Eagle Rock VFD loses volunteer in accident while working a wreck

  Services for fallen volunteer Eagle Rock firefighter Roger Johns will be Thursday afternoon in the gym at James River High School. Johns, 63, died tragically Friday afternoon while helping as a ground guide at a single-vehicle accident on US 220 at Catawba Creek Road south of Eagle Rock. The incident has rocked the county’s volunteer and career fire and EMS crews, in particular the Eagle Rock Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad members who were already dealing with a debilitating More...

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BTEC Computer Systems teacher Roanoke AFA Aerospace Teacher of the Year

  Roanoke Chapter 285 Air Force Association member Paul Richardson (left) with the chapter’s 2017 Aerospace Teacher Chris Shaffer Chris Shaffer, Computer Systems teacher More...

LB softball team wins first BRD title since 2007; vies for spot in region this week

  The Lord Botetourt softball girls put another trophy in the school trophy case last week, and coach Cheryl Shockley hopes it doesn’t stop there. The Cavaliers are playing More...

Lady Cavaliers complete another undefeated regular season, C-31 tournament begins

  Hannah Bane throws one in for the LB girls.Photo by Jim Devinney The Lord Botetourt girls completed their second straight undefeated regular soccer season last week with More...

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LB top seed, hosting C-31 tournament; starts play Wednesday

  Botetourt’s Caleb Franklin (7) has Byrd’s Jay Trail in a rundown.Photo by Jim & Regina Devinney Lord Botetourt High School will be the site for the Conference More...

James River girls open conference tournament with a win over Giles, at Martinsville today for Round 2

  The James River girls opened Conference 37/38 play with a soccer win over Giles Monday night. The girls took a 7-3 victory in Springwood to advance to Wednesday’s quarterfinal More...

LB girls win C-31 track meet, boys 2nd; 35 make regional

Petry, Shelton, Cornett take conference honors The Lord Botetourt track team will have 35 athletes competing in the Region More...

Tennis teams reach regional play this week

  Noah Bryant hits a return for LBPhoto by Jim Devinney The Lord Botetourt tennis teams are scheduled to play More...

New signal mast arms going in at Exit 150 stoplight

  As part of the continued work at the I-81 Exit 150 interchange, new mast arms...

Arrests – May 24th, 2017

  The Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office has reported the following arrests: Mitchell L. Fochtman, 66, of...

Boy Scouts, Salem VA holding flag retirement May 25

  The Boy Scouts of America Great Valley District and the Salem Veterans Administration invited the...

JOHNS, Roger D.

Roger Dale Johns, 63, of Eagle Rock, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017. He was a giving man; serving his country, More...

REYNOLDS, Corbin Miller

Corbin Miller Reynolds III, 104, of Glen Wilton, , died Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke...

Obituaries – May 10th, 2017

ROBBINS, Dr. Jean Dr. Jean Robbins of Buchanan passed away on May 4, 2017. She was the widow of the late..

Letter: Collecting donations for Fincastle July 4th Fireworks

  Editor: Although it is springtime, it is time to start collecting donations for the Town of Fincastle’s More...

Letters to the Editor – April 19th, 2017

Questions cost of new Catawba Road bridge Editor: My June 11, 2014 letter to you mentioned the original cost to replace..

Letter: Bloodmobile in Fincastle Thursday

  Editor: The blood drive is tomorrow, April 13 at the Fincastle United Methodist Church Family Life Center from noon-6 p.m...

Entertainment & Events – May 24th, 2017

Buchanan Dates To Remember Buchanan Lions Club – Members meet on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 6..

Church News – May 24th, 2017

Bonsack United Methodist hosts Summer Kick-Off Bonsack United Methodist Church, located at 4493 Bonsack Road, Roanoke, invites the public to attend..

Letter: Collecting donations for Fincastle July 4th Fireworks

  Editor: Although it is springtime, it is time to start collecting donations for the Town of Fincastle’s annual 4th of..