ACP official: Work on natural gas pipeline won’t recommence prior to March

BUCKHANNON – Construction work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline won’t resume until March at the earliest due to a ruling handed down by a federal appeals court late last week, a representative with ACP told the Upshur County Commission Thursday. Mike Cozad, the community liaison for the natural gas pipeline told the commission Thursday that […]

Buckhannon Toyota recognized for excellence in customer service

JD Power Dealer of Excellence

Demonstrating its commitment to exceeding customer expectations, Buckhannon Toyota has been certified in the J.D. Power 2018 Dealer of Excellence Program, which recognizes a select number of vehicle dealerships throughout the United States that provide exceptional customer service. “This certification sets us apart, especially coming from such an authority as J.D. Power,” said Kip Cottrill, […]

Five B-U Camera Club photos are featured in 2019 Roadsides in Bloom calendar

Teter Road in Upshur County by Al Tucker

Nearly half the photos in a statewide 2019 calendar were taken by members of a local photography club. Five members of the Buckhannon-Upshur Camera Club had photos selected to appear in the 2019 W.Va. DEP’s Roadsides in Bloom Calendar. Members learn their photography skills from presentations at meetings, camera club trips and self-study. The club […]

WVU students receive NASA Space Grant fellowships


MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Eight students from West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded undergraduate fellowships from the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium for the 2018-2019 academic year. Each student will receive a $1,000 award: $500 from the Eberly College and $500 from the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium. […]

Fairmont State senior to serve as an intern for the Higher Education Policy Commission

Fairmont State Legis Intern Dillon Bradley

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Dillon Bradley, Fairmont State University senior and president of the Fairmont State Student Government Association, has been chosen as an intern for the Higher Education Policy Commission.    As a double major in national security and intelligence and political science, he is looking forward to better understanding education and its ties with […]

W.Va. House committee advances broadband bill

WV Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The House Committee on Technology and Infrastructure on Wednesday advanced comprehensive legislation designed to make it easier to develop and expand broadband and high-speed wireless technologies in West Virginia. The committee approved House Bill 2005, the Broadband Expansion Act of 2019, on a unanimous voice vote. It’s the third in a series […]

Raymond Edwin Phillips

Obituary Raymond Edwin Phillips

Raymond Edwin Phillips, 95, of Buckhannon, W.Va., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va. surrounded by his loving family. He was born Nov. 4, 1923, in French Creek, W.Va., the son of the late Lyman Edwin and Delphia Loudin Phillips. He is survived by his wife of […]

Wesleyan marching band keeps growing

WVWC Wesleyan Marching Band

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — In 2014, West Virginia Wesleyan College reinstated its marching band after a 40-year hiatus. In its fifth season under the director of Logan Lindsey, the band is a 96-member marching group covering wind instruments, drumline, color guard (flags) and twirlers. The group has made football game day on the Wesleyan campus into […]