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BoOoOockhannon Events Kick-Off and Proclamation!

October 24, 2019
MAYOR’S PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, our Buckhannon community is planning many SPOOK-tacular events during Halloween week beginning Thursday, October 24 & continuing through Halloween night on Thursday, October 31; and,  WHEREAS, Buckhannon Community Theatre will perform DRACULA…

Buckhannon VIPS celebrates 5 years of service to the community!

October 24, 2019
October 23, 2019 The Buckhannon City Police Volunteers In Police Service (VIPS) unit celebrated its fifth anniversary, Thursday, October 23, 2019. Although we have been around for five years, you still may not be familiar…

Welcome to “BoOoOo!”ckhannon; Halloween events begin next week

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019 BUCKHANNON, WV: The surrounding forests are starting to display their fall color and each evening brings a chill in the air–it’s almost time for Halloween! The City of Buckhannon has a bundle…

Zombies are coming to Buckhannon!

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019 BUCKHANNON, WV: Zombies will take over Colonial Theater, Traders Alley, and Jawbone Park on October 28th and 29th–will you join them? At 7:00 p.m. each night, zombies will walk the town starting…

Buckhannon City Hall closed today; Waste collection on normal schedule

October 14, 2019
October 14, 2019 Buckhannon City Hall will be closed today, Monday, October 14, in observance of Columbus Day; however, waste pick-up will proceed on the normal schedule.

The Elks are the BEST!; Fraternal organization receives City volunteer appreciation award for October

October 8, 2019
Left to Right: Beth Waddell, Rose Clutter, Michael Livesay, Mayor David McCauley, Donna Matthews, Jerry Wilfong, and Charles Washington MAYOR’S PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Buckhannon resolved during its regular meeting of…

Position opening: Street & Parks Dept. General Laborer

October 8, 2019
October 8, 2019 Laborer – Street & Parks Department The City of Buckhannon Street & Parks Department is accepting applications until Friday, October 18, 2019 for the position of full-time laborer.  Construction experience will be…

Community & Kindness Day is this Saturday starting at 8:00 AM at Jawbone Park

October 1, 2019
Volunteers from the community will tackle projects ranging from park cleanups, riverbank sweeps, to acts of kindness in all forms October 1, 2019 BUCKHANNON: All this week, the City of Buckhannon is celebrating Community &…

J.D. Hinkle, Jr. Terrace Dedication

September 28, 2019
** JAMES DOUGLAS “J.D.” HINKLE, JR.**J.D. Hinkle, Jr., was born in Buckhannon on July 8, 1922, son of James Douglas Hinkle, Sr. & Byrd Ashworth Hinkle.  Mr. Hinkle was perhaps the greatest visionary leader in…

Upshur County experiencing abnormally dry weather; Buckhannon Water Plant optimizing water treatment for conditions

September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019 BUCKHANNON: According to the United States Drought Monitor, Upshur County is experiencing abnormally dry conditions and nearing drought conditions. The Buckhannon Water Department advises that the weather and flow conditions are monitored…