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Monday, March 25, 2019

Local CrossFit athletes compete in worldwide competition

BUCKHANNON – A local crossfit gym has been participating in a worldwide competition to both promote fitness and help local charities.
Buckhannon downtown main street

Legislation making home rule permanent a ‘huge win’ for Buckhannon

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon city officials are sighing in relief as West Virginia’s Senate Bill 4, referred to as the municipal home rule bill, recently...

Gubernatorial candidate Stephen Smith says ‘West Virginia Can’t Wait’

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County met a 2020 West Virginia gubernatorial candidate face-to-face at a town hall meeting Thursday. Stephen...

Buckhannon City Council passes budget balanced at $4.5 million

BUCKHANNON – Following a series of working sessions, Buckhannon City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a 2019-2020 budget with little discussion.

City council to consider request to expand Strawberry Festival ‘beer garden’

BUCKHANNON – A cook-off showcasing strawberry barbecue sauce – and specifically, the proposed expansion of a beer garden – generated some sizzle...

Mayor: Buckhannon Rotary Club’s $10k donation drives SYCC capital campaign up to about $280k

BUCKHANNON – Members of the Stockert Youth & Community Center Board didn’t mince words Thursday night, as they received the latest major...

Dr. Joseph Reed named one of the BEST volunteers in Buckhannon

BUCKHANNON – You might know him as a tireless champion of tobacco use prevention efforts in and around Upshur County.

In Like a Lion

As bouts of thundersnow rumbled through Upshur County on Friday afternoon, we were busy cleaning out some photos from the winter months....

Record-high regional jail bill hampers county’s 2019-2020 budgeting process

BUCKHANNON – Funds allocated to pay Upshur County’s regional jail bill in the upcoming fiscal year will comprise about 10 percent of...

County sending letter to W.Va. DOH regarding condition of Brushy Fork, Stony Run roads

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission on Thursday approved a motion to send a letter to the West Virginia Department of Highways...