Eldersburg/Sykesville Patch users were especially interested in business and crime news in 2012.
The following headlines are from some of the most read stories on Eldersburg Patch in 2012. Do any of these surprise you?
Eldersburg area parents were concerned about a stomach bug causing students to miss school in early June.
Eldersburg Car Accident Leaves One Dead
35-year-old Leif Erik Foerter died after his Jeep was hit by a car on Piney Ridge Parkway in Eldersburg in September.
Police say two unidentified individuals assaulted a man after attempting to get into his home in mid-September.
Eldersburg Kmart Slated to Close
In February it was announced that the Eldersburg Kmart would be closing.
Freedom Lanes Bowling Alley Opens Its Doors
Freedom Lanes, located behind the Princess Shopping Center in Eldersburg, opened for business in early March, offering leagues, birthday parties, arcade games, and snacks.
Eldersburg Double Shooting Leaves One Dead
Jacob B. Bircher, 24, of Westminster was arrested and charged for shooting two men outside of Harvest Inn in Eldersburg on July 13. One of the shooting victims died.
Brittany A. Warfield, 21, succumbed to injuries after police say she was shot by her boyfriend in mid-November.
Sheriff: 'Large Jar' of Marijuana Found in Eldersburg Man's Car
Patrick Richie, 20, of Eldersburg was charged with five drug-related offenses in October.
Readers' Choice: Gyms in Eldersburg and Sykesville
In March, Patch users voted for their favorite workout facility in Eldersburg/Sykesville.
Man Accused of Stabbing Co-Worker to Death in Eldersburg
Police charged a New York man with murder after he stabbed a cleaning crew co-worker at Martin's Grocery store in mid-June.
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