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City council pumps brakes on potential raises for mayor, council members
Councilman David Thomas discusses potential pay raises for the mayor and council members at the Thursday, Jan. 16 council meeting. Also pictured is councilwoman Pam Bucklew.

City council pumps brakes on potential raises for mayor, council members

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon City Council won’t pursue giving council members or the mayor salary increases – at least not now. At council’s Thursday meeting, finance and administrative director Amberle Jenkins…

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Council approves ban of live animals as carnival prizes in city limits
City recorder Randy Sanders, at left, and mayor David McCauley at Thursday's council meeting, when council approved an ordinance that outlaws awarding animals as prizes in carnival games in corporate limits.

Council approves ban of live animals as carnival prizes in city limits

BUCKHANNON – Goldfish will be gone from carnival games come next West Virginia Strawberry Festival – not to mention iguanas, birds and any other living animals. Buckhannon City Council on…

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Read all about it: Norkos the only pair of married library directors in the same town in West Virginia
Paul and Cathy Norko are both library directors in Buckhannon and are the only two library directors in West Virginia in the same town that are married. They share some of their challenges and victories as spouses in the same profession and discuss about how they met and came to be a family.

Read all about it: Norkos the only pair of married library directors in the same town in West Virginia

BUCKHANNON – Throughout the world, it’s not uncommon for folks who are in the same profession to be married. However, in the state of West Virginia, there is only one…

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Stankus: Upshur Stars program showcases standout talent, effort in school system, community
Tennerton Elementary School fourth-grader Bo Hollen receives an Upshur Star from Superintendent Dr. Sara Lewis Stankus during Tuesday’s BOE meeting. Bo finished ninth out of 62 youth fishing teams during a national competition in Carroll County, Tennessee during the summer.

Stankus: Upshur Stars program showcases standout talent, effort in school system, community

TENNERTON – On two Tuesdays a month, Upshur County Schools Superintendent Dr. Sara Lewis Stankus doles out Upshur Stars awards at county Board of Education meetings. Stankus said Tuesday that…

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