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Waste Collection Update For This Week

May 28, 2024
BUCKHANNON, WV: As a reminder, the City of Buckhannon Waste Department collection for all customers, residential and commercial, is delayed by one day this week because of the Memorial Day holiday. 

Buckhannon Memorial Day Services, Heavner Cemetery

May 27, 2024
BUCKHANNON, WV: Buckhannon Mayor Robbie Skinner and City Recorder Randy Sanders joined the Upshur County Honor Guard, including representatives from VFW Post 3663 and American Legion Post 7, for the annual Memorial Day Service, held…

Buckhannon Recognizes Memorial Day, Monday May 27th

May 23, 2024
BUCKHANNON, WV: The City of Buckhannon will recognize Memorial Day this Monday, May 27th. Along with the closure of all city offices, the Transfer Office will be closed and there will be no waste pickup.…

Buckhannon City Planning Commission to hold Special Meeting, May 20, 2024

May 20, 2024
BUCKHANNON, WV:  The Buckhannon City Planning Commission will hold a special meeting on Monday, May 20, 2024, at 6:30 pm in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 70 East Main Street, Buckhannon WV 26201.…

On The City’s Calendar – May 20, 2024 through May 24, 2024

May 19, 2024
BUCKHANNON, WV: Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are open to the public and will be held in the Council Chambers of Buckhannon City Hall, 70 E Main St, Buckhannon, WV 26201.  Board meeting agendas can…

Buckhannon Fire Dept. Honors Joey Dale Slaughter

May 17, 2024
BUCKHANNON, WV: Since 2007, the Buckhannon Fire Department has honored members of our City Fire Department family who have contributed to the high quality of life enjoyed by our Buckhannon-Upshur residents. This tradition continued on…

Buckhannon Police Dept. Honors Police Chief Chesley Grover Mearns

May 15, 2024
BUCKHANNON, WV: The seventh annual Webb Grubb Police Officer Recognition Day was held on May 15, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., at the Public Safety Complex in Buckhannon. During the ceremony, Buckhannon Police Chief Chesley Grover…

City Election Selects Mayor and Three Council Members to Four-Year Terms

May 14, 2024
BUCKHANNON, WV: The unofficial results of the city election return the incumbent Mayor to office and favor two incumbents and one newcomer to the City Council. Here are the pre-canvass totals in order of votes…

On The City’s Calendar – May 13, 2024 through May 19, 2024

May 12, 2024
BUCKHANNON, WV: Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are open to the public and will be held in the Council Chambers of Buckhannon City Hall, 70 E Main St, Buckhannon, WV 26201.  Board meeting agendas can…

Buckhannon Native Jayne Anne Phillips Awarded Pulitzer Prize

May 7, 2024
BUCKHANNON, WV—Buckhannon native Jayne Anne Phillips has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her book “Night Watch”.  Phillips often sets her books in her home state of West Virginia and sees “Night Watch” as…