Thursday, September 22, 2011

Irma Thompson Awarded DSLCC Medallion of Merit
Rockbridge Weekly
Also making remarks was Past Board Vice Chairman Dan Collins of Botetourt County; Collins is a former Buena Vista City Manager and had worked with Mrs. Thompson on several city-related projects. Dr. Bradford is the former superintendent of the Buena ...


Pet rabies vaccinations urged by Health Department, veterinarians
WSLS
In the Roanoke and Alleghany Health Districts (cities of Roanoke, Salem and Covington and counties of Alleghany, Botetourt, Craig and Roanoke), 46 animals have been confirmed to be rabid in 2011 (as of September 3) and 41 animals were confirmed rabid ...


Some heavy hitters are coming to Botetourt County
WDBJ7.com
It's really having an impact in the Valley," explains Jim Farmer, Botetourt Sports Complex Manager. This is the 3rd year the complex has hosted Military Appreciation Day. The proceeds from the two-day event will go to the local chapter of the Military ...


 Bear shows up during father and son fishing outing
WDBJ7.com
The bear eventually comes out of the woods and goes right up to the two men who are sitting on the ground BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. — It's the video you have to see to believe. Two men have an unbelievable encounter with a bear in Botetourt County. ...


 Skilled workforce is booming
WDBJ7.com
At Botetourt Technical Education Center or BTEC, those skilled students are getting more than a diploma. Over the last two-years, enrollment numbers have jumped. Students like Dustin Cash are thinking about their futures. ...


Roanoke Valley Reads' goal with soccer-themed book is to unite
Roanoke Times
This year, organizers have expanded to include Roanoke and Salem and Roanoke, Botetourt and Franklin counties. During a news conference Tuesday morning at the newly renovated Patrick Henry Hotel, organizer Lee said more than 400 communities and ...


Bear shows up during father and son fishing outing
The Herald-Mail Tue, 20 Sep 2011 02:53 AM PDT
It's the video you have to see to believe.  Two men have an unbelievable encounter with a bear in Botetourt County. It was shot Saturday at a private pond.  Billy Gray and his son were fishing when they saw a bear on the shore.  The bear eventually comes out of the woods and goes right up to the two men who are sitting on the ground.  What happens next is even more amazing. "He came up and .


    

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