Saturday, July 05, 2008

Botetourt County wildfire grows
Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA,USA
A wildfire burning in Botetourt County near Buchanan has grown to about 100 acres, a spokesman with the US Forest Service said. About 40 people are working ...

Forest fire near Buchanan grows
WSLS.com - Roanoke,VA,USA
US Forest Service, National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, Botetourt County firefighters, and VDOT workers are helping to contain the fire.

Wildfire Still Burning
WSET - Lynchburg,VA,USA
A forest fire in Botetourt County has destroyed more than 500 acres near Buchanon. You can see the plumes of smoke from Route 43. ...

Crews battle Independence Day fire in Botetourt County (07/04)
WDBJ7.com - Roanoke,VA,USA
Crews in Botetourt County are spending their Fourth of July trying to put out the fire on Cove Mountain. That's just five miles outside of Buchanan. ...

Wildfire burns more than 500 acres in Botetourt County
Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA,USA
A wildfire in Botetourt County has burned 505 acres as of Friday night, a spokesman with the US Forest Service said. Ted Coffman of the service said that ...

Party preparations that really matter
WSLS.com - Roanoke,VA,USA
Karen and Donna Henderson came to Roanoke from Botetourt to do their 4th of July shopping and played along too. If you’re cooking ground beef cook it to an ...

Two-ton, 500 Million-year-old Fossil Of Stromatolite Discovered In ...
Science Daily (press release) - USA... have confirmed that an approximately 500 million-year-old stromatolite was recently discovered at the Boxley Blue Ridge Quarry near Roanoke, Virginia. ...

Rangers push etiquette while driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway
The News & Advance Thu, 03 Jul 2008 8:06 PM PDT
With accidents on the rise and the busiest months of August through October ahead, Blue Ridge Parkway rangers are stressing “parkway etiquette” and reminding drivers to use caution throughout its 469 miles.

Happy "4" of July
... Traffic on I-81 was light today for the holiday and yes, gas prices in Botetourt have jumped above $4 per gallon as evidenced at Brughs Mill Exxon near Troutville.The Roanoke Times: The Botetourt View - http://blogs.roanoke.com/botetourtview/

July 5th Market Offerings
By Redhen(Redhen) Full Circle Farm will have freshly ground whole wheat products and some SPELT! This week we will make some spelt milk and honey bread, spelt pizza crusts and some spelt mixes. We will also be offering Rose's Fresh Mint Tea and Maggie's ...
Botetourt Family Farms - http://botetourtfarmers.blogspot.com/

Independence Day
By CountryDew(CountryDew)
These photos were taken on July 4, 2007, at the Town of Fincastle festivities at Breckinridge Elementary School. A similiar event will take place tonight.Blue Country Magic - http://bluecountrymagic.blogspot.com/

Fire near Buchanan grows to more than 100 acres
Roanoke Times: By 2:06 p.m., Friday, July 4: The fire in...

Troutville, VA
By Shira I'nusyl(Shira I'nusyl) Yep, I'm still here. Why? Because operations has screwed things up so badly. I called in the morning and, apparently, they have only two loads in the entire state of Virginia today, neither of which could get me home. ...Truckin' Around - http://truckin-around.blogspot.com/

Troutville, VA
By Shira I'nusyl(Shira I'nusyl) Nine hours after I started my day and I'm back here in Troutville, parked at the same stop I was at last night with the same empty trailer. What happened? After several hours of waiting (and waiting, and waiting, and. ...Truckin' Around - http://truckin-around.blogspot.com/

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