Friday, January 10, 2014

Ex-Buchanan fire chief and wife confess to crimes Roanoke Times
Billy Joe Carter, 35, already facing rape and other charges in Botetourt County, admitted to a federal judge that he hid income, collected federal ...
 
 Outside agency reviews county fire services WDBJ 7 Roanoke  - 4 hours Emergency officials in Botetourt County are brainstorming ways to better serve the community. 
 
Former Buchanan Fire Chief Pleads Guilty to Lesser Charge ABC 13 Lynchburg  - 16 hours
Botetourt Co., VA – Billy Joe Carter, Buchanan's former fire chief will spend five and a half years in prison after pleading guilty in ... 
 
 Billy Joe Carter Pleads to Lesser Charges ABC 13 Lynchburg  - 9 hours
Botetourt Co., VA - Buchanan's former volunteer fire chief, Billy Joe Carter, pleaded no contest Thursday to five different charges and ... 
 
  Billy Joe Carter found guilty of sexual assault charges WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke  - 15 hours Billy Joe Carter pleads no contest and is found guilty of multiple charges including sexual battery, perjury and possession of a firearm. 
 
  Two Lord Botetourt senior football players make Virginia Preps All ... Roanoke Times
He had 51 assisted tackles. (For more information go to virginiapreps.rivals.com). Lord Botetourt finished the 2013 season 9-1 defeating State Champs ...
 
  VDOT plans to close I-81 travel center in Troutville in August The Republic
Last fall, VDOT declared the 12-acre site seized for public use in an eminent domain action filed in Botetourt County Circuit Court. TravelCenters of ...
 
 

Thursday, January 09, 2014

VDOT to close I-81 travel center in Troutville Washington Post
TROUTVILLE, Va. — A travel center on Interstate 81 in Troutville will be closed in August. Virginia Department of Transportation spokesman Jason ...
 
  I-81 Travel Center Closing in Troutville WSET
Troutville, VA - State officials are shutting down a travel center on I-81 in Troutville later this year. According to VDOT, the TravelCenters of America ...
 
 Standard & Poor’s Raises County Bond Rating WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke  - 5 hours
Botetourt County has recently received a higher grade from a credit rating agency. Standard and Poor?s (SP?s) Ratings Services raised to ... 
 
VDOT to close I-81 travel center in Troutville NBC 12 Richmond  - 18 hours
A travel center on Interstate 81 in Troutville will be closed in August. 
 
Rasoul, Austin ready to take seats in Richmond WDBJ 7 Roanoke  - 15 hours
One Democrat. One Republican Two new lawmakers from southwestern Virginia are taking their seats Wednesday in the General Assembly. 
 
    Botetourt County Town Hall Meeting on Fire and EMS service is Jan. 9 Roanoke Times
Botetourt County Board of Supervisors requested the Virginia Fire Services Board to undertake a study of fire and emergency medical services in ...
 
  Ex-Buchanan fire chief and wife confess to crimes Roanoke Times
Billy Joe Carter, 35, already facing rape and other charges in Botetourt County, admitted to a federal judge that he hid income, collected federal ...
 
CornerShot: Life was rich with Max the loyal dog Roanoke Times
Sixteen years ago, a small puppy was abandoned to fend for himself on a back road in Botetourt County. We took him out of the road, called animal ...
 

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

A new recreational trail in Troutville, Virginia? Examiner.com
Can another .71 mile of recreational trail be added to the list of them in Virginia? The Norfolk Southern Railway Company (NSR) asked the Surface ...
 
  No. 1 story of 2013: Botetourt County teen collects toys for sick kids ...
We first met Savannah Day in September. The Botetourt County eighth grade cheerleader had just learned she would need brain surgery.
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 Former Buchanan Volunteer Fire Chief facing additional charges WDBJ 7 Roanoke  - 4 hours
Billy Joe Carter is in jail accused of rape, perjury and faces firearms charges. Thursday, federal prosecutors charged him for lying to get ... 
 
 Billy Joe Carter arraigned on federal fraud charges WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke  - 17 hours
The former Buchanan fire chief is charged with Medicare, Social Security, and income tax fraud.
 
  No 1 Story Of 2013: Botetourt County Teen Collects Toys For Sick ...
No 1 Story Of 2013: Botetourt County Teen Collects Toys For Sick Kids Trending: WDBJ7's number one story in 2013 didn't center on death or ...
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  Botetourt Holds Off Terriers 81-75 in Northside Invitational Title Game The Roanoke Star
Botetourt's Justin Goode drives past Byrd defender Jacob Beckman in the Cavs 81-75 win in the Northside Invitational title game Monday night.
 
