Gee to B-UHS students: ‘I want every one of you to stay in the state’
West Virginia University President Dr. E. Gordon Gee addresses junior and senior students at Buckhannon-Upshur High School Monday. Gee encouraged those present to stay in the state in order to make it better, complete their education and consider attending West Virginia University.

Gee to B-UHS students: ‘I want every one of you to stay in the state’

TENNERTON – The president of West Virginia University addressed junior and senior students at Buckhannon-Upshur High School Monday, taking the opportunity to encourage students to…

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ACP officials ‘optimistic’ natural gas pipeline construction could be back on track in summer 2020
Jason Harshbarger, the new West Virginia Public Affairs Director for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, delivers an update on the natural gas pipeline project's status.

ACP officials ‘optimistic’ natural gas pipeline construction could be back on track in summer 2020

BUCKHANNON – The Upshur County Commission received an update on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction at its meeting Thursday. The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is a…

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Want to support SYCC? Time’s running out to secure tickets for the youth center’s elimination dinner
This photo is from the 2018 SYCC Elimination Dinner, when Auctioneer Aaron Harris donated his Friday night to a good cause -- auctioning off items to raise funds for the Stockert Youth and Community Center's gymnasium/multi-use facility expansion project.

Want to support SYCC? Time’s running out to secure tickets for the youth center’s elimination dinner

BUCKHANNON – What could make for a better evening than dressing up, going out with friends for a delectable meal and having an opportunity to…

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Back in action: D.A.R.E. will return to Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School in January 2020
Lt. Mark Davis with the Upshur County Sheriff's Department

Back in action: D.A.R.E. will return to Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School in January 2020

BUCKHANNON – The new D.A.R.E. program will begin in Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School in January 2020. Lt. Mark Davis gave an update on the new D.A.R.E.…

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Literacy initiative at Buckhannon-Upshur High School helps students read to lead
Buckhannon Pizza Hut supports Buckhannon-Upshur High School reading and literacy, as well as other schools, sports teams and clubs in the area. Pictured with their banner are employees Lee Swisher and Sheri Castellani.

Literacy initiative at Buckhannon-Upshur High School helps students read to lead

TENNERTON – Good reading skills are vital to the success of all students, and at Buckhannon-Upshur High School, librarian Angie Westfall is helping ensure students…

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Upshur is only the second county in West Virginia to designate 911 telecommunicators as first responders
Pictured, from left, are commission president Sam Nolte, telecommunicator Amanda Atkinson, telecommunicator Stephanie Jack, E911 Upshur Comm Center Director Doyle Cutright, E911 Upshur Comm Center Assistant Director Kimbra Wachob, telecommunicator Yvette Squires, telecommunicator Paris Wilson and commissioners Kristie Tenney and Terry Cutright.

Upshur is only the second county in West Virginia to designate 911 telecommunicators as first responders

BUCKHANNON – Upshur County on Thursday became just the second county in the state to recognize E911 telecommunicators as first responders. At the commission’s meeting…

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