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County-Wide League of Botetourt has its roots in supporting education for Black students dating...

There is no official designation nor community celebration of Black History Month in Botetourt County. The Botetourt County Historical Society Museum in Fincastle has an...

Home Builders honor Larrowe as Public Employee of the Year

Botetourt County Administrator Gary Larrowe got accolades from the building and development community by being named Public Employee of the Year by the Roanoke...

Research show Looney’s Ferry site along the James has a long history; a Colonial...

By HANNAH AUSTIN Contributing WriterThe history of life along the James River stretches back for centuries, and the evidence of human activity is right under...

Botetourt students score 1st places in RVGS Student Project Forum

Lord Botetourt High School students won first places in four categories in the Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology’s (RVGS) annual Student...

2017 Fall Stock Market Game

1st Place High School - Lord Botetourt High SchoolTeacher Advisor: Mr. Jonathan CookLauren BooneAli CrawfordMadeline DeskinsEmma HallMaria ParnellGrace Spangler   1st Place Middle School - Central...

Wheeler retires after 47 years in banking, all with Bank of Botetourt

Vicky Wheeler has retired after a 47-year career in the banking industry with Bank of Botetourt. Wheeler started on October 1, 1970 and was one...

Mountain Castles SWCD fights water pollution with fences and wet feet

Unless you are a local farmer or teacher, chances are you don’t know much about Mountain Castles Soil and Water Conservation District (MCSWCD). The district,...

19-year-old Troutville woman claimed in Jan. 20 wreck

A single-vehicle wreck on Saturday, Jan. 20 claimed a 19-year-old Troutville woman. Virginia State Police Senior Trooper D.W. Williams is investigating the wreck that occurred...

DMV will use postcards for some vehicle registration renewals

After two successful pilot programs, the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced it will permanently implement mailing postcard-style vehicle registration renewal notices to some...

Community Partnership will hear about Fincastle boundary change

The Botetourt Community Partnership holds its first meeting of 2018 on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 9 a.m. (refreshments available beginning at 8:45 a.m.) in...

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