| Feb 24, 2011
| 6:35 AM
New jobs are coming to Botetourt County.
Dynex America Corporation will spend $15 million to expand its facility, creating 95 new jobs. The company makes parts for auto transmissions.
Dynax will expand into the former Johnson Controls building...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 9:31 AM
The State Senate has approved legislation that would allow the city of Roanoke to start school before Labor Day. The vote was close - 22 to 18 in favor of the measure.
House Bill 1483 would allow a school system to open before Labor Day, if a school...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 8:48 PM
A Northern Virginia man will die for killing and raping a Botetourt County native three years ago.
A jury convicted Mark Lawlor of murder for beating Genevieve Orange in her Falls Church apartment in September 2008.
Today a Fairfax County judge handed...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 6:53 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 6:20 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 10:39 AM
A brush fire that burned about five acres in Botetourt County is being mopped up. The Virginia Department of Forestry says state crews and local firefighters are working the fire on Purgatory Mountain near Arcadia.
State forestry officials say the...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 11:05 AM
Fincastle, VA – At the conclusion of the June Board of Supervisors meeting, County Administrator Jerry Burgess announced his intention to resign in January. Citing the County’s strong financial condition, Burgess told the Board that he...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 6:32 PM
If July fourth is just around the corner, fair season will soon be in full swing, and that means local inspectors are taking a closer look to insure amusement rides are safe.
The Buchanan Volunteer Fire Department Carnival opened Wednesday night, and...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Smooth roads ahead for drivers in Botetourt County.
At least, that's the hope after a more than one-million dollar paving project got off the ground Tuesday night.
During the next two-months work will focus on the intersection of route 220 and route...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Animal Control officers say a red fox attacked someone in Botetourt County.
The attack happened July 2nd on Mt. Pleasant Church Road. One person said they were bitten by the fox before it ran into the woods.
There is no word on whether the fox had...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 2:57 PM
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...