Buckhannon Fire Department now accepting applications for probationary firefighter

The Fire Civil Service Commission of the City of Buckhannon will receive applications for competitive examination to create a “List of Eligibles” for the position of probationary firefighter in the Fire Department of the City of Buckhannon. 

  1. Applicants must comply with §8-15-17 of the W. Va. Code. 
  2. Applicants must have a high school diploma or its equivalent. 
  3. Applicants must be West Virginia approved Firefighter 1, IFSAC or Pro Board Certified. A copy of the certification must be submitted with the application. 

Application forms may be obtained by contacting City Hall, 70 East Main Street, Buckhannon, WV 26201 or calling 304-472-1651 to have a form emailed, faxed or mailed.

All applications must be received by the Commission at City Hall; or alternatively be postmarked, addressed to the Fire Civil Service Commission, 70 East Main Street, Buckhannon, WV 26201, no later than 4:30 p.m. or postmarked by 12:00 midnight on October 19, 2022.



Women’s health resources shared as Wesleyan hosts Roe v. Wade discussion

BUCKHANNON – Two West Virginia Wesleyan College alumni discussed the resources for women’s health care available in West Virginia during a discussion held to note the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The college invited students and the local community […]

Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to this story — and thousands more. Free trial available! Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.


Upshur County Sports Calendar

MONDAY (Jan. 30) TUESDAY (Jan. 31) Basketball WEDNESDAY (Feb. 1) Basketball Wrestling THURSDAY (Feb. 2) Basketball FRIDAY (Feb. 3) Basketball Tennis Indoor Track and Field Wrestling SATURDAY (Feb. 4) Basketball Swimming Indoor Track and Field



On the City Calendar: Feb. 1-3, 2023

Board meeting agendas can be found at https://buckhannonwv.org/about-the-city/board-agendas-and-minutes. City Council meeting agendas can be found at https://buckhannonwv.org/about-the-city/city-council-minutes. Wednesday, February 1, 2023 Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Meeting – 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM – To