Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Garrett College to Hold Resource/Success Fair for Individuals Impacted by the Verso Closure
Garrett College will hold a Resource and Success Fair for all individuals impacted by the Verso closure on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the GIEC.
Camp Dawson to Hold Job Fair in Cumberland on May 23rd
Camp Dawson in Kingwood, Preston County, WV will be holding a Job Fair at the DLLR Office, 138 Baltimore Street, Cumberland, MD, on Thursday, May 23, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Camp Dawson to Hold Job Fair at Oakland Armory on May 31st
Camp Dawson in Kingwood, Preston County, WV, will be holding a Job Fair at the Oakland Armory, 14 North Eighth Street, Oakland, MD, on Friday, May 31, 2019, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Mountain Loggers Group to Host Meeting About Verso Closure
The Mountain Loggers Group will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 14, beginning at 6:00 p.m., in the Ag Heritage Building at the Garrett County Fairgrounds in McHenry to discuss the Verso plant closure.
Luke Mill to Stop Production on May 31st
Verso Corporation announced on Friday that the Luke paper mill will stop all production on May 31st.
SBA Sponsors Go Global Webinar Series
During World Trade Month (May), federal agencies bring you a FREE four-part webinar series to help you take your business global.
Beitzel Corporation Holds Spring Career Day
For the second year, a total of 122 students attended from Northern Garrett High School, Southern Garrett High School and Allegany County’s Center for Career and Technical Education.
National Pike Wagon Train Set for 46th Trek
The National Pike Wagon Train will make its 46th trek from Grantsville to Uniontown, Pennsylvania, next week, from May 15th-18th.
Extension Office Has Resource to Help Forestry/Natural Resources Businesses Affected by Verso Plant Closing
Are you a forestry or natural resource business affected by the Verso (Luke Mill) closing? The University of MD Extension Office can help.
NWBC Releases Report on Rural Women Entrepreneurs
The National Women's Business Council (NWBC) has released the 'Rural Women Entrepreneurs: Challenges and Opportunities' report which offers a profile of rural women entrepreneurs.
Verso Rapid Response Informational Sessions Scheduled
Rapid Response Informational Sessions will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, for all individuals affected by the Verso (Luke Mill) closing.
FCC Hazelton Correctional Officer Application Workshops Scheduled
The Federal Correctional Complex - Hazelton will be holding Correctional Officer application workshops on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) Hazelton Training Center.
FCC Hazelton to Hold Job Fair June 15th
The Bureau of Prisons Federal Correctional Complex in Hazelton, West Virginia will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the FCC Hazelton Training Center.
Affected by the Luke Mill Closing?
A job fair and resource event has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 14th, from 11 AM to 7 PM at the Bruce Outreach Center in Westernport.
WVU Potomac State College Resource Fair for Individuals Impacted by Verso Closure
A Resource Fair for those impacted by the Verso closure will be held on Thursday, May 9th, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Academic Success Center at WVU Potomac State College Campus.