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Buckhannon, West Virginia is located in Upshur County. Zip codes in Buckhannon, WV include 26201. The median home price in Buckhannon is $148,900. More Buckhannon information.

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13 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

Community garden grows friendships

The idea sprouted about a year ago at a meeting of the community organization Create Buckhannon, member Buck Edwards said.

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Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

Five cities make home rule pitch as legislators observe

The Municipal Home Rule Board held its fourth of five regional meetings in Bridgeport to hear Buckhannon, Clarksburg, Fairmont, Morgantown and Shinnston's presentations on Monday.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Officials discussing task force creation

So far, area law enforcement officials have only had informal conversations about the idea.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Home Rule Board hits Bridgeport

Members of the Home Rule Board will be in Harrison County on Monday to hear from representatives of five more cities that are among the 22 total, across West Virginia, seeking one of 16 new spaces within the Home Rule Pilot Project.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Group addresses parking concerns

Members discussed the status of the Little Free Libraries project in Upshur County, as well as an ongoing project to study parking in the downtown area.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

United Hospital Center and St. Joseph's reach agreement

United Hospital Center and the West Virginia United Health System have reached a preliminary agreement with Pallottine Missionary Sisters, for the transfer of sponsorship of St. Joseph's Hospital of Buckhannon to UHC.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Billy Robinson Jr.

He was born May 3, 1974, in Upshur County, a son of Billy Lee Robinson Sr. and Rachel Cutlip Robinson, who survive in Buckhannon.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Chamber hears from UCDA director

Hinton is the new executive director of the Upshur County Development Authority.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Man sentenced in Upshur murder-for-hire case

A Buckhannon man convicted of killing another man in a murder-for-hire case will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Osprey Drive man charged in attempted car theft

An Osprey Drive man was arraigned on several charges Friday after sheriff's deputies responded to a report of someone attempting to steal a vehicle at Wendling Plaza.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Elkins treasurer resigns to be an educator

Elkins officials bid a fond farewell this week to the city's treasurer, who has resigned to become a college educator.

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The Intelligencer

Hattie Ruthers

Hattie Mae Ruthers, 92, of Buckhannon, WV, formerly of Moundsville, WV, died Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in Holbrook On the Hill, Buckhannon.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

West Virginia Metro

Former DOH supervisor pleads guilty to federal charge

A former highway administrator for the state Division of Highways in Upshur County has plead guilty to a charge of making a false statement to a federal agent.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Gerald F. - Jerry' Cochran

He was born May 31, 1923, in Buckhannon, a son of the late Gay W. and Emma Riggs Cochran.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Williamson Daily News Online

Nolan Christian Academy christens new building

Kyle Lovern/WDNPastor Ray Taylor dedicated the new Nolan Christian Academy school building last Sunday.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

James F. Gregory

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at the Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 88 South Kanawha Street, Buckhannon.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Foster feted at development authority

The Upshur County Development Authority Board of Directors bid farewell to their long-time executive director Steve Foster and welcomed the newly hired Robert Hinton to the position during Tuesday's meeting.

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West Virginia Metro

Lewis County deputies release identity of man found in road

An Upshur County man remains in a coma nearly a week after he was found lying in the middle of Route 4. The Lewis County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday Sebastian Michael Marple, of Buckhannon, is a patient at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

West Virginia Metro

House Speaker says tank legislation comes with 'unintended consequences'

House Speaker Tim Miley said state officials do need to address, what he calls, the "unintended consequences" of the the Above Ground Storage Act - the legislation written in response to the Jan. 9 Freedom Industries chemical spill that contaminated tap water in parts of nine counties.

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The Inter-Mountain

Motions denied in Correa case

Several motions were denied Monday in a pre-trial hearing for the last remaining defendant in an Upshur County murder-for-hire case.

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