Current News, Events, and Press Releases

DNG and Microsoft Announce Agreement
DNG and Microsoft Corp. announce an agreement to deliver broadband internet access to approximately 65,000 people on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and Garrett County, Maryland, over the next 3 years.
Columbus AFB Selects TDEC for Official Mail Center Operations
TDEC has been awarded a multi-year task order to provide Official Mail Center Operations services to the Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi.
Taste of Garrett Includes Craft Beer, Return of Race Up the Face 
Garrett Trails’ 16th annual Taste of Garrett will be held May 6 and will include the addition of craft beer tasting and the return of “Race Up the Face” to the fundraiser’s offerings.
Garrett Automotive Celebrates 45 Years in Business
This month, Garrett Automotive celebrates 45 years in business at its location near Oakland. It currently includes three generations of the Roszell family.
GRMC's Health Information Department Opens at New Locaiton
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday at Garrett Regional Medical Center’s Health Information Management Department.
Stutzmans to Speak at Power of Possibilities Summit
Mark and Laura Stutzman, well-known illustrators who reside in Garrett County, are scheduled to present at the upcoming Power of Possibilities spring entrepreneurship summit on April 27th.
FSU to Host Western MD STEM Festival
FSU will host the annual Western MD STEM Festival on Saturday, May 5th. The event is free and open to K-12 students who are home-schooled or attending public or private schools and their parents.
Manufacturing-Focused Job Fair to be Held May 11th
A Manufacturing-Focused Job Fair will be held on May 11th, at Allegany College of Maryland.
Regional Manufacturer's Roundtable Set for April 27th
"Narrowly Defining Your Overall Corporate Needs" is the topic of discussion for the April Regional Manufacturer's Roundtable hosted by the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation.
Garrett County Commissioners to Discuss Economic Development
The Garrett County Commissioners will be holding a public presentation about the County’s economic development program on May 9th at Garrett College.
Local Entrepreneur To Talk Cidery and Agri-Tourism at Upcoming POP Summit
Now entering its fourth year, the Power of Possibilities series at Garrett College has engaged over 1,200 entrepreneurs, business owners, and like-minded individuals in the region.
MIDFA Roundtable for Attorneys, CPAs, and Lenders to be Held
Garrett Co.'s Dept. of Economic Development is partnering with the MD Dept. of Commerce to sponsor a MIDFA Roundtable tailored to attorneys, CPAs and lenders who handle transactions for MD businesses.
Garrett College Moving Forward With Performing Arts Center
A decades-long vision for a Community Education and Performing Arts Center on the Garrett College campus is moving forward.
Power of Possibilities 4.0 Set for April 27th
Power of Possibilities Summit 4.0 is set for April 27th at Garrett College.
Small Business Week Virtual Conference - May 1st through May 3rd
The U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE Association will host a free, 3-Day Virtual Conference during National Small Business Week.