Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Quarry workers find a 2-ton fossil
Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA,USA
BLUE RIDGE -- It looks like a turtle shell, or a mushroom top, or maybe even the remnants of a flying saucer. And it's coming soon to the Virginia Museum of ...

VMNH confirms discovery of 500 million-year-old fossil
WAVY 10 Mon, 30 Jun 2008 2:25 PM PDT
Martinsville, Va. (June 30, 2008) - Virginia Museum of Natural History scientists have confirmed that an approximately 500 million-year-old stromatolite was recently discovered at the Boxley Blue Ridge Quarry near Roanoke, Virginia.

Fourth Of July Activities In Rockbridge
Rockbridge Weekly - Lexington,VA,USA
Events are also happening with the Fireman's Carnival in nearby Buchanan and 4th of July entertainment and events at Douthat State Park. ...

Updated: Firefighters mopping up hot spots on Coyner Mountain in ... - Roanoke,VA,USA
Firefighters are mopping up hot spots on Coyner Mountain in Botetourt County. They were called to several small brush fires early Tuesday afternoon. ...

Brush fires on Coyner Mountain in Botetourt County - Roanoke,VA,USA
Firefighters are battling a brush fire on Coyner Mountain in Botetourt County. Fire officials say there are two or three fires near the top of the mountain. ...

Kroger fuel center at Bonsack to open July 9
... Folks in the Blue Ridge and Bonsack areas will soon have a new place to gas up: Business writer Jenny Boone reports the fuel center at the new Bonsack Kroger will open July 9 -- before the grocery store itself opens. ...The Roanoke Times: The Botetourt View -

Terrific Tuesday
Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA,USA
Which brings to mind the sign at the Pilot store in Troutville that says, "Free gas for a ear." I am sure they mean year but I think the gas thing is more ...

Fairfax County General] Re: wanted: the FU wreckless driving ...By neartheshellstationwiththesburnedout
The whole strech of 81 that goes through Botetourt is a speed trap.Fairfax Underground -

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