Friday, July 13, 2012

New golf tournament in Botetourt County brings in a lot of green
Roanoke Times
Ten friends looking for a way to help cancer patients have raised $12000 with their first golf tournament. The friends, known as Swinging for a Cure, have each been touched by cancer, either personally or through a loved one. They wanted to do ...

Buchanan Volunteer Fire Chief resigns
According to Botetourt County Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle, Carter ran into the woods with fellow Buchanan firefighter Steven Prease when police responded to a domestic disturbance call. Shortly after Prease fired several shots at police. At this point ...

 Buchanan volunteer fire chief steps down
Roanoke Times
He raised the ire of the Botetourt County Sheriff's Office when he intervened in a domestic dispute June 27. Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle has said Carter's actions that night could be considered obstruction. In a separate case, Carter faces a misdemeanor ...

Judge to confirm reorganization plan for The Glebe
Roanoke Times
Botetourt County filed a lawsuit in February 2006 that argued The Glebe should not be exempt from local taxes. A circuit court judge subsequently found that The Glebe did not meet state tax-exempt guidelines. But the Virginia Supreme Court ruled in ...

Roanoke prepares for the President
"It's an honor to have the President of the United States coming to our city," said Shari Sutherland, a Botetourt County resident. But with that comes a lot of security and precautions. "It will be a little crazy with Secret Service coming in and doing ...

 Sign up now for BotCo emergency and weather alerts to your home ...
Sarah Pugh is the administrative assistant to Botetourt EMS and she provided information on how to register for weather, flooding and tornado alerts via your home or cell phone. Last week when the Derecho hit Botetourt more people could ...

Derecho storm costs adding up for Botetourt County, Vinton
Both localities expect storm cleanup to cost more than $50000.

Buchanan fire chief faces second misdemeanor charge
Roanoke Times
Billy Joe Carter and another Botetourt County man, Wayne E. Adkins, have sworn out warrants accusing each other of assault.

  Update: Officials ID Woman Killed in Car Accident in Botetourt Co.
Botetourt Co., VA - Officials have identified the woman killed in a car accident Tuesday morning as Lakeisha Renee Byrd, 22, of Roanoke.

 Botetourt County Route 220 crash kills woman
State Police say a woman in her early 20s is dead, after a crash north of Eagle Rock.

 Local students participate in NAACP academic Olympics event
Roanoke Times
Nialah Wilson, a rising senior at Lord Botetourt High School, in engineering. >> William Morris, a rising senior at Patrick Henry, in oratory performance. * * *. Recent Staunton River High School graduates Alyson Hancock and Ben Woodford are the ...


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