Monday, June 11, 2012

People in Botetourt County rally behind local teen to fight hunger
WDBJ 7 Roanoke Sat, 09 Jun 2012 13:20 PM PDT
While most teenagers are thinking about heading to the pool and how they're going to enjoy their summer, one Botetourt County teen is a local inspiration. 

Tread Corp. announces layoffs in Botetourt County
Roanoke Times
As many as 100 workers have been temporarily laid off from a Botetourt County plant, a county official said.

 Peaches make an early appearance at Botetourt farm
Managers say it is normally a sign Summer is here, but this year the crops arrived in Spring. "They came three weeks earlier," said Jennifer Ikenberry, market manager. Farmers say it's due to the weather, but they are surprised the trees even survived.

 Latest Virginia news, sports, business and entertainment
Botetourt County Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney John Alexander has been appointed as special prosecutor for the case. NY man sentenced in Va. for role in cigarette ring RICHMOND, Va. (AP) A New York man will spend nine years in prison for his role in a ...

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