This post is made possible by Fosters Marketing Group, a Buckhannon-based business that offers several affordable services — such as air duct cleaning, mold and mildew stain removal, pressure washing, paving and more — for both residential and commercial customers. Call them at 1-800-633-9266 or check out the Baceria Busters website.

West Virginia reports 2,377 active COVID cases, three new deaths on Friday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Friday that 2,377 cases of COVID-19 are currently active in the Mountain State. That’s an increase of 121 since the last report. 

Locally, reported active case totals are: Upshur (26), Barbour (39), Lewis (24), Randolph (30) and Webster (2) counties. In Upshur County, that’s an increase of five active cases in the last 24 hours. 

Three additional deaths have been attributed to the disease, according to the DHHR – a 69-year old female from Putnam County, a 62-year old male from Mason County, and an 84-year old male from Ohio County. 

“The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of May 27, 2022, there are currently 2,377 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been three deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 6,945 deaths attributed to COVID-19,” according to a press release. 

About 143 residents are hospitalized with the virus (41% unvaccinated, 59% vaccinated), with 27 currently in intensive care (37% unvaccinated, 63% vaccinated) and 10 on a ventilator (30% unvaccinated, 70% vaccinated). The daily percent positive was 8.42%. 

A total of 978,333 people have been vaccinated for COVID-19 in West Virginia, the DHHR said.  That’s about 55% of the state. About 497,155 booster doses have been administered. 

SHOPS & SERVICES

Featured

Buckhannon: Then & Now – Scott’s Service Station

Buckhannon: Then and Now. Join us in showcasing Upshur County throughout history and today. Scott’s Service Station was owned by Tennerton’s own Harold Scott. This was a full-service station where drivers would pull in to

Artistry on Main calls for local artisans to join the cooperative

BUCKHANNON – Calling all artists: foster creativity within yourself and your community at Artistry on Main. The gallery is currently seeking talented individuals to join their prestigious cooperative of local artists. “It’s just great being

Buckhannon: Then & Now – Scott’s Service Station

Buckhannon: Then and Now. Join us in showcasing Upshur County throughout history and today. Scott’s Service Station was owned by Tennerton’s own Harold Scott. This was a full-service station where drivers would pull in to

SBA funding for major capital improvements — like a new middle school — is on hold for now

ROCK CAVE – The costs of many everyday items have been climbing for some time, and building materials are certainly no exception. As a result of inflation, the School Building Authority of West Virginia has had to adjust its plans […]

There’s more to this story! Unlock immediate access to everything on our site and get two extra months free when you subscribe for a year. Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

Notre Dame High School, WVWC formalize partnership to enhance creative, performing arts education

BUCKHANNON – Notre Dame High School and West Virginia Wesleyan College have will collaborate to enhance students’ exposure to and experience with the creative and performing arts. Representatives from Notre Dame and WVWC signed an agreement during a luncheon Wednesday, […]

There’s more to this story! Unlock immediate access to everything on our site and get two extra months free when you subscribe for a year. Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

SHOPS & SERVICES

Lady Soccer ‘Cats fall at home to No. 23 Frostburg State, 1-0

BUCKHANNON, W.Va – The West Virginia Wesleyan (1-7-1, 1-5-1) women’s soccer team dropped a Mountain East Conference game to #23 Frostburg State (9-0, 7-0) on Wednesday (Sept. 28) night at Buckhannon-Upshur High School Stadium. The

Soccer ‘Cats earn 1-1 tie on the road with Frostburg State

FROSTBURG, Md. — The West Virginia Wesleyan (4-2-3, 2-2-3) men’s soccer team earned a point against Frostburg State (2-5-3, 1-5-3) by a score of 1-1 on Wednesday (Sept. 28) at Bobcat Stadium. Wesleyan’s Sinasi Emre

Football Buc still 18th in WVSSAC ratings

AAA Rank School Rating Won Lost Tied Scored Allowed Points Bonus 1 PARKERSBURG SOUTH 13.8 5 0 0 295 62 60 9 2 SPRING VALLEY 13 4 0 0 126 87 42 10 3 MARTINSBURG

SHOPS & SERVICES