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Buckhannon Police Department officers receive pins for promotion to corporal

October 19, 2018
October 19, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: During Thursday’s City Council meeting, Buckhannon Police Department officers Marshall O’Connor and Josh Wilson received pins recognizing their promotion to the rank of corporal. The officers recently passed promotional testing…

Former mayor & council member, Jim Knorr, passes away at 79; leaves legacy of kindness and service to community

October 19, 2018
  October 19, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: The City of Buckhannon was saddened to learn that Jim Knorr, former mayor and council member, passed away Thursday night at the age of seventy-nine. Knorr served on City…

Mayor’s Statement on Suicide; Link to Suicide Prevention Lifeline

October 19, 2018
CITY OF BUCKHANNON – MAYOR’S STATEMENT ON SUICIDE – October 18, 2018 We grieve with our Wesleyan community this evening following last Friday’s loss of one of their own, 21 year-old Garret Seech. The details…

Thank you, Amanda Hayes, inaugural BEST Honoree!

October 19, 2018
MAYOR’S PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Buckhannon resolved during its regular meeting of October 18, 2018, to honor from time to time, residents of our Buckhannon-Upshur community who perform extraordinary service while…

Congratulations, Steve Wykoff!

October 18, 2018
October 18, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: Congratulations to Steve Wykoff, an active member of Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) here in Buckhannon, who was recognized today for working alongside the Buckhannon Police Department to keep our…

Consolidated Public Works Board Nov-Dec Meeting December 4th

October 18, 2018
The Consolidated Public Works Board has rescheduled and merged the November and December meetings, and the merged meeting date is set for Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers at Buckhannon…

SYCC fundraising campaign sees boost from recent contributions & Elimination Dinner

October 16, 2018
October 15, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: Stockert Youth & Community Center (SYCC) provides crucial services for area youth and families, including afterschool care and tutoring for local students, summer camp, and meeting rooms for community support…

Poundstone & Ellis recognized for contributions to the community; new plaza dedicated in their honor

October 15, 2018
October 15, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV:  Last week, two prominent figures from our town, Elizabeth J. “Binky” Poundstone and Franklin C. “Hank” Ellis, were recognized for their significant contributions to the city of Buckhannon. Family and…

Community Unity & Kindness Day Postponed; Grief counseling available at West Virginia Wesleyan College

October 12, 2018
October 12, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV:  Due to the tragedy occurring on our West Virginia Wesleyan College campus this morning, and out of respect for our Wesleyan community, our inaugural Community Unity & Kindness Day will…

Help prevent forest fires: Know the current burning hours and restrictions

October 11, 2018
October 11, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: West Virginia fall burning season restrictions are in effect as of October 1st: burning (leaves, woody debris, and vegetative matter) is allowed only between the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 7:00…