Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Addressing Farmer Stress Webinar Series
Increase your knowledge about the impact mental health, effective communication techniques, building resilience within your community, and stress and stigma have on producers and their families.
Farm and Food Workers Relief Program
Farm workers and meat packers may be eligible to claim a $600 payment for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Garrett County Partnering with Comcast to Expand Broadband to More Than 300 Homes and Businesses
“Access to high-speed internet is critical for Garrett County,” said Commissioner Paul Edwards. “We remain committed to connecting our communities."
Ribbon Cutting Held for Thousand Acres Golf Club's 18-Hole Championship Golf Course
Thousand Acres Golf Club's vision is to be a world class golf course experience. The golf club is semi-private and open to the public. Memberships are available.
Railey Design, LLC Presented With 10th Anniversary Proclamation
Founded in 2008, the Railey Family, following a 50-year legacy of serial entrepreneurship and investment in our community, opened this business to serve the interior design needs of our community.
RS BioTherapeutics Announces Filing of Provisional Plant Patent Application for New Cultivar to Serve as Botanical Raw Material Source for First Compound
Jeremy Plumb, Chief Cultivation Officer of RS BioTherapeutics said, “The filing of this provisional patent application is an important step as we proceed in the development of RSBT-001.
Ribbon Cutting Held for Yoder's Butcher Barn
Yoder's Butcher Barn is open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM and Satuday from 9 AM to 12 PM. The business is open for livestock drop off Monday through Friday at 7 AM.
Geppert, McMullen, Paye & Getty Opens Oakland Office
Geppert, McMullen, Paye & Getty is a general practice firm serving Western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia in a broad range of legal services.
Boost Your Exporting Expertise!
Join the U.S. Commercial Service for virtual tradecraft & industry-focused seminars during Export Week, May 1-5, 2023.
Chick-fil-A Nonprofit True Inspiration Award Grant Applications Open
The Awards support nonprofit organizations making an impact in their local communities in the following areas: caring for people, caring through food, community, and caring for our planet.
Garrett County Lauded for Clean Air
The American Lung Assn. released its 2023 State of the Air Report. Garrett County was the only county in the state with an “‘A” grade for its zero days high in ozone smog for its 6th consecutive year.
Altus Power, Inc. Evidences its Growing Footprint in Garrett County
The clean energy generated by the 2.5 MW array just completed will serve enterprise and residential customers with discounted electricity bills.
American Job Centers Offering Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in May
Registration is required in advance. Participants have several options to log in via computer, with or without a camera/microphone, as well as tune in via smartphone.
National Small Business Week Virtual Summit Set for May 2nd & 3rd
Hosted by the SBA and SCORE, this free, annual online summit is offered to small business owners, entrepreneurs and those aspiring to start their own businesses.
Commissioners Present Garrett County Habitat for Humanity With 40th Anniversary Proclamation
Founded in 1983, Habitat's volunteers, families, and staff have worked diligently with its ongoing mission to eliminate impoverished housing and homelessness in Garrett County.