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The City of Buckhannon Announces Traffic Pattern Change – Amalia Drive / West Main Street

August 21, 2023
BUCKHANNON, WV:  The current traffic pattern at the intersection of Amalia Drive and West Main Street (entrance into and exit from St. Joseph’s Hospital) will soon be upgraded to include an ADA-compliant concrete pedestrian (non-motorized)…

FirstEnergy To Perform Work With Aerial Saw In Area

August 16, 2023
BUCKHANNON, WV: FirstEnergy Corp., also known as Mon Power, has informed the public through a news release (see below) that they are using a helicopter equipped with an aerial saw to trim trees and ensure…

Public Meeting Set Regarding the Stockert Youth and Community Center Proposed Multi-Purpose Community Building

August 16, 2023
BUCKHANNON, WV: City of Buckhannon Public Meeting – Notice that a public meeting for comments will be held to review the City of Buckhannon’s plan to file an application for Federal Assistance for the construction…

Buckhannon’s Biggest Fireworks Celebration Scheduled For June 30th!

June 17, 2023
BUCKHANNON, WV: Plan for Buckhannon’s biggest Fireworks celebration of the year! The City of Buckhannon will present the 4th of July Fireworks Celebration on Friday, June 30th, following the live entertainment at Jawbone Park. The…

Almost Heaven BBQ Bash, Juneteenth, and West Virginia Day All Celebrated in Buckhannon

June 17, 2023
BUCKHANNON, WV: A busy weekend leads to even more celebrations for the City of Buckhannon resulting in City Office closures.  However, waste pickup schedules for the upcoming week will remain unchanged. Early observations of the…

Enjoy The Almost Heaven BBQ Bash!

June 14, 2023
Buckhannon, WV: The Almost Heaven BBQ Bash is back in Buckhannon!! Enjoy all it has to offer.

Section of East Main Street To Be Closed For Additional Utility Work, Tuesday and Wednesday, June 6 and 7, 2023

June 5, 2023
BUCKHANNON, WV, June 5, 2023: The City of Buckhannon Sewer Department will be performing additional utility work on East Main Street, between Florence Street and Factory Street, on both Tuesday and Wednesday, June 6 &…

Section of East Main Street To Briefly Close

May 31, 2023
Section of East Main Street To Be Closed For Sanitary Department Storm Sewer Upgrade, Thursday through Friday, June 1 and 2, 2023 BUCKHANNON, WV, May 31, 2023: The City of Buckhannon Sewer Department will be…

Bears Spotted On WVWC Campus

May 19, 2023
BUCKHANNON, WV: The Office of Campus Safety and Security has been made aware of two black bear on or near campus.  One was spotted at the dumpster behind Benedum Campus Center and another close to…

Parking Reminder For All WV Strawberry Festival Parades

May 18, 2023
BUCKHANNON, WV: All three (3) WV Strawberry Festival parades will travel down Route 20 to Main Street and extend down East Main Street, ending on College Avenue. Per City Ordinance, there will be No Parking…