Paul Kip Burns convicted of sexual abuse of minor
OAKLAND — On March 17, following a two-day jury trial, Paul Kip Burns, age 52, was convicted of Sexual Abuse of a Minor, Incest, Perverted Practice, Sexual Offense-Fourth Degree, and Assault–Second Degree. Judge Terrence McGann presided over the trial in Garrett County Circuit Court and ordered that a...
Two men arrested following Oakland incident
OAKLAND — Two New York men have been arrested following an incident in Oakland. According to Garrett County Sheriff Bryson Meyers, on March 21, detectives with the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division, Sheriff’s deputies, narcotics detectives, Sheriff’s Office K-9, and the Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigator responded to Mitchell Drive, Oakland, for a home invasion.
Maryland State Police Investigate Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash in Garrett County
GRANTVILLE, MD – Brandy Jo McKenzie, a 37-year-old woman from Oakland, Maryland, died in a two-vehicle crash in Garrett County yesterday morning. According to the Maryland State Police, the driver of a Ford Taurus, McKenzie, was traveling north on MD Route 495 when for unknown reasons, she entered the southbound lane after exiting a right-hand curve and struck a Ram 1500. The crash caused the Taurus to catch fire, which spread to the front of the Ram. The driver of the Ram refused medical treatment on the scene. The Maryland State Police Crash team is leading the investigation, and anyone The post Maryland State Police Investigate Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash in Garrett County appeared first on Shore News Network.
Garrett County Grilling Season
It’s just warm enough to get outside and start grilling! As you kick off this season, try something new and beef up those burgers with some veg and quinoa! It’s a great way to add more protein and vegetables to an old favorite!. Healthy eating combined with fitness...
Pennsylvania man indicted on felony drug counts
Mar. 21—OAKLAND — A Pennsylvania man was indicted last week on felony drug charges after he allegedly brought more than two pounds of fentanyl into Maryland, Garrett County State's Attorney Christian Mash said. A grand jury indicted Bryant Mikael Warren, 30, of Jeannette, on charges including possession of...
Deep Creek Daily Notes Blog March 21
March 21, 2023: Tonight’s Public Meeting will feature the fiscal year 2024 budget presentations from the Garrett County Sheriff’s Department, Garrett County State’s Attorney’s Office, and the Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County. It’s worth listening in to hear the details behind the proposed figures. If you can’t make it in person, the public meeting of the Board of County Commissioners be live-streamed on their Facebook page.
Oakland man convicted of sexual abuse
Mar. 21—OAKLAND — An Oakland man is awaiting sentencing after he was convicted in Garrett County Circuit Court last week of sexually abusing a minor. Paul Kip Burns, 52, was also convicted of incest, perverted practice, fourth-degree sexual offense and second-degree assault, according to State's Attorney Christian Mash.
Two recent fires blamed on lithium-ion batteries
A lithium-ion battery sparked a fire at a dog kennel in western Maryland yesterday afternoon. It was one of two such fires
Garrett County Black Businessowner of the Year
On February 25th, GCNAACP leaders and members attended the Allegany County NAACP Branch 7007 annual Voice of Freedom Awards & Gala at the Allegany County Fairgrounds. Many tables filled with leaders and community members enjoyed an unforgettable evening of speeches, singing, music, catered food, and more. Another component of the...
Garrett County Public Schools: Staff Development/Student Early Dismissal on March 20, 2023
Garrett County Public Schools (GCPS) will dismiss students three (3) hours early on Monday, March 20, 2023, for Staff Development in the afternoon. This will be a county-wide professional development day. GCPS will be conducting a variety of professional development opportunities for staff based on the identified needs of individual staff members.
First Day of Spring
March 20, 2023: Happy First Day of Spring! The vernal equinox is the equinox in March, when the sun crosses the celestial equator in a northerly direction, marking the prime meridian of right ascension. This is the imaginary line in the sky above the Earth’s equator, from south to north. The vernal equinox happens on March 19, 20, or 21 every year in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, this same event marks the beginning of fall. Meteorologists mark the spring from March 1 through May 31st.
'Disruptive and threatening and dangerous' | Maryland man sentenced to 3.5 years in prison in Capitol riot case
A federal judge ordered a Maryland man Thursday to spend three-and-a-half years in prison for forcibly resisting police who were trying to remove him from the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021. 'You're on the wrong side' | NEW video shows Maryland man confront police at Capitol riot multiple...
Accident student wins third place in state Arbor Day Poster Contest
ACCIDENT — A Garrett County student won third place in the state in the Arbor Day poster contest sponsored by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Winner Emma Secrist is a student at Accident Elementary School.
25th-annual Relay for Life of Garrett County set for April 29
MCHENRY — The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Garrett County invites the community to join its 25th annual celebration to honor and remember loved ones and fight back for lifesaving change on April 29 from 2-9 p.m. at the Ag Heritage Hall at the fairgrounds. This year’s...
Local business makes donation to the Cool Schools Dunk
OAKLAND — Recently, Kate Collins of JG’s Pub made a generous donation to the Cool Schools Dunk (CSD). Thanks to the fundraising efforts of Collins, JG’s employees, and their patrons, JG’s was able to make a donation totaling $3,900 to help push the total funds raised through the CSD over the $40,000 mark. All donations to the CSD stay in Garrett County and help support our unified sports teams.
Fire truck dream comes true for 4-year-old boy
MCHENRY — Thanks to a little behind-the-scenes work, 4-year-old Uriah Showalter recently got to enjoy one of his favorite things — fire trucks!. Showalter is the son of Garrett County residents Jared and Chrystal Showalter. They explained that he was diagnosed two years ago with B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia.
Residents urge Board to keep small schools open
ACCIDENT — As the Garrett County Public Schools’ (GCPS) grade-band alignment plans continue to progress, the Board of Education was told by members of the public Tuesday night to keep small schools open. A large crowd was in attendance and nearly 20 public comments were made during the...
Superintendent Baker responds to School Closure Committee reports
ACCIDENT — The Route 40 Elementary and Swan Meadow School Closing Advisory Committees gave presentations to the Garrett County Board of Education last Wednesday and Thursday at their respective locations. Each presentation went into great detail showing the negative outcomes of closing either school. Route 40 parent and committee...
Approved Garrett County Public Schools 2023-2024 School Calendar
The Garrett County Public Schools (GCPS) approved 2023-2024 school year calendar, which was developed by the GCPS Calendar Committee, is now available for review on the public relations page of our website. The Calendar Committee met two times and consisted of 20 members representing parents, staff, administrators, a Board member, and the Student Board member.
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