Friday, March 09, 2012

Many people at hearing favor Exit 150 change
Roanoke Times
That does not seem to be true when it comes to the Exit150 interchange off the northbound side of Interstate81 in Botetourt County. It seems change in this case would be embraced enthusiastically. That's based on the comments of many of ...

Roanoke firefighters take reporter on training mission
Firefighters in Roanoke, Botetourt, and Troutville are using a fire training facility in Troutville to simulate dangerous scenarios. (more) Search and rescue is a key part of being a firefighter, especially when it's one of your own.

 3 vying for 2 council seats in Vinton
Roanoke Times
In Botetourt County, Buchanan Mayor Tom Middlecamp, 74, serving his third two-year term as mayor, has decided not to seek re-election. "I've been on town council for 14 years and mayor for six, and I think it's time for a change," Middlecamp said.

 Med students plan clinic at rescue mission
Roanoke Times
On Valentine's Day, the Christian Free Clinic in Botetourt County received a sweet gift. Instead of big box of chocolates, the gift was a $4000 grant from Foundation for Roanoke Valley's Thomas P. and Lewise S. Parsley Fund. The clinic, which serves ...

Roanoke region rallies around outdoor opportunities
Roanoke Times
Parks and recreation personnel were able to provide some updates on increased access along some streams, such as the James River in Botetourt County, where the James River Blueway project was among the priorities raised in the previous Virginia ...

 Blue Collar Joe;s set to close soon
Roanoke Times
Despite successes like his appearance on The Food Network Challenge's "Donut Champions" last April, Knight will most likely lock up his doughnut recipes like "The Botetourt Bog" and "Blueberry Pancake Breakfast" with smoked bacon dust and get them out ...

People see future plans for exit 150 of Interstate 81
The Virginia Department of Transportation held the open house at Lord Botetourt High School in Daleville and asked people to weigh in.

Mount St. Mary's knocks off JMU in extras
Augusta Free Press
Freshman second baseman Tyler Duke (Troutville, Va./James River) was 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI in his first career start. Junior shortstop Casey Goss ...

 VDOT to hold public meeting on Botetourt County I-81 exit project
WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke Thu, 08 Mar 2012 03:15 AM PST
VDOT will hold a location and design public hearing on a proposed project to improve traffic flow and relieve congestion around Interstate 81รข€™s exit 150

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