Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Search Continues for New Garrett County Economic Development Director
The search for a new Garrett County Department of Economic Development director continues.
Technology at the Gap - Leading the Charge '17
Registration is now open for Technology at the Gap, a one- day conference for web developers, system admins, network and security specialists, managers, and others in, or around, the IT industry.
MD Commerce Accepting Online Applications for More Jobs for Marylanders' Program
he Maryland Department of Commerce continues to accept applications from manufacturing companies locating to or expanding in the state under a new incentive program called More Jobs for Marylanders.
MIPS Funding Available - Application Deadline October 16th
Grant funding for technology product development in Maryland is available through MIPS. The current application deadline is October 16th.
Community Members Work to Revitalize Oakland
Oakland officials, business leaders and numerous area volunteers are working together to expand upon the town’s revitalization efforts.
Second Annual MD Solar Congress Slated for September 15th
Join MD SUN and solar supporters from across the state for the Second Annual Maryland Solar Congress to be held Saturday, September 16th, in Rockville.
Cardin Applauds Small Business Committee Approval of Bipartisan HUBZone Legislation
HUBZone legislation recently approved by the Senate's Small Business Committee is of extreme importance Garrett County's economy.
GRMC Provides Update on Expansion Projects
The latest GRMC expansion efforts can be seen in ongoing construction projects undertaken at the main hospital facility and with continuing renovations at the former Get ’n Go along Oak Street.
Potomic Edison Invests in Prototype 'Reclosers' at Turkey Neck
First Energy Corp.’s Potomac Edison is using a high-tech solution to reduce the frequency and duration of outages in Maryland’s westernmost county.
Oakland Named One of TripAdvisor's "15 Best Honeymoon Destinations"
Oakland was among the destinations recently listed on TripAdvisor’s “15 Best Honeymoon Destinations in the U.S.”
Five Generations of Sincells Have Reported Garrett County's News
Since 1890, five generations of Sincells have chronicled wars and historic elections, but most often births, deaths, crimes, and acts of the school board, in the pages of The Republican newspaper.
Commissioners Approve Bloomington, Puzzley Run Water Projects
The Garrett County Commissioners gave the go-ahead for the Bloomington Water Tank Replacement and the Puzzley Run Water Improvements Projects.
Garrett County Commissioners Present “State of the County” Report
The state of Garrett County is “good,” Commissioner Paul Edwards announced Tuesday morning during the Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Business Before Hours at Wisp Resort.
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.
Commissioners Proclaim July as Lakes Appreciation Month
The Garrett County Commissioners have proclaimed July as Lakes Appreciation Month.