Fire & EMS resolving staffing shortage that concerned Troutville mayor over ALS coverage

  Troutville Mayor David Horton took to Facebook Friday afternoon over concerns that the county had pulled a “medic” from the Troutville Volunteer Fire and Rescue station, leaving the community in a helpless situation should there be an emergency call. “Well, the good folks that live in or around Troutville, (you) are out of luck. Our great leadership of the EMS in Fincastle have chose not to put a medic in Troutville, so hope and pray (you) can make it until the great leadership will More...

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Muskies swim at Stonegate

  The Read Mountain Muskies swam at the Stonegate Swim Club in a Monday night RVAA meet this week. Above, Jocelyn Stark dives off the block and at right Rory Grant, with Spiderman More...

Austin, Prillaman graduate from Washington & Lee

  Elaina Prillaman Hannah Austin, a graduate of James River High School, and Elaina Prillaman, a graduate of Lord Botetourt High School, were among the 443 students who More...

5 LB, 4 JR athletes named to All-State athletic teams; Bane first team

  Sara Bane is a first team All-State soccer player from Lord Botetourt.Photo by Regina Devinney The Virginia High School League announced the All-State athletic teams in More...

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American Legion baseball returns to Botetourt with Post 240 in Senior Division, Rock Thomas as head coach

  American Legion Post 240 is playing baseball again. In decades past, American Legion-sponsored baseball was the baseball that kids ages 15-20 aspired to play every summer. More...

Kelley signs as free agent with A’s

  Zack Kelly, a pitcher from Lord Botetourt High School and Newberry College, signed a free agent contract with the Oakland A’s last week. Zack received a call from the More...

Sheila Proffit closes the door on 45 years as James River coach and athletic director

  Sheila Proffit with James River quilts that are retirement gifts.Photo courtesy of Martha Alphin Sheila Proffit, who More...

Former LB, JR baseball players now keys for their college teams

  Botetourt County baseball players were key members of collegiate teams this spring, building on their success More...

Fincastle High School Class of ’59 reunion

  The Fincastle High School Class of 1959 met on June 2 at the home of...

Daleville/Fincastle Lions induct 10th member

  Daleville/Fincastle Branch Lions Club President Forest Wagner (right) inducted the club’s 10th new member, Jim...

Seibel, Williamson receive Bonsack/Blue Ridge Ruritan Club scholarships

  Theresa “Tess” Seibel of Roanoke and Leeann Williamson of Vinton are recipients of $1,000 scholarship...

Obituaries – June 28th, 2017

BALL, Mary W. Mary Ellen Watts Ball, 82, of Racine, Ohio passed away on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at the Overbrook More...

Obituaries – June 14th, 2017

MACLEAN, The Rev. Dr. Iain S. The Rev. Dr. Iain S. Maclean of Fincastle and Durbanville, South Africa, passed away on..

SLOAN, Arnold E.

Arnold Edmond Sloan, 90, of Lexington, passed away Tuesday, May 30, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard..

Letters

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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...

Letter to the Editor

Appreciates support for Blue Ridge Library used book sale  Editor: On May 19 and 20 the Friends of the Blue Ridge..

Lane, ramp closures this weekend for Exit 150 work

  Work on at the Exit 150 area requires extended lane closures and ramp closures this weekend, according to an announcement..

Botetourt Democratic Party awards scholarships to Beckner, Brinkley

  The Botetourt County Democratic Party awarded $500 scholarships to a Lord Botetourt and a James River High School graduate this..

Attic stages reading of ‘Ghosts in the Armoire’ Friday

  Attic Productions will host a staged reading of  “Ghosts in the Armoire” by Anthony Neal Friday, June 24 at 7..

Church News – June 28th, 2017

Trinity UMC ‘coffeehouse’ worship begins Trinity United Methodist will be hold “coffeehouse” style worship services in the fellowship hall for the..

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