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The Donut Shop in Buckhannon is known statewide for its pepperoni rolls and sweet confections, but news last week that the restaurant would close permanently left a bitter taste in the mouths of many in the Upshur County community.

Rumors first cropped up on social media that the restaurant would close Dec. 31. On Thursday, a link to a news story confirming the closure was posted on one of the restaurant’s social media pages.

Roger Adkins covers politics. He can be reached at 304-348-4814 or email Follow him on Twitter @RadkinsWV

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