Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Marines to blame for mysterious booms in Craig Co.
Roanoke Times
Explosions heard Saturday by residents of Craig, Alleghany and Botetourt counties and beyond were part of weekend training exercises held in Craig County by Marine Corps reservists, according to local and federal officials.

Weekend explosions caused by military exercises
Craig County Sheriff Clifford Davidson tells WSLS that the explosions heard in Alleghany Co., Botetourt Co., and Craig Co. were from military exercises on National Forest land in Craig County. Sheriff Davidson confirmed to WSLS that the sheriff's ...

Montgomery County's snow decision surprises parents
Roanoke Times
Roanoke city schools were open, but Roanoke County schools were closed. Giles County schools were closed. Floyd County schools were open. Bedford County delayed school for two hours, while Botetourt County closed its schools.

Busy intersection off Interstate 81 could see changes
... around exit 150 so this should help," says Jason Bond. The project will cost about $41 million and work could start in 2014. A public meeting on the project is scheduled for this Thursday. It will be held at Lord Botetourt High School starting at 5 pm.


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