Business Spotlight:  McHenry Beverage Shoppe

Business Spotlight: McHenry Beverage Shoppe

As summer ramps up, thoughts turn to outdoor fun, which means having plenty of your favorite cocktails and mixers on hand for entertaining. Whether your tastes run from the newest flavor in seltzer and beer to classic cocktails, the ingredients you choose make all the...
McHenry Farmer’s Market Slated to Open

McHenry Farmer’s Market Slated to Open

Five dynamic women are bringing a new Farmer’s Market to Garrett County. Located at Garrett College in McHenry, the market will open on May 27th with over 30 vendors with a diverse background of products and booths throughout the summer on Fridays from 3 PM – 7...
Business Spotlight:  Andy Nelson of State Farm Insurance

Business Spotlight: Andy Nelson of State Farm Insurance

State Farm Insurance has been a household name for the past 100 years. Locally, our area was well served by agent Rob Michael until his retirement in 2020. His impressive client list was then split between two new agents, including Andy Nelson of Parsons, WV. Andy...
Unsung Heroes: Pat Schmidt

Unsung Heroes: Pat Schmidt

Our Unsung Hero for this month is very well deserved! Friendsville resident Pat Schmidt embodies all the qualities you expect out of a hero of her community. What I’ve learned about this special lady is that she has simply spent her lifetime showing others charity,...
Garrett County Dining Nostalgia

Garrett County Dining Nostalgia

Newcomers to Garrett County might not know the rich culinary history of their new home. Even those whose families have lived here for generations may have forgotten the spots that once were the talk of the town. In an effort to celebrate those treasured places to...
Business Spotlight:  Dairy Queen Grill and Chill

Business Spotlight: Dairy Queen Grill and Chill

For the past 12 years, the Dairy Queen Grill & Chill in Oakland has been one of the area’s most popular spots for fast, casual food. Although the Dairy Queen line of products has been around for over 80 years, the company often updates the menu and food options....