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Terry Cutright tapped as commission president for 2020
Upshur County Clerk Carol Smith administers the oath of office to new 2020 commission president Terry Cutright at Thursday's commission meeting.

Terry Cutright tapped as commission president for 2020

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission elected commissioner Terry Cutright president of the commission for the 2020 calendar year. The vote took place at Thursday’s…

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Mayor proposes water summit aimed at stopping leaks in State of the City address
City recorder Randy Sanders, at left, and councilman CJ Rylands listen as mayor David McCauley, center, delivers the 'state of the city' address at Thursday night's council meeting.

Mayor proposes water summit aimed at stopping leaks in State of the City address

BUCKHANNON – The mayor of Buckhannon on Thursday proposed a countywide water summit aimed at addressing the number of water leaks that occurred throughout the…

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Council taps committee to look at salary levels for elected positions
Councilman David Thomas advocates increasing the annual compensation for elected positions, noting they have not been adjusted in 16 years. Also pictured is councilwoman Pam Bucklew.

Council taps committee to look at salary levels for elected positions

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon City Council on Thursday voted 4-2 to appoint a committee to consider the question of raises for council members and the mayor.…

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‘America’s Got Talent,’ and two local singers are hoping they make the cut for the popular NBC show
National recording star and gospel/bluegrass singer Kelly Coberly auditioned for the nationally televised show, 'America's Got Talent' in November 2019.

‘America’s Got Talent,’ and two local singers are hoping they make the cut for the popular NBC show

BUCKHANNON – Since 2006, a much-watched television show, “America’s Got Talent,” has received high rankings from oodles of fans. In November 2019, two local artists…

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Gateway West sidewalk and lighting enhancement project expected to begin in late May 2020
Public works director Jerry Arnold, pictured here at a recent city council meeting, says the next phase of the Gateway West project will likely begin in May 2020.

Gateway West sidewalk and lighting enhancement project expected to begin in late May 2020

BUCKHANNON – Construction on the north side of the Gateway West Project will most likely begin after the West Virginia Strawberry Festival in May of…

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