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The weather today will be cloudy with a high near 53 and a low around 43. A chance of showers. West wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. The chance of precipitation is 50%.

The Friendsville Days Committee is hosting a Poster Contest. Your poster must be/include:
● 22” by 28”
● Theme of RIVER WILD
● Name(Friendsville Days) year (2021)
● 40th anniversary
● Prefer use of color pencils
● Your name, and grade on the back of the poster
● Contact info on an attached paper( a way for us to contact 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

The Highland Thrift Shop is asking requesting Shop n Save bags for their bag sale (as these bags don’t split) and/or egg cartons (for the farmers). They are open 10 to 4 today and the sale this week is 75% off of books, records, VHS tapes, and audiotapes.

Dans Mountain State Park is now accepting applications for lifeguards. These are full-time or part-time, seasonal positions. Candidates must apply by April 20 at

If you have a healthcare background and would be available to help vaccinate individuals for COVID-19, please contact us,” said Garrett County Health Officer Bob Stephens. “We are interested in speaking with current or retired nurses, paramedics, EMTs, physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, dentists, etc. who have a desire and the time to assist us with our vaccination efforts.” Anyone interested in discussing the possibilities of helping with the community vaccination program should call the Health Department at 301-334-7700.

The American Red Cross and the Garrett County Health Department will host a blood drive on Friday, April 16, from 12 to 5 p.m. at the Southern Garrett County Rescue Squad at 200 Baltimore Avenue, Oakland, MD.