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Garrett County Continues Developing Opioid Response

The Garrett County Health Department is the lead agency in a partnership to continue planning for the local response to the opioid crisis gripping the country. The county received a federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration which is designed...

January CDL training schedule announced

Garrett College is accepting applications for the next series of courses geared toward training individuals to obtain a commercial driver's license.  Training for both Class A (in 30 days) and Class B (in six days) will be provided. Applicants are encouraged to...

GC offering a variety of online, on campus courses for winter session

As the fall semester is nearing completion, Garrett College is gearing up for the next upcoming series of courses.  Winter session will begin on January 2, 2019 and end on January 20, 2019. A total of 18 classes are available, with eight of those being offered online,...

Celebrate with Safety in Mind

By Diane Lee, Public Information Officer, Garrett County Health Department The holidays are a time for celebrations, but it’s also a time when some people are more likely to drink beyond their limits than at other times of the year. Adverse consequences, ranging from...

Music at Penn Alps Receives Funding for Music Scholarships

The Community Trust Foundation recently granted $20,000 to Music at Penn Alps for their K-12 Tutoring Program. This was made possible through the Naylor Family Trust Fund and will provide private instrumental or vocal music lessons to youth in the region. For more...

Red Ribbon Poster Contest Winners Announced

Second-grade students at Broad Ford Elementary School participated in a poster contest in conjunction with Red Ribbon Week to educate others about the risks of tobacco use.  The contest was sponsored by the Drug-Free Communities Coalition (DFCC) Action Teams and...

Agencies collaborate to host Bloomington Town Meeting

The public is invited to attend a Garrett County Opioid Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, December 11 at the Bloomington Fire Department, beginning at 6 p.m. “We continue to bring the community together for open conversations about how drugs are affecting this county and...

End of Year Newsletter from Boal and Associates

Greetings....as another year winds down, once again tax planning for the year presents a number of challenges for both the year we are finishing and year ahead. This is primarily due to the tax law changes brought about through the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...

GRMC Launches $1 Million CT Scanner Campaign

Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC) recently unveiled a million-dollar fundraising campaign to purchase a new CT Scanner that will enhance patient care through state-of-the-art technology. CT Scanners rely upon computed tomography to provide detailed images of...

NeuBeam Gives Back This Holiday Season

Garrett County Internet Service Provider NeuBeam, a service of Declaration Networks Group, is donating $10 to Toys for Tots (toysfortots.org) for every Internet installation completed through the end of 2018. "Declaration Networks is proud to give back locally,...

Malone honored with naming in GC’s STEM building

Garrett County resident, Phil Malone, was honored for his longstanding commitment and dedication to the youth of Garrett County.  One of the new group study rooms in the STEM facility was dedicated in honor of Malone. Not only has Malone been instrumental in providing...

Area Continues to See Record Overall Tourism Increases

The first quarter of Fiscal Year 2019 (July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019) is off to a good start for tourism in the Deep Creek Lake area and Garrett County, Maryland with an 8.0% increase in county accommodations sales, a 6.3% increase in Admissions & Amusement...

Garrett County Government Creates Communications Office

At the request and recommendation of the Garrett County Public Information Officer Kevin Null, and to align with the 2018-2020 County Strategic Plan, the Board of Garrett County Commissioners has approved the creation of a County Communications Office. The...

Jay Ferguson named 2018 Garrett County REALTOR®️ of the Year

Congratulations to Taylor-Made Deep Creek Vacations & Sales co-owner, broker of record, and top producing real estate professional, Jay Ferguson. Jay has been named the 2018 REALTOR®️ of the Year by Garret County Board of REALTORS®️ in a unanimous vote from the...

Hogan Administration Announces US 219 Realignment Construction Project

New Roadway Alignment Benefits Businesses and Residents, Opens Up the Appalachian Region for Economic Development and Enhanced Safety The Hogan administration today announced the official start of the long-awaited highway construction for the US 219 (Chestnut Ridge...

GC Athletic Hall of Fame inducts 3rd class

Members of the 2018 class were welcomed into the Garrett College Athletic Hall of Fame at the third annual induction dinner held Saturday night in the Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex (CARC) gymnasium. Surrounded by current members of the Athletic Hall of...

Historic Preservation Project Workshops

Are you considering applying for a Capital Grant for a historic preservation project? Attend a workshop in your area!  The Maryland Historical Trust is hosting workshops around the state for prospective applicants for the FY19 Capital Grant Program. This grant is a...

 

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