Job Requirements Modified for County Economic Development Director

The Board of Garrett County Commissioners has modified the requirements for the vacant County economic development director position. At a recent public meeting, the commissioners disclosed that the position would be opened to a subsequent, third search. The position...

Flu Prevention Tips and Treatment Recommendations

Garrett Regional Medical Center urges community members to follow recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for flu prevention and treatment tips during this year’s severe cold and flu season. “Flu season is here in full, and there is literally...

Rotary Satellite Club Kicks Off Sock Drive

The Oakland Rotary Satellite Club, operating in partnership with the Oakland Rotary, will kick off its 4th Annual Sock Drive on January 15th. Drop off new children’s socks at the following locations through February 19th: Southern Middle School, the Oakland/McHenry...

Ruth Enlow Library to Host TED Talk Screening and Discussion

The Ruth Enlow Library will host a free TED Talk Screening and Discussion on Monday, January 29, from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Oakland Library. Facilitated by Director Thomas Vose, this event will allow attendees to watch the TED Talk video as a group and then enjoy a time...

GC psych instructors bring real-world experience to classroom

Bruce Liller and Anita Rhodes certainly have the academic credentials to teach in Garrett College’s Psychology Department. Yet, it’s their real-world experience that has GC Psychology Professor Terry Kasecamp particularly excited about her newest adjunct instructors....

Civic Club Woman of the Year 2017: Anne Horowitz

Anne Horowitz has been an active contributor to the Civic Club since 2005, but her contributions to her family, her community, and her country began long before that. Anne is an accomplished seamstress and musician having played the piano and sewing her own clothes...

Cold Weather Contact Information

Garrett County Cold Weather Emergency Contact Information Released Garrett County Health Department in cooperation with Garrett County Emergency Management warns that extreme cold weather will continue over the next several days and into next week with single digit...

Notice of Sanitary Sewer Overflow

Due to activities associated with repairing a discharge line on Lake Shore Drive, Garrett County Department of Public Utilities (DPW-U) experienced a sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) of approximately 3,200 gallons yesterday. At no time was service to DPW-U customers...

Deborah Carpenter Graduates from Leadership Maryland

Garrett County director of Planning & Land Management and McHenry resident recognized at December 5 ceremony: Leadership Maryland announced today that Deborah Carpenter, AICP, Director of the Garrett County Department of Planning and Land Management has completed the...

Local Libraries Begin “Winter Reads” for Adults on January 2

The Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County will begin a Winter Reads program for adults at all branches in January 2018. “What better way to pass a Garrett County winter than to cozy up with one good book after another that you’ve borrowed from our library,” said Bonnie...

Miller awarded occupational scholarship at Garrett College

Cordale D. Miller, a 2017 graduate of Northern High School, recently received the Occupational Scholarship, as part of the Garrett County Scholarship Program. Miller is a resident of Grantsville and is currently enrolled in the Class A CDL truck driving program at...

2nd Annual Police Providing Presents

On Saturday, December 16, 2017 Garrett County hosted the 2nd Annual Police Providing Presents event.  Volunteers from all five (05) Garrett County law enforcement agencies along with the Garrett County Department of Social Services, Garrett County Schools, Garrett...

Music Fund Established at Garrett College

The Music Fund was recently established by the Garrett College Foundation. The purpose of the fund is to provide support for music programming and activities at Garrett College. From left to right are: Cherie Krug, Executive Director of the Garrett College Foundation;...

Financial Aid Information for College Students

The Financial Aid Office at Garrett College will offer free assistance with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application on December 18th from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the College’s McHenry campus in Room 306. Computers will be available...

MOUNTAIN MARYLAND PACE 2018: Positive Attitudes Change Everything

PACE 2018 IS UNDERWAY The Cumberland/Allegany County Industrial Foundation, Inc. (CACIF) and the Garrett County Development Corporation proudly host PACE. Allegany's Jeremy Irons and Garrett's Shawn Bender are co-chairing the 42nd PACE Reception and PACE Breakfast...

Welding classes to begin at Garrett College on December 5

Continuing Education and Workforce Development of Garrett College will be offering Welding classes starting in December. The welding program prepares students to earn an industry-recognized certification upon completion of the class. The welding program consists of...

Ruth Enlow Library Offers hoopla digital to Patrons

The Ruth Enlow Library has added hoopla digital - a unique digital entertainment/media service - to its online resources for patrons. This service provides thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks, comics, and graphic novels – all...

Second Class Inducted into the Garrett College Athletic Hall of Fame

More than 120 guests gathered at the Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex (CARC) gymnasium as former athletes were inducted into the Garrett College Athletic Hall of Fame on October 28. The second class of inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame included Michele...

Downtown Oakland’s Lucky Elf Promotion

The Lucky Elf promotion is a Christmas promotion that is in effect from November 26-December 17. We have 16 donated gift certificates from local businesses. For every $25 spent in a participating store (one displaying this pictured elf), the customer will receive one...

Lions Celebrate 56th Charter Anniversary

The Grantsville Lions Club held their 56th Anniversary Charter Night at Grace Community Church in Grantsville. The speaker was Second Vice District Governor Lenny Gares. Perfect attendance awards were presented and several yearly awards from Lions Clubs International...

Fine Arts COMAR has been Adopted

On October 24, 2017 the Maryland State Board of Education unanimously voted to adopt proposed amendments to the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) Title 13A State Board of Education Subtitle 04 Chapter 16 Programs in Fine Arts. The revisions are aligned to the...

Brett Simpson to Speak at GC Adventure Sports Colloquium on Nov. 14

In 2013 Brett Simpson entered into and completed what is considered one of the hardest bike packing races in the world, Tour Divide. Tour Divide travels 2,745 miles down the Rockies from Canada to Mexico. This solo, self-supported race involves over 200,000 feet of...

New Member Inducted in Friendsville Lions Club

The Friendsville Lions Club recently approved 2 new members for membership in the club. Membership in Lions Club is by invitation, and Lion Renee Larue was officially inducted into the club by First Vice District Governor Gerry Beachy at their regular club meeting....

Garrett College Partners with SHA on Pedestrian Safety

Garrett College has partnered with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (SHA) to combine efforts on the importance of pedestrian safety amongst the College community. The SHA recently collaborated with Ocean City and College Park on a...

 

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