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Garrett Snow Plan Implemented at Midnight

The McHenry Barrack of Maryland State Police instituted the Snow Emergency Plan for Garrett County at 12:01 AM.

MDOT SHA Preps For Winter Storm

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WCBC New Snow Watch Update
Weather Alerts Issued as Wintry Mix Advances National Weather Service offices in our area have issues a number of alerts concerning winter weather advancing in our direction. Here are the... Read Full Story
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Allegany County Emergency Services Updates LaVale Incident

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Ridgeway Terrace Incident Results in Three Counts

On Saturday, Cumberland Police served an Arrest Warrant on Rachael Dolly, age 31 of Cumberland, Maryland. The Warrant... Read Full Story

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Woman Charged With Industrial Boulevard Assault On Saturday, December 14, 2019, the Cumberland Police were called to a business on Industrial Blvd, Cumberland, Maryland for an assault. When... Read Full Story
Justice, Lawyers Address Residency Matter

Friday, lawyers representing Governor Jim Justice filed a brief with the West Virginia State Supreme Court regarding the residency... Read Full Story

Maryland Deer Season Ends, But There’s More…


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Cumberland City Hall
Mayor & Council To Meet Tuesday The Cumberland Mayor and City Council will meet on Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. in open work session in the second floor conference room of City... Read Full Story
Snow Emergency Declared in Garrett County

Maryland State Police in McHenry put the Snow Emergency Plan into effect at 7 PM Saturday.

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County Emergency Services Clinicians, Patient, Hospitalized After Exposure

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Senator Edwards to Push for County Commissioners to Fill School Board Vacancies

State Senator George Edwards says that he will introduce legislation to have the Allegany County Commissioners fill future school board... Read Full Story

Governor Hogan Announces Education Funding

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan pledged 130 million dollars for education programs Friday.  The funds would go toward pre-K programs, health... Read Full Story

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Bench Warrant Served on Cumberland Woman

On Friday 13, 2019, the Cumberland Police served a Bench Warrant on Jasmine Park, age 33 of Cumberland, Maryland.  The Warrant stemmed from... Read Full Story

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Delaney Calls Johnson Win “A Wake Up Call” for Democrats

John Delaney released the following statement in response to the overwhelming victory of Boris Johnson in the UK:
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WCBC New Snow Watch Update
Snow Plan, Weather Advisories Lifted

With temperatures rising above freezing, Maryland State Police has lifed the snow emergency plans for Allegany and Garrett Counties.

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Freezing Rain Generated Nearly 100 Calls to Allegany County 911

The Allegany County Joint Communications Center answered 98 emergency (911) line requests for assistance and 170 administrative police lines for... Read Full Story

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Freezing Rain Snarls Traffic

Allegany County 911 reporting several accidents have blocked roadways due to icy conditions this morning.

Interstate 68 eastbound was... Read Full Story

Cumberland Man Arrested On Disturbing The Peace & Other Charges

On Thursday, December 12th, 2019 the Cumberland Police Department responded to a Boone Street residence for the report of a male causing a noise... Read Full Story

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New Deal In Place For Group To Lease Track At Fairgrounds

There is a new deal in place for The Greater Cumberland Raceway group to lease the track at the Allegany County Fairgrounds.

The Allegany... Read Full Story

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FSU President Gives Update On Opportunity Scholarship Program

Frostburg State University President Dr. Ron Nowaczyk provided an update on the Opportunity Scholarship Program to the Allegany County... Read Full Story

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Improvements To Parking Garage On The Immediate Horizon

The Downtown Development Commission met at City Hall yesterday, and received updates on several initiatives.

Improvements to the parking... Read Full Story

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Former Co. Commissioner Bill Valentine Elected To Board Of Directors of the Rural Maryland Council

Former Allegany County Commissioner Bill Valentine has been elected to the board of directors of the Rural Maryland Council.

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Fire Companies Responding To Structure Fire In Mineral Co.

WCBC News has learned that several Allegany County Fire Companies are responding to a working house fire at 1705 Old Furnace Road in Mineral... Read Full Story

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Winter Weather Advisory for Friday WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TO 6 PM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of up to one tenth... Read Full Story
FSU’s Delia Graduates from Leadership Maryland

Al Delia, Frostburg State University’s vice president for Regional Development and Engagement, has completed Leadership... Read Full Story

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Task Force Makes Arrests

(Cumberland, MD) – On December 12, 2019, members of the Allegany County Narcotics Task Force, with the assistance of the Cumberland City... Read Full Story

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Water Main Leak In Cumberland Reported

The City of Cumberland Water Department is reporting an emergency shutdown due to a leak on the 6" water main on South Street.

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Cumberland Man Charged With Obstructing & Hindering

On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 the Cumberland Police Department responded to an E. Oldtown Road residence for the report of loud yelling and... Read Full Story

Sen. Manchin Calling On Congress To Address Miner Healthcare & Pension Issues

West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin this week put a hold on all business coming through the United States Senate until Congress addresses the... Read Full Story

Gov. Hogan Launches New Initiatives To Get Violent Offenders Off Baltimore Streets

There are several cases where criminal activity, mainly involving drugs, that originated in Baltimore has wound up in Allegany County. ... Read Full Story

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Update On US 219 North Project

With winter weather causing a slowdown in construction on the US 219 North Project near Grantsville, we thought it would be a good time to get an... Read Full Story

Hogan Announces Violent Crime Initiatives

Governor Larry Hogan today, at a press conference at his office in Baltimore City, announced a series of new initiatives and expanded legislation... Read Full Story

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Fort Hill Announces New Scholarship

Fort Hill High School and the Fort Hill Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the establishment of a new scholarship, which will be called... Read Full Story

Justice Declares Christmas Eve Holiday

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has issued a proclamation declaring Christmas Eve (Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019) as a full-day... Read Full Story

MDOT Announces New Traffic Ap

Marylanders now have another way to navigate traffic incidents and congestion thanks to a new partnership between the Maryland Department of... Read Full Story

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