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B-UHS Homecoming Parade set for Wednesday, Oct. 2nd

September 30, 2019
September 25, 2019 BUCKHANNON: The Buckhannon-Upshur High School homecoming parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, in downtown Buckhannon. Line-up will begin at 5:00 p.m. at the Charles W. Gibson Library…

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…

Upshur CEOS spread awareness about breast cancer

September 25, 2019

Rich Clemens is the BEST! Volunteer Appreciation Honoree

September 20, 2019
MAYOR’S PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Buckhannon resolved during its regular meeting of October 18, 2018, to honor residents of our Buckhannon-Upshur community who perform extraordinary service while embracing the kind &…

Got apples? We need ’em, please!

September 20, 2019
Do you have an apple tree with apples to spare? We would love to have them to make apple cider during Fall Fest with the Buckhannon Fire Department. Please contact Fire Chief JB Kimble at…

Fall Fest is almost here!

September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019 BUCKHANNON: Buckhannon’s Fall Fest kicks off on Wednesday, September 25th and runs through Saturday the 28th with plenty of fun for the whole family. Bring the kids out to ride the rides…

Substance Use Disorder Recovery Symposium & Opening Remarks by Mayor

September 20, 2019
WEST VIRGINIA RECOVERS: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO  SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER RECOVERY SYMPOSIUM   WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN COLLEGE – September 20, 2019 Good morning & welcome to Buckhannon & what I’m sure will prove to be an…

Congratulations, Cpl. Marshall O’Connor!

September 19, 2019
September 19, 2019 BUCKHANNON: On Thursday, Create Buckhannon recognized and thanked Corporal Marshall O’Connor for his excellent work as a community police officer. Police Chief Matt Gregory, Lt. Doug Loudin, and O’Connor’s family joined him…

Notice of Public Hearing: Part-time Firefighters

September 19, 2019
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BUCKHANNON AND OF PROPOSED ADOPTION OF AN  AMENDMENT TO THE CITY’S HOME RULE PLAN September 19, 2019 TO:  All residents of the City of…