WVU announces music and health degree

Students who have a passion for music but also want a career in healthcare can now study both disciplines with a new degree program at West Virginia University. WVU will be one of the first universities in the nation with a music and health undergraduate program. The Bachelor of Science in Music and Health is […]

Country Roads Transit gives residents nearly 7K rides in 2018-2019

BUCKHANNON – Country Road Transit provided 6,970 rides in Upshur County during the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Laura Ward with Country Roads Transit attended the Thursday, Feb. 13 Upshur County Commission meeting to present the Country Roads Transit report for fiscal […]

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Upshur BOE sets 2020-2021 school calendar, learns business manager George Carver is retiring

BUCKHANNON – The academic calendar for Upshur County Schools for the 2020-2021 school year has officially been set. During Tuesday’s Upshur County Board of Education meeting at Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School, board members voted unanimously to approve the proposed 2020-2021 school calendar. BOE President Dr. Tammy Samples said there were no comments from the public about […]

Gov. Justice releases statement after Pleasant Valley Hospital announces cutbacks

Gov Jim Justice

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice issued the following statement today after Mountain Health Network announced a reduction of 53 full-time positions and the elimination of obstetrics services at Pleasant Valley Hospital in Point Pleasant. “This announcement today from Pleasant Valley Hospital is very unfortunate. I have instructed my Department of Health and Human Resources […]

Spring Open House Planned at GSC

Glenville State College

GLENVILLE, WV – Glenville State College invites future Pioneers to attend the upcoming Spring Open House on Saturday, March 28 beginning at 10:00 a.m. on the GSC campus. The day’s schedule starts with check-in on the third floor of the Mollohan Campus Community Center at 9:00 a.m., followed by a welcome and information session at […]

Upshur County students receive honorary Secretary of State award

Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner announced recently that Mya Ramos and Morgan Goodman of Buckhannon-Upshur High School were selected as Honorary Secretaries of State for their efforts to register classmates to vote. The students are among a small group from across the state to be recognized as part of the […]