Friday, May 20, 2011

Former Roanoke mayor may run for 19th District Senate seat
Franklin News Post
Ralph Smith, a Republican from Botetourt County who now represents the 23rd Virginia Senate District, is expected to move into the 19th Senate District and become a candidate for the GOP nomination for the 19th District seat in the November election. ...

Meth is back and strong as ever thanks to new production method
They haven't made their way past Roanoke and Botetourt County in large numbers, but investigators say Bedford, Lynchburg, and Danville are next. “Right now they're not seeing it,” says Keesee. “Not wanting predict cloudy weather, but I can't help but ...

 Wild Bill's Weekly Sports Roundup | News Roanoke
Another shake-up occurred in the Wild Bill Baseball Top-3 after Lord Botetourt suffered its second straight loss. Hidden Valley (13-3) now holds down the number one spot this week with tough games left at Salem and Cave Spring. ...
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Four Lord Botetourt Players College Bound
WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke Thu, 19 May 2011 20:59 PM PDT
    The Blue Ridge champions from Lord Botetourt are sending four players into college athletics, three to baseball. 

 Chris Head to try again for 17th House District seat
Roanoke Times
More than half of the newly configured district consists of Roanoke County, with the remaining portions including parts of Roanoke, Vinton and Botetourt County. Head, 48, grew up in a politically active family in Georgia. His brother, Patrick Head, ...

JF senior captains have team-first focus
Lynchburg News and Advance
Forest (15-0, 12-0 Seminole) can close out its second undefeated regular-season in three years with a home win Friday against Blue Ridge District champion Lord Botetourt, which beat two-time defending state champion Blacksburg this season. ...

Stanley to make re-election announcement in Danville
Ralph Smith, R-Botetourt County, also will make a campaign announcement Thursday in Roanoke County. Smith also has been considering running for re-election in the 19 th District since the 22 nd District he represents is moving. ...


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