Botetourt residents vent about budget
Speaker after speaker in Botetourt
County said at a public meeting Tuesday night that they'd rather endure
an increase in real estate or personal property taxes than see key
programs or services cut. Others spoke against raising taxes, ...
Botetourt County Supervisors hear concerns over budget
There was standing room only inside the auditorium at Lord Botetourt
High School on Tuesday night, as citizens voiced their concerns on
possible school budgets cuts. One of the items on the table is cutting
athletics. The idea doesn't sit well with ...
Austrian company reneges on Botetourt County plans
15 its plans to spend $5 million to build and equip a plant in the Botetourt Center at Greenfield in Botetourt
County. Now the deal looks to be dead in the water. On March 13, FCTech
filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the US Bankruptcy Court in Roanoke.
Botetourt County Schools struggle with budget deficit
County Schools e-mailed a letter to parents saying that without more
funding from the county, difficult cuts would have to be made. This
could include salary reductions, staff reductions, eliminating certain
middle school and high school ...
Botetourt County schools face tough budget cuts
Tough decisions will have to be made sooner rather than later in Botetourt
County. Officials there are facing a $1 million shortfall in next
year's budget. They decided to ask citizens what they should do and it
drew a big crowd on Tuesday night.
Botetourt recognizes Burgess, welcomes new County Administrator
"What goes through my mind most is pride that we were able to do all of those thing, invest in Botetourt
County, provide great facilities for our citizens," Burgess told WDBJ7,
"and we reduced the tax rate. So I don't think many localities can say
Valley Judge Forced into Mandatory Retirement
NBC 29 News
Franklin is chief judge for Virginia's 25th judicial circuit, which stretches from Augusta to Botetourt
counties. That's meant a lot of time on the road. "He may come over
here before he heads over to Staunton for the day," said Briggs.
Trayvon Martin case has many of you asking when do you have the right to ...
In 2009, a Botetourt
County homeowner shot and killed a man who was trying to break into the
family's home. It was clear from the 911 tapes, the family was under
siege. Jody Hoover wasn't charged because the prosecutor said he had the
right to defend ...
Mavericks outlast Shady Spring in extra innings
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
came a long way defensively and offensively with this game,” Bostic
said. “They have nothing to hang their heads about.” Shady Spring hosts
Independence at 5:30 pm today. James Monroe plays Friday in the Lord Botetourt Tournament.