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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Jan 24, 2014 at 2:17pm
Emergency Operations Center Status
Jan 7, 2014 at 7:20am
CARC to serve as Warming Center-January 7, 2014
Nov 19, 2013 at 2:43pm
Commissioner Crawford participated in the 2013 graduation for Fellows from the University of Maryland Academy for Excellence in Local Government
Nov 19, 2013 at 11:18am
GC Department of Solid Waste & Recycling Announces the Expansion of Recycling at the Landfill
Nov 8, 2013 at 10:26am
The Deep Creek Lake Plan Steering Committee will be forming 4 subcommittees and invites citizens who are willing to serve to send in a letter of interest and resume.
Oct 1, 2013 at 2:43pm
GC Solid Waste & Recycling Announces that 2014 Residential Refuse Permits are now on Sale!
May 23, 2013 at 11:28am
In partnership with the State of Maryland, Garrett County Government, and the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce, we are proud to celebrate this reopening on May 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Mar 29, 2013 at 11:37am
Maryland Emergency Management Administration representatives will be meeting with Garrett County Officials to discuss the Garrett County Emergency Operations Center
Jan 22, 2013 at 3:08pm
With the coldest air of the season poised to arrive tonight through Wednesday, here is a great website that outlines safety tips for the public.
Jan 8, 2013 at 10:55am
The Department of Emergency Services has published an updated hazard mitigation plan to prevent or reduce loss of life and injury and to limit future damage costs.
Dec 21, 2012 at 10:35am
Motorists in Western Maryland are urged to use extreme caution due to dangerous driving conditions. Never pass a snow plow or snow plow train. The safest place to be is safely behind the plows.
Dec 20, 2012 at 2:43pm
In the event of a power outage the Department of Emergency Services urges residents to follow these safety tips for using an electric generator.
Dec 20, 2012 at 9:12am
National Weather Service Weather Briefing - Dec. 2012 Winter Storm
Nov 5, 2012 at 3:33pm
The Garrett County Department of Emergency Services has created a list of Frequently Asked Questions to deal with questions you may have in response to Hurricane Sandy.
Nov 4, 2012 at 10:12am
First Energy has been working diligently to reduce power outages throughout the County. Current outages are at 27%, which is down from 38% reported yesterday.