Upshur County welcomes deputies
The latest additions to the Upshur County Sheriff's Department come from different backgrounds, but both have a strong desire to serve the community.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Fri Aug 29, 2014
United Methodist Foundation elects officers, trustees
Jeff Taylor, president of The United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia Inc., announced that its Board of Trustees recently elected new officers and trustees J. Franklin "Joe" Long of Bluefield, Va., and Hilton Head, S.C., continues his two-year term as chairperson.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Buckhannon eases zoning restrictions on Wesleyan
An ordinance passed recently by Buckhannon City Council is designed to ease certain zoning restrictions to allow West Virginia Wesleyan College to plan and develop its campus.
Study looks at downtown parking issues
The examination was commissioned by the community organization Create Buckhannon and was completed by member James Farrell, who has conducted similar surveys in the past.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Community garden grows friendships
The idea sprouted about a year ago at a meeting of the community organization Create Buckhannon, member Buck Edwards said.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Officials discussing task force creation
So far, area law enforcement officials have only had informal conversations about the idea.
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.