Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Mountain Maker Fest Returns to Garrett County
The third annual Mountain Maker Fest will be held at the Garrett College Career Technology Training Center in August.
Artistically Speaking: Garrett County Arts Council - Serving the Community Since 1976
The arts are such a natural part of our lives, we don’t always consider what is involved in incorporating so much enrichment into our world.
In The Spotlight: Deep Creek Seafood
Seafood lovers know the importance of quality and flavor when it comes to their dining experience, and at Deep Creek Seafood you’ll find plenty of both!
Garrett Trails Hosts June Events
Garrett Trails, dedicated to the development of high quality, sustainable trails across Garrett County, is hosting two major fund-raising activities this month.
Addiction Symposium Hosted by The Greater Cumberland Committee
The Greater Cumberland Committee is hosting an Addiction Symposium on June 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Frostburg State University to begin the tri-state conversation and call to action.
Mountain MD Tech Network to Host Forum
Learn more about how to support and fund your small business through panel discussions and networking at Mountain MD Tech Network's upcoming forum.
Oakland to Host Downtown Jubilee on July 7th
Downtown Jubilee: Celebrating Small Town Charm will be an event to help attract visitors to downtown Oakland businesses while raising monies for local charity, Landon’s Library.
Is Your Business Export Ready?
If you aren’t sure how to start exporting, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service makes it easy on export.gov.
Small Business Success Virtual Conference to be Held June 8th
A Small Business Success Virtual Conference powered by SCORE and Verisign will be held on June 8, 2017, from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
MD-PACE To Host Solar Symposium
Maryland Commercial PACE (MD-PACE) will present on the state of solar in Maryland and how companies are using PACE to install onsite solar generation.
Business Opportunities in Southeast Asia
Take advantage of an opportunity to learn about Southeast Asia trade policy and business opportunities.
SBA Schedules Small Business Resource Days
Learn about the many small business financing options available through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) by attending one of its scheduled Small Business Resource Days.
New Report Sheds Light on Veteran-Owned Businesses And Their Owners
A new report of the SBA's Office of Advocacy gives a detailed profile of Veteran-owned businesses in the United States.
PILOT Bill Big For Garrett County, Commissioner Says
Two bills that recently passed the Maryland General Assembly will help preserve Deep Creek Lake and provide additional funding to Garrett County.
FIRST Robotics Team Advances to Championship
Garrett County’s High School FIRST Robotics Team 1629, GaCo, was invited to compete at the FIRST Championship in St. Louis at the conclusion of the Chesapeake District Championship in Richmond, VA.