Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Lieutenant Governor to Address PACE
PACE Co-Chairs, Allegany’s Jeremy Irons and Garrett’s Shawn Bender, have announced Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming PACE Breakfast.
TDEC Awarded Two Task Orders to Support the Department of Labor
TDEC, a leading provider of Business Process Outsourcing services, has been awarded two task orders by the U.S. Department of Labor through TDEC’s GSA Schedule 36 contract.
Ribbon-Cutting Slated for Regional Behavioral Health Center
Garrett Regional Medical Center (GRMC) officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, January 23rd, at 10:00 a.m. for its new Regional Behavioral Health Center in Oakland.
FireFly Farms' MountainTop Bleu Wins at Prestigious 2019 Good Food Awards
FireFy Farms, producer of handmade cheese from Mountain Maryland, proudly announces that one of its first-produced soft-ripened goat’s milk cheeses, MountainTop, is a 2019 Good Foods Awards winner.
Meshach Browning Trail System Opens in McHenry
The Meshach Browning Trail System, which covers more than six miles, is a public, non-motorized, multi-use recreational and cultural resource at the Deep Creek Lake Lions Club Park in McHenry.
Arts Council Announces Publication of "Ginseng"
The Garrett County Arts Council has announced the publication of the most recent issue of Ginseng, the council’s own literary journal. The book is available at The Gallery Shop.
Western MD SBDC Post Job Opening for Small Business Consultant for Garrett County
The Western Maryland Small Business Development Center is seeking applications for the position of Small Business Consultant for Garrett County. The application deadline is January 21, 2019.
Governor Larry Hogan Announces Maryland Opportunity Zone Expansion
Governor Larry Hogan today announced a series of initiatives and legislation to further expand the thriving Maryland Opportunity Zone program.
Tru South Open for Business in McHenry
Tru South is a lifestyle apparel and outdoor recreation store owned by Tim and Missy Ingram. They also have another location in the Meadowbrook Mall in Bridgeport, W.Va.
MD Commerce Re-Designates Northern Garrett Enterprise Zone
“We are very thankful for the approval of the enterprise zone designation here in Garrett County,” said Michael Hough, Director of Garrett County Economic Development.
Comptroller Franchot Announces New Cornerstone Award for Local Business Excellence  
The deadline for applications for the new "Cornerstone Award for Local Business Excellence" award is December 31, 2018.
Mountain Top Tree Farm in Final Year of Retail Sales
Although the wholesale side of the business will continue with trees, wreaths and garlands, this year will be the last for retail sales of Christmas trees from the farm.
Addiction Recovery Center Planned in Grantsville
The Tri-State Adult & Teen Challenge, a residential treatment center for men recovering from addiction to life-controlling substances, will house a maximum of 20 residents ages 18 to 65.
Midcap, Sisler Present on New GC Mission Development Process
“Everyone needs to embrace a college’s mission, vision & values if they are to be effectively implemented,” Midcap said. “The chances of that taking place are much greater if everyone has a voice.
Garrett College Launches Community Webpage
Garrett College has launched a Campus & Community webpage off the college’s website directed at the county community as well as the families of students and prospective students.