Thursday, July 18, 2013

Roanokers Still Cleaning Up From Severe Weather
Roanoke, VA - Tuesday night's severe weather left scattered damage and power outages, mainly in sections of Botetourt and Roanoke County. The storm had serious lightning and hail. The storm, which from a distance looked quite ominous as it came ...

Moir maintains Roanoke Valley Women's Golf Association's City-County lead
Roanoke Times
Tooling around Blue Hills in a fast-paced 18 that took a shade under 3 1⁄ 2 hours, Moir posted the lowest number for a second straight day, carding a solid 1-over-par 72 that vaulted her to a nine-shot lead heading into today's final round at Botetourt ...

Thousands still without power after Tuesday storm
Roanoke Times
s website, at 7 p.m. some 2,500 customers in Roanoke County reported they didn't have power , and more than 1,200 were without power in Botetourt County. Franklin County had close to 250 customers reporting outages. Roanoke had about 460 reported ...

Buchanan man convicted of shooting at sheriff's deputies
Roanoke Times
Steven Patrick Prease, 34, of Botetourt, was found guilty on Wednesday of charges of assault, battery, two counts of attempted capital murder of law enforcement and use of a firearm in a felony. He had filed an Alford plea.

Storm update: Power outages, road closures in Roanoke County
Roanoke Times
Just over 1,200 Appalachian Power customers are still without power this morning in the Roanoke and Botetourt County areas. As of 7:30 a.m., 855 customers were reporting no power in Roanoke County, 227 in Botetourt County, and 131 in Roanoke, ...

On the Edge: Learner's Permits
Roanoke Times (blog)
By Jessica Ross, Lord Botetourt High School. Going out on a road for the first time is scary enough, even without a parent screaming in your ear. When I first got my learner's permit, I felt like I had no idea what I was doing, which I didn't. But ...

Franklin News Post
Post 6, which is 1-6 in its last seven games, was scheduled to play a doubleheader at Botetourt Post 240 Tuesday and a single home game against Vinton Post 80 today to conclude regular-season play. Postseason tournament play in the West and East ...

Local governments consider joining authority to help spark business
Roanoke Times
The authority would include Roanoke, Botetourt, Franklin and Montgomery counties, along with Vinton, Salem and Roanoke. Lawrence said that, together, the localities would work to identify and create 100-plus acre industrial paths to bring in larger ...

Sara Moir leads Roanoke Valley Women's Golf Association City-County event
Roanoke Times
Botetourt's Carol Brenner is fourth at 77, with last month's Hall of Fame champion Sara Cole tied for fifth with June Reed at 80. Today's second round will be contested at Blue Hills. The 54-hole event winds up Thursday at Botetourt Golf & Swim Club.

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