No comments offered at first Upshur BOE public hearing on 2020-2021 school calendar
Upshur County Director of Curriculum and Facilities Tim Derico presents the proposed Upshur County School Calendar for the 2020-2021 school year during a public hearing on the matter during the Tuesday, Jan. 14 BOE meeting at Tennerton Elementary School. Derico also updated BOE members about some maintenance issues.

No comments offered at first Upshur BOE public hearing on 2020-2021 school calendar

TENNERTON – The Upshur County Board of Education held the first of two public hearings regarding the Upshur County Schools 2020-2021 school calendar during their…

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Band of Brothers raise record amount of money for Upshur youth organizations, initiatives
Through their annual calendar sales, the Band of Brothers Christian men's organization raised more than $26,000 for various youth organizations and initiatives in Upshur County. They doled out eight of those checks Friday at the Stockert Youth & Community Center.

Band of Brothers raise record amount of money for Upshur youth organizations, initiatives

BUCKHANNON – The Band of Brothers concluded their calendar fundraiser with a record amount of money raised and distributed eight checks to youth programs Friday,…

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Meadows: Event center logged one of its most profitable quarters over past four months
CVB Executive Director Laura Meadows delivers her quarterly report to Upshur County commissioners last week.

Meadows: Event center logged one of its most profitable quarters over past four months

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Convention and Visitors Bureau quarterly report showed that the Event Center at Brushy Fork has remained busy with a total…

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City council pumps brakes on potential raises for mayor, council members
Councilman David Thomas discusses potential pay raises for the mayor and council members at the Thursday, Jan. 16 council meeting. Also pictured is councilwoman Pam Bucklew.

City council pumps brakes on potential raises for mayor, council members

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon City Council won’t pursue giving council members or the mayor salary increases – at least not now. At council’s Thursday meeting, finance…

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Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus set to perform at First UM Church Jan. 26
The MLK Jr. Men's Chorus will perform at First UM Church Sunday, Jan. 26. / Photo courtesy Steve Meadows

Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus set to perform at First UM Church Jan. 26

BUCKHANNON – The Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus will be performing at the First United Methodist Church Sunday, Jan. 26. The group will perform…

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Council approves ban of live animals as carnival prizes in city limits
City recorder Randy Sanders, at left, and mayor David McCauley at Thursday's council meeting, when council approved an ordinance that outlaws awarding animals as prizes in carnival games in corporate limits.

Council approves ban of live animals as carnival prizes in city limits

BUCKHANNON – Goldfish will be gone from carnival games come next West Virginia Strawberry Festival – not to mention iguanas, birds and any other living…

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Read all about it: Norkos the only pair of married library directors in the same town in West Virginia
Paul and Cathy Norko are both library directors in Buckhannon and are the only two library directors in West Virginia in the same town that are married. They share some of their challenges and victories as spouses in the same profession and discuss about how they met and came to be a family.

Read all about it: Norkos the only pair of married library directors in the same town in West Virginia

BUCKHANNON – Throughout the world, it’s not uncommon for folks who are in the same profession to be married. However, in the state of West…

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New local company to apply for one of just 10 available licenses to grow, process medical marijuana in W.Va.
New Harvest Botanicals master grower and lead processor BJ Becker hard at work on a recent Friday in the business's processing facility.

New local company to apply for one of just 10 available licenses to grow, process medical marijuana in W.Va.

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County business is partnering with a multi-state CBD expert to apply for one of the first licenses to grow, process and…

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