Upshur County Schools needs your help! Local families, please complete this survey on the reopening of school in August

Editor's note: Upshur County families, we're passing along a request from the school system concerning the upcoming year. Please fill out this survey if you can! We need your help.  We…

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St. Joseph’s Hospital to provide free sports physicals for middle and high school students in Upshur County

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. -- St. Joseph’s Hospital is providing free sports physicals for Middle School and High School students in Upshur County.  Appointments are required.  Please call your St. Joseph’s primary…

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County commission, fire department work together to improve radio communication in Southern Upshur
Banks District Volunteer Fire Department Chief John Roby

County commission, fire department work together to improve radio communication in Southern Upshur

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission approved a request from the Banks District Volunteer Fire Department to fund the moving of their repeater to the Cleveland Mountain tower owned by…

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Passage of 2016 fireworks law ignites increase in fireworks-related injuries in West Virginia
Fireworks-related injuries in West Virginia shot up 40 percent following passage of a 2016 law that allows purchase and possession of Class C fireworks, according to a WVU study. (WVU Photo)

Passage of 2016 fireworks law ignites increase in fireworks-related injuries in West Virginia

All those pops and crackles ripping through your neighborhood at night could come with unwanted consequences – at the firework enthusiast’s expense. Fireworks-related injuries in West Virginia have shot up…

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