Posted: Thursday, Dec 8th, 2016
BUCKHANNON -- More than 115 years of wear has taken its toll on the Upshur County Courthouse cornerstone first laid by the Masonic Fraternity. Franklin Lodge No. 7 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons has now offered to pay for the resurfacing of the courthouse cornerstone that was laid on June 5, 1899.
Worshipful Master Kevin Arey sent the ...more
Posted: Wednesday, Nov 30th, 2016
BUCKHANNON -- In the wake of the Nov. 8 general election, Buckhannon mayor David McCauley has called for city residents to come together in the spirit of inclusivity, rather than be split apart by the hate that often characterized one of the most divisive campaigns in American history.
McCauley noted that Buckhannon has not been immune to the hate ...more
Posted: Tuesday, Nov 29th, 2016
BUCKHANNON -- The City of Buckhannon on Thursday moved forward with plans to purchase the old Colonial Theater located in the heart of Buckhannon's downtown. As reported in The Record Delta's Wednesday edition, city officials and others have expressed the hope that the city's purchase would lead to the transformation of the structure into a community arts center.
Posted: Monday, Nov 28th, 2016
BUCKHANNON -- All but two Upshur County Schools received a C under West Virginia's new school accountability system that assigns schools a letter grade of A-F.
Two schools, Buckhannon Academy Elementary and Union Elementary, received a D, denoting unacceptable performance. Buckhannon-Upshur High School, Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School, French Creek Elementary, Rock Cave Elementary, Washington District Elementary, Tennerton Elementary and Hodgesville ...more
Posted: Sunday, Nov 27th, 2016
BUCKHANNON, A measure that would authorize the city of Buckhannon to proceed with plans to purchase the old Colonial Theater, most recently known as Club Bobcat, is on Buckhannon City Council's agenda for its regular Thursday meeting.
Resolution No. 2016-18, a purchase agreement between the city and the current owner of 48 E. Main Street, Catherine Cuppari, is listed ...more