Welcome To Our New Launch Page!
We at The Republican newspaper are happy to present our new launch page, which is designed to be far more active and current, not only on Thursdays, but throughout the week. As we receive news items at our offices, we will send along pertinent breaking news items, death notices, sports scores, and other vital information, all presented free of charge to all users.
Have a breaking news item? A non-profit event coming up? Let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We will help publicize your information.
More to come on our new site! Thanks for reading!
Superintendent Not Seeking Reappointment
Dr. Janet Wilson, superintendent of Garrett County Public Schools, has notified the Garrett County Board of Education that she will not seek reappointment to her position, and will finish her four-year term on June 30. She cited the opportunity to "entertain and pursue other opportunities" as her reason for moving on. The announcement was made countywide on Tuesday afternoon.
See the complete story in today's issue of The Republican.
Lantz Family Named Maryland State 4-H Family Of The Year
The Lantz family of Oakland – Arlene, Willie, and sons Aaron and Levi, –were recently selected as the Maryland State 4-H Family of the Year. The award was presented at the 7th annual Maryland 4-H Gala held at the Laurel Park Race Track, Carriage Room. The event is sponsored by the Maryland 4-H Foundation and features a series of awards recognizing youth, volunteers, and other supporters of the statewide 4-H program. See the complete story and pictures in today's issue of The Republican.
8th Winter Fest Celebration Set In Oakland
The 8th Winter Fest in downtown Oakland will take place on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13 and 14, and will again feature the art of master carver Bill Sandusky of Erie Ice Works. The carver will be creating about 25 ice sculptures to be displayed along Second, Alder, and Liberty Streets during the two-day event.
See the complete details in today's issue!