Wednesday August 6

The weather today will be mostly cloudy with a high near 73 and a low around 60. A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.

I have a chance to go golfing in Oakland today. This is the first I’ve been in a few years …  wish me luck!

Thanks to Ren Nazareno for the sunrise photo this morning:

The Paycheck Protection Program application deadline is looming – August 8.

Remember to take your chances on the “Wine & Weekend Raffle!” (since this year’s Art & Wine Festival has gone virtual)

Due to the pandemic, the Loar Auxiliary Gift Shop (at Garrett Regional Medical Center) is remains closed to the public.

The Garrett County Farm Bureau is continuing the Livestock Expo and Sale this week at the Garrett County Fairgrounds. There were 100 market swine, 38 market lambs, 56 market beef, and 44 market goats registered to show and sell this week.

Also, several “fair food” booths are open:

Dairy Bar: Wednesday-Saturday 2pm – 8pm
Northern Garrett Athletics: Wednesday-Saturday 6am – 10pm
FIRST Robotics Team 1629 GaCo: Wednesday-Friday 11am – 5pm, Saturday 11pm – completion of sale
Oakland Rotary French Fries: Wednesday-Friday 11am – 6pm, Saturday 3pm – 11pm

Friendsville Library announces monthly Enrichment Packets with crafts and educational materials for enhanced learning opportunities for pre-school & school-age students. ALL STUDENTS MUST Register: Call 301-746-5663 or email

Our lake camera has a bird’s eye view of the lake this morning:

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