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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…

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…