Dominion Energy official: ACP construction in W.Va. to ‘quickly ramp up’
This sign marking an approved ACP access road is located off Light Chapel Road in the Tennerton area of Upshur County. / Photo by Katie Kuba

Dominion Energy official: ACP construction in W.Va. to ‘quickly ramp up’

BUCKHANNON – A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling has opened the door for construction to resume on the 600-mile-long Atlantic Coast Pipeline – that is,…

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Upshur Countians exercise caution in the wake of a lifted stay-at-home order
Finley Drake with her grandmother, Marcia Drake, here in Upshur County. Currently, they can only see each other from behind glass in order to protect Marcia, who's at high risk for complications related to COVID-19. / Photo courtesy Jenny Drake

Upshur Countians exercise caution in the wake of a lifted stay-at-home order

After a long, dark wait, the government has finally said, “it’s safe to go outside” – with the appropriate precautions. After nearly six weeks of…

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Coping with COVID-19: Upshur Countians dig in and pitch in
Staying fit during a time when citizens have been ordered to stay at home is local CrossFit coach Jena Fealy’s focus and her way to help other people who want to stay active while homebound. / Photo courtesy Jena Fealy

Coping with COVID-19: Upshur Countians dig in and pitch in

“During recent weeks, as we’ve all anguished about the arrival into our community of this invisible challenger, the coronavirus, I have observed the best of…

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Every day, they’re hustlin’: Local residents turn to internet-supported side gigs
Selling Pampered Chef products helped Erica Byrd make a lifestyle change -- all while making some extra cash.

Every day, they’re hustlin’: Local residents turn to internet-supported side gigs

Everywhere you look, people of all ages are finding new ways to stretch the proverbial nickel into a dime, often with the help of the…

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Ollie goes to school: Certified therapy dog offers love, acceptance to students in PALS program
Ollie, a two-year-old sheepadoodle, is a certified therapy dog who provides emotional support and validation for students in the PALS program at B-UMS. / Photo by Kim F. Howard

Ollie goes to school: Certified therapy dog offers love, acceptance to students in PALS program

See Ollie run. See Ollie jump. See Ollie … go to school? Although there has been a lot of national media attention given to therapy…

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