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Governor Justice Announces Executive Order Requiring Face Coverings in Public Indoor Spaces

July 7, 2020
July 7, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: Yesterday, Governor Justice announced that face coverings are required indoors in public places effective today, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and COVID-19 infections.…

Free COVID-19 Testing Available at B-UHS & Rock Cave this Friday & Saturday

July 6, 2020
July 6, 2020 The City of Buckhannon encourages all residents and city employees to take advantage of this opportunity and participate in the free, quick, easy, and painless COVID-19 testing this Friday and Saturday. Please…

Mayor Skinner and City Council Members Sworn In at City Hall Wednesday

July 2, 2020
July 2, 2020 On Wednesday, the new and returning members of City Council, including Pam Bucklew, Jack Reger, and Cj Rylands, City Recorder Randy Sanders, and Mayor Robbie Skinner were sworn into office at Buckhannon…

Buckhannon Fireworks Celebration Set for Sunday; Please Watch While Social Distancing

June 29, 2020
June 29, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: The City of Buckhannon is hosting an Independence Day Fireworks Celebration on Sunday, July 5, 2020, at 9:45 PM. Due to COVID-19, there will not be an event at Jawbone…

City Recognizes Bob Post & Wolfgang Flor in Jawbone Park on Friday

June 26, 2020
June 26, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: On Friday, City of Buckhannon representatives and community members gathered at Jawbone Park to recognize two individuals: Bob Post, as a BEST Bench honoree for volunteerism and service, and the…

Save Your Fireworks for Fourth of July Celebrations, Please

June 22, 2020
June 22, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: The City of Buckhannon has recently received numerous complaints about people setting off fireworks. As a reminder, the release of fireworks within City limits is strictly prohibited by Ordinance No.…

Mayor McCauley’s Closing Statement at Buckhannon City Council, June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020
CITY OF BUCKHANNON – MAYOR’S STATEMENT   June 18, 2020 As we conclude this evening’s Council meeting, my last meeting as mayor, I want to thank our citizens for giving me the opportunity these past 50…

Mayor’s Opening Statement on the COVID-19 Pandemic June 18

June 18, 2020
CITY OF BUCKHANNON – MAYOR’S STATEMENT– PANDEMIC, COVID-19 VIRUS June 18, 2020 Good evening.  We continue to take our cues from Charleston regarding all things covid-19.  We continue to recognize & appreciate the excellent performance…

City Hall will be Closed to the Public July 6 for Electrical System Repairs

June 18, 2020
June 18, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: Buckhannon City Hall will be closed to the public on Monday, July 6, 2020, so that damaged electrical panels may be replaced. As our facility will be without power that…

Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department COVID-19 Update

June 18, 2020
Posted to the Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department’s Facebook Page, June 18, 2020: Media: Please contact the Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department, (304) 472-2810, for media requests related to this posting.