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Full-Time Police Officer Applications Being Accepted Until Friday Of This Week

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022, BUCKHANNON, WV: Applications are still being accepted this week for the position of a Full-Time Police Officer with the Buckhannon City Police department are currently being accepted. The closing date for applications…

City Office To Be Closed For Labor Day

September 2, 2022
September 2, 2022, BUCKHANNON, WV: The City of Buckhannon has announced that all city offices, including the Transfer Station, will be closed on Monday, September 5th, in honor of Labor Day. There will be no…

The City Welcomes The 2023 Almost Heaven BBQ Bash Back Home To Buckhannon

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022, BUCKHANNON, WV: The Consolidated Public Works Board held a special meeting today to consider one agenda item, which was a Discussion/Possible Vote – Event Request & Street Closure – Almost Heaven BBQ…

Water Plant Emergency Quickly Contained

August 26, 2022
August 25, 2022 BUCKHANNON, WV: Earlier today there was a chemical leak at our water treatment plant located on Wood Street in South Buckhannon. Buckhannon Fire & Police Departments, the Upshur County EMS, and the…

Railroad Avenue Reopened To Traffic

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022, BUCKHANNON, WV: The Sanitary Department has reopened Railroad Avenue. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Railroad Avenue Closed Temporarily

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022, BUCKHANNON, WV: The City of Buckhannon Sanitary Department has temporarily closed Railroad Avenue from the intersection of Camden Avenue to the intersection of Lumber Street. It will reopen as soon as possible.

WVWC To Welcome Students To Campus This Weekend

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022, BUCKHANNON, WV: Saturday, August 20, is the new student move-in day at West Virginia Wesleyan (WVWC) College. The City is working with the college to reduce traffic congestion on the streets that…

Buckhannon Welcome Newest Patrolman

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022, BUCKHANNON, WV: The City of Buckhannon welcomed its newest Police Officer today as Mayor Robbie Skinner administered the Official Oath of Office to Dylan Ray Major.  Patrolman Major is from Fredericksburg Virginia…

City Crews Clear Grass Clippings from Drains To Prevent Damage From Flooding

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022, BUCKHANNON, WV: Sanitation Department Officials reported several storm drains have been plugged over the last 3 weeks with grass clippings.  Had the crews not been able to clear them quickly enough between…

City Of Buckhannon “Make It Shine Event” Is Tomorrow (August 13, 2022)

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022, BUCKHANNON, WV: The first of two “Make It Shine” events is tomorrow (Saturday) August 13, 2022 with a second being held next Saturday, August 20, 2022.  Both events are happening at the Buckhannon…