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Wildlife Activity Ramps up for Fall

Fall means cool weather and colorful foliage. It can also mean unpredictable wildlife. Deer mating season is right around the corner, and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources urges motorists to stay alert for deer and other wildlife as these animals seek food...

National Drug Take Back Scheduled for October 26th

On Saturday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Garrett County Health Department, local law enforcement and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 18th opportunity in nine years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their...

One Maryland One Book 2019

This year's One Maryland One Book selection is What The Eyes Don't See by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha. On the topic of the Flint, Michigan water crisis, this book selection “is a riveting account of a shameful disaster that became a tale of hope, the story of a city on the...

Input Sought for Second Year of State Lakes Fund

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will host four open house events to solicit public input regarding the development of a work plan for the second phase of the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund. The fund is providing $1 million annually for three...

Friendsville Quilting Raffle

Every year since 2004, the Friendsville Library Quilters have spent months creating a different hand stitched quilt to be raffled off. All the funds collected each time go towards the Friendsville Library. This year you can choose between the “Starry Starry Night”...

Deep Creek Watershed Foundation Sponsors Water-Wise Training

In a first beyond the Chesapeake Bay, the Deep Creek Watershed Foundation has partnered with Garrett County to fund Water-Wise training by the University of Maryland Extension in a program exclusive to Garrett County. Water-Wise is a conservation landscape...

Haunted House Safety Guidelines To Look Out For This Halloween

Many Marylanders will enjoy a variety special amusement buildings to celebrate Halloween this October. It is important to keep in mind that these structures have unique fire safety requirements in order to create an enjoyable and safe environment for everyone. "Smoke...

2019 People’s Choice Challenge Leaderboard – SERVICES 9-25-19

2019 People's Choice Challenge Leaderboard As of September 25, 2019, the following three choices for each category are leading the People's Choice Challenge in SERVICES! 1. Favorite local art or music venue: Mountain State Brewing Company - Deep Creek Wisp Resort...

2019 People’s Choice Challenge Leaderboard – EXPERIENCES 9-25-19

2019 People’s Choice Challenge Leaderboard As of September 25, 2019, the following three choices for each category are leading the People’s Choice Challenge in EXPERIENCES! 1. Favorite local festival or event: Autumn Glory Festival Fire on the Mountain 4th of July...

2019 People’s Choice Challenge Leaderboard – PRODUCTS 9-25-19

2019 People's Choice Challenge Leaderboard As of September 25, 2019, the following three choices for each category are leading the People's Choice Challenge in PRODUCTS! 1. Favorite local food: Donuts from Glazed and Confuzed Donuts Klotz Sweet Corn Farmer's Market 2....

2019 People’s Choice Challenge Leaderboard – PROFESSIONALS 9-25-19

2019 People's Choice Challenge Leaderboard As of September 25, 2019, the following three choices for each category are leading the People's Choice Challenge in PROFESSIONALS! 1. Favorite beauty professional: Brandi Krause - Cobblestone Hair Salon Amanda Walker - Deep...

2019 People’s Choice Challenge Leaderboard – EXPERIENCES

2019 People’s Choice Challenge Leaderboard As of September 19, 2019, the following three choices for each category are leading the People’s Choice Challenge in EXPERIENCES! 1. Favorite local festival or event: Autumn Glory Festival Garrett County Agriculture Fair Fire...

2019 People’s Choice Challenge Leaderboard – PRODUCTS

2019 People's Choice Challenge Leaderboard As of September 19, 2019, the following three choices for each category are leading the People's Choice Challenge in PRODUCTS! 1. Favorite local food: Klotz Sweet Corn Donuts from Glazed and Confuzed Donuts Farmer's Market 2....

2019 People’s Choice Challenge Leaderboard – SERVICES

2019 People's Choice Challenge Leaderboard As of September 19, 2019, the following three choices for each category are leading the People's Choice Challenge in SERVICES! 1. Favorite local art or music venue: Mountain State Brewing Company - Deep Creek Wisp Resort...

2019 People’s Choice Challenge Leaderboard – PROFESSIONALS

2019 People's Choice Challenge Leaderboard As of September 19, 2019, the following three choices for each category are leading the People's Choice Challenge in PROFESSIONALS! 1. Favorite beauty professional: Brandi Krause - Cobblestone Hair Salon Amanda Walker - Deep...

Maryland Air BnB Hosts Earned over $33 Million this Summer

Airbnb announced today that its Maryland host community earned a combined $33.6 million in supplemental income while welcoming approximately 188,000 guest arrivals to the state this summer, from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. "Throughout the summer of 2019,...

Scholarship program GPA requirement increased

The Garrett County Commissioners and Garrett College are working jointly to implement a 2.5 grade-point average as the minimum college GPA for students to continue receiving Garrett County Scholarship Program funding. Beginning with the fall 2019 semester, students...

College, Foundation, donors combine on OER effort

Garrett College, the Garrett College Foundation and a private donor couple are combining to fund an initiative to drastically reduce student textbook costs. The college and foundation, along with part-time Garrett County residents Lori Richards and Ken Newbaker, are...

Chamber to Host Welcome Reception for New Garrett College Students

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce’s Workforce Development Task Force is partnering with Garrett College to host a welcome reception for all new students who will be attending Garrett College this fall. The Chamber will throw out the welcome mat and introduce the...

Roots Offering Youth Yoga

We are so excited to announce the commencement of our youth yoga program! Starting the first Monday in September, bring your children, ages 8-18 to Roots Mon-Thurs @4:15 to learn breath control, emotional regulation, body autonomy, and mindfulness while unwinding...

Chris Herren: Prevention Starts With All Presentation

A nationally known motivational speaker is scheduled for a public presentation at Garrett College CARC on Monday, September 9th at 7 p.m. He will also speak at both county high schools on the following day. Eighth-grade students from each middle school will attend the...

Know your insurance needs before arriving on campus

As college students return or go to campus for the first time this month, Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer, Jr. reminds them and their parents of the importance of insurance for college students away from home. BacktoSchool.jpg“Insurance can be confusing,”...

 

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