Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Men charged in Botetourt County robbery case - www.roanoke.com
Tue, 18 Dec, 2012 09:08 PM PST

Markee Barbour Bobbie Phillip Gillespie Jr. Deputies with the Botetourt County Sheriff's Office on Saturday arrested two Roanoke men on charges they robbed someone and then tried to elude authorities. Maj. Delbert Dudding said deputies caught Markee Barbour, 23, and Bobbie Phillip Gillespie Jr. working together in the robbery. Dudding said the person who was robbed was uninjured. 


 Byrd and Botetourt win on the road.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2012 08:14 PM PST

High School Basketball season is in full swing as he get in to the heart of December and two very good teams faced off at cave spring high school Tuesday. Lord Botetourt took on Cave Spring and they beat the Knights on their home court 61-59 with the help of Justin Goode’s 30 point performance. Hidden Valley also hosted a boy’s basketball game tonight. The Titans took on the Terriers of William ... 


SWVA flu cases surging local doctors say
Tue, 18 Dec, 2012 06:49 PM PST

Dr. John Moore at Botetourt Pediatrics says part of the problem is that cases of both influenza A and influenza B are being seen  


Truck overturns in Botetourt County - Roanoke.com
Swerving to miss traffic stopped for a school bus unloading children, a tractor- trailer hauling logs overturned on U.S. 460 westbound in Botetourt County. Virginia ...
www.roanoke.com/news/roanoke/wb/317864


Schools in Roanoke region turn new eye to their security - www.roanoke.com
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012 09:08 PM PST

Police were present in some area schools Monday, and there was talk of more buzzers, locks and rules. Valinda Hayes of Botetourt County said she was hesitant to send her 7-year-old daughter to school Monday following Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. "This really hit home for me due to her age and most of the victims being 6 or 7," Hayes wrote in a Facebook ...



Holiday Safety Tips - Botetourt County Emergency Services
By admin
Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. Following a few simple fire safety tips can keep electric lights, candles and ...
Botetourt County Emergency Services


Reaction, review of procedures in Roanoke, Franklin County, Botetourt County after Connecticut shooting
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012 01:47 PM PST
When Roanoke Police heard about the shooting in Connecticut they immediately increased patrols around all school zones in the city.  



Reaction, review of procedures in Roanoke, Franklin County, Botetourt ... - WDBJ 7
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BOTETOURT COUNTY. That reaction was echoed by Dr. Anthony Brads, Superintendent of Botetourt County schools. He told us that after Friday's shooting, all school administrators and personnel in Botetourt County will again review their emergency plans.


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