Commission requests animal control investigate following request for barking dog ordinance
Theresa Servetas and her husband, Chuck Servetas, address the Upshur County Commission at Thursday's Aug. 13 meeting regarding a potential barking dog ordinance.

Commission requests animal control investigate following request for barking dog ordinance

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission on Thursday heard from a request from two French Creek residents to enact a nuisance/barking-dog ordinance throughout the county.…

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Oink, oink! Two pigs have found temporary homes at LUAC facility in recent days
Two pot-bellied pigs, Lucy Lou, at left, and Wilbur, at right, recently wound up in the Lewis-Upshur Animal Control Facility. While Wilbur may have been returned to his owner, Lucy Lou is still listed as available for adoption beginning Monday, Aug. 17. / Photo courtesy Lewis-Upshur Animal Control Facility

Oink, oink! Two pigs have found temporary homes at LUAC facility in recent days

Editor's note: As of publication Wednesday evening, Wilbur the pot-bellied pig was no longer listed as available for adoption. BUCKHANNON – They’re not the usual…

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Development Authority removes Latham House, will add more downtown parking
The Latham House, front center in this aerial photo, was razed Thursday, Aug. 6 to make room for more downtown parking to be utilized by Innovation Center tenants during weekdays and the general public on weekends and special events like Festival Fridays. / Photo by Brian Bergstrom

Development Authority removes Latham House, will add more downtown parking

BUCKHANNNON – The Latham House, located at 11 Madison St., was demolished this week to begin construction on a new parking lot. Upshur County Development…

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‘It will help tremendously’: Upshur volunteer fire departments grateful for $10K in state grant funding

BUCKHANNON – Governor Jim Justice recently announced the State of West Virginia is granting every volunteer fire department in the Mountain State $10,000 in funding.…

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CVB focused on attracting tourists to outdoor offerings, including Upshur Trails, Buckhannon River and more
Upshur CVB Executive Director Laura Meadows talks with the commission Thursday about the organization's annual report.

CVB focused on attracting tourists to outdoor offerings, including Upshur Trails, Buckhannon River and more

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Convention and Visitors Bureau is trying to highlight attractions Upshur County has to offer outside of Main Street, its executive…

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