Wednesday, November 02, 2011

"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
Roanoke Times
Smith moved into the 19th District after his Botetourt County home was drawn into the same district as Sen. Steve Newman, R-Lynchburg.  ...

Salem Chick-fil-A back on front burner
Roanoke Times
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 ...


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