

Crumbs Closes Up Shop at Mall in Columbia

All Crumbs locations closed their doors, kiosks nationwide.
'What's Next for Downtown Columbia?' HoCo Chamber Asks

'What's Next for Downtown Columbia?' HoCo Chamber Asks

Columbia's future is the topic of an upcoming Howard County Chamber of Commerce event.
Columbia Whole Foods Announces Grand Opening Date

Columbia Whole Foods Announces Grand Opening Date

The store will be first in the mid-Atlantic to offer certain products.
Lottery Revenues Suffer as Players Turn to Casinos

Lottery Revenues Suffer as Players Turn to Casinos

'With a scratch-off, you buy it and that’s it....Here, you get to see your money go up and down. It’s like a game.' —Casino patron
MICROS to Add More Jobs Amid Acquisition: Howard County Government

MICROS to Add More Jobs Amid Acquisition: Howard County Government

Columbia tech company will add real estate, County Executive Ken Ulman said.
Starbucks Expects to Raise Prices Tuesday

Starbucks Expects to Raise Prices Tuesday

Certain drinks will cost customers 5 to 20 cents more.
Amtrak to Launch High-Speed Wi-Fi

Amtrak to Launch High-Speed Wi-Fi

Amtrak plans to build a high-speed, trackside wireless network so passengers can reliably stream media and download large files while on a train.
Dunkin' Donuts Offering Special Deal For 'National Donut Day'

Dunkin' Donuts Offering Special Deal For 'National Donut Day'

Customers will get a free donut with the purchase of a beverage on June 6 at participating locations.
Memorial Tiles Pay Tribute to Employees Murdered at Zumiez

Memorial Tiles Pay Tribute to Employees Murdered at Zumiez

The store at The Mall in Columbia reopened Monday.
Zumiez Reopens at The Mall in Columbia

Zumiez Reopens at The Mall in Columbia

The store has been closed since the January shootings at the mall.
Ghosts of American Malls Prominent In Maryland

Ghosts of American Malls Prominent In Maryland

Dead malls dot the region.
Howard County Agrees to Buy Columbia Flier Building for $2.8M

Howard County Agrees to Buy Columbia Flier Building for $2.8M

Business program will take over old newspaper space.
3D Maryland Opens in Columbia

3D Maryland Opens in Columbia

'We are now on the leading edge of what many are calling the next industrial revolution.' —Howard County Executive Ken Ulman
Anthropologie, 3 Other Businesses Coming to Columbia Mall

Anthropologie, 3 Other Businesses Coming to Columbia Mall

The shops will be part of the open-air plaza at The Mall in Columbia.
Zumiez at The Mall in Columbia Reopening This Spring

Zumiez at The Mall in Columbia Reopening This Spring

The store will open for business after the fatal shootings at The Mall in Columbia.
Howard County's Unemployment Rate Lowest in State

Howard County's Unemployment Rate Lowest in State

The jurisdiction was one of two in Maryland with below 5 percent of its population calculated as unemployed.
59 Job Openings in Columbia

59 Job Openings in Columbia

Positions range from dental hygienist to mason to Mandarin Chinese expert.