Felony warrant for child neglect issued following investigation into Main Street fire
The Buckhannon Fire Department utilizes its ladder truck to ensure a June 20 fire in an apartment above Merle Norman is fully extinguished June 20. / File photo

Felony warrant for child neglect issued following investigation into Main Street fire

BUCKHANNON – A felony warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Buckhannon man following the Buckhannon Police Department’s investigation of a structure fire that occurred June 20 on…

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Skinner encourages face-to-face dialogue about important city issues
Mayor Robbie Skinner speaks shortly after being officially sworn in Wednesday, July 1.

Skinner encourages face-to-face dialogue about important city issues

BUCKHANNON – Prioritizing unfinished municipal projects and working to heal the divisiveness that is festering within the Buckhannon-Upshur community through face-to-face discussions are two top items on Robbie Skinner’s to-do…

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A new month, a new mayor: Skinner sworn in July 1
City recorder Randy Sanders administers the oath of office to Buckhannon mayor Robbie Skinner Wednesday in council chambers.

A new month, a new mayor: Skinner sworn in July 1

BUCKHANNON -- Robbie Skinner's title on Wednesday changed from mayor-elect to simply mayor. City recorder Randy Sanders, who was elected to fill an unexpired term, swore Skinner in at 2:30…

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Dominion Energy official: ACP construction in W.Va. to ‘quickly ramp up’
This sign marking an approved ACP access road is located off Light Chapel Road in the Tennerton area of Upshur County. / Photo by Katie Kuba

Dominion Energy official: ACP construction in W.Va. to ‘quickly ramp up’

BUCKHANNON – A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling has opened the door for construction to resume on the 600-mile-long Atlantic Coast Pipeline – that is, if there are no further…

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88 Restaurant & Lounge to close doors July 11; Bicentennial Inn will remain open
The 88 Restaurant & Lounge plans to close its doors Saturday, July 11, citing financial strain related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

88 Restaurant & Lounge to close doors July 11; Bicentennial Inn will remain open

BUCKHANNON – On July 1, the 88 Restaurant & Lounge announced the restaurant will be closing soon. “It is with a sad and heavy heart [we must] inform everyone that…

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Local owl recovering nicely at Raptor Rehab Center because business owner gave a hoot
This owl seems to be recovering nicely at the W.Va. Raptor Rehabilitation Center in Fairmont after it was struck by a car somewhere in the Brushy Fork Road area.

Local owl recovering nicely at Raptor Rehab Center because business owner gave a hoot

BUCKHANNNON – The West Virginia Raptor Rehabilitation Center visited Buckhannon last week to help a barred owl that had been injured when it was hit by a car. And so…

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