Council lifts ban on yard sales, announces municipal court’s reopening

BUCKHANNON – Anyone looking to make a little extra cash by selling gently used items from spring cleaning projects is in luck. As of Friday, June 5, the City of Buckhannon lifted its COVID-19-related ban on holding yard, garage and patio sales within municipal limits. At the recommendation of Mayor David McCauley, council approved the […]

Upshur County leads the state in absentee ballot requests

Vote Election

Upshur County had the highest percentage of voters in the state request absentee ballots for the June 9 Primary Election, according to data released by Secretary of State Mac Warner on Friday. More than 4,000 people – totaling 31.6% of […]

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Capito, Manchin announce coronavirus emergency supplemental funding program recipients in West Virginia

Senator Shelley Moore Capito

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $1,094,942 from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CEFS) Program, which received funding in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). This funding will be used to […]

Just eight cases of COVID-19 reported in West Virginia on Sunday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Sunday that eight new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. No additional deaths were reported. “The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 5 p.m. on June 7, 2020, there have been 111,738 total confirmatory laboratory results […]

Manchin, Capito announce more than $10 million for Head Start Programs

Sen Joe Manchin

Charleston, WV – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $10,082,592 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support Head Start programs across West Virginia. “As a longstanding supporter of Head Start programs, I know early education is an essential […]

WVU Football Set for Phased Return

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – With the country and state starting to reopen from the COVID-19 pandemic, the West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has initiated a phased approach to bringing its football staff and student-athletes back to campus. The Big 12 Conference announced last week that football student-athletes could return June 15 to on-campus facilities […]