Botetourt firefighters wary of new post
County controversy has smoldered for months between several of the
county's seven volunteer fire departments and county officials. Embers
linger in some quarters. Reconciliation of some sort has doused conflict
in many ...
Franklin County supervisors eliminate county vehicle decals
and Montgomery counties, the towns of Vinton and Christiansburg, and
the city of Roanoke are among those that have done away with the decals
in recent years. Supervisors also approved $922853 in funding to remove
asbestos and ...
Many trying to enjoy snow before it all melts
"We're enjoying it while we can because the sun is coming out and we're not going to be here too long," said Roger Beatty of Botetourt County. By mid-afternoon temperatures were in the 40's and the hill behind the school turned into a muddy mess.
Power hungry: Crews scramble to restore electricty to the region's residents
night, Appalachian Power's website listed about 2400 total outages
across Roanoke and Roanoke County; 1400 in Giles County; 438 in
Montgomery County; 230 in Pulaski County; 200 in Bedford County; and
about 100 in Botetourt County.
People Waiting to Get Power Restored
At its peak, from Botetourt
and Franklin Counties west through Montgomery County, roughly 15000
households were without power over the past 24 hours. Hundreds are still
in the dark Monday night in the southeastern part of our market, with
700 of those ...