| Nov 28, 2011
| 5:44 AM
DALEVILLE, Va. — It is a tough uphill hike to Tinker Cliffs.
The distinctive cