Addy Grace Foundation nears halfway in raising funds for all-abilities playground

The Gardner family, Jennifer and James with daughter Addy and son Bryson. The all-abilities playground will featured the best elements of playground design, with a special emphasis on accessibility for those with limited mobility, according to the Addy Grace Foundation website. The equipment is colorful, interactive and made to withstand outdoor elements. The entire site will be covered by a giant rubberized farm themed cushioned mat to make it safe and protective for our children.They aren’t More...

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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 and long-time assistant coach was named head girls basketball More...

Rails wrap up regular season with twin double bills this Sat. and Sun.

The Roanoke Rails of the Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League are just a game and a half behind the Mooresville Spinners in the Western Division with the post-season tournament More...

Cavaliers pick up state, regional and conference honors their during spring seasons

Lord Botetourt had quite a few athletes receiving post-season conference, region and state honors for the 2017 spring season. Included were the following. For girls soccer, Sara More...

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Simmons, Hildebrand, Ford, Hodges named to All-State 2nd teams for JRHS; others earn conference, regional honors

In case you missed it, here’s a wrap up of post-season conference, region and state honors for James River High School spring athletes. In baseball, Luke Harman and Landen Horton More...

Legion Post 240 ends season with 6-3 win, 5-6 record

The Botetourt Post 240 American Legion baseball team ended the season with a 6-3 win over Franklin County last week at the Lord Botetourt High School Field. Post 240 ended More...

Brown seeking sponsors to compete in World Police & Fire Games in LA

Barry Brown Firefighter/EMT Barry Brown of Roanoke, formerly of Buchanan, is a 17-year veteran with the Roanoke County Fire More...

Henderlite improves to 3-1 with strong outing on the mound

Rails coach Jeremy Sink congratulates Ethan Goforth on a home run.Photo by Brian Hoffman The Roanoke Rails of the More...

‘Slow rolls,’ other work at Exit 150 will affect traffic flow at night this week

As part of the continued work at the Exit 150 Improvement Project off I-81 in Botetourt...

Botetourt County Fair Aug. 11-12 with newly added champion livestock auction and a draft horse pull

Big things will be happening at the Buchanan Carnival Grounds on Lowe Street as the 2017...

Benefit ride for Angel Tree project  July 22

A benefit ride for an Angel Tree project is scheduled for July 22, beginning in Buchanan....

HANKS, Thomasine Thomasine “Tommie” Hanks, 72, of Mocksville, N.C., formerly of Buchanan, died July 17, More...

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..

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..

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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..

Land transfers for June 2017

The following land transfers were recorded in the Botetourt County Courthouse in June. The names of only one seller and one..

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..

Attic bringing summer musical ‘Kiss Me, Kate’ to the stage over three weeks beginning July 27

Attic Productions Inc. brings the classic musical “Kiss Me, Kate” to its stage this summer. A large, talented local cast of..

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Springwood Food Pantry dates The Springwood Baptist Food Pantry will be open on July 19 from 10 a.m. until noon. Springwood..

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