Saturday, May 12, 2012

2 Roanoke principals joining Botetourt County school system
Roanoke Times
Two principals from Roanoke City Public Schools are taking jobs with Botetourt County Public Schools, effective July 1. Debra Deitrich, current principal at Highland Park Elementary School, will become principal of Breckinridge ...

Owner of Roanoke's SoRo Chill & Grille faces felony charge
Revia also owns the Lucky Dog Pub & Grill near the Botetourt Athletic Club. Court records show Revia hired prominent Roanoke attorney Tony Anderson to represent him. Revia's case is scheduled to have its preliminary hearing in Roanoke County General ...

Virginia wildlife experts taking action after bear cub euthanized in Giles County
This is the time of year when a lot of young bears are leaving their moms for the first time and are looking for food. Earlier this week WDBJ7 reported about a bear that came into a Botetourt family's kitchen and took some rolls off the top of the ...

 Lady Jackets win NCCAA opener
Yellow Jackets Sports Information
TROUTVILLE, Va. - No. 2 seed Cedarville took an early lead and made it stand up for a 5-2 victory over No. 7 Emmanuel in a first round game at the NCCAA ...

Va. Morticians' Association gives $6000 to build home in Haiti
Roanoke Times
Join the Botetourt County Wide League on Saturday as it celebrates its annual May Day and raises money to fund scholarships for students at Lord Botetourt and James River high schools. May Day starts at 10 am at Central Academy Middle School in ...

 VT Student Injured in Car Accident
Botetourt Co., VA - A Virginia Tech student is in the hospital after wrecking while heading home for the summer. State police say 18-year-old Alyssa Wheeler was heading home to Stafford Wednesday when around 5:30 pm, she ran off I-81 near mile marker ...

State lawmakers on both sides take aim at governor's proposal
Roanoke Times
Chris Head, R-Botetourt County, who co-sponsored the amendment to restore funding for the agencies during the legislative session. Del. Onzlee Ware, D-Roanoke, said several House members from the region met Wednesday and agreed they would not support ...

 VT Student Injured in Car Accident
ABC 13 Lynchburg Thu, 10 May 2012 08:50 AM PDT
Botetourt Co., VA - A Virginia Tech student is in the hospital after wrecking while heading home for the summer. 

 Botetourt County firefighters extinguish flames at farmhouse
Roanoke Times
Firefighters in Botetourt County were called to the 4800 block of Mountain Pass Road on Wednesday night after a dryer vent caught fire and the flames spread up the rear of a country farmhouse, authorities said.

 NCCAA softball players volunteer ahead of national championship
This weekend Botetourt County will play host to the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Softball National Championship. But beforehand all eight teams took some time to help the community. The eight teams, which came from as far as ...

 Virginia Tech student hurt in I-81 crash
Roanoke Times
The crash, which took place in Botetourt County, clogged traffic all the way to mile marker 139 near Salem, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Carpentieri said there were several crashes along I-81 on Wednesday, most of them minor.

CAL BAPTIST: Hard to hang up the cleats
The Lancers begin the final chapter of those seniors' careers Thursday in Botetourt, Va., when they open the National Christian College Athletic Association national tournament as the No. 1 seed against Covenant College (Ga.) at 9 am (PDT).

Daleville Town Center struggling to recruit businesses
The Botetourt Chamber of Commerce said Daleville is the fastest growing area in the county, and they expect to see a resurgence at the town center. Claytor said he's confident good news is on the horizon. Fralin & Waldron just completed an amphitheater ...

Record-setting Wilson, Lady Jackets head to NCCAA
Yellow Jackets Sports Information
The wins earned CU a second straight trip to the NCCAA National Tournament to be held this week in Botetourt County, Va. The Lady Jackets also posted a record-setting victory on April 30 – a 9-1 victory over Malone University marking their 34th win of ...

 Robertson Wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Shenandoah Division On ...
Josh DeMaury of Troutville, Va., weighed a five-bass limit totaling 12 pounds, 9 ounces Saturday to win $2179 in the co-angler division.


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