Wallace seeking fifth term on School Board

Ruth Wallace made her official announcement that she’s seeking a fifth four-year term on the Botetourt County School Board representing the Amsterdam Election District....

Planner get a look at improvements recommended for US 220/Catawba Road

The Botetourt Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors got their first look at a county-commissioned study of the US 220/Catawba Road intersection during a...

Planners vote 3-2 to recommend not allowing temporary asphalt plant in James River flood...

The Botetourt Planning Commission was split over whether a proposed temporary asphalt plant in the Gala community north of Eagle Rock would be safe...

Buchanan sets Oct. 2 public hearing on charter changes that would stagger terms

Buchanan Town Council agreed to send a few town charter changes to public hearing when it met Monday evening for its regular session. The possible...

Trumbo announces he will retire from the bench Jan. 1

Botetourt Count Circuit Court Judge Malfourd “Bo” Trumbo announced Monday he’ll be retiring from the bench after nearly 14 years. Trumbo, who lives in Fincastle...

Over 10,000 visitors enjoy Beaver Dam Farm’s weekend Sunflower Festival

Candace Monaghan, who organized the Sunflower Festival on her family’s Beaver Dam Farm near Buchanan, said her goal for the second annual event was...

B-Dubya’s wins Pork by the James BBQ Competition; Workowski, Woolridge win men’s, women’s Buchanan...

The judges declared Brad Amburn’s B-Dubya’s BBQ the first place winner in the second Pork By the James Seriously Smokin’ Barbeque Competition Saturday in...

Baron takes his last walk

It was a tough assignment for John Claterbaugh, a sergeant and K-9 handler with the Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office. He had to retire his partner...

Collecting for Harvey Victims

Botetourt residents and businesses are taking on the task of trying to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey that devastated parts of Texas and...

Pork by the James will help JRHS FFA make trip to national convention

If you’re a fan of barbecue and music, you’ll want to be in Buchanan Saturday evening for the Second Pork By the James Seriously...