"Sovereign Citizens" movement concerns police
"Sovereign citizens" basically believe that no state or federal law applies to them, said Botetourt
County Commonwealth's Attorney Joel Branscom. Branscom said he's heard
from several local police officers about their growing concerns. ...
19th District contest between Smith, Bell takes on personal tone
Smith moved into the 19th District after his Botetourt
County home was drawn into the same district as Sen. Steve Newman,
Salem Chick-fil-A back on front burner
In 2004, he filed appeals that stalled construction of a Wendy's restaurant near his Bojangles' in Daleville in Botetourt
County for more than a year. Seymour repeated his concerns to the board
on Tuesday, adding complaints that the restaurant's sign ...
Tuesday's column: Welcome to the first election after redistricting
Roanoke Times (blog)
Ralph Smith, a Republican who used to represent Botetourt
County (among other places) now finds himself running in (among other
places) Carroll and Franklin Counties. He's being challenged by Brandon
Bell, a former Republican senator from Roanoke ...