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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Man faces nine felonies after allegedly kidnapping child on Christmas Day

CLARKSBURG – An Upshur County man is being held without bond for kidnapping after he allegedly led police on a high-speed chase...

City council tables county resolution regarding funds for fire department until New Year

BUCKHANNON – For the second time this month, Buckhannon City Council on Thursday tabled a decision on whether to accept funding from...

Council to bump up city recorder’s salary to $15K, will consider other council member...

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon City Council on Thursday approved a more than $5,000 pay increase for the city recorder beginning July 1, 2020,...

Commission to consider implementing a flat-rate fee structure for building in the floodplain

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission on Thursday approved moving forward with a new fee structure for building in the floodplain and...

Second person arrested in Elkins armed robbery attempt

ELKINS – A second Upshur County man allegedly involved in an armed robbery attempt in Elkins Dec. 9 was arrested Wednesday and is...

Grafton man arrested for allegedly fleeing from police at speeds of 60 mph through...

BUCKHANNON – A Taylor County man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly fleeing from law enforcement at speeds of 60 mph...

Stankus: Upshur County Schools is ‘determined’ to bring up yearly assessment scores — especially...

BUCKHANNON – The superintendent of Upshur County Schools on Tuesday said the school system has work to do to bring up yearly...
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Buckhannon woman arrested for DUI with minors following traffic stop

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County woman was arrested Wednesday after police pulled her over for an expired registration sticker and allegedly found...

U.S. Cellular highlights programs designed to bolster emergency response at commission meeting

BUCKHANNON – A representative from U.S. Cellular on Thursday presented several programs to Upshur County Commissioners the company says could benefit emergency...

City, J.F. Allen reach agreement ‘in principle’ on construction of utilities on south side...

BUCKHANNON – Two utility boards have given the green light to an agreement between the City of Buckhannon and a local developer...