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Mayor’s Statement on Racism

October 5, 2018
October 4, 2018 CITY OF BUCKHANNON – MAYOR’S OPENING STATEMENT ON RACISM I know from the quantity of residents who’ve weighed in that many of us were alarmed to read this August 31, 2018 post…

Justin Atwell receives Rookie Water Operator of the Year Award

October 4, 2018
October 4, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: The Buckhannon Water Department continues to rack up awards! This time it’s Justin Atwell receiving accolades as Rookie Operator of the Year, announced at the West Virginia Rural Water Association…

Fall Fest Fun!

October 4, 2018
October 4, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV:  The City would like to send a big “Thank You!” to everyone who participated in this year’s Fall Fest! The weather was beautiful and we had so much fun listening…

Lockhart recognized with new scooter & motorbike parking

October 2, 2018
October 2, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: Our Main Street gained some new parking spots–for two-wheel vehicles only–thanks to a request from a well-known resident. Fuzzy the Clown, aka, Jim Lockhart, suggested that extra space at the…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 2, 2018
October 1, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: Each October, we take a moment to recognize all the women, and men, who have battled breast cancer, as well as the care providers at their side. During Breast Cancer Awareness…

Sesquicentennial markers installed at Heavner Cemetery recognizing notable figures Farnsworth & Latham

September 28, 2018
  September 28, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: Two prominent figures from the 1800’s, George R. Latham and Daniel D. T. Farnsworth, recently received additional recognition through the West Virginia Highway Historical Marker Program. On September 14th,…

Town Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 2nd: Discussion of proposed drug house ordinance

September 27, 2018
Special Town Hall Meeting Notice of the City Council of Buckhannon Discussion RE: Proposed Drug House Ordinance Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 7:00 PM at the Public Safety Complex Training Room located at Two Friendly Way…

Hope & Health Assembly

September 27, 2018
CITY OF BUCKHANNON – MAYOR’S STATEMENT ON SECOND HOPE AND HELP ASSEMBLY – JAWBONE PARK – September 23, 2018 Good afternoon friends, & welcome to HAHA2.  HAHA as coined by Matt Kerner & me last…

Spread the Love Peanut Butter Drive Toasts to another Successful Campaign

September 19, 2018
September 18, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: THANK YOU to our amazing Buckhannon community! Between the 5 drop-off locations for the Spread the Love peanut butter drive, 141 jars of peanut butter were donated to the Upshur Parish House.…

Elimination Benefit Dinner for Stockert Youth & Community Center October 12, 2018

September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018 BUCKHANNON, WV: Come out to the Brushy Fork Event Center on Friday, October 12th for a good time benefitting a good cause. Stockert Youth & Community Center will be holding an elimination…