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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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.

Walgreens to open Feb. 7 in former Rite Aid location

BUCKHANNON – Rite Aid will become an official Walgreens Feb. 7, 2020. Alexandra Brown with Walgreens media relations...

Man arrested for allegedly sexually abusing 15-year-old girl

BUCKHANNON – A Buckhannon man was arrested Monday for allegedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old. Robert E. Harper, 75,...

Local doctor finds common ground over coffee

BUCKHANNON – For decades, one local doctor has helped treat patients who suffer from diabetes, heart disease and other ailments. Now, he...

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...

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...

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

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

Two arrested for drug-related crimes

BUCKHANNON – A Buckhannon man and Crawford woman were recently arrested after allegedly being found in possession of a white crystal-like substance...

City’s 1 percent municipal sales tax goes into effect Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020

BUCKHANNON – The start of the new year also signals the beginning of the City of Buckhannon’s 1 percent municipal sales tax.

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...