Showers today; highs in the low 70s. Chance of rain 100%.

Traffic fatality. In the early hours of Friday morning, a tractor trailer travelling eastbound on I-68 pulled over with mechanical trouble around the two-mile marker and the 28-year-old driver of a 2011 Kia ran into the rear of the trailer and was pronounced deceased on-site by troopers.

Show YOU the money!  There is an information session at Northern High School this evening at 6:00pm for parents wishing to learn more about financial aid opportunities for their children currently enrolled in high school. Financial aid experts from both Garrett College and FSU will be present.

Calling all parents and high school students! The Garrett County College Expo will be held on the Garrett College campus on Tuesday, October 10th, from 9:00am-12:00pm.  Over 50 colleges, universities, technical schools and branches of the military will be on hand.  There will also be special panel discussions on financial aid and opportunities after high school.

West Virginia citizens voted Saturday and approved the Roads to Prosperity Highway Program that will fund $1.6 billion in upgrades to state roads and bridges and hopefully aid in job creation.

On Saturday, the Property Owners Association of Deep Creek Lake stated their position on two important lake-related issues: 1.) the State Lakes Preservation and Restoration Fund (SLPRF) that was established in law this year by the state legislature; and 2.) planned dredging of portions of Deep Creek Lake.

“Take a chance” to help out the town of Oakland. Check out the new GOBA 50/50 raffle and know the net proceeds are going to help promote Oakland.

The Board of County Commissioners has announced the public meeting agenda for the next meeting on October 17 at 6:00pm in the Bittinger Volunteer Fire Department.

Read about Preservation Maryland supporters Diane and Jeff Caslow’s adventure in Western Maryland on their mission to visit all of Maryland’s twenty-four counties.