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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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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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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‘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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