City to sink ‘teeth’ of current ordinances into vacant, neglected properties
City code enforcement and zoning officer Vincent Smith speaks at council's meeting Thursday, Aug. 6.

City to sink ‘teeth’ of current ordinances into vacant, neglected properties

BUCKHANNON – City officials are preparing to crack down on negligent property owners whose grass, trash and other housing code violations are piling up. At…

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Development Authority removes Latham House, will add more downtown parking
The Latham House, front center in this aerial photo, was razed Thursday, Aug. 6 to make room for more downtown parking to be utilized by Innovation Center tenants during weekdays and the general public on weekends and special events like Festival Fridays. / Photo by Brian Bergstrom

Development Authority removes Latham House, will add more downtown parking

BUCKHANNNON – The Latham House, located at 11 Madison St., was demolished this week to begin construction on a new parking lot. Upshur County Development…

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‘It will help tremendously’: Upshur volunteer fire departments grateful for $10K in state grant funding

BUCKHANNON – Governor Jim Justice recently announced the State of West Virginia is granting every volunteer fire department in the Mountain State $10,000 in funding.…

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