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New Ultra-Violet Disinfection Equipment Installed at Sam Ludlow Sewer Plant in Buckhannon

November 24, 2020
November 24, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: The Buckhannon Sewer Department recently replaced the ultraviolet reactor disinfection system at the Sam Ludlow Sewer Plant. The UV system, in place since 1987, eliminates the capacity for bacteria and…

Christmas Around the World Comes to Main Street Buckhannon

November 20, 2020
November 20, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: The Buckhannon Upshur Retail Merchants Association has joined with the City of Buckhannon to create the downtown Christmas decorations this year. The theme is “Christmas Around the World” to highlight…

Shop Small Next Saturday!

November 20, 2020
November 20, 2020 PROCLAMATION  Small Business Saturday Whereas, the small business sector contributes significantly to the framework of the United States economy and, in Buckhannon, small businesses (having 100 or fewer employees) comprise 98 percent…

Street Closure: South Florida Street from East Victoria to Hart Street Tues – Wed

November 16, 2020
UPDATE, November 18, 2020: Due to unforeseen complications in the repair, S. Florida Street will remain closed between E. Victoria and Hart Street tomorrow and possibly Friday.  November 16, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: The Buckhannon Sewer…

Buckhannon Police Sgt. Courtney and K-9 Erros Complete Training

November 13, 2020
November 13, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: The Buckhannon Police Department has a new officer on the force: K-9 Erros, and handler, Sgt. Courtney, just completed six weeks of training at Shallow Creek Kennels in Pennsylvania. The…

Buckhannon Sewer Department Crew Commended for Outstanding Performance and Work Ethic

November 13, 2020
November 12, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: It’s a service we all use multiple times per day, but it’s rare that we give it much thought. But without it, our lives would be drastically changed, with higher…

Street Paving Project: Smithfield Street

November 9, 2020
UPDATE, November 19, 2020: The paving contractor has re-scheduled the paving of Smithfield Street due to the low temperatures we have experienced this week. In order for the asphalt to be laid properly, we need…

John Young and Marshall Day Proclamation at City Hall

November 6, 2020
November 6, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: Thursday, the friends and family of John Young and the Marshall community joined Mayor Robbie Skinner at Buckhannon City Hall to remember and honor the lives lost during the tragic…

November is American Indian Heritage Month

November 1, 2020
For more information and educational resources, visit the National Museum of the American Indian webpage here:

City Plants Two Hybrid American Chestnut Trees at Riverwalk in Collaboration with WesMonTy RC&D

October 30, 2020
October 30, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: Next time you visit Riverwalk Park, check out the newest addition–two hybrid American chestnut trees. WesMonTy Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Chairman Donnie Tenney worked with Dixie Green, City Horticulturist…