Current News, Events, and Press Releases

GRMC Recognized as a Top-100 Rural & Community Hospital
Regarded as one of the industry’s most significant designations of performance excellence, the annual Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals award is based upon results of the Hospital Strength Index.
2019 Garrett County Health Fair Date Announced
The 2019 event takes place at the Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex at Garrett College in McHenry from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Mountain Fresh Farmers' Market Recipe Booklets Available for Download
Recipes from the Mountain Fresh Farmers' Market's 2018 newsletters have been compiled into a downloadable booklet format. Previous year' recipes are also available.
Rose Gordy: Living the "Mysterious Adventure Into The Green Unknown"
Rose Gordy has played many roles in her lush “green” life: Daughter, teacher, coach, wife, mother, writer, poet, dream counselor, widow, grandmother, traveler, dancer and nun — just to name a few.
Deep Creek Lake Catering at The Jubilee Opens in Friendsville
Deep Creek Lake Catering at the Jubilee is now open for business in Friendsville. Owned by Jamie and Rayetta Riggleman, the restaurant is located at 254 Maple Street at the former Jubilee Junction.
Student Volunteerism Leads to National Recognition and $10,000 Prize for Local Nonprofit
A local eighth grader at Southern Garrett Middle School has been nationally recognized as one of U.S. Cellular’s 16 under 16 award recipients through The Future of Good program.
FSU Spearheading Counties' Economic Development Project
Dr. Eyad Youssef, MBA Coordinator at FSU, and his students are seeking information from employers and employees regarding regional workforce needs. They survey response deadline is March 21st.
15th Season Under Way for Robotics Team 1629
Garrett County’s FIRST Robotics Team 1629, GaCo, welcomed the community to an open house at GEARS on Sunday afternoon to mark its 15th season.
Deep Creek Axe Throwing Company Open for Business
Axes are flying at Deep Creek Lake, but they are not being used for chopping down trees.
Several Awards Received by White Barn at Lucas Farm
The White Barn at Lucas Farm in the Red House area near Oakland, which opened for business in June 2017, has received three awards in the wedding industry already this year.
Business Credits Power of Possibilities Competition for Successful Startup
In addition to building a solid foundation for the business plan, Bowers and Beckman received key support and mentoring throughout the competition which proved to be the most vital asset.
Employer Registration Now Open for Job Fair
Garrett College invites area businesses to participate in the upcoming Garrett County Job Fair slated for Wednesday, April 24, 2019, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Garrett College CARC gymnasium.
"Friendsville Way" Soliciting New Members, Businesses
Members of Friendsville’s business association, known as “The Friendsville Way,” have been thinking of ways to attract new companies and spruce up the town.
New Research Documents Economic Resilience Across Appalachia
The ARC recently released Strengthening Economic Resilience in Appalachia, a new study identifying factors common across communities experiencing persistent economic disruptions.
"Stepping up to Supervisor" Course to be Held at Garrett College
A "Stepping up to Supervisor" course will be held at Garrett College. Understand your role as a coach, explore your coaching dynamics, understand your team, and learn to communicate more effectively.