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Stockert Youth & Community Center’s new MultiPurpose Facility receives $100,000 Gift from Citizen’s Bank; SYCC Board aims to begin Construction of the newly minted Citizens Bank Arena later this year

May 5, 2020
May 5, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: While our community may not currently be able to gather at Stockert Youth & Community Center, the center’s board of directors continues to work toward the construction of the new…

Governor’s Roadmap to Re-Opening Released; Mayor thanks community & advises all to follow state and local roadmap for success

April 27, 2020
April 27, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: Monday, Governor Jim Justice’s Office released West Virginia’s plan for re-opening the economy while mitigating against the spread of COVID-19. The slides below were shared during the presentation and provide…

Happy National Arbor Day

April 24, 2020
Mayor David McCauley remarks on National Arbor Day – Friday, April 24, 2020 On behalf of our City of Buckhannon, I’m pleased yet again to bring greetings as today we celebrate National Arbor Day.  On…

Earth Day! Mayor’s Proclamation

April 22, 2020
MAYOR’S PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, the celebration of Earth Day was first proposed in 1969 by peace activist, John McConnell, with a second proposal advanced by the late, former U.S. Senator, Gaylord Nelson, with the first Earth…

Mayor’s April 16 Statement on COVID-19 and Additional Mitigation Actions Approved by City Council

April 16, 2020
CITY OF BUCKHANNON – MAYOR’S STATEMENT– PANDEMIC, COVID-19 VIRUS April 16, 2020 Good evening.  Once again, our City officials want to reassure the citizens of our B-U community that our City continues to work closely…

St. Joseph’s Hospital and Rotary Seeking Donors for Blood Drive

April 9, 2020
April 9, 2020 ST. JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL AND THE ROTARY CLUB OF BUCKHANNON-UPSHUR SEEKING DONORS FOR BLOOD DRIVE BUCKHANNON, WV: St. Joseph’s Hospital and the Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur are seeking donors for an upcoming blood…

World Healthcare Worker Week

April 8, 2020
April 8, 2020 Join us in celebrating and recognizing our Healthcare Workers during World Healthcare Worker Week! Thank you for all that you do, now and always. Media: Callie Cronin Sams, or (304) 472-1651.

Mayor’s Statement & Additional Measures to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19; Park closures, Sealed Garbage Bags, Store Signage, 6 ft Social Distancing & No Groups of 10+

April 2, 2020
CITY OF BUCKHANNON – MAYOR’S STATEMENT– PANDEMIC, COVID-19 VIRUS April 2, 2020 UPDATED at 8:06 p.m. to correct and include the Dog Park in the list of park closures. Good evening.  Again, our City officials…

Public Service Commission: All Garbage must be Bagged, Sealed to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19 During Collection

March 30, 2020
March 30, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: As per the directive of the Public Service Commission and in order to protect our Waste Department employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, all items placed for collection in a toter…

COVID-19 Testing is Available in Buckhannon and Upshur County

March 30, 2020
March 30, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: Although a map reported on recently by some local news outlets does not show a testing site in Upshur County, we wish to assure our residents that testing is indeed available…