Friday, April 06, 2012

Rockets go 1-2 against stiff competition in Botetourt Bash
NEW CASTLE – The Craig County Rockets went up against some strong competition at the Botetourt Bash softball tournament last weekend and came away 1-2. The Bash was held on Friday and Saturday at the Botetourt Sports Complex.

 Yearbook sales may be declining
Today's THV
Halle Edwards, Lord Botetourt High School Senior says, "I think it may have some ground but I know a lot of people who value having something they can hold forever." But some say social media gives students immediate access to photographs of many of ...

Softball team is 7-2; at LB for BRD today
That comes tonight when the Terriers play at Lord Botetourt in the Blue Ridge District opener for both. Byrd is off to a 7-2 start while LB is 5-4 and coming off a strong three-game performance in the “Botetourt Bash” at the Botetourt Sports complex ...

For Cloverdale Elementary's contest, peanut butter egg proves to be a smashing ...
Roanoke Times
The packages — all but one were small boxes — came to rest in a ball field at Botetourt County's Cloverdale Elementary School, a kindergarten-through-fifth-grade school with about 335 children. Kids peered through windows to witness the drop.

Schools receive special notice from Virginia Board of Education
Roanoke Times
In Botetourt County, Breckinridge and Buchanan elementary schools. >> In Franklin County, Callaway, Ferrum, Glade Hill, Henry, Lee M. Waid, Snow Creek and Sontag elementary schools. >> In Roanoke County, which has 11 Title I schools, Clearbrook, ...

 Organization tries to 'Envision the James'
Richmond Times Dispatch
And eventually, Silver said, "a locality, say in Botetourt County on the upper James, will be able to see their efforts in the context of the entire river corridor. "We don't see this as superseding any local project," he added.

Spring bloom full of blazing colors across Roanoke Valley, New River Valley
When you drive around in neighborhoods such as Botetourt County, you see native species like the dogwood in abundance. But don't take the beauty for granted. In some cases, extra steps have to be taken in order for you to experience this feast for the ...

Botetourt Alleghany Route 220 safety improvements - FOX 21/27 ...
Alleghany County Administrator John Strutner tells Fox 21/27 the county has long pushed for improvements to 220 and is pleased to hear something is moving ...

Roanoke Cement Receives Safety, Environmental Awards
Reliable Plant Magazine
Roanoke Cement Company recently announced that its Troutville, Va., plant and Castle Hayne, NC, terminal will be honored later this month for excellence in ...

 I-81 crash in Botetourt County sends car across both sides of road
Sergeant Robert Carpentieri, of State Police's Salem division, says the crash took place around 8:40 pm, in the southbound lanes near the Natural Bridge exit in Botetourt County. Investigators tell WSLS that Michelle Howell, 32, of Carrollton, ...

Parents fear a popular school program will be cut in Botetourt County
Friday afternoon, students from seven Botetourt County Elementary Schools were busy practicing for a big performance. Friday night is the all county elementary choral festival. More than a hundred kids will be singing their hearts out.

Judge: Evidence in GPS-tracking case will be allowed
Lynchburg News and Advance
The Botetourt County officers didn't have a search warrant. But state court rulings had indicated they didn't need one, according to advice from that county's commonwealth's attorney. It wasn't until January of this year that the Supreme Court decided ...


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