Current News, Events, and Press Releases

SHA Constructing Park and Ride in Friendsville
MD SHA is constructing a 37-space park and ride facility on MD 42 near the I-68 westbound on ramp. The lot will be complete in spring 2019.
Deputy Secretary Stresses ‘Partnerships’ During Business Appreciation Event
MD Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Benjamin Wu stressed the importance of partnerships at the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce’s seventh annual Business and Industry Appreciation event.
Garrett County College Expo Slated for October 9th
Garrett College and Garrett County Public Schools are partnering to host the annual Garrett County College Expo, a daytime-only event is scheduled for 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in the CARC.
Garrett College Offering STEM Courses for Homeschool Students 
Garrett College will offer the first series of STEM courses, specifically geared toward home school students in Garrett County and the surrounding tri-state area.
GC Arts Council to Unveil Seymour, An Art Experience 
A new event will be added to this year’s Autumn Glory Festival weekend, as the Garrett County Arts Council unveils Seymour, an Art Experience, a fine arts exhibit and sale, complemented by live music.
Tri-State "Speed" Lending Event Scheduled
Business owners and lenders are invited to attend a "speed" lending event. Businesses will have 4 minutes with lenders in a speed dating format to discuss their funding needs for startup or growth.
MD Commerce Releases Guide to Financial Incentives for Businesses
This new guide provides information on tax credits and other incentives available to Maryland businesses.
Workforce Development Employment Summit Set for October 17th
This free Workforce Development Employer Summit will provide employers with resources that will help them attract, train, and retain their workforce.
DLLR Representatives Available for In-Person Job Seeker Assistance
David Levesque, Employment Specialist and Workshop Facilitator with MD DLLR, will be in Oakland on October 15th & 29th for in-person job seeker assistance.
Small Business Relief Tax Credit
Small businesses in Maryland that provide paid sick and safe leave to their employees will soon be able to apply for a refundable tax credit administered by the Maryland Department of Commerce.
MD Tech Internship Program Funding Now Available
Internship funding is now available through the MD Technology Internship Program to technology-based businesses and state and local agencies offering paid internships.
Local Residents Hold "Community Discussion About Food"
As part of its Chesapeake Foodshed Study, the University of Maryland's Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology is working with consultants to examine the region’s food supply chain.
Simpson Couple Begins New Venture at North Glade Inn
The new innkeepers at the North Glade Inn at Deep Creek Lake have an unusual history with the property. They actually got married there almost two years ago.
Garrett College’s $8.5-million STEM Building Dedicated
Garrett College’s $8.526-million STEM Building officially opened Saturday. Dignitaries attending the ceremony included U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and MD DLLR Secretary Kelly Schultz.
2018 People’s Choice Challenge: The People Have Spoken!
Deep Creek Times announced today that voting is complete for the 2018 People’s Choice Challenge.