Friday November 17, Saturday November 18, Sunday November 19

Today will be cloudy most of the day with highs in the mid-40 degrees. Saturday will be rain showers with a low of 31 and a high of 51 degrees. Sunday will be snow showers with a low of 22 and a high of 31 degrees.

The Garrett Regional Medical Center Night Under the Tuscan Stars Gala is tongiht beginning at 6pm! Gourmet food, entertainment, and unique auction items reflecting an Italian flair. Semi-Formal Attire/Black Tie Optional. $100.00 per Person ($50 Tax Deductible) to benefit the GRMC Cancer Care Patient Relief Fund. For tickets call or email Steve Bortz at 301-533-4304 or

The Enablers will be playing at Moonshadow Friday evening starting at 8:00pm.

They’re back! The Mountain Fresh Farmers Market is back this Saturday. The Winter Market will be held indoors at the Mary Browning Senior Center in Oakland from 11:00am – 1:00pm.

Total Biz Fulfillment (in the Northern Garrett Industrial park, Grantsville) is having their warehouse sale tomorrow, November 18 from 8:00am-12:00pm. Science kits, dolls, games, housewares, and miscellaneous items are for sale with all proceeds to benefit tri-state area charities. For more information, email

The Garrett County Public School system is conducting a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis to assist in the development of a Strategic Plan. The SWOT analysis survey seeks feedback from GCPS staff, parents, and the community regarding the strategic planning for the future success of the school system.

The Scariest House on the Block was written by kids for kids! This show is appropriate for all ages and is being performed Saturday and Sunday at Our Town Theater in Oakland. Come see why scary can be funny. Reservations required.

Garrett College Winter Session classes are scheduled to begin on January 3, 2018, and will end on January 19, 2018.  Courses are available online or on the McHenry campus. Great way to pursue a special topic or to earn some quick credits.  Go to the College’s website and click on Quick Links tab.

A survey by the National Retail Federation revealed that more people shopped online than in stores during Black Friday weekend last year.  We know many of our readers shop online so we offer these simple tips to ensure your shopping is “safe.”

The Dove Center is hiring a part-time (16-20 hours/week) Crisis Advocate to work directly with clients staying in the domestic violence shelter, and to answer hotline calls. MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD. AA degree in human services related field preferred; intensive training will be provided. Must be very flexible, and able to work various shifts (midnight-8 am, 8 am-4 pm, and 4pm-midnight), weekends, and some holidays. It is crucial that the individual hired is very reliable, as the shelter must be covered 24/7. Interested persons may send a resume to Heather Hanline, Executive Director, Dove Center, 882 Memorial Drive, Oakland, MD, no later than Nov. 21.

Southern Garrett High School recently honored their State Champion wrestlers and teams on the school’s Wall of Fame. Stop by and check it out. Pictured below is the school’s first State Champion John Hayhurst in 2001.