JRHS FFA No. 1 at state convention

12 members on state CDE championship teams, earn trips to compete in nationals, 1 going to Big E; Sowers elected to state officeThe James...

Tractor Treasure Day Saturday features tractor show, BBQ, ice cream, music

This Saturday is Troutville Tractor Treasure Day in Troutville Town Park. Town Council will be selling barbeque and the Troutville Sunshine Girls will be serving...

Planners recommend rezoning to allow Walnut Manor to use pre-2002 subdivision plans

The Botetourt Planning Commission recommended approving three land use-related requests when it met Monday evening in Fincastle. Among them was a request from Sherman Foutz...

‘Soiree’ at Ballast Point a push to reach $9 million mark for Botetourt YMCA

On Saturday, July 15 the Botetourt Family YMCA is hosting a Summer Soiree at Ballast Point Brewery. The event is a fundraiser designed to help...

Transportation Survey closes Friday

The Botetourt County Transportation Survey will close on Friday, July 14, according to an announcement by the county staff. Around 240 citizens across the community...

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...

Fourth of July in Botetourt

Eagle Rock VFD Parade Marshal for Buchanan July 4th Parade Buchanan is going outside the community to fill the honorary position of Parade Marshal for...

Over 1,000 Bike Virginia riders pedal their way through Botetourt

 More than 1,000 cyclists participating in Bike Virginia rode through the county Sunday and stopped at the Buchanan Town Park to enjoy a meal...

Hundreds of riders on county roads Sunday as Bike Virginia heads to Buchanan, Fincastle

 Botetourt will be swarming with bicyclists Sunday when several hundred Bike Virginia riders head from Buena Vista to Buchanan and Fincastle as part of...

Tractor pull latest tourism attraction for Jeter Farm July 1 on their property on...

 Bring a chair. Bring a blanket. “Bring one of those little red wagons to pull them,” Daryl Jeter suggested.The Jeter brothers— Ned II and Daryl—...