Saturday, April 14, 2012

Threat of warm weather spells trouble as wildfires grow; Botetourt institutes ...
Roanoke Times
Botetourt County has instituted a full ban on burning . . .


Wildfires likely to get worse as weather changes
Roanoke Times
The smaller Cove Mountain fire in Botetourt County is holding steady at 57 acres, said forest service spokeswoman JoBeth Brown. There are six personnel assigned to monitor the fire, which officials don't expect to change much over the weekend, ...



Craig-Alleghany wildfire gobbles more than 2500 acres
OurValley.org
More than 100 federal and local firefighters are battling the flames in the Barbours Creek Wilderness area on Potts Mountain close to the Botetourt County line. National Forest spokesmen reassured concerned people out of the area who are familiar with ...


Fire acreage estimate upped to 3000
OurValley.org
Before noon today, Barbara Walker of the Eastern Divide Ranger Division that includes Craig County said the fire was 40 percent contained on the eastern portion of Potts Mountain at the Craig-Alleghany county border, and near the Botetourt County line.


Botetourt County election worker won't be prosecuted for fraud
Roanoke Times
Prosecution of a charge of election fraud was dropped Thursday in Botetourt County Circuit Court against a county man previously charged with making a false claim in election documents while working in August for the campaign of a ...
 

 Botetourt's girls soccer team rallies to beat Terriers 3-1
OurValley.org
FINCASTLE – The Lord Botetourt girls gave up the first goal but rallied to take a 3-1 win over William Byrd in Vinton last week.  ...


Bedrock Community Church helps drivers fuel up before Easter
Roanoke Times
Hannah Smith, 11, stood barefooted, directing traffic in the parking lot of a busy Botetourt County gas station Saturday morning. Hannah looked like a miniature police officer — minus the shoes and ...



HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Franklin News Post
Those setbacks to Cave Spring, Lord Botetourt and Danville are by a combined four runs. Hylton defeated FCHS, 11-1, when the two teams played at WW Naff Jr. Field last month. In that game, the Bulldogs' starting pitcher threw a no-hitter.


Wildfires burning 20000 acres in national forest areas
Roanoke Times
A fourth fire, sparked by lightning and burning on Cove Mountain near Arcadia in Botetourt County, has for the past two days stayed the same size, at 57 acres, forest spokeswoman JoBeth Brown said Thursday. Crews are also fighting two wilderness fires ...


Budget Page added to County website - News & Events - Botetourt ...
Budget Page added to County website. 4/3/2012. To facilitate finding financial information, a Budget page has been added to the County website. botetourt.org/ ...
botetourt.org/news_events/news_item_detail.php?press...


Blacksburg knocks off Lord Botetourt in soccer - WDBJ7
The Blacksburg Bruins have set the bar for local soccer over the last decade. On Tuesday night the Bruins were at Lord Botetourt to square off against the Cavs.
articles.wdbj7.com/2012-04-04/lord-botetourt_31289982


Botetourt County wildfire holds steady in size
WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke Thu, 12 Apr 2012 09:51 AM PDT
The Cove Mountain wildfires burning near Arcadia is still at 57 acres 


    
 

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