Friday, January 09, 2009

Tractor-trailer wreck snarls Interstate 81 traffic for hours
Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA,USA
Trooper CD Price said the wreck occurred about 4:30 pm at mile marker 150.3, just north of Exit 150 at Troutville. Price said the truck driver "came up on ...

Daleville golf club fires pro Chip Sullivan -
Roanoke Times Wed, 07 Jan 2009 10:49 PM PST
Ashley Plantation GM cites economic downturn as the reason for termination. Chip Sullivan, whose name has been synonymous with Ashley Plantation since its birth in 1999, has been fired from his position as director of golf at the Daleville country club. Sullivan, 43, the area's most successful playing club professional the past dozen years, said Wednesday he was informed Monday by club ...

Local schools wonder about state budget cuts -
Roanoke Times Wed, 07 Jan 2009 10:47 PM PST
Gov. Tim Kaine has proposed a funding cut that would affect 13,000 positions statewide. The term is popping up on school board agendas across the region: "reduction in force." It is not known whether school staff layoffs loom on the horizon or if it will just be cautious planning, but the layoff policies will be discussed today at regularly scheduled school board meetings in Bedford,
Botetourt ...

Sen. Smith looking for more transparency in budget process ...
To prevent this from happening again, Senator Ralph Smith (R-Botetourt) has introduced SB 934. The legislation requires that the conference committee report on the budget be posted on the General Assembly’s website for 72 hours before ...Bearing Drift :: Virginia Politics... -

The Roanoke Times blogs: The Botetourt View
"Now is a good time to donate books," said Rene Worthen of The Friends of the Library at the Fincastle branch are soliciting the donation of books for their spring book sale. With cold weather people often clean out closets and shelves ...The Botetourt View -

Blevins Ancestry » Blog Archive » Virginia Patents
MONTGOMERY CO., VA [Formed from Fincastle 1776/7 & parts of Botetourt]. Blevins, James. Publication 4 September 1797. Location: Montgomery County. Description: 40 acres on the East side of New River, beginning at the ...Blevins Ancestry -

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