  HIGH SCHOOL BOYS' BASKETBALL Franklin News Post
ROANOKE -- Paced by a 20-10 second-quarter run, Lord Botetourt defeated Franklin County 68-57 Friday in the semifinals of Northside Invitational ...
 
Three Charged in Botetourt Co. Meth Lab Bust WSET
Botetourt Co., VA - The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office and State Police have arrested three people in a meth bust. 41-year-old, ...
 
Three accused of making meth in Botetourt County | Local News ...
Three people arrested Friday in Botetourt County are accused of making methamphetamine.
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Lord Botetourt outlasts William Byrd for Tournament Title - WSLS.com
Lord Botetourt took down Blue Ridge rival William Byrd to win the 16th annual Northside Invitational.
www.wsls.com/.../lord-botetourt-outlasts-william-byrd-for-tou...
 
 
 

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Death investigation in Botetourt County | Local News - Home - WDBJ 7
The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office is investigating a death on Christmas Eve after a man's body was found in the parking lot of an apartment on ...
 
New details about shooting in Botetourt County | Video/Photos - Home
Authorities have now released the names of the people involved.
 
Botetourt Co. deputies investigate woman's death WSLS
Botetourt County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a woman's death from this morning at Lakeside Place in Eagle Rock. Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle ...
 
Woman dead found dead in yard of Botetourt County ... - WDBJ 7
One woman is dead and a man was airlifted to the hospital after an incident in Botetourt County Friday morning.
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Woman Found Dead Outside Botetourt Co. Home - abc27 WHTM
Botetourt Co., VA - The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office is investigating after finding a woman dead in the front yard of a home.
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Botetourt Co. deputies investigate woman's death - WSLS 10 NBC in ...
Botetourt County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a woman's death from this morning at Lakeside Place in Eagle Rock.
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Botetourt County Planning Commission to hold public hearings ... Roanoke Times
The Botetourt County Planning Commission will hold public hearings on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at 6 p.m. in the Old General District Courthouse at 5 ...
 
Botetourt Board of Supervisors talks recreation incentives ... WSLS
The Botetourt Board of Supervisors meets today. There are several items of interest on the agenda. A building in Botetourt County that's been empty ...
 
Botetourt Co. faces possible water rate hike WSLS
By WSLS Staff. BOTETOURT COUNTY - Botetourt County families and businesses face a potential water and sewer rate increase in the new year.
 
Appalachian Power files to upgrade Botetourt Co.-Rockbridge lines WSLS
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Appalachian Power is seeking state approval to upgrade a 36-mile section of transmission line in Botetourt and Rockbridge ...
 
APCo Seeks OK to Upgrade Transmission Line in Botetourt ... The Charlottesville Newsplex
Appalachian Power is seeking state approval to upgrade a 36-mile section of transmission line in Botetourt and Rockbridge counties. The company ...
 
Wednesday's Scores Albany Times Union
Tazewell 51, Chilhowie 64. Brookville 45, Lord Botetourt 40. Centreville 70, Yorktown 59. Chantilly 55, South County 40. Charles City 72, Lancaster 62.
 
Regional cooperation is the right way to go Franklin News Post
That's why it was great to see elected officials from Franklin, Botetourt and Roanoke counties, as well as the cities of Roanoke and Salem and the town ...
 
 

Thursday, November 14, 2013


Capco Machinery to expand Botetourt plant Lynchburg News and Advance
... percent of the company's product is exported overseas. Botetourt County offered Capco a $99,000 performance grant over four years to help with the project.
 
Waynesboro in semis after a straight-game win over Botetourt | The ...
According to Waynesboro athletic director Derek McDaniel, it's 165 miles one way to Patrick County High School that's located in Stuart. That's a long time to be ...
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Capco Machinery to expand Botetourt Co. plant | Metro Newsday!
But he says he wants to keep jobs in Botetourt County. Botetourt County offered Capco a $99,000 performance grant over four years to help with the project.
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New Botetourt County supervisors ready for duty Roanoke Times
The new members on Botetourt County's board are keen to make headway with ... Botetourt County voters last week elected two new members to the board of ...
 
High school volleyball: Botetourt falls in regional opener Roanoke Times
WAYNESBORO - Young Lord Botetourt came up short against a senior-filled Waynesboro team in Monday's 3A West Region first-round game, losing in four ...
 
