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Blast from the Past — Literally

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 28th, 2015
BUCKHANNON -- Flames spew from this 1936 Ford Tudor that Greg and Sherry Fields of Charleston customized based on the AMC TV show "The Walking Dead." The car features several cool details, including a remote control that can bring the character on the front to life, startling onlookers. The Tudor is powered by a 460 big block engine and features

City won’t ban tobacco

Posted: Sunday, Jul 26th, 2015
BUCKHANNON -- City council will not proceed with a request to ban tobacco on city-owned properties.
Members of the Upshur County Tobacco Prevention Coalition presented to council smoking facts and a list of cities taking action against tobacco.

City worried about RV invasion

Posted: Sunday, Jul 26th, 2015
BUCKHANNON -- The city is exploring rules to limit recreational vehicles after having received several phone calls from residents complaining of an influx of the temporary housing units.
One couple took the next step and addressed council concerning the matter. Chuck and Jody Ackerman, residents of Island Avenue, said they moved to Buckhannon almost eight years ago for the city's

Tom Dunn Energy Leadership Academy

Modified: Tuesday, Jul 21st, 2015
BUCKHANNON -- Kids interested in the oil and gas industry packed their belongings and headed to West Virginia Wesleyan College Tuesday for the third annual Tom Dunn Energy Leadership Academy.
Thirty-seven students, some in their second year, came from 18 counties to sit in on a panel of industry workers Tuesday. After hearing advice on internships and learning the

Do you know this man?

Posted: Saturday, Jul 18th, 2015
BUCKHANNON -- The West Virginia State Police are seeking the public's help for a "person of interest" in the case of the stolen food truck from Wendling's Plaza.
The picture shown is taken from a security camera in Wendling's Plaza where the Wendling's Food Service truck was taken June 28, according to investigating officer Cpl. B.K. Wright.

Commission firm on prevailing wage

Posted: Saturday, Jul 18th, 2015
BUCKHANNON -- Two local men asked the Upshur County Commission to reconsider their vote to not pay prevailing wage on projects of under $500,000.
Doyle Tenney and Mike Bickel shared research Thursday they have done on the issue during Thursday's Upshur County Commission meeting.

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