Thursday, May 19, 2011

Candidates gear up for elections
Roanoke Times
Republicans Ralph Smith of Botetourt County and Bill Stanley of Franklin County are expected to move into different state Senate districts and avoid a nominating fight between GOP incumbents in a high-stakes election year. And one candidate already has ...


 At Sweet Union, a rare match of Baptist church and female pastor
Roanoke Times
Donna Britt of Calvary Baptist Church in downtown Roanoke and Carol Johnston of Troutville Baptist Church in Botetourt County.  ...


 Roadtrip: Roanoke, Va., and rails, art and wine
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Plan a day to explore Botetourt County (www.visitbotetourt.com), a bucolic area of the Blue Ridge northeast of Roanoke at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley. There are three family-owned wineries in the county -- Virginia Mountain Vineyards, ...


 Troutville restaurant in national spotlight
WDBJ7.com
TROUTVILLE, Va — Diana Dixon is getting a lot of attention these days. Her restaurant was featured in a Wall Street Journal article on Monday. ...

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