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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Public invited to New Freedom Farm Spring Fling Saturday

  New Freedom Farm will be hosting its first annual “Spring Fling” this Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. with no charge...

State grant providing 5 MecLabs for new mechatronics classes

  Botetourt Technical Education Center (BTEC) is one of 16 schools that will receive $37,500 grants to upgrade or purchase career and technical education equipment...

Botetourt Y at $8.5 million; Kirk adds another $150,000 challenge after community meets first...

In December 2016, Bill Kirk, a YMCA Corporate Board Member and long-time supporter of the YMCA, pledged a gift of $300,000 to the Botetourt...

AEP taxes allow for 1.5% pay raise now in county budget

The Board of Supervisors General Fund Budget Committee got some good news when it met Friday afternoon in Fincastle. The new AEP electrical substation that...

The Gauntlet: Buchanan business owners serving as mentors for prospective new outdoor adventure business

(This is the fourth in a series of articles on the Gauntlet Business Program and Competition, following several entrepreneurs as they progress through the...

New school budget format in place prior to public hearing

The Botetourt County School Board will take comments on its proposed $50,291,048 general fund budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year (FY18) during a public...

Clean Valley Day April 1

The Sunshine Girls invite individuals and groups to clean up the county during Saturday, April 1’s Annual Clean Valley Day by picking up trash...

Troutville Top of the Mornin’

  Troutville celebrated St. Patrick's Day Friday, March 17 with a variety of activies and "surprises." Above left, Jerry Jacobson and Jan and Gary Williams...

First All-County Band Concert

Lord Botetourt and James River High Schools' concert bands joined together for the first combined All-County Band concert. The two...

Spring arrives

The setting sun on the last day of winter provided a colorful backdrop for this doe who was already losing her winter coat. The...
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