Friday, July 29, 2011

Virginia State Police strained by trooper shortage
WDBJ7.com
Trooper Lisa Hubert works in Botetourt County but has been called to cover Rockbridge County on occasion. "It is stressful when you're the only trooper covering the whole entire county," says Trooper Hubert, a five year veteran.


Blue Ridge Parkway fatality
WSLS
The victim has been identified as 69-year-old Charles Wilson of Botetourt County. It happened at the Quarry Overlook in Bedford County. According to the national park service, Wilson went over the embankment and hit a tree. Because of the steep terrain ...


Virginia Association of Counties honors Botetourt, Roanoke counties - www.roanoke.com
Roanoke Times Thu, 28 Jul 2011 20:52 PM PDT
Botetourt and Roanoke counties were among the winners of Virginia Association of Counties 2011 Achievement Awards. Botetourt County was recognized in the parks and recreation category for the Upper James River Water Trail project. The county's goal is to create a water-based trail system that will link trails, historic sites and parks along the James River.
 

 
UPDATE: Blue Ridge Parkway fatality
WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke Thu, 28 Jul 2011 19:42 PM PDT
The victim in last Friday's crash has been identified as 69-year-old Charles Wilson of Botetourt County.




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