Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Free Resume, Interview Workshop Set
A free workshop on Resume Writing and Job Interview Techniques: Tips for Staying Competitive in a Changing Job Market is scheduled for March 29 at the McHenry campus of Garrett College.
Seminar Addresses Earned Sick and Safe Leave Law
Doug Desmarais, Esquire, presented information about the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act and how it ties in with other laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act.
"Going Global" Workshop for Maryland's Entrepreneurs Scheduled
"Going Global": workshop to be held in Baltimore on March 19th.
MD Dept. of General Services to Host Contracting Opportunities in Western MD
Contracting Opportunities in Western Maryland, a free business opportunities information session, will be held on April 11th at Hagerstown Community College.
Artistically Speaking: Aurora Celtic — Local Roots Planted in Traditions
Meet Aurora Celtic - a band that keeps the traditions of St. Patrick's Day alive year round.
In the Spotlight! Pizzeria Uno Chicago Grille: A Community of Caring at Deep Creek Lake 
While Pizzeria Uno may be one of the most popular places on the lake for visitors, their roots lie very deep within Garrett County as generous patrons.
Chestnut Ridge Nursery a Growing Experience for Grantsville Family
The combination of a background in farming, an interest in growing things, and a timely opportunity led a Grantsville couple and their children on a new venture.
Savage River Lodge Named to's Ultimate "Book the U.S." List
Savage River Lodge & Yurts offers a rare brand of privacy, unparalleled relaxation, and a myriad of opportunities for fun.
Former Deep Creek Lake Visitors Center to Find Home Near Casselman Bridge
The former Deep Creek Visitors Center, which at one time was located along U.S. 219 beside Johnny’s Bait House, has been reclaimed and will be placed near the Casselman Bridge.
DLLR Representatives Available for In-Person Job Seeker Assistance
David Levesque, Employment Specialist and Workshop Facilitator with MD DLLR, and DLLR's Veterans' representative, will be in Oakland on Monday, February 12th, for in-person job seeker assistance.
MD Healthy Working Families Act - Frequently Asked Questions
Maryland's Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance has released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document on the new paid leave law.
Chamber to Host Special Seminar on New Paid Leave Law
Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Garrett College and Greater Grantsville Business Association, will host a seminar to help employers understand Maryland's new paid leave law.
Oakland Bypass Listed in County's 2018 Transportation Priorities
Oakland bypass included on the 2018 priority list of projects that county officials plan to send to the Maryland Department of Transportation.
Community Action Has Positive Impact in Garrett County
The numbers tell only half the story of the Garrett County Community Action Committee’s effect on the local area, its president says.
Free Solar Energy Informational Session Scheduled
A free informational session about solar energy will be held at 7 p.m. March 1 in the Garrett Information Enterprise Center, Room 111, at Garrett College.