Suddenlink donates $12,500 worth of iPads to Stockert Youth & Community Center

BUCKHANNON — On Tuesday March 30, Suddenlink presented a donation of $12,500 worth of iPads to the Stockert Youth & Community Center in Buckhannon. The donation will increase access to virtual learning opportunities, connectivity, and online curriculum for students. The Stockert Youth & Community Center provides tutoring, after-school activities, recreation and sports classes and leagues, […]

Glenville State College eSports Team earns No. 2 seed in Madden Xbox Championship

GLENVILLE — Glenville State College’s eSports team has earned the number two seed among the top 15 teams that will be participating in the National Association of Collegiate eSports NACE Madden Xbox National Championships. Glenville’s eSports Madden competitor is senior accounting and management double major, Romnn Shell. He hails from Ambridge, Pennsylvania. The playoff rankings […]

Wesleyan football opts out of remainder of spring season, sets focus on fall

Wesleyan Football

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – West Virginia Wesleyan has elected to opt out of the remainder of its 2020-21 spring football season, effective immediately. The decision was made due to a high number of injuries to WVWC football student-athletes. “I am extremely proud of our team for how they fought through all of the adversity this season,” head coach Tony […]

After successful web assessment, city police look to take ‘major step’ toward accreditation via on-site evaluation

BUCKHANNON – By July, the Buckhannon Police Department could be only the second nationally accredited law enforcement agency – aside from the Parkersburg Police Department – in West Virginia. A key step toward that goal will come after Easter weekend, […]

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Change in services at Davis Medical Center Alternative Drive-Thru Screen Unity

ELKINS, W.Va. — Starting April 2, 2021 the Davis Medical Center’s Alternative Drive-Thru Screening Unit (ASU) will only provide COVID-19 testing. Originally the ASU was designed for COVID-19 testing and other screenings such as flu, strep throat, and RSV to reduce the amount of exposure in Davis Medical Center’s indoor clinics. The ASU will continue […]

DHHR: Upshur, Randolph county men among batch of 34 unreported COVID-19 deaths

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Wednesday that 416 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. The DHHR also reported a new batch of previously unreported COVID-19 deaths, taking the overall death toll to 2,676. Locally, new cases were reported in Upshur (2), Barbour (3), Lewis (4), […]

City of Buckhannon Street Department looking for Park Attendant

Jawbone Park

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The City of Buckhannon Street Department will be accepting applications for one seasonal Park Attendant for maintenance and cleaning of all City of Buckhannon owned parks. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older Possess a valid WV driver’s license Able to lift 50 pounds Applicants are subject to drug test […]