Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Botetourt County to get water back Monday night
WSLS
The county water system runs on a series of wells, but most of those wells have lost electricity and can't pump water to the storage tank.


 Virginia Lesbian Couple Claims Carilion Clinic Discriminated Also Against Them
Towleroad
According to Chanda Ingram and Nikki Hyler, another Carilion-owned club, the Botetourt Athletic Club, turned them away after learning they are lesbians. Local NBC station WSLS reports: Ingram said she looked at the BAC [Botetourt Athletic Club] with ..


 Another gay couple claims Carilion denied family membership
WSLS
Another gay couple has come forward claiming a Carilion-owned gym, this time the Botetourt Athletic Club, discriminated against them by denying them a family membership.


How localities are handling brush pickup
Roanoke Times
Because some areas of Botetourt County have residential pickup, residents need to contact their neighborhood's contracted pickup company for its brush cleanup plan. Christiansburg. Brush and debris will be collected on regular pickup days. Brush must ...


CLEANUP: What to do with the downed tree limbs
Roanoke Times
The Botetourt County landfill will not be charging residents for any brush or storm debris brought there. Since some areas of Botetourt County have residential pickup, residents need to contact their area's contracted pickup company to find out what ...


Va. Fire Chief Allegedly Took Shooting Into Own Hands
Firehouse.com
Botetourt County Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle on Friday said Volunteer Fire Chief Billy Joe Carter complicated a sheriff's office response to gunshots at a house in the 400 block of Fourth Street when he went to the scene without approval. Deputies had been ...


Monday power outages update
WSLS
Saturday: Amherst Co., Bedford Co., Botetourt Co., Campbell Co., Craig Co., Franklin Co., Henry Co., Lynchburg, Nelson Co., Patrick Co., Pittsylvania Co., Roanoke City, Roanoke Co. ---. 10:51 p.m.. Here are the latest outage figures from Appalachian ...


STATEWIDE: 10 dead, 500000 still lack power after Virginia storms
Roanoke Times
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) is coordinating water delivery to Alleghany, Bedford and Botetourt counties. Generators have been delivered to Bath, Botetourt, Highland and Rockingham counties and the town of Vinton and city ...


 Craig Co. residents pull together
Roanoke Times
Craig County is served by Appalachian Power Co. and the Craig-Botetourt Electric Cooperative, and plenty in the rural community had been without power for days. According to Appalachian Power's website, of the county's 1027 customers, some 400 still ...


 McDonnell Releases Updates on State's Response to Windstorm
WSET
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management is coordinating delivery of water to Charlottesville, and Albemarle, Alleghany, Bedford, Botetourt and Page counties. Generators have been delivered to Bath, Botetourt, Highland and Rockingham counties ...

     

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