“Fast & Furriest” Fun Run Scheduled June 30 at HART

The second annual “Fast & Furriest” 5K fun run and one-mile walk is taking place at the HART Animal Center on Saturday, June 30, to benefit HART for Animals. Each participant who registers before June 24 will receive an event T-shirt and a goodie-bag. Participants may...

51st Annual Autumn Glory Festival King & Queen Announced

The 2018 Autumn Glory Royalty Court has been selected for the 51st Annual Autumn Glory Festival. This year’s King is Hayden McLaughlin and the Queen is Maria Walch. Garrett Regional Medical Center, a proud affiliate of WVU Medicine, is the sponsor of the 51st Annual...

Free Shred Day at the Oakland Library

The Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County and Sunrise Shred are partnering to offer a free paper-shredding event for the public on Monday, June 18 from 3 – 6 p.m. at the Oakland Library. “Sunrise Shred provides world class document destruction and media destruction...

Father, Daughter share college experience, graduate summa cum laude

“Dad, if you don’t watch it, I’m going to graduate before you.”  These were the words of Tim Tice’s daughter, Mikaila, not too long ago.  Twelve years ago, while simultaneously working full-time and raising two young kids at the time, Tice made the decision to enroll...

Late Kalie Hostutler Ashby honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

The late Kalie Hostutler Ashby was posthumously awarded the Garrett College Distinguished Alumni Award at the College’s 46th annual Commencement this past Saturday.  Honoring former students who have excelled in their academic and professional pursuits, the Garrett...

GC’s Harvey 5th at regional, earns national berth

Garrett College freshman Zack Harvey earned a berth in the NJCAA Division III national golf tournament, carding an 36-hole total of 157 last Monday and Tuesday to finish fifth at the Region XX championships at the Links at Spring Church. Harvey’s impressive regional...

Community Visioning Workshop

A Community Visioning Workshop will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Garrett College Special Events Center (also known as the old gymnasium), 687 Mosser Rd, McHenry MD, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. The Special Events...

Michael E. Hough Selected as County Economic Development Director

The Board of County Commissioners for Garrett County announced that Michael E. Hough has joined the County Government as the Director of Economic Development. Mr. Hough has most recently served as the Western Maryland and Pennsylvania Regional President of BB&T...

Hallenbeck Reaches 300 Win Milestone

Eric Hallenbeck, Garrett College's Head Men's Baseball Coach, earned his 300th win on March 30, 2018 with a 12-2 victory over MDJUCO and Region XX opponent - Cecil College. In his 14th season as the head coach at Garrett College, Hallenbeck has coached and been a part...

Community Visioning Workshop

A Community Visioning Workshop will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Garrett College Special Events Center (also known as the old gymnasium), 687 Mosser Rd, McHenry MD, beginning at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. The Special Events...

GC donates to Dove Center and One Billion Rising Foundation

Garrett College recently made a donation to two charities in support of female empowerment and success, as a result of the production of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play The Vagina Monologues, hosted by the college. Garrett College students presented a check in the...

Paintings, Pottery & more at Garrett College Art Show

Students at Garrett College proudly display their artwork that will be available for the general public to view this coming Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. until 12 noon at the McHenry campus of Garrett College.  Pictured, from left to right are: Samantha...

Garrett Regional Medical Center growth brings hospital jobs downtown

Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC) held a ribbon cutting April 17th marking the opening of its Health Information Management Department (HIM) at its newly renovated facility in downtown Oakland. The need to move the department from the hospital’s campus on Fourth...

Lakers add state champion Day to wrestling roster

Clark, West Virginia state runner-up, also signs with Garrett  Northern Garrett High senior Jordan Day, the Maryland Class 1A/2A state champion at 152 pounds, has become the second state champ to sign with Garrett College’s new wrestling program. “Jordan is a kid with...

GRMC takes cautious approach to antibiotic use

Garrett Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department (ED) wants potential patients to know that the hospital uses evidenced based practices in its approach to prescribing antibiotics to people coming to the Emergency Room for sore throats, fevers, and other...

Roosevelt Kennedy Dinner to be Held at Hen House

The Garrett County Democratic Club cordially invites you to our annual Roosevelt Kennedy Dinner (formerly Jefferson Jackson) on Friday, June 8, 2018 with a social hour beginning at 6pm, program and dinner beginning at 7pm at the Hen House Restaurant, 18072 National...

iPhone X Winner

First United Bank & Trust is pleased to announce Sam Lewis as the winner of its “Simplify Your Life” contest. Over 1 million entries were submitted during the six-week contest which invited customers to use some of the bank’s more popular digital money management...

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for Brookside Health and Wellness

On Thursday, March 29, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held for Brookside Health & Wellness at 6500 Thayer Center in Oakland, Maryland. Local dignitaries spoke to welcome proprietors Rachel Friend-Lantz and congratulate her on this endeavor. Nicole Christian, President...

Maryland Insurance Administration to be Onsite at the Oakland Library

The Maryland Insurance Administration will be onsite at the Oakland Library, 6 N. Second Street, on Monday, April 16, 2018 from 9:15 a.m. – Noon, to offer insurance help to Maryland consumers. The public is invited to stop by at any time during these hours to discuss...

Public Health Week Steps Challenge Participants May Earn Free Swim Pass

The weather may be playing games with us, offering spring weather and then blasting us with snow again, but we know the calendar says it’s officially spring. To jump start your health this spring, the Garrett County Health Department is offering a Steps Challenge to...

Garrett County Chamber of Commerce Announces New Board Members

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of Liz Morin, Garrett Container Systems, Inc. and Paul Cornish, Patriot Chrysler Dodge and Jeep to the 2017-2018 Board of Directors. Mrs. Morin and Mr. Cornish are filling open seats that...

 

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