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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Sep 22, 2021 at 7:17am, Communications Office
Garrett County’s COVID-19 statistics are dismal compared to the state numbers – the second highest case rate, the highest positivity rate, and the lowest vaccination rate.
Sep 13, 2021 at 3:54pm, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Glendale Road and State Park Road bridge inspections will be taking place September 22 and 23, 2021.
Sep 9, 2021 at 9:29am, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Garrett County Bridge inspections will be taking place the week of September 21-23, 2021 on Herrington Manor and Sang Run Roads.
Sep 7, 2021 at 3:25pm, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Texas Eastern Transmission will temporarily close Buffalo Run Road from 9/14//21 through 10/1/21 for repair and maintenance work.
Aug 31, 2021 at 1:47pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Health Department has received preliminary notification of two recent county deaths linked to COVID-19, most likely the Delta variant. These are the first deaths since April 2021.
Aug 30, 2021 at 1:20pm, Board of Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners Announce the Public Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, September 7, 2021 beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Aug 24, 2021 at 3:29pm, Communications Office
Garrett County’s 7-day positivity percentage is 13.85% compared to the state’s 4.89%. The county is also currently third highest at 37.42 for 7-day case rate per 100,000.
Aug 17, 2021 at 11:57am, Communications Office
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Garrett County steadily increases, the CDC’s community transmission map shows Garrett County and most bordering counties in the orange, with substantial spread.
Aug 13, 2021 at 4:57pm, Communications Office
Commissioner Paul Edwards addressed the attendees first and set the stage for the broad and, admittedly, limited topics to cover in the allotted time.
Aug 13, 2021 at 4:48pm, Communications Office
The Board of the Garrett County Commissioners provided a “County Update” to the Garrett County Chamber Business Before Hours event that was held on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
Aug 9, 2021 at 3:03pm, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Savage River Road is re-open to traffic.
Aug 3, 2021 at 4:10pm, Department of Planning & Land Management
Your Parks. Your Voice. Garrett County’s Planning & Land Management Department is updating the Land Preservation and Recreation Plan and is seeking public input through a an online survey.
Jul 30, 2021 at 1:02pm, Board of Commissioners
County Commissioners Announce the Public Meeting Agenda for Monday, August 2, 2021 beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Jul 29, 2021 at 8:59am, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Sang Run Road Bridge will be closed Monday, August 16, 2021 for approximately six weeks for bridge maintenance work.
Jul 28, 2021 at 5:03pm, Communications Office
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its masking recommendations as new information is learned about the delta variant of COVID-19.