Photos: Wesleyan softball falls to Concord in 2021 season opener

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Concord (5-9, 3-3) edged the West Virginia Wesleyan (0-2) softball team in extra innings before scoring three runs in the final frame of game two to secure a pair of wins on Friday (March 26) at Culpepper […]

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Clearway closes financing, begins construction on 55 MW Wind Farm repowering in West Virginia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Clearway Energy Group (“Clearway”) has closed financing and begun repowering construction on Pinnacle, a 55 MW wind farm in Keyser, West Virginia. Pinnacle represents the first repowering project for Clearway in West Virginia and marks the company’s fourth overall repowering effort. “We’re thrilled to deepen our roots in West Virginia by […]

Latest COVID-19 surge in West Virginia intensifies with 566 new cases Saturday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Saturday that 566 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. That’s the highest number of new cases in nearly two months and continues a three-week uptrend since West Virginia reported just 136 cases on March 2. Locally, new cases were reported […]

Faced with plummeting public utility values, CARES Act funds allow county to avoid budget cuts in upcoming fiscal year

BUCKHANNON – After a week of daylong working budget sessions last week, the Upshur County Commission unanimously approved an $8.8 million budget at its Thursday-morning meeting. The budget – with revenues and expenditures balanced at $8,821,348 – is about $300,000 […]

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W.Va. Emergency Management announces statewide training partnership

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Emergency Management Division is pleased to announce a collaborative partnership with the W.Va. Department of Education’s Public Service Training program. This partnership will provide training from the local to the federal level for all first responders. “One of our principal objectives is training West Virginia’s first responders to ensure we […]

An update on the North Spring Street project from the City of Buckhannon

BUCKHANNON — The City of Buckhannon on Thursday announced that beginning Friday, March 26, 2021, the Buckhannon Sewer Department will be closing a larger portion of North Spring Street as they continue replacing lines. The closure will now begin at the Salvation Army, located at 21 North Spring Street, and go north to the railroad […]