Capito, Manchin announce dam rehabilitation funding in Mercer county

Senator Shelley Moore Capito

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $3,739,700 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support the Supplemental Watershed Plan Brush Creek 14 in southern West Virginia. This funding is authorized by the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act and […]

Upshur County Trails volunteer details group’s progress, including work on new section measuring almost one mile

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Trails Volunteer Group said they have added native plants, signs and added a new trail to the system near Buckhannon-Upshur High School and the Upshur County Recreation Park in Tennerton. Julia Kastner, on behalf of […]

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Health department to set up satellite office at City of Buckhannon’s new Street Department facility

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur-Buckhannon Health Department will sublease office space from the City of Buckhannon to free up room in its main office for additional nursing staff to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Buckhannon City Council and the health department board […]

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Manchin receives second COVID-19 vaccine

Sen Joe Manchin

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement after receiving his second dose of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine yesterday, in accordance with guidance from the Office of the Attending Physician. “Yesterday I received my second dose of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in accordance with guidance from the Office of […]

No spectators for athletic events through Jan. 24

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in conjunction with University, local and state officials, has extended the time period for no fans at all home indoor athletic events through Jan. 24. Due to recent spikes of positive COVID-19 cases in the state and for the overall safety of spectators at […]

Del. Derrick Evans announces resignation from House of Delegates

U.S. Capitol

PRICHARD, W.Va. – Delegate Derrick Evans, R-Wayne, today, Jan. 9, announced his resignation from the West Virginia House of Delegates, effective immediately. “The past few days have certainly been a difficult time for my family, colleagues and myself, so I feel it’s best at this point to resign my seat in the House and focus […]