2018 People’s Choice Challenge: The People Have Spoken!

Deep Creek Times announced today that voting is complete for the 2018 People’s Choice Challenge. After two weeks of open nominations in 40 categories and six weeks of voting, the contest closed to new votes on September 8th. Votes in each of the categories have been...

Wisp Resort Announces New Wedding Sales Manager

Wisp Resort announces new Wedding Sales Manager, Bobbi Opar. We are delighted to have Bobbi join our team! Bobbi comes to Wisp with extensive wedding and social experience from Nemacolin Woodlands Resort where she provided 5 star service in both departments. Bobbi’s...

Police Providing Presents

To Whom It May Concern, For many years, law enforcement officers throughout the United States have participated in a volunteer program during the Christmas season where police officers take underprivileged children shopping for gifts. Many of our officers had the...

Festival of Trees to bring in the Holidays Peanuts Style

Be on the look-out for Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Friends, on the Festival of Trees Autumn Glory Float, as it ushers in the holiday season with ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ theme! The float will serve as an invitation to join us for Garrett County’s holiday kick-off...

Garrett College officially opens STEM Building

Federal, state and local officials all laud GC’s state-of-the-art facility  Garrett College officially opened its $8.526 million STEM Building –which drew rave reviews from federal, state and local officials – before a packed house on Saturday morning. “Today is an...

Garrett College Foundation notes scholarship awards

The Garrett College Foundation annually presents scholarships to Garrett College students. Following are the names of scholarship recipients for the 2017-2018 academic year. Allegany & Garrett County Chapter Maryland Municipal League – Brianna Seaman, Lonaconing. ...

Deep Creek Watershed Foundation Announces Three New Board Members

The Deep Creek Watershed Foundation is pleased to announce that three new Board members have been appointed. Nina Beitzel, Ian Smith, and Liz Georg were nominated to the Foundation. The Foundation was formed to support the Deep Creek Watershed Plan’s goal of...

A Thriving Population Open House

A Thriving Population Open House will be held on Monday, September 10, 2018 at the Garrett College Continuing Education Building Room 111, 687 Mosser Rd, McHenry MD, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. The Continuing Education...

Celebrating Mountain State Brewing Company’s 10th Anniversary

On Friday, August 24 a ceremony was held to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Mountain State Brewing Company in McHenry, MD. Local dignitaries gathered to congratulate proprietor Erin Croake on the restaurant's success and longevity. Julianna Albowicz from Senator...

Community Picnic Set for September 16th

The Garrett County Democratic Club is hosting an Old Fashioned Community Picnic on the afternoon of Sunday, September 16th. The event will be held at Broadford Park from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M. and will feature food and live music with The Terah Crawford Band.  This event...

The Belle Soirée: A Fancy Affair at Chanteclaire Makes Donation

Celebration Showcases County Wedding Industry and Empowering Females OAKLAND, MD, August 27, 2018 — A first of its kind, semi-formal event, The Belle Soirée, was held May 30, 2018 at Chanteclaire Farm. At this social event of the season, Garrett County Wedding...

Volunteers needed for Western Maryland Mission of Mercy

The Mission of Mercy (MOM) free dental clinic is in need of volunteers to help make the two-day event a success for the approximately 360 individuals expected to receive treatment at the Allegany County Fairgrounds on October 12th and 13th with setup on the 11th....

Western MD Consortium Hires New Business Services Specialist

The Western Maryland Consortium, one of Garrett County's local workforce development agencies, recently announced the hiring of a new Business Services Specialist to help meet the needs of Garrett County businesses. The Consortium, located at 14 South Eighth Street,...

The Cornucopia Café donates to area students

The Cornucopia Café is holding their annual fundraiser for area organization “It’s in the Bag.” Since 2016, the Grantsville restaurant has donated nearly $8000 through direct contributions by generous patrons and cash matches by the restaurant’s owners, Mike Dreisbach...

Brookfield Renewable Announces Work At Deep Creek Dam

Brookfield Renewable announced today that they will be undertaking multiple projects at Deep Creek Dam, which will take place from mid-August and last into early/mid Fall. The first project will be mobilizing on site beginning next week (8/15), with work expected to...

GC approved to launch Addictions Counseling program

Degree will serve community needs, provide training in job-rich field Garrett College has been approved to offer an addiction’s counseling degree program beginning this fall. The Maryland Higher Education Commission recently approved the college’s application to offer...

A VolunCation Story

From HART for Animals: When on vacation, many people want just to relax and do things that are fun.  There is a special kind of person for whom doing something relaxing and fun on vacation is volunteering and being of service to others.  In essence, taking a...

Maryland Boater Safety to be offered at Garrett College in McHenry

Garrett College is offering a Maryland Boater Safety course at the college’s McHenry campus. The session will be held Saturday, August 4th from 8:30 am to 5 p.m. The Maryland Basic Boating course provides all of the basic information in order to boat safely and enjoy...

Deep Creek Times Announces Deep Creek Times People’s Choice Challenge

Today DeepCreekTimes.com announced the launch of the Deep Creek Times People’s Choice Challenge a new “competition” designed to celebrate and recognize the Deep Creek lake area’s favorite experiences, services, products and professionals. The People’s Choice Challenge...

“SKYHOUNDZ” WORLD QUALIFYING CLASSIC RETURNS TO ACCIDENT

The “Skyhoundz” Classic World Canine Disc Championship Series, which is the largest disc-dog series in the world, returns to the Deep Creek Lake area. The event takes place Saturday and Sunday, July 28th and 29th at the Lions Club Ball Park, adjacent to the HART...

Pandolfi to Perform July 29

Pianist Thomas Pandolfi will be performing on Sunday, July 29, at 6:00 at the Wisp Resort in McHenry, Maryland. Garrett Lakes Arts Festival (GLAF) is bringing Mr. Pandolfi back by popular demand to present “Burt, Barry, and Beyond: The Music of Burt Bacharach and...

Friendsville Lions Club Presented Flag

Subject: Friendsville Lions Club Presented Flag Photo: left to right: Julia Sines, WOW Flag Presenter; Glen Jordan, Friendsville Lions President; Remington Friend, WOW President. The Friendsville Lions Club was presented a new American Flag recently by the Woodmen of...

Golf tournament fundraiser to benefit GC Athletics

Four-person scramble to be held at Fantasy Valley Golf Club at Wisp Resort The Garrett College Athletics department will be hosting an upcoming golf tournament fundraiser on Sunday, August 12th, 2018 beginning at 1 p.m. located at the Fantasy Valley Golf Club at Wisp...