Tess Seibel tapped to lead state FFA; Claire Seibel earns trip to nationals

Members of the Lord Botetourt High School FFA Chapter who attended the State FFA Convention were (from left) Brian Watts, Faith Settle, Matt Henninger, Maddie Badgley, Linsey Baker, Claire Seibel, Tess Seibel and Andrew Seibel. Lord Botetourt High School graduate Tess Seibel will delay her first year of college to serve as president of the Virginia FFA Association. The May graduate and seven other members of the Lord Botetourt FFA attended the State FFA Convention where she was elected president. More...

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High school football practices start Thursday, LB golfers on the fairways for mini Aug. 2

Volleyball teams in pre-season jamborees Lord Botetourt coach Jamie Harless and James River coach Jacob Phillips will open summer football practice on Thursday of this week.Photos More...

Kern, Robertson 2nd in national collegiate beach volleyball championship

Liberty University beach volleyball teammates Maribeth Kern (left) and Sallie Robertson.Liberty University photo Liberty University sand volleyball teammates Maribeth Kern and More...

Botetourt swimmers in City-County meet Friday, Saturday

The Roanoke Valley Aquatic Association “City-County” swim meet will be held at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center this weekend. Morning sessions will be from 8 a.m.-noon More...

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CSA originator RV Sports Club speaker

Todd Turner, the originator and president of the Collegiate Sports Associates, will be the featured speaker at the Roanoke Valley Sports Club meeting on Monday, July 31, at the More...

Hall named to ODAC All-Academic Team

Bailey Hall of Daleville, a student and baseball player at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, has been named to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) All-Academic More...

Rails open C-V tournament Thursday

The Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League baseball tournament will be held this week in Mooresville, N.C. Mooresville is near More...

Former JRHS standout and longtime assistant named River’s girls basketball coach

After 23 years as an assistant coach at James River, E.D. Schechterly is in charge. The James River High graduate More...

Arrests

  The Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office has reported the following arrests: Matthew D. Pritchard, 35, of...

Early Family begins reunion in Fincastle

The Early Family Reunion in Charlottesville started in Fincastle on July 13 at the Fincastle Library...

Bloodmobile in Fincastle Saturday; summer blood shortage continues

The American Red Cross has extended its emergency call for blood and platelet donations because of...

Obituaries – July 26th, 2017

  FEATHERNGILL, A. Raymond A. Raymond Featherngill, 83, of Daleville, has gone home to be with his Heavenly More...

HANKS, Thomasine Thomasine “Tommie” Hanks, 72, of Mocksville, N.C., formerly of Buchanan, died July 17, 2017 in Autumn Care Nursing Center...

Obituaries – July 12th, 2017

LITTLE, Jeanita A. Jeanita Ann Little, 68, of Fincastle, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. She was a retired teacher..

Letters to the Editor – July 26th, 2017

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Letters

Recommends checking contractor   Editor: I am writing this letter to advise everyone when obtaining an estimate for work in and..

Letter: Donors needed for bloodmobile visit to Fincastle June 22

  Editor: Thanks to all of the donors who came to the April blood drive in Fincastle. We collected 35 units...

Cyber security training for high school, college students

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced a new cyber security training partnership between the Commonwealth and the SANS Institute. CyberStart, a free..

Entertainment Events – July 26th, 2017

Buchanan Town Improvement Society holding Tupperware fundraiser July 27   The Buchanan Town Improvement Society will host a Tupperware fundraising party..

Church News – July 26th, 2017

Sunday Night Vespers at Limestone The community is invited to Sunday Night Vespers at Limestone Park Ministries in Buchanan on July..

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Column a misguided interpretation of business friendliness Editor: Everyone misses the mark once in a while. And so it is with..

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