A Better Maryland Listening Sessions Planned

The Maryland Department of Planning (MDP) has announced the beginning of their outreach effort for the State Development Plan, which they are calling A Better Maryland. Their outreach efforts will involve a series of Listening Sessions in all 23 counties and Baltimore...

BOE Makes Amendments to COMAR

On October 24, 2017 the Maryland State Board of Education unanimously voted to adopt proposed amendments to the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) Title 13A State Board of Education Subtitle 04 Chapter 16 Programs in Fine Arts. The revisions are aligned to the...

MOUNTAIN MARYLAND PACE 2018: Positive Attitudes Change Everything

PACE 2018 IS UNDERWAY  The Cumberland/Allegany County Industrial Foundation, Inc. (CACIF) and the Garrett County Development Corporation proudly host PACE. Allegany’s Jeremy Irons and Garrett’s Shawn Bender are co-chairing the 42nd PACE Reception and PACE Breakfast...

Pickleball November Schedule Announced

Pickleball enthusiasts combine efforts with the Continuing Education and Workforce Development division of Garrett College to offer instruction and playing time of this rapidly growing sport. Pickleball is played at the Oakland Community Center gym (old armory) on...

Hand Gun Certification Class Slated in Oakland

The Maryland Handgun Qualification (HQL) class is being offered through Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Garrett College. The class runs from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 11, at the Southern Outreach Center in Oakland. Handgun...

Rain Barrel: Build Your Own to be Offered

Garrett College in coordination with the University of Maryland Extension is sponsoring a one-session course, Rain Barrel: Build Your Own, at the College’s Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. The class will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2-4 p.m. Rain barrels...

The Cornucopia Café helps area students

The Cornucopia Café organized a highly successful donation drive for “It’s in the Bag” in October 2016 and repeated it this August as a back-to-school fundraiser. The Grantsville restaurant and their guests helped the organization start the school year off with a...

Sheriff Rob Corley Announces No Shave November as Fundraiser

Sheriff Rob Corley has announced that the month of November will be designated as No Shave November for the employees at the Garrett County Sheriff’s Office. In 2016 the Sheriff’s Office joined forces with the Maryland State Police, Natural Resources Police and the...