November 2014

Garrett County Voters Approve Additional Sunday Sales
Garrett County voters approved additional Sunday sales of alcohol in the county during the November 4th general election. The new law will take effect December 15th.
Local Robotics Team Creation Helps Children Across Globe With Math
Garrett County's High School Robotics Team 1629's "top spinner" creation was recently used to help third graders with their math lessons.
Wisp Agrees - Smaller Resorts Help Build Next Generation of Ski Enthusiasts
The National Ski Areas Association says small ski areas constitute an integral part of the U.S. ski industry, and Lori Epp from Wisp Resort agrees.
FireFly Farms Gets Ten More Awards for its Handmade Goat Cheese
FireFly Farms, producer of handmade goat cheeses from Mountain Maryland, proudly celebrates a successful 2014 season with ten additional individual awards won by its acclaimed line of goat cheeses in
FireFly Farms Gets Ten More Awards for its Handmade Goat Cheese
FireFly Farms, producer of handmade goat cheeses from Mountain Maryland, proudly celebrates a successful 2014 season with ten additional individual awards won by its acclaimed line of goat cheeses in
Office of Economic Development Aims to Be One-Stop Shop for Local Business Support
The office has invited local business owners throughout the county to connect with Kim Durst, the business retention specialist, for a 45 to 60 minute confidential session at their places of business.
TDEC Earns ISO 9001:2008 Certification for Quality Management
A leading provider of Business Process Outsourcing services to government and commercial entities, TDEC was recently awarded ISO's highest quality management systems certification.
Power of Possibilities Business and Innovation Plan Competition Underway
Want to own your own business? Have an idea for a new product or service? Enter POP's Business and Innovation Plan Competition, sponsored by The Greater Cumberland Committee and Garrett College.
Maryland Public Television to Feature Garrett County Farms
Steyer Brothers and Sleepy Hollow Farms will be featured on MPT's Maryland Farm & Harvest series on November 11th.
Deep Creek Lake Takes Editors' Pick For "Best Place to Wear a Skirt" - A Kayak Skirt
Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine recently honored Deep Creek Lake with the Editors' Pick for "Best Place to Wear a Skirt" - a kayak skirt - in its "Top Outdoor Towns of the Blue Ridge for 2014."
SBA Launches Destination: HUB
Garrett County, a Small Business Administration-designated HUBZone, will benefit from Destination: HUB, an initiative designed to promote and highlight HUBZones for federal procurement opportunities.