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
Posted: Sunday, Jan 18th, 2015
BUCKHANNON -- West Virginia Wesleyan College has a number of renovations planned for the next three years. Some will come from their Title III grant -- which will award the college $10 million over five years -- and some will come from routine fundraising, but all upgrades will move the college closer to its goals for its 125th anniversary and ...more