Sheetz proposal for convenience store with land for turn lane on Catawba Road before...

The much-anticipated rezoning and special exceptions permit (SEP) applications for a Sheetz will go before the Botetourt Planning Commission Monday, Nov. 13 at Greenfield...

Dodson says Sheetz not ‘a fit’ at Amsterdam forum

Monday night’s forum for the two candidates running for the Amsterdam District seat on the Board of Supervisors didn’t produce much new about either. The...

Election 2017

Amsterdam supervisor, School Board races attracting the most attention locally for Tuesday’s election that includes picking a new governor The race for the Amsterdam Election...

James River FFA brings home gold from the nationals

The dream year for the James River High School FFA Chapter continued as 15 members attended the 90th annual National FFA Convention and Expo...

Business community gives next generation of employees ‘a look behind the curtain’ at the...

Representatives from 34 businesses, industries, community colleges, the county’s major public employers  and the educational offerings under the school division’s Career and Technical Education...

Greenfield Historic Preservation Area master plan designed to tell county’s history

The Greenfield Historic Preservation Area Commission sent a phased master plan to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday that provides an outline for how the...

Troutville firefighters  offering first Citizen’s Fire Academy

The Troutville Volunteer Fire Department Citizen’s Fire Academy is accepting applications for its inaugural class. The Citizen's Fire Academy is a way the volunteer fire...

Botetourt Artists’ Open Studios Tour Oct. 28 & 29

The Seventh Annual Artists’ Open Studios-Botetourt Tour features a dozen artists and work by art students at Lord Botetourt and James River High Schools...

Trumbo’s retirement: Senator or Judge is a position you hold, not who you are

Bo Trumbo is retiring from public life— again. This time, he’s leaving the 25th Circuit Court bench where he’s served since his last retirement as...

Brenner Botetourt Kiwanis 2017 Educator of the Year

James River High School guidance counselor Carol Brenner was recognized as the Botetourt Kiwanis Club Educator of the Year during last week’s regular School...