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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City employees celebrate McCauley’s accomplishments, birthday with two of his favorite things — proclamations and possums
Pictured, from left, are City of Buckhannon Public Works Director Jerry Arnold, finance and administrative director Amberle Jenkins and mayor David McCauley sharing a laugh at the mayor's 'goodbye'/birthday party Monday.

City employees celebrate McCauley’s accomplishments, birthday with two of his favorite things — proclamations and possums

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BUCKHANNON -- In his 50-plus months in office, Buckhannon Mayor David McCauley doled out more than 219 proclamations. While some recognized current residents' exemplary volunteerism, others commemorated valuable historical contributions…

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City salutes Post for urging schools to incorporate patriotism in K-12 school curriculums
Bob Post, second from left, is joined by his family, from left, Peggy Post, Misty Post, Randy Post and Rick Post during a recognition ceremony for Post honoring him as a BEST honoree Friday.

City salutes Post for urging schools to incorporate patriotism in K-12 school curriculums

BUCKHANNON – The Buckhannon community honored two residents in Jawbone Park last week. The first honoree was Bob Post, who became the city’s 18th recipient of the BEST Award –…

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Police chief says accreditation process packed with benefits
Buckhannon city police chief Matt Gregory speaking to council at a meeting in January 2019. / File photo

Police chief says accreditation process packed with benefits

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon Police Chief Matt Gregory on Thursday said he believes the city police department’s effort to attain full professional accreditation is preparing the agency well for reforms that…

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Fourth of July fireworks are still on, but city officials encourage residents not to return to ‘business as usual’

BUCKHANNON – Fourth of July fireworks are still set for Sunday, July 5. At Buckhannon City Council’s most recent meeting, Thursday, June 18, Mayor David McCauley delivered an update on…

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Main Street fire under investigation
Firefighter Ethan Smith on scene of a second-floor apartment fire that broke out just after 1 p.m. Saturday on Main Street.

Main Street fire under investigation

BUCKHANNON – No one was injured in a fire that broke out in a second-floor apartment on Main Street Saturday afternoon. Lt. Linn Baxa with the Buckhannon Fire Department said…

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‘I have given the job all I had’: Mayor David McCauley delivers farewell marks Thursday
In this photo from January 2019, Mayor David McCauley explains his support for an LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinance, which was defeated by a 4-3 margin. Also pictured is councilman CJ Rylands. / File photo

‘I have given the job all I had’: Mayor David McCauley delivers farewell marks Thursday

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BUCKHANNON – He wasn’t re-elected in the June 9 city election, but Buckhannon mayor David McCauley happens to be the only city official who was not granted another term. And…

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