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Welcome to Buckhannon for the 77th West Virginia Strawberry Festival!

May 9, 2018
West Virginia Strawberry Festival, May 12 – 20, 2018 Dear 2018 Strawberry Festival attendees: On behalf of our entire City of Buckhannon family including our 85 dedicated employees who are here to serve, I bring…

Downtown parking during WV Strawberry Festival

May 7, 2018
Downtown Buckhannon Parking during the West Virginia Strawberry Festival May 7, 2018 During Festival week (May 12 -20th), the West Virginia Strawberry Festival Association has requested the use of the following:  Lot 2 – Across…

Campbell selected for Buckhannon Volunteer Center Coordinator role

May 7, 2018
Campbell selected for Buckhannon Volunteer Center Coordinator role; Center will promote volunteer opportunities with the City and community organizations May 7, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: On Thursday, the Buckhannon City Council voted to hire Sarah Campbell…

Bill Hamilton Ambassador Award Proclamation

May 4, 2018
May 3, 2018 MAYOR’S PROCLAMATION Whereas, longtime Buckhannon-Upshur resident WILLIAM DAVID “BILL” HAMILTON has been an excellent contributor to our high quality of life in Buckhannon for decades, being a steadfast supporter of our City…

Special Olympians make City of Buckhannon shine

May 1, 2018
Special Olympians make City of Buckhannon shine; volunteers clean up Jawbone Park and Stockert Youth & Community Center grounds May 1, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: On an overcast Thursday afternoon, eleven Special Olympians and volunteers, parents,…

Arbor Day & Colonial marquee celebrations a success

April 30, 2018
  City officials and community members gathered Friday, April 27, to celebrate Arbor Day and new marquee at Colonial Theatre April 30, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: Friday evening, City of Buckhannon and community members met at…

Arbor Day & “Friday Night Lights” this Friday, April 27

April 23, 2018
  Celebrate Arbor Day & then win the chance to light up the new Colonial Theatre marquee at the upcoming “Friday Night Lights” celebration on Main Street Buckhannon Friday, April 27 April 23, 2018 BUCKHANNON,…

Mayor’s Message on Flood Emergency 2018

April 16, 2018
Mayor’s Message on Flood Emergency 2018: Please know that the Upshur County Commission has declared a county-wide state of emergency due to flooding. I encourage you to refrain from travel as much as possible until…

Historic Landmark & Planning Commission Meetings Canceled for Tonight

April 16, 2018
Historic landmark & planning commission meetings for tonight canceled due to flooding; rescheduled for Monday, April 23 April 16, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: Due to flooding, the Buckhannon Historic Landmark Commission and Planning Commission meetings have…

FLOOD WARNING: Watch-for-high-water; River still rising, turn around if water over road

April 16, 2018
FLOOD WARNING: Watch-for-high-water; River still rising, turn around if water over road April 16, 2018 UPDATE 11:12 a.m. from National Weather Service in Charleston: * Flood Warning for the Buckhannon River Near Buckhannon. * until…