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Researchers Seek More Complete Picture of First Africans in America

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first Africans to arrive in North America were so little noted by history that many are known today by only their first names: Antony and Isabella, Angelo,...

Mayor Swipes French Creek Freddie ...

Buck-Onion –Buckhannon Mayor, David W. McCauley, hijacked French Creek Freddie, and he has, himself, given a forecast of...

Hamilton Weighs In on Bill to Send $10 Million to D.C. ...

In a statement to Appalachian Views, Hamilton said, “First of all, I believe it would be against our state constitution to do that, but even if it was legal, is it practical?” he questioned...

State Dems Weigh in on Proposed Legislation to Help Fund Border Wall

Three state delegates recently proposed new legislation that would divert $10 million from state surplus funds to Washington to help build a border wall between the United States and Mexico. But, some state legislators...

Upshur Countians Pinched at the Pumps, No More?

Upshur Countians have long complained that they were being pinched at the gas pumps. From Facebook post to calls for boycotts, Upshur County citizens have frequently and, sometimes, loudly asked why gasoline prices were, noticeably,...

Groundhogs, Groundhogs Everywhere . . . Even some to eat

Winter has settled in and French Creek Freddie is still in a deep sleep, but Southern Upshur County is already ramping up for their famous resident to make his annual appearance on Groundhog Day,...

Non-Discimination Ordinance Fails 4-3… Here’s the Rest of the Story

The January 3, 2019 meeting of Buckhannon City Council included, on its agenda, Ordinance 434, which would extend equal protections to the LGBTQ community for...

Intersection Intrigue

I’ve been driving for almost 20 years.  In my near 20 years of experience, I have developed two pet peeves:  people who don’t use their blinker, and the constant conundrum that, apparently, every intersection presents.  Just this...