Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Third Annual Mountain Maker's Fest Slated for August 12th
Garrett College is hosting the third annual Mountain Maker Fest on Saturday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to noon at the college’s Career Technology Training Center located in Accident.
SBDC to Offer Free Workshop
The Western Maryland Regional Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will offer a free workshop - Doing Business With the Federal Government - Intro to Government Contracting on July 25th.
GRMC Supports Hero’s Journey Art Project
Garrett Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of WVU Medicine, has announced its support for the Eli Lilly and Company Hero’s Journey Art Project.
Oakland Becomes Maryland's 25th Arts & Entertainment District
The Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) has announced that the Maryland Secretary of Commerce has approved the designation of the state’s 25th Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District in Oakland.
CARC Director Appointed to Advisory Council
Steve Putnam, Director of the Garrett College Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex has been appointed to the 2017-18 Small Programs Advisory Council of NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation.
Commissioners Proclaim July as Lakes Appreciation Month
The Garrett County Commissioners have proclaimed July as Lakes Appreciation Month.
Arts Connection to Feature Friendsville Interactive History Tour
The July Arts Connection sponsored by Garrett County Arts Council will highlight the new Friendsville Interactive History Tour.
FY 2018 Heritage Area Mini-Grant Applications Available
Applications are being taken through Friday, August 11th, for the Heritage Area's mini-grant program.
Garrett County and Declaration Networks Group Receive NATOA Broadband Award
Garrett County and Declaration Networks Group, Inc. have received NATOA's 2017 Community Broadband Innovative Partnership of the Year Award.
IRS Offers Free Small Business Tax Tools
Small business owners have 24/7 access to a new tool from the IRS.
Free Market Data Available Through Census Business Builder Tool 
If you're looking for FREE market data to help you start or grow your small business, the U.S.Census Bureau has a great tool.
MDOT's Office of Minority Business Enterprise Conducts Free Monthly Workshop
MDOT's Office of Minority Business Enterprise conducts a free monthly workshop for firms interested in applying for certification as a Minority, Disadvantaged, and/or Small Business Enterprise.
Training Offered by the Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs
"Amp Up Your Small Business" is an interactive class to help small businesses gain a greater insight into the various aspects of doing business with the state of Maryland.
Garrett County Commissioners Approve Closure of a Portion of Accident-Friendsville Road
A portion of Limestone Road will be closed to the public and will no longer be part of the county’s system of roads.
Airport's Annual Wings and Wheels Fly-In Set for August 12th
The Garrett County Airport's Annual Wings and Wheels Fly-In will be held August 12, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.