Posted: Thursday, Jan 29th, 2015
BUCKHANNON -- Despite the steadily falling price of natural gas in a mild winter season, Mountaineer Gas Company has asked the W.Va. Public Service Commission for permission to increase rates for approximately 221,000 customers.
The current rate of $9.317 per MCF would increase to $9.563 if the company's request is approved by the PSC.
Posted: Tuesday, Jan 27th, 2015
BUCKHANNON -- Thanks to the city's allocation of $14,000 to the Buckhannon Police Department last fall, all nine officers should don body cameras by April -- if the cameras come in by then.
Vista HD body cameras were announced as WatchGuard's newest product last fall. The BPD pre-ordered the cameras, but Police Chief Matt Gregory said WatchGuard has more ...more
Posted: Saturday, Jan 24th, 2015
BUCKHANNON -- After about six months as the county administrator, Kelley Cunningham is returning to the position she left.
Commissioners accepted Cunningham's resignation as county administrator effective Jan. 31 and, following a brief executive session with prosecuting attorney David Godwin, approved her employment as an assistant prosecuting attorney at $75,600. This salary is comparable to what she was making before.
Posted: Thursday, Jan 22nd, 2015
BUCKHANNON -- Last week, city attorney David
McCauley gave council a draft of an ordinance that would increase the city's fire protection service fees after 30-plus years of residents paying a flat fee of $1.50 per month.
If passed in the future, the ordinance would establish tiered fees, based on the square footage of buildings, that both residents and ...more
Posted: Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2015
CHARLESTON -- The newest state senator for the 11th District will be sworn in today at 10 a.m. at the Capitol.
After that, Greg Boso says he will be in the senate chambers for his first session at 11 a.m. ...more