Monday, May 13, 2013

 LOCAL COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Union clinches 4th NCCAA title
Jackson Sun
BOTETOURT, VA. — Maintaining its recent excellent pitching for one more day, the Union softball team beat Shorter University 4-1 Saturday to win the National Christian College Athletic Association national championship. Sixth seed Union lost early in ...


APCo seeks OK for $237M upgrade in Botetourt Co. - NBC12.com ...
Appalachian Power and a sister company are asking state regulators to approve a $237 million upgrade in Botetourt County.
www.nbc12.com/.../apco-seeks-ok-for-237m-upgrade-in-botet...


 Meet Terry Austin, House Candidate for the 19th Dist.
WSET
Bedford, VA - In the race for the 19th district House of Delegates seat Republicans have chosen their candidate. On Tuesday, Terry Austin of Botetourt County won the Republican primary to fill long time Delegate Lacey Putney's seat. But Austin isn't ...


Augusta history open to all
Staunton News Leader
One of those, from 1850, was a case from Botetourt County. In that file is a 1730 plat — a land map that shows parcels — for 92,000 acres that belonged to a land speculator. The plat showed how the land grant had been subdivided, and thus becomes a ...


I-81 south reopens following crash in Botetourt County | roanoke.com
Traffic is flowing on Interstate 81 south in Botetourt County after a tractor-trailer crash blocked the road for more than three hours. According to VDOT, an ...
www.roanoke.com/.../i-81-south-reopens-following-crash-in-b...


 UPDATE: Tractor-trailer accident cleared on I-81 South in Botetourt ...
Jeff Crowder sent us this picture of the traffic backup on Interstate 81 South in Botetourt County. (Provided/Jeff Crowder / May 8, 2013) ...
www.wdbj7.com/.../wdbj7-tractortrailer-accident-backing-up-t...


 Botetourt Wine Trail Summer Concert Series - WSLS 10 NBC in ...
A number of years ago, the three farm wineries in Botetourt, in cooperation with the County of Botetourt and the Office of Tourism, formed the Botetourt Wine Trail ...
www.wsls.com/story/22184315/botetourt-wine-trail


 Shorter Softball: Lady Hawks avoid elimination
Rome News Tribune
Competing on the second day of the NCCAA National Championships in Troutville, Va., the Lady Hawks opened the day with a 1-0 loss to Judson, ...


Simpson softball begins NCCAA nationals today
Record-Searchlight
With last Thursday's win over Cal Baptist, the Simpson University softball team qualified for the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) national tournament in Botetourt, Va. Simpson, the No. 3 seed, begins today against sixth-seeded ...


Flooding in Central Virginia Closes Roads - Newsplex
The Charlottesville Newsplex
On May 8, Preddy Creek Drive in Greene County, Watts passage in Northern Albemarle County and multiple roads near the James River in the Buchanan area of Botetourt County flooded and were forced to close. The day before, Mutton Hollow Road, ...


Botetourt County begins cleaning up after flooding
WSLS
Heavy rain brought flooded roads and rising waters to the town of Buchanan the last few days. Jackie Harbaugh says she will sleep well tonight, knowing the James River is finally going down. "I live on Lowe Street. We kept going out on the deck to peak ...


 Botetourt County Supervisor Terry Austin wins 19th District GOP ...
DON PETERSEN | The Roanoke Times. Terry Austin and his wife, Kathy Austin, celebrate after his victory in the primary. "I've got the trust and confidence of the ...
www.roanoke.com/.../botetourt-county-supervisor-terry-austin...


VDOT expands I-81 environmental study in Roanoke, Botetourt ...
Since the study's launch last fall, work has been underway to assess the potential impacts to environmental and cultural resources along the section of I-81 ...
www.wsls.com/.../vdot-expands-i-81-environmental-study-in-r...


 Cuccinelli Stops in Botetourt Co., Answers Questions About Star Scientific
WSET
Botetourt Co., VA - Attorney General, and presumptive Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli, made an appearance at Titan Cement in Botetourt County Monday. As Cuccinelli moves forward in the race, questions continue to follow him over a ...


96-year-old Botetourt County woman named a Mother of May
WSLS
Monday marks the first of a number of outstanding mothers we plan to highlight for our Mothers of May contest. Our first mother is 96-year-old Lucille Graybill and her love for music made a difference not just for her family, but in her community as well.


Salem High School volleyball coach resigns
WSLS
The two time defending Blue Ridge District Champion Lord Botetourt baseball team is having a solid season. The Cavs stand at 12-3 overall, 4-2 in the District. They are just one game back of the. Lord Botetourt will see more than half of its baseball ...


Firehouse primary to choose Republican nominee in 19th House district
WDBJ7
Residents of Bedford, Botetourt and Alleghany Counties will be choosing the GOP nominee in the 19th House District, the area that Lacey Putney has represented for more than 50 years. The 19th district stretches from Bedford to Covington, and voting ...


          

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