Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Wildfire burning near Appalachian Trail on Tinker Mountain in Botetourt Co.
Roanoke Times
A wildfire authorities believe was lightning-caused continues burning in Botetourt County on a Tinker Mountain ridgeline on both sides of the Appalachian Trail. A total of 36 firefighters from the Virginia Department ...


I-81 office impersonator suspect convicted in Botetourt Co.
WSLS
A General District Court judge sentenced Huy Dien Nguyen to two years in jail, and suspended his license for 12 years on Monday. Nguyen, who is a originally from Vietnam, claims to be a permanent resident of Rhode Island. ...


County to conduct first survey
Roanoke Times
Many nearby localities such as Radford and Botetourt County use similar surveys, Richey said. The last Blacksburg citizen survey, in 2006, asked residents what they thought of population growth, tax rates, local services and minutiae such as ...


Tinker Mountain fire closes part of Appalachian Trail
WSLS
Fire crews are working to build a containment line around a fire burning on Tinker Mountain in Botetourt County. As of Monday evening, fire crews estimate that the fire is about 12 acres, and is burning in very rough and ...
 

 Run down golf course in Covington gets a new lease on life
WDBJ7.com
Sam Camp is the General Manager at Ashley Plantation in Botetourt County. The new owners are already spending money sprucing up the property. The greens are especially in bad shape. The owners plan to spend tens of thousands of dollars renovating the ...


SUMMER BASEBALL
Franklin News Post
2 seed Lord Botetourt, 8-6. In the finals, Lord Botetourt rallied for five unanswered runs to erase a 6-3 deficit. Staunton River opened tournament play Wednesday with a 12-1 win over No. 5 seed William Byrd Lord Botetourt earned its championship-game ...


HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Franklin News Post
The other finalists for this year's award are Andy Richards of Hidden Valley, Tyler Duke of James River, Chad Hill of William Byrd and Martin Henderlite of Lord Botetourt. The award will be presented Saturday, Aug. 13 at Salem Memorial Baseball Stadium ...


Scottsburg AAA all-star team drops state opener
Gazette Virginian
The Scottsburg AAA all-stars came up short in their first game at the Dixie Youth Baseball AAA State Tournament, losing a 6-3 decision to Carroll County on Saturday in Botetourt. Each team had five hits, with Shaun Perkins leading the way with a ...


 Virginia Crews Battle Wildfire Near Appalachian Trail
WRIC
AP Sports News Video Entertainment News from AP Entertainment News from AP By Mike Vrabel - email TROUTVILLE, Va. (AP) - Authorities are detouring ...


 Appalachian Trail hikers detoured around Va fire
WSET
Entertainment News from AP TROUTVILLE, Va. (AP) - Authorities are detouring Appalachian Trail hikers around a wildfire on Tinker Mountain in Botetourt ...


Appalachian Trail hikers detoured around wildfire on Tinker ...
The Republic
AP TROUTVILLE, Va. — Authorities are detouring Appalachian Trail hikers around a wildfire on Tinker Mountain in Botetourt County. ...


Appalachian Trail Hikers Detoured Around Va. Fire
WHSV
Denny McCarthy with the Virginia Department of Forestry tells The Roanoke Times that ... The fire is located near Troutville and is visible to travelers on ...


 A dryer ignites a house fire overnight in Buchanan
WDBJ 7 Roanoke Mon, 25 Jul 2011 04:29 AM PDT
No one was injured in the fire A house in the Buchanan section of Botetourt County caught fire overnight. 


 'Superwoman' says goodbye to farm life
Roanoke Times
But the farmhands were gone once the children began Botetourt County public schools last fall. Reviewing her bank accounts one windy night in February, the 44-year-old had an epiphany: She could eke out a living on her own in Virginia, but she couldn't ...


    

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