Capco Machinery to expand Botetourt plant Richmond Times Dispatch
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Capco Machinery planning $4.2 mil expansion of Botetourt Co. plant ...
Capco Machinery Systems is planning a $4.2 million expansion of its plant in Botetourt County.
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Botetourt bear cub won't come down | Local News - Home - WDBJ 7
In cartoons bears steal picnic baskets, but in Botetourt County one cub won't come out of a tree.
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Capco Machinery to expand Botetourt Co. plant WSET
(AP) - Capco Machinery Systems is planning a $4.2 million expansion of its plant in Botetourt County. Capco says the expansion will double the plant's size and ...
 
2013 Excellence in Youth Sports Award Winner: Botetourt County ... Athletic Business (blog)
Activities and programs at Botetourt County (Va.) Parks, Recreation and Tourism are developed around putting the children first. When new activities and options ...
 
Bear season in Virginia Roanoke Times
A motion-activated camera caught these two large black bears moving through a Botetourt County woodlot this summer. Virginia's bear population seems to be ...
 
GAME OF THE WEEK: William Byrd at Lord Botetourt | FFE - Home
Lord Botetourt head coach Jamie Harless set out to change the culture of the Cavaliers program when he took over last season. He did just that, getting the Cavs ...
 
Botetourt County OKs incentives for plant expansion, possibly 60 ... Roanoke Times
A Botetourt County manufacturer whose product is exported for use in China's steel industry broke ground today on a $4.2 million expansion in EastPark ...
 
Botetourt County approves incentives for Capco plant expansion Roanoke Times
Botetourt County Board of Supervisors on Friday approved an incentive package for a manufacturer in EastPark Commerce Center to aid in a $4.3 million plant ...
 
Terriers, Hill spoil Botetourt's finish Roanoke Times
William Byrd quarterback Zac Hill rushed for 211 yards and two touchdowns, and the senior made two huge defensive plays as the Terriers ruined Botetourt's ...
 
Lord Botetourt ends lockdown over unfounded bomb threat ...
Photos, updates from the Botetourt View. ***. A lockdown at Lord Botetourt High School ended at 1:15 this afternoon. Students were sheltered in their classrooms ...
 
Botetourt County manufacturer to expand, add jobs - WSLS 10 NBC ...
Capco Machinery Systems unveiled a $4.2 million expansion of the company's plant in the EastPark Commerce Center.
 
Manufacturer plans $4.2 million expansion in Botetourt County ...
The company said it decided to expand in Botetourt rather than build a new ... of expanding overseas was tempting, but my desire to stay in Botetourt County and ...
 
What a Trip: Virginia's Blue Ridge rolls out the green carpet San Jose Mercury News
The Wine Trail through Botetourt County reminded me of Livermore Valley in the early days, where owner/winemakers still visit with guests and pour small-lot ...
 
Written bomb threat leads to Lord Botetourt lockdown | News/Talk ... Evan Jones
Botetourt County school officials say a note found in a bathroom led to today's ... Lord Botetourt High School conducted a lockdown today at 10:30 a.m. after a ...
 
3 incumbents re-elected to Troutville's Town Council Roanoke Times
Incumbent Doris Camper, who failed to file her paperwork on time with the Botetourt County registrar, won a successful write-in campaign. Registrar Phyllis ...
 
Roanoke, Va., is full of unexpected delights Fort Worth Star Telegram
Who knew? Troutville, Va.? The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford commemorates the country's most severe per-capita losses on the fateful day. It is believed ...
 
Northside, Lord Botetourt advance to all-Blue Ridge final Roanoke Times
Northside and Lord Botetourt will meet for a conference title on Thursday in a redux of last year's Blue Ridge District final after sweeping their opponents on ...
 
Southwest Virginia voters head to the polls Roanoke Times
In Botetourt County, 7,660 votes out of 23,195 registered voters had been ... That election saw voter turnout in Botetourt County of about 45 percent, Booze said.
 
Head defeats Cathcart for 2nd House term Roanoke Times
Republican Chris Head of Botetourt County won a second term in the House of Delegates on Tuesday, easily defeating Roanoke Democrat Freeda Cathcart to ...
 
Botetourt County takes Roald Dahl book out of classroom after ... Roanoke Times
Joni Poff, director of instruction for Botetourt County Public Schools, said that while administrators ruled that the book is inappropriate for classroom instruction, ...
 
