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GCED Director to Speak at Leadership Summit
Alex McCoy, MBA, CEcD, EDFP, IOM will be one of the featured speakers at the International Economic Development Council's (IEDC) 2017 Leadership Summit.
Site Work Nearly Finished at Garrett Business Park
Strata Worldwide, LLC will occupy the finished space in October and will offer 25 jobs over the next three years.
Maryland Manufacturing Extension Partnership Proves Manufacturing Bootcamp Program Successful With Pilot Program
MD MEP rolled out its pilot program in partnership with Garrett College for Garrett Container Systems, Inc.
Garrett Memorial Hospital Digs Into $23.5M Construction Project
The groundbreaking ceremony was followed by the opening of the hospital's new Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center.
Clayburn To Close Plant Near Grantsville
Clayburn, Inc. will close its manufacturing facility near Grantsville in late June.
Deep Creek Watershed Committee Hears Reports
All the subcommittees of the Deep Creek Watershed Management Plan Steering Committee have submitted their reports, which will be considered for inclusion into the Deep Creek Lake Management Plan.
County Commissioners to Hold Public Meeeting
The Board of County Commissioners will present its FY 2015 budget at a public meeting on May 20th.
MD Comptroller Presents Black And Gold Award To Olen Beitzel
Olen Beitzel was recently recognized as a "Marylander Making a Difference."
ARC Funds Requested For Garrett Projects 
Garrett County Commissioners asking ARC for $900,000 for infrastructure projects.
The Community Development Block Grant Program at Work: A Glass Manufacturing Firm in Western Maryland
A CDBG grant awarded to Garrett County in 1998 assisted with the opening of the Simon Pearce, Inc. manufacturing facility.
Fourmile Ridge Wind Project Moves Forward
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the Fourmile Ridge wind project in eastern Garrett County and site preparation started April 7.
Mountain MD Energy Advisory Committee Seeks Public Solutions
The Mountain Maryland Energy Advisory Committee (MMEAC) solicited energetic ideas from the public at today's meeting of the Garrett County Board of Commissioners.
County Tax Sale Scheduled
Garrett County's tax sale for delinquent properties to be held on Friday, May 2nd, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Shark Tank to Hold Open Casting Call
Shank Tank will hold an Open Casting Call on May 9th in Salisbury, MD.