Create Buckhannon announces how to sign up, topics for Upshur County Leadership Academy

Editor’s note: The following is a press release sent out by the Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber of Commerce on behalf of Create Buckhannon. BUCKHANNON — Welcome to Create Buckhannon’s 2021 Leadership Academy. Learn how Buckhannon and Upshur County government and organizations work. Become an active part of the community. The program starts February 10th and will continue […]

Upshur County Grand Jury returns 31 indictments in January term

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BUCKHANNON – A Virginia man who allegedly admitted to shooting another man in the leg in December but reportedly lied to police about his identity was indicted Monday in Upshur County Circuit Court. Lavar Anthony O’Neal, 39, of Newport News, Virginia, gave Upshur County Sheriff’s deputies a different name after being arrested on a malicious […]

Lewis County man among 12 COVID-19 deaths reported Monday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Monday that 1,070 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (7), Lewis (4), Randolph (49) and Webster (1) counties. The DHHR also removed another roughly 50 cases from Barbour County, which had reported more […]