Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Write-in incumbent is written off in Botetourt County
Roanoke Times
An incumbent on the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors who was bumped off the ballot and waged a write-in campaign lost his seat Tuesday to Republican Donald "Mac" Scothorn. ...

Botetourt County candidates' hopes are down to write-in campaign
There's been some last minute mudslinging by at least one candidate in the Botetout County Board of Supervisors race.  ...

Lacey Putney and Chris Head win
Roanoke Times
Meanwhile, for the second time in as many terms, voters in the 17th House District chose a new Republican representative, electing Chris Head of Botetourt County.  ...

 Tuesday HS Volleyball Highlights
The Red Devils go on to win the game 27-25 and the match in three to advance to Thursday's semis at Rustburg, they'll face Brookville who upset top seed Lord Botetourt 3-1. EC Glass also advances to the semis, the Hilltoppers took care of Robert E. Lee ...

 Glass sweeps Robert E. Lee in Region III volleyball
The Hilltoppers will head to Rustburg on Thursday, where they play Fort Defiance in a semifinal match at 7:30 pm, following the first semifinal between the host Red Devils and Brookville, a winner over Lord Botetourt.

Control of Senate hangs in the balance
Richmond Times Dispatch
... restaurateur Mickey Chohany in Senate District 1. Independent candidate Brandon Bell — a former two-term Republican state senator who ran with $202500 in Democratic donations, failed to unseat Sen. Ralph K. Smith, R-Botetourt, in the 19th District.

 An early look at Tuesday's races
The 17th district covers Roanoke City, Roanoke County and Botetourt County. 22nd District House of Delegates seat: In the Lynchburg area, it's the businessman versus the attorney in a bid for State Senate. Both these candidates are newcomers to ...

Missing Marine found dead in Rockbridge County
Lynchburg News and Advance
Rockbridge County investigators say a missing Marine, last spotted in Botetourt County in September, has been found dead. Deputies say Corporal Stephen Wolchok was found by a hunter around 3:00 pm this past Saturday, November 5th, near the Rockbridge ...


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