Friday, August 26, 2011

Crime spree ends in Roanoke man's arrest
Roanoke Times
Botetourt County Emergency Services firefighters inspect the charred remains of a house owned by Anna Driver. Michael Rock of the Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, which was first to arrive at the fire in Anna Driver's house, ...


Botetourt manhunt suspect in custody
WDBJ7.com
A wild series of events overnight led to a manhunt in Botetourt County. Joseph Horne, age 37 of Roanoke, is now in custody, but not before police say he started quite a bit of trouble. The manhunt started around 10 pm Wednesday when a Pizza Hut ...


Freeda Cathcart files to run as Democrat in 17th District
Roanoke Times
She will face Botetourt County business owner Chris Head, who finished second in a primary to Del. Bill Cleaveland two years ago, and who until Tuesday had a clear, uncontested path to the House of Delegates. Brian Lang, head of the Roanoke County ...


Hokies have busy summers on the diamond
VT hokiesports.com
The fall and spring schedules, along with the 2012 roster/bios are online, so be sure to check them out. The first chance to see the new team will come the weekend of Sept. 24 when the Hokies play four games in Botetourt at the Botetourt Sports ...


Bowers trumpets 'revival of Roanoke' during morning speech in renovated market ...
Roanoke Times
Harvey Brookins of Roanoke, center, speaks with Cal Johnson of Botetourt County, during the breakfast at Charter Hall. Mayor David Bowers presented his 11th State of the City speech this morning on the third floor of the newly renovated City Market ...


Boy, 10, charged in fatal shooting
Roanoke Times
Joel Branscom, the prosecutor in Botetourt County and a member of the board of governors of the Virginia State Bar's criminal law section, said one of the questions raised by such cases is the purpose of filing charges. "Are you going to put him in ...


 VMFA, VCU announce record $115 million cash gift
Richmond Times Dispatch
Mr. Glasgow, of Botetourt County, was the brother of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Ellen Glasgow. He worked as an engineer in gaslight and power companies, and he was a co-founder of Humphreys & Glasgow, a London engineering firm. He died in 1955. ...


 Manhunt ends peacefully in Botetourt County
WSLS
The sun hadn't even come up and Botetourt County Sheriff's deputies already had a busy day. It started just before midnight when a call came in about a stolen car. It was equipped with OnStar. "They called OnStar and located the vehicle up at Glade ...


  

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