Saturday, January 03, 2009

Localities brace for public education cuts
Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA,USA
Not easily, but we could get through it," said Botetourt County Administrator Jerry Burgess. He is hoping to reduce the county's budget, but the final ...

Huntington police make robbery arrest
Charleston Gazette - Charleston,WV,USA... the car at 16th Street and Interstate 64 at about 10 am Arrested were Demetrius S. Smith, 26, of Huntington and Etzel Newton, 51, of Cloverdale, Va. ...


A MOUNTAIN VIEW: Getting in tune
Southwest Virginia Today - Richlands,VA,USA
That’s because Sky Preece of Fincastle recently e-mailed me about a blip in Virginia’s SOL lessons on “sound.” His friend teaches fifth-grade science and ...

Church of the Brethren Newsline
By JMiner Historical Society's 2009 historical calendars are two Brethren congregations: Troutville (Va.) Church of the Brethren and Cloverdale (Va.) Church of the Brethren. The calendar is titled "Historical Churches of Botetourt." ...Church of the Brethren Newsline - http://cob-newsline.blogspot.com/

Ralph Barton sticks it out, kills another buck The Wildlife
I took the deer on National forest land in Botetourt County. He doesn't sport a trophy rack but he is a mature deer with a large body. And after enduring brutal temperatures and high winds over the the past week I was very happy with ...
The Wildlife - http://blogs.roanoke.com/rtblogs/wildlife/

The Roanoke Times blogs: The Botetourt View
Hunter Morefield and his first deer kill. He is eight years old and is a resident of Fincastle. news@botetourtview.com ...The Botetourt View - http://blogs.roanoke.com/rtblogs/botetourtview/

Botetourt Family Farms: Here's a Thoughtful Article on Small Farms ...
By Redhen Botetourt Family Farms. This site is for members and friends of the Botetourt Farmers group. Friday, January 2, 2009. Here's a Thoughtful Article on Small Farms vs. Agribusiness. A Change We Can Believe In - Dumping Industrial ...Botetourt Family Farms - http://botetourtfarmers.blogspot.com/

History Corner
Shepherdstown Observer - Shepherdstown,WV,USA
When settlement began in the lands west of “The Blue Ridge of Mountains,” access to the Shenandoah Valley was limited. The Valley is nestled between a ...

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