Friday, January 20, 2012

Committee kills bill to OK parole for some inmates
The Virginian-Pilot
"It's worked," Botetourt County Commonwealth's Attorney Joel Branscom said. "Crime rates have gone down. It truly has been one of the most successful pieces of legislation in the last three or four decades." Branscom spoke against Tata's bill Thursday ...


Roanoke;s teen pregnancy rate plunges 32%
Roanoke Times
Elsewhere in the Roanoke Valley, Roanoke County saw a small increase in 2010 while the rates in Botetourt County and Salem dipped slightly. Nancy Hans of the Prevention Council of Roanoke County said she and her colleagues will be scrutinizing the ...


Prescription for the economy: Roanoke students-turned-economists put knowledge ...
Roanoke College News
Crook, who is the CFO of Bank of Botetourt and a Roanoke College graduate, introduced the Fed Challenge program to the college when she began working at Roanoke as an adjunct economics professor. "There is not a lot in the field of economics that gives ...


  

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