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Street Name Survey

July 16, 2020
Take the Survey! July 16, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: During the open nomination period in May and June, residents submitted over fifty nominations in the Name the New Street Contest! The street, located between West Main…

Street Closure: N. Spring St. from E. Main St. to Huffman Lane starting July 20

July 15, 2020
July 15, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: The Buckhannon Sewer Department will be temporarily closing North Spring Street for a street cut repair starting Monday, July 20, 2020. The repair and street closure will be located on…

Street Closures: Highland Drive & Henry Street

July 13, 2020
July 13, 2020 BUCKHANNON, WV: The Buckhannon Sewer Department will be temporarily closing two streets for street cut repairs. Highland Drive will be closed between Willow Brook Street and Mountain Drive for a repair at…

Closure of College Ave, Between E. Main & Lumber St.; Expected to Re-Open by Thursday

July 7, 2020
┬áJuly 7, 2020 Buckhannon, WV: The Buckhannon Sewer Department has closed a portion of College Avenue, between E. Main Street and Lumber Street, to conduct necessary street repairs in that area. The project, which was…

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.…