City planning to bolster services with a 2021-2022 budget of more than $5 million

Buckhannon City Hall

BUCKHANNON – The City of Buckhannon is on track to produce a record budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year, buoyed by an influx of funds from the 1 percent sales tax that went into effect last January. The additional funding […]

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Man indicted for illegally possessing firearm in Upshur County

judge court attorney

ELKINS, W.Va. – Dustin Cain Anderson, of Clarksburg, W.Va., was indicted Wednesday on a firearms charge, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced. Anderson, 26, was indicted on one count of “Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.” Anderson, a person prohibited from having firearms, is accused of having a .22 caliber revolver in November 2020 in Upshur County. […]

Land resources students receive forestry, land surveying scholarships at Glenville State College

Two Glenville State College students have received scholarships that were established in honor of longtime professors. Pictured, left to right, are GSC Vice President of Advancement David Hutchison, Associate Professor of Forestry Dr. Brian Perkins, Rick Sypolt Scholarship recipient Robert Stearns, Ed Grafton Forestry Scholarship recipient Logan Hosaflook, and Department Chair and Professor of Forestry Dr. Rico Gazal.

GLENVILLE, W.Va. – Two Glenville State College (GSC) students in the Department of Land Resources have been selected to receive scholarships that were established in honor of longtime professors in the department. Logan Hosaflook, a senior from Clarksburg, received the Ed Grafton Forestry Scholarship. Hosaflook is a Natural Resource Management student majoring in Forest Technology […]

Broaddus Family Care expands to better serve the community

Dr. Garrett Butler

Philippi, W.Va. – Broaddus Hospital of Philippi is growing to meet the demand for family medicine and inpatient care in Barbour County.   Dr. Garrett Butler will work as a full time family practitioner at Broaddus Family Care (BFC), and will serve as hospitalist, providing medical care to hospitalized patients.  “Dr. Butler has been part of […]

Upshur County COVID-19 vaccination clinic rescheduled due to expected winter storm

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — Due to the winter storm forecast, the COVID vaccination clinic scheduled for Friday, February 19 will now be held on Wednesday, February 24.  If you are scheduled for a vaccination on Friday, February 19, you will be receiving a phone call with your new appointment time for February 24.   Please be on […]

Winter storm could bring 5-8 inches of snow to West Virginia through Friday

Winter Storm Warning

Don’t let the blue skies fool you — the brief reprieve is only expected to last a few hours, with another winter storm due to blast West Virginia starting Wednesday night. The National Weather Service in Charleston has upgraded much of the Mountain State to a winter storm warning, with as much as 8 inches […]