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Fee Removed for Off-Road Trails at Savage River State Forest

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced it has eliminated the day-use fee for riding the St. John’s Rock off-road vehicle (ORV) trail at Savage River State Forest, saving trail users $9 per rider and also removing the need for advance registration....

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Garrett County’s COVID-19 Cases are Increasing Rapidly

By Diane Lee, Public Information Officer, Garrett County Health Department Garrett County’s COVID-19 statistics are dismal compared to the state numbers – the second highest case rate, second only to Allegany County, the highest positivity rate, and the lowest...

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Callis updates Chamber on PAC progress

The facility's flexibility and partnerships will be keys to success Mary Callis, executive director of the Performing Arts Center at Garrett College, briefed the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce's Marketing Roundtable on PAC progress on Wednesday. The new facility...

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Archery Season Opens for White-Tailed and Sika Deer

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 10, and continues through Jan. 31, 2022. Archers may also use vertical longbows and vertical recurve bows Feb. 1-3, 2022 during the second...

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Maryland Redistricting Commission Listening Sessions

The Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission (Citizens Commission), a balanced commission created by Governor Larry Hogan to draw fair and representative legislative and congressional district maps for the 2022 elections, will continue its second round of virtual...

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From Maryland Governor Hogan

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that the State of Maryland is immediately authorizing COVID-19 booster shots for all Marylanders 65 and older who are living in congregate care settings, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, residential drug...

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At the Market This Week: Sept 8 and 11

A L L Produce Levi Lantz & Family Red Bell Peppers Yellow Bell Peppers Baked Potato Squash Spaghetti Squash Mashed Potato Squash Carnival Squash Romanesco Broccoli Purple Cauliflower Yellow Cauliflower Tomatoes Cherry/Grape Tomatoes Roma Tomatoes Green Bell...

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Road Closure Notice

ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE FROM ENBRIDGE FOR TEXAS EASTERN TRANSMISSION-BUFFALO RUN ROAD Garrett County Government Public Works Department – Roads Division PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT – ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Texas Eastern Transmission will be performing maintenance,...

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Southern Garrett High School Field House

Tomorrow marks the start of the Fall Extracurricular Season in regards to our Athletic Complex and the new track and turf field. While we have already hosted a track meet in the Spring, we are about to experience a full season's worth of activities. The field is...

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Local Entrepreneur to Teach Upcoming Marketing Course

Continuing Education and Workforce Development at Garrett College will be offering an upcoming workshop course instructed by local entrepreneur, Mike Tumbarello.  The course, “The “Fuzzy Front-End” of Marketing: Using Proven Marketing Techniques to Build a Strong...

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Summer Sendoff to Our Deep Creek Times Advertisers!

It has been a crazy and busy and hectic summer but congratulations to all of our advertisers for a job well done through 2021!   Lodging Dining Activities Real Estate Services Shopping   1 Real Estate Source, LLC Ace’s Run Restaurant & Pub Bear Creek...

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Museum Committee Looking for Volunteers

The Museum Operations Committee (MOC) of the Oakland Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Museum Train Station has an active committee and is looking to grow its volunteer base. The mission of the Oakland B&O Museum is centered on the education of people of all ages in...

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FREE and REDUCED-Priced GCPS Meals Application

FREE and REDUCED-Priced Meals Application-So Much More Than Just a Meal Application It's time to fill out your 2021-2022 meal application for Garrett County Public Schools! This year, Garrett County Public Schools is proud to be able to offer free meals to all...

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Three Popular Pfizer Vaccine Questions

Did the FDA grant full approval for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for everyone? At this time, the FDA has approved Comirnaty, the COVID-19 vaccine known as Pfizer-BioNTech, for individuals aged 16 years and older. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine continues to have emergency...

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Local Red Cross Blood Drives

Help tackle the need by giving blood with the Red Cross Get in the fall spirit – come to give for a new Red Cross campfire mug Sept. 3-7 As fall approaches, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help end the ongoing critical need for blood and kick off the...

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Democratic Central Committee Inspiration Award

The inaugural recipients of the Garrett County Democratic Central Committee INSPIRATION Award are three native Garrett County women who saw a glaring need in our community and had the courage to work on a solution. We are thrilled to recognize and honor Chantelle...

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August 2021 is Breastfeeding Month in Maryland

Each August the staff of Garrett County WIC (Women, Infants and Children’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program) join the rest of the nation in celebrating National Breastfeeding Month, as well as joining the rest of the world in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week...

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