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  • 27 year old in Botetourt Co. dies from the H1-N1 flu

    27 year old in Botetourt Co. dies from the H1-N1 flu
    Find a Flu Shot near you A Botetourt County man has died from the H1-N1 strain of influenza, otherwise known as the swine flu.  Russell West was 27 years old and according to his wife, he was healthy and strong.  "He loved to fish. He loved going...
  • The gift of song for Valentine's Day?

    The gift of song for Valentine's Day?
    Valentine's Day will be here before you know it and guys will want to come up with the perfect gift for their loved one.     How about the gift of song?     For anyone looking for a unique way of saying "I love you" they may want to consider a singing...
  • UPDATED: Bill that would allow Roanoke City schools to start before Labor Day shows signs of life in Richmond

    UPDATED: Bill that would allow Roanoke City schools to start before Labor Day shows signs of life in Richmond
    UPDATED: 8:45 p.m. A bill that would allow Roanoke City schools to start before Labor Day is showing signs of life in Richmond. The bill passed a House Education sub-committee today on a vote of 4 to 3, a hurdle the legislation hasn't cleared in...
  • UPDATED: Route 220 in Botetourt Co. re-opens; Road work on I-81 complete

    UPDATED: Route 220 in Botetourt Co. re-opens; Road work on I-81 complete
    VDOT's reporting that Route 220 South is now open.  ---------- The Virginia Department of Transportation says the repair work at mile marker 131 is complete. ---------------------- Authorities are reporting an accident on Route 220 South in...
  • Roanoke man arrested after traffic stop in Botetourt County

    Roanoke man arrested after traffic stop in Botetourt County
    Press Release: Botetourt County Deputies Charge Roanoke Man With Four Drug Felonies Following Traffic Stop  Botetourt County Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle has announced that a 33-year-old Roanoke man has been arrested and charged with four drug...
  • UPDATED: Rockslide shuts down road in Botetourt County

    UPDATED: Rockslide shuts down road in Botetourt County
    The rockslide on Route 43 has been cleared, according to VDOT. ------------ A rockslide has shut down a portion of a road in Botetourt County.  A spokesman for the Virginia Department of Transportation says rocks were still falling off the mountain...
  • Marijuana bust in Botetourt Co. has street value of $1.5 million dollars

    Marijuana bust in Botetourt Co. has street value of $1.5 million dollars
    The Virginia State police raided a home in Fincastle and found 500 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $1.5 million dollars.  Police also found 20 pounds of processed mariguana with a street value of 60-thousand dollars.  The home was at...
  • Appalachian Power writes a large check to benefit Roanoke and Botetourt Counties

    Appalachian Power writes a large check to benefit Roanoke and Botetourt Counties
    Appalachian Power is paying Virginia's Forestry Department $41,679.78 to cut down hundreds of  trees for two electrical transmission lines. The project will impact about 82 acres of forestland in Roanoke (48 acres) and Botetourt Counties (34 acres). ...
  • Botetourt Co. hopes to raise $20,000 for Japanese relief

    Botetourt Co. hopes to raise $20,000 for Japanese relief
      Botetourt County has strong ties to Japan.  The county's largest employer Dynax is a Japanese company.  Now the county is contributing to Japanese relief. Botetourt County will match donations raised in the community, up to a total of $10,000. ...
  • Norment flips on redistricting, just like the Dems before him

    Norment flips on redistricting, just like the Dems before him
    Redistricting is an ugly process, one that almost always leaves bruised feelings among the minority party. And that's playing out in both chambers of the General Assembly this week. Republicans control the House of Delegates and have eliminated the...
  • Teamwork in Richmond pays off for Roanoke Valley lawmakers

    Teamwork in Richmond pays off for Roanoke Valley lawmakers
    State lawmakers who represent the Roanoke Valley don't always see eye to eye, but this year their teamwork paid off in Richmond.   After years of frustrating defeats, both the House and Senate passed legislation that would allow Roanoke to open schools...
  • Group uses baseball to reach out to kids in the Dominican Republic

    Group uses baseball to reach out to kids in the Dominican Republic
    A Botetourt County church group recently completed a mission trip to the Dominican Republic.  We showed you part of the trip Thursday night.  It was organized through SCORE International, a sports based ministry. SCORE's U.S headquarters is located in...