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Upshur man arrested for on drug-related charges while on home confinement

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man was arrested after allegedly failing a home confinement drug test and admitting to purchasing methamphetamine. Corey Bender, 32, of Buckhannon, was arrested for conspiracy to deliver methamphetamine, a felony. According to the criminal complaint […]

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Upshur superintendent announces decision about excess levy call on General Election ballot

TENNERTON – Upshur County Schools will not place an excess levy call on the November 2024 General Election ballot. UCS Superintendent Christy Miller announced on Tuesday that the district would not place the excess levy question on the November 5 […]

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Man in unlawful possession of firearm allegedly shoots in direction of dog

BUCKHANNON – An Upshur County man was arrested after he allegedly fired a .22-caliber revolver in the direction of a dog. James B. Simons, 53, of Buckhannon, was arrested for being a person prohibited from possessing a concealed firearm, a […]

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To be, or not to Airbnb? Planning Commission votes on short-term rental issue

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon Planning Commission voted Monday to recommend forming a committee to address residents’ concerns about short-term rentals – often referred to as Airbnbs – in the city’s R-1 Residential District. The Buckhannon Planning Commission again addressed allowing […]

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‘Here for Good’: West Virginia Wesleyan College rolls out new collab with Valley Health Care

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan College and a Randolph County-based Federally Qualified Health Care Center have collaborated to provide continuing education for Valley Health Care medical professionals. WVWC and Valley Health Care, Inc. announced the partnership at a July 18 […]

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