Thursday, May 31, 2012

FBI training session aimed at helping first responders
Roanoke Times
The explosion was part of a workshop conducted by the FBI in Botetourt County. This controlled explosion was the result of combining easily accessible chemicals. The training session was designed to help participants identify suspicious behaviors, ...


 First Responders Get Training on Bombs
WSET
Botetourt Co., VA - People living in Botetourt County's Catawba Valley may have noticed some loud explosions Wednesday. The FBI was out at the landfill teaching our region's first responders about bombs and how they are made.


 FBI training session could bring loud explosions to Botetourt County today
Roanoke Times
The Roanoke Times Botetourt County residents might hear explosions or notice more law enforcement presence than usual today, but it's all part of an FBI training session. The Chemical Industry Outreach Workshop is part of an ...


 FBI training reminds first responders a terrorist threat is real
WDBJ7
... shop owner or retail person is more likely to see something or hear something and I think that's what the FBI is trying to incorporate, that we can be their eyes and ears," says Lt. Jeff Stritesky with the Botetourt County Sheriff's Office.


Study cites need for more broadband in the Roanoke region
Roanoke Times
It recommends a pilot network costing $7.9 million connecting about seven blocks downtown, South Jefferson Street, the Center for Research and Technology in west Roanoke County and part of Botetourt County, to be followed by a major network expansion ...


LOCAL BASEBALL
Franklin News Post
Also, Post 6, which competes in District 9, has games scheduled against Patrick County, Martinsville, Botetourt, Madison Heights, Vinton, Halifax, Big Island, Roanoke, Alleghany, Lynchburg and Salem.


 FBI training session aimed at helping first responders - www.roanoke.com
Roanoke Times Wed, 30 May 2012 21:14 PM PDT
One display was particularly sobering: two tables displaying a variety of materials that often become bomb components. The FBI and Virginia State Police blew stuff up Wednesday in Botetourt County.  ...


First Responders Get Training on Bombs
ABC 13 Lynchburg Wed, 30 May 2012 14:35 PM PDT
Botetourt Co., VA - People living in Botetourt County's Catawba Valley may have noticed some loud explosions Wednesday. The FBI was out at the landfill teaching our region's first responders about bombs and how they are made.  


 


  

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