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...

National Police Bloodhound Association

The National Police Bloodhound Association is holding its annual Spring Training Semtnar in McHenry, Maryland on Aprii 28th. The six-day event which wiii enci May 3'd,and is a 40-hour Man-Trailing Law Enforcement Bloodhound Training and Certification program which is...

Lakers lose in overtime in region semifinals

  Rolling over top-seeded Frederick Community College, 76-60, in Friday’s NJCAA Region XX Division II quarterfinal was a nice achievement for the Garrett College men’s basketball team.  The eighth-seeded Lakers were hoping to build on that achievement in Saturday...

Garrett Regional Medical Center launches new website

Garrett Regional Medical Center has launched a new, easy to use website that more accurately reflects the growing list of patient services available at the 55-bed inpatient facility. The new site, found at www.grmc-wvumedicine.org, incorporates the colors and...

HART to Hold “MuttMinster” Dog Show

 HART for Animals is hosting its second “MuttMinster” Dog Show on Saturday, April 21. It’s a fundraising event to help raise awareness of the joys of pet adoption. All dogs are eligible to compete in this event, which will highlight their beauty, diversity and...

Garrett Joins in Litigation Against Opioid Producers

  The Board of Garrett County Commissioners announced that they have joined Montgomery, and other counties in Maryland, in litigation seeking compensation for the damage caused by the production and distribution of opioids. The County’s claims will be part of the...

Garrett County 2018 Primary Election Candidates

The following candidates have declared their intention to run for office in Garrett County: For more information, visit http://elections.state.md.us/elections/2018/primary_candidates/gen_cand_lists_2018_1__by_county_12.html Commissioner Commissioner District 001...

Free Tree Seedlings Available for Garrett County Landowners

Riparian Homeowners Can Help Improve Water Quality The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering free tree plantings to help improve water quality in targeted Garrett County communities. County landowners who have a creek, drainage ditch, stream or other...

Workplace Excellence course slated in Grantsville

Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development has scheduled a course, Workplace Excellence at the College’s Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville on Thursdays, March 8 to 29, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This course is designed for individuals pursuing...

Canine Massage Class Scheduled in Grantsville

Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development will be offering a course, Canine Massage, on Thursday, March 8 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:45 p.m. The class will be held at the Garrett College Northern Outreach Center in Grantsville. Canine massage therapy...

Garrett College Board Seeks Nominations for Outstanding Contributor

The Board of Trustees of Garrett College announced that it is inviting nominations for the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Garrett College. This award is typically given at Garrett’s commencement ceremony in the spring. Any member of the community may submit a...

The Market Into March

Last Week's Economic Headlines •Home sales have slowed over the winter months, as existing home sales fell 3.2% in January following a 3.6% drop in December. According to the National Association of Realtors®, sales of existing homes are 4.8% below a year ago, which...

A new marathoning World Record was set by a Garrett County native

A new marathoning World Record was set by a Garrett County native on the Hawaiian Island of Kauai on January 18, 2018 when he became the first and only person to ever run public marathons (26.2 miles) on all 7 Continents and in all 50 United States in less than 1...

GRMC Subacute Unit Receives Leadership Excellence Award

The Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC)  Subacute Unit was recently recognized by the American College of Health Care Administrators as a recipient of the 2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. Approximately 11 percent of skilled nursing facilities nationwide met...

2018 Garrett County Job Fair – Employer Registration Now Open!

Garrett College invites area businesses to participate in the upcoming 2018 Garrett County Job Fair slated for Wednesday, April 25, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Garrett College Gymnasium. The Garrett County Job Fair has been bringing employment opportunities together...

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Showcases World-Class Golf Academy

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort – the acclaimed luxury resort in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania – features an array of exceptional instruction programs and expert club-fitting for the 2018 golf season. The state-of-the-art Nemacolin Golf Academy offers...

 

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