 

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

GREGORY: Harless building a winner TriCities.com
Over the past two seasons, Harless has molded the lackluster Lord Botetourt Cavalier program into a juggernaut that has outscored foes by an average main of ...
 
Pedaling pays off for the region | Home - Home www.wdbj7.com/pedaling-pays-off-for-the-region/...
In June, nearly 13-hundred cyclists from 39-states and Canada worked their way through Rockbridge and Botetourt Counties.
 
Botetourt Escapes Fleming in 20-18 Squeeker The Roanoke Star
William Fleming running back Jerome Hill hits the open field Friday night against Lord Botetourt on his way to a 208-yard rushing performance for the game.
 
Squirrel Disrupts Power to Parts of Roanoke, Botetourt County WSET
Customers in Roanoke and Botetourt counties were without power for about an hour and 15 minutes Monday. Measures are in place to keep rodents from ...

Businessmen Austin, Medlin vie for 19th District Roanoke Times
Republican Terry Austin of Buchanan decided to run for the House after serving 16 years on the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors. His tenure on the ...
 
Squirrel Disrupts Power to Parts of Roanoke, Botetourt County ... www.wset.com/...power-to-parts-of-roanoke-botetourt-county
Roanoke Co., VA -The lights are back on for nearly 3,300 Appalachian Power customers in the Roanoke Valley. Crews say a squirrel made a ...
 
Squirrel causes power outage in western Va - WTOP Mobile www.wtop.com/?nid=893&sid=3492893
The electric utility said customers in Roanoke and Botetourt counties were without power for about an hour and 15 minutes on Monday.
 
Race for 17th District of House of Delegates seat pits familiar ... Roanoke Times
Chris Head, R-Botetourt County, will have to defeat the same Democrat who opposed him two years ago in a Republican-leaning district that covers parts of ...
 
Lord Botetourt holds off Fleming challenge | roanoke.com m.roanoke.com/...botetourt-holds-off-fleming-challenge.html
It was about as disappointing as a victory gets. A week removed from a huge win, No. 1 Lord Botetourt barely survived a challenge from host ...
 
Civil War 150th: On this date in 1863 - Richmond Times ... www.timesdispatch.com/special-section/the-civil-war/...
... Richmond, and at our Blast Furnaces in the counties of Rockbridge, Botetourt, and Alleghany, and Collieries in Goochland and Henrico, ...
 
Updated Timesland high school football statistics Roanoke Times (blog)
SCORING — Parry McCluer's Ryheem Dawson holds a 32-point lead over Botetourt's Chris Thompson with 176 points, although LB has played one fewer game ...
 
Botetourt schools mull using contract workers Roanoke Times
Botetourt County Superintendent Tony Brads told his school board Thursday that the district might be able to save money by contracting with firms to provide ...
 
EventZone sees high attendance during Party in the Park WSLS
EventZone Development Coordinator Jenn Schultz said the combination of old and new faces made the transition to Botetourt County successful. "We had a lot ...
 
Roanoke Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau Puts Forth Bold New ... The Roanoke Star
Botetourt and Franklin Counties have also stepped up to increase their level of funding commitment as well. This is a big accomplishment for regional ...
 
Botetourt County honors historical figure Roanoke Times
Construction could soon begin on a monument to Col. William Preston in Botetourt County's Greenfield development, near where the prominent Colonial-era ...
 
Lord Botetourt Cavaliers - ABC 13 Team of the Week WSET
DALEVILLE - Lord Botetourt players knew their game against Northside was going to be huge. The bleachers were full an hour before kickoff. Botetourt head ...
 
May homicide prompts mutual aid agreement for Carvins Cove Roanoke Times
Botetourt County supervisors today entered into a mutual aid agreement with Roanoke County to offer people injured in Carvins Cove the quickest care.
 
Botetourt Prevails With 21-14 Overtime Win in Battle of Unbeatens The Roanoke Star
The Vikings held Lord Botetourt to zero passing yards and intercepted two ... Lord Botetourt running back Chris Thompson took care of the former after the ...
 
Cavs outslug Vikings Roanoke Times
Lord Botetourt's Chris Thompson scored a touchdown in OT to lift the No. ... Botetourt convinced any remaining doubters Friday night as the Cavaliers ...
 
High schools: Galax's Peoples runs rampant against G-men Roanoke Times
Cave Spring 125, 4. Lord Botetourt 137, 5. Christiansburg 138. Top 10 finishers — 1. Stephen Vernon (Patriot Pacers) 16:35; 2. Noah Richards (Heritage) 16:52...