Thursday, June 30, 2011

Botetourt welder wins Carnegie hero medal for fiery rescue of Blue Collar ...
Roanoke Times
A Botetourt County welder who risked his life to drag a collapsed neighbor from a house fire last year was one of 20 people awarded a Carnegie medal for heroism today.  ...


Botetourt County administrator announces he'll step down
WDBJ7.com
As a result of reviews conducted in 2010, Botetourt County is the only county of its size in the Commonwealth to receive AA financial ratings by all three major rating agencies in the nation. He worked with the School Division to construct and renovate ...


Botetourt County man wins Carnegie hero medal
WSLS
By Carnegie Foundation news release Knight, 46, collapsed in the hall on the second floor of his two-story house while fighting a fire that had broken out in a laundry room off the hall. A neighbor, Smith, 53, welder, was alerted to the fire and ...


Safety First: Ride inspections at local fair & carnival
WDBJ7.com
Botetourt County building official Brandon Nicely spent most of the afternoon climbing over and under the rides at the Buchanan fairgrounds. There is plenty to consider, from possible structural issues, to electrical problems or even a rough spot on a ...


 Hokies' 2012 softball schedule released
VT hokiesports.com
The first four will come at the Hokie Fall Ball Tournament at the Botetourt Sports Complex in Botetourt, Va., the weekend of Sept. 24 and 25. Tech will also host Milligan in a doubleheader on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 1 o'clock and will play another home ...


 VDOT awards Staunton District contracts
Augusta Free Press
The contract covers Interstate 81 from mile marker 173.92 at the Rockbridge/Botetourt county line to mile marker 237.51 at the Augusta/Rockingham County line. It also covers Interstate 64 from mile marker 0 at the West Virginia border to mile marker ...


 Five and counting for South Boston Post 8
Gazette Virginian
In the final two innings, Womack yielded two hits and struck out three of the seven batters he faced. Post 8รข€™s busy week continued last night with a game against Martinsville Post 42. Tonight, Post 8 travels to Botetourt for a game against Botetourt ...


Volunteer fire departments seek dedicated, committed members
Smith Mountain Eagle
In response, the Virginia Department of Fire Programs, with help from Bedford, Botetourt and Roanoke counties, is trying to determine the best ways to recruit new firefighters by studying where prospective volunteers eat, work and sleep. ...


  Belles reclaim tourney title
Gazette Virginian
... Logan snared a hard-hit line drive and threw to second to catch the base runner off the bag for a double play to end the game. Halifax American will represent District 7 at the Virginia State Dixie Softball Tournament beginning July 15 in Botetourt.


20 Throughout US and Canada Named Newest Recipients of Carnegie Medal
Canada NewsWire
Frederick T. Smith Daleville, Va. Randell Ranson Heber City, Utah Joseph D. Hayes Sayreville, NJ Martin C. Allerding, deceased Hastings, Mich. ..


 Long & Foster to consolidate real estate office locations
Roanoke Times
Long & Foster Realtors will close its Daleville office and move the office's ... The consolidation will save the Chantilly, Va.-based company rent money and ...


    

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