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Construction Begins On Great Cove Solar Project


This 2021 map shows approximately 12 parcels where Great Cove Solar Project LLC will be constructed. The map is looking north toward McConnellsburg and may not be up to date. Site preparation and fencing for a vast solar farm facility has begun in… We’re sorry! An online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today! […]

Court Says Counties Can Inspect Voting Equipment



The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania overturned the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s decertification of Fulton County’s voting machines and granted all counties the authority to inspect electronic voting equipment. The court sided with a brief fi… We’re sorry! An online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today!

Banquet Honors All-Sports HOF Inductees


N. Linn Hendershot’s Hall of Fame plaque was accepted by his brother, Tom Hendershot. Friends and family of the 2020 All-Sports Hall of Fame (HOF) Inductees gathered at the McConnellsburg High School’s athletic field on Sunday to honor the long-aw… We’re sorry! An online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today!

Memorial Day Tribute Remembers And Honors Those Who Died


Fulton Honor Guard, commanded by acting Capt. Ed Deshong, “present arms” during the Memorial Day tribute at the courthouse on Monday. Memorial Day tribute services were held for McConnellsburg and the surrounding area on the traditional last Monda… We’re sorry! An online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today!

Commissioners Conduct Routine County Business


The county commissioners held a brief board of elections meeting at the start of their weekly work session held on May 17, primary election day. They also met with Patti Hess, elections director and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) administra… We’re sorry! An online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today!

Fire Wardens Honored At Annual Training


Fire wardens from Fulton, Bedford, and Huntingdon counties received service certificates at the annual Buchanan Forest District’s forest fire warden training last Tuesday. At the May 24 banquet, Fulton County’s Ray Miller, David Scamardella, and Trev… We’re sorry! An online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today!

Increasing COVID Cases Persist Here


The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported a cumulative 4,195 cases of COVID on Wednesday, May 25, adding 23 new cases of COVID since the department’s May 18 report of 4,172 cumulative cases. Cumulative COVID-related deaths remain at 65. New cas… We’re sorry! An online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today!

3,000 Plant Giveaway June 4


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in McConnellsburg is holding a community plant giveaway away on Saturday, June 4. The giveaway will be held in the Save-A-Lot parking lot at 182 Buchanan Trail, in McConnellsburg, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m…. We’re sorry! An online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today!

Fulton County Hometown Heroes

 In observance of Memorial Day, the “News” is publishing photos of the new 132 “Hometown Heroes” banners recently hung in McConnellsburg, Hustontown, Clear Ridge, Waterfall, Wells Tannery, Needmore and Warfordsburg. The Fulton County Chamber of … We’re sorry! An online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today!

40% Of County’s Voters Cast Ballots In May 17 Primary

County, state favor Mastriano for Republican gubernatorial nominee

More than 40% of the county’s 8,207 registered Republican and Democratic voters turned out for last Tuesday’s primary election that garnered national attention thanks to competitive, high stakes races for the open U.S. Senate seat and the Republican … We’re sorry! An online subscription is required to access this content. Please login below or Subscribe today!


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