Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Fourth Annual Tech at the Gap Conference Set for October 10th at Rocky Gap
Tech at the Gap is a one-day conference for web developers, digital marketing professionals, network and security specialists, managers, and anyone else who works in the tech industry.
DLLR Representatives Available for In-Person Job Seeker Assistance
MD DLLR Representatives will be in Oakland on Friday, July 26, 2019, for in-person job seeker assistance.
Garrett County Opportunity Youth Project Organized by Local Management Board
The goal of the project is to improve access to school and jobs for teenagers and young adults in Garrett County who are neither working nor enrolled in school.
Gran Fondo Brings Over 900 Riders to Garrett County
The Garrett County Gran Fondo is not a race. The King of the Mountain champions are crowned based on seven timed KOM climbs within the Garrett County Gran Fondo rides.
Railey Realty Celebrates 45 Years in Business
The company was founded in 1974 by James (Jim) and Violet (Sis) Railey. When they first opened the brokerage, the couple worked from their home on Lake Shore Drive.
Honi Honi Celebrates 50th Birthday This Year
Honi Honi Bar, located at 19745 Garrett Highway next to Deep Creek UNO, was originally founded by Jim Delligatti and had its first liquor license issued in 1969.
STEM Center Awarded LEED Certification
The Garrett facility’s gold certification is the second highest certification in the four-level LEED ratings, just below platinum.
Believe in Tomorrow Opens House at Deep Creek
The Believe In Tomorrow Children’s Foundation now has a second home in Garrett County to help bring smiles to the faces of critically ill children and their families.
Deep Creek Lake and Garrett County Continue to See Record Tourism Increases
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce attributes much of the continued growth in tourism to its aggressive marketing plan with concentrated efforts and new ad strategies.
Garrett County Delegation Meets with D.C. Officials
On May 23, a delegation from Garrett County traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with congressional members and federal agency leaders on four priorities for Garrett County.
52nd Annual Autumn Glory Festival Set for October 9th-13th
Enjoy the beauty of the fall season in the mountains as Garrett County, Maryland celebrates the 52nd anniversary of the Autumn Glory Festival, presented by the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce.
Garrett College Reschedules Verso Resource and Success Fair to June 25th
According to Julie Yoder, dean of continuing education and workforce development, the event will be able to provide additional support and resource information to Verso employees.
DLLR Representatives Available for In-Person Job Seeker Assistance
MD DLLR Representatives will be in Oakland on June 11th, June 14th, and June 25th for in-person job seeker assistance.
DHT Nursery Offers a Mix of Familiar Favorites and New Offerings
DHT Nursery is currently in its second season and offers annuals, herbs, perennials, vegetable plants, malabar, Mexican sour gherkins, Armenian cucumbers, luffa gourds, and more.
Friendsville Set to Host Garrett County Celtic Festival
The town of Friendsville will host the 31st annual Garrett County Celtic Festival from 10 AM to 6 PM on Saturday, June 1st.