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April is Child Abuse Awareness Month

April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019 BUCKHANNON, WV: Have you seen the blue pinwheels around town? The Upshur County Family Resource Network (FRN) is urging residents to educate themselves and others about child abuse and how to recognize…

Chief Gregory & Mayor McCauley: H.M. Hymes II & Sarah Downes killed in tragic vehicle accident

April 5, 2019
Obituary of Harry Matt Hymes, II Local Buckhannon Assistant City Attorney, H. Matthew Hymes, II (82) passed away April 4, 2019, as the result of injuries suffered in an auto accident.  Born January 1, 1937,…

Happy Retirement, Dave Roby!

March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019 BUCKHANNON: Today, Dave Roby will leave work and not need to return on Monday morning. Tomorrow is Dave’s birthday and also marks the beginning of his well-earned retirement after twenty years of…

April is Make It Shine Month

March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019 BUCKHANNON: April is Make It Shine Month! Take some time to clean up your property and surrounding roadways and parks. We encourage you to take advantage of the free disposal days at…

Rotary pledges $10K to SYCC expansion project; Fox’s Pizza to donate portion of sales in April

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019 BUCKHANNON, WV: Support for the Stockert Youth & Community Center (SYCC) expansion capital campaign continues to heat up. The Buckhannon Rotary Club and Fox’s Pizza Den both announced contributions to the campaign…

Dr. Joseph Reed is our BEST Volunteer for March

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019 BUCKHANNON, WV: At Thursday’s City Council meeting, the City of Buckhannon and Buckhannon Volunteer Center recognized Dr. Joseph Reed for his outstanding service to our community. Dr. Reed is a familiar face…

Celebrate Women’s Month with some local women leaders (video)

March 21, 2019
March 21, 2019 Friday, March 8, 2019 was International Women’s Day and the entire month of March is celebrated as Women’s History Month. Elizabeth Stover, a junior at West Virginia Wesleyan College and current Service…

April Make It Shine Cleanups

March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 BUCKHANNON, WV: On March 28th, the City of Buckhannon and Upshur County Solid Waste Authority will proclaim April as “Make It Shine” month in the City and Upshur County. City and County…

Remembering Joyce Stockert 25 years after her passing and gift to our community

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019 Stockert Youth & Community Center, Buckhannon, WV BUCKHANNON, WV: On Thursday afternoon, the Stockert Youth & Community Center afterschool kids rolled off the bus and joined staff and board members to commemorate…

City of Buckhannon emergency responders participating in school emergency training event March 20

March 12, 2019
UPSHUR COUNTY EMERGENCY RESPONDERS AND SCHOOLS SPONSOR TRAINING EVENT – March 20, 2019- 8:00-3:00 at BUMS Upshur County Schools and emergency responders from county and city agencies are working collaboratively to prepare for potential emergencies…