Ballast Point brew tanks go in; restaurant opening in May with views, banquet room

One of the Ballast Point brew kettles was set in place last Wednesday morning in a newly excavated area that is next to what will be the brewery’s restaurant (behind the windows). A second kettle is now in, along with the mash mixing kettle and a lauter ton that both will be on the “shelf” to the right of the kettle. They had to be installed before the walls and glass windows go up.Photo by Ed McCoy The view from what will be a second floor deck will be spectacular. But that may More...

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eHerald for February 22, 2017

The News Journal eEdition for Feb. 22 is online! Click the image to the right and the eEdition will open. The staff of the Fincasle More...

eHerald for February 8th, 2017

The News Journal eEdition for Feb. 8 is online! Click the image to the right and the eEdition will open. The staff of the Fincasle More...

eHerald for January 25th, 2017

The News Journal eEdition for Jan. 25 is online! Click the image to the right and the eEdition will open. The staff of the Fincasle More...

Bray swims to 2 state titles, sets record in 100 backstroke

James River’s Ana Conrad placed 15th in the 200-yard IM at the 2A State Championships (2:49.56). The Lord Botetourt and James River swimmers participated in state tournaments More...

Six Cavaliers place in top six in Group 3A; River has two finish in top four in Group 2A

Jake DuVall (right) of LB finished third in Group 3A State Wrestling Tournament Saturday. Photo by Brian Hoffman River coaches Tim Jennings (right) and Matt Sink give Travis More...

Botetourt track teams set personal bests in Region 3A West meet at Liberty U.

Lord Botetourt’s Reyna Petry hands off to anchor leg Heather Finley in the 4×200 m relay at the 3A West Region Championship. The team placed 11th overall with a time More...

Botetourt gets ‘morale victory’ at Salem; headed for Hidden Valley this week

This week Lord Botetourt is off to Roanoke County for a football game against Hidden Valley. The non-district contest will start at 7:30 p.m. at Bogle Field, behind Cave Spring More...

Knights finally get a turn celebrating after playing Lord Botetourt

For the first time since 1993, James River can claim to have the best football team in Botetourt County. The Knights stunned host Lord Botetourt last Friday with a convincing More...

Lady Cavs were playing for state spot Tuesday night

Maggie Quarles hits a jump shot for Botetourt.Photo by Brian Hoffman The Lord Botetourt girls were at Broadway High School More...

Botetourt Finest win 3rd Grade tournament

Botetourt Finest 3rd Grade AAU basketball team, which consists of girls from Eagle Rock to Blue Ridge, won the More...

DMV has new ‘wait time estimator’

In an effort to give customers the best information on wait times at their local customer...

HFI welcomes 3 new board members at 2017 organizational meeting

Historic Fincastle Inc. (HFI) held its 2017 organizational meeting on February 9 and inducted three new...

Ashley Plantation HOA business expo March 18

The Ashley Plantation Home Owners Association will hold a family-friendly business expo for the local community...

OBENSHAIN, Virginia R.

Virginia “Toots” Rideout Obenshain died quietly Sept. 10 at home in Albuquerque, N.M., after a courageous More...

SWITZER, Mandy L.

Mandy Lee Gale Switzer, 31, of Fincastle, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, February 14, 2017. She was preceded in..

SUTCLIFFE, Carrie C.

Carrie Jo Caldwell Sutcliffe, 64, of Blue Ridge, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017. She was preceded in death by her..

Bloodmobile

The Bloodmobile will be on Thursday Feb. 16 at the Fincastle United Methodist Church Family Life Center from More...

Letters to the Editor 2.8.17

Donors will get $5 Amazon gift card at Bloodmobile in Fincastle Feb. 16 Editor: The Bloodmobile will be at the Fincastle..

Letters to the Editor

EventZone thanks residents for event support at DTC Editor: EventZone wishes to thank the residents of Botetourt County and the surrounding..

‘Gardening for Pollinators the topic for Backyard Botetourt Monday

“Gardening for Pollinators” is the topic for the February edition of  the “Backyard Botetourt” series that will be Monday, Feb. 27..

Acoustic Endeavors lights up the Buchanan Theatre Saturday

Acoustic Endeavors takes the stage in the historic Buchanan Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 25 for an evening of live music. Buchanan..

Church News – February 22, 2017

Utley chosen interim Presbyter The Rev. Carl Utley has been named interim executive General Presbyter with Presbytery of the Peaks. He..

Bloodmobile

The Bloodmobile will be on Thursday Feb. 16 at the Fincastle United Methodist Church Family Life Center from noon until 6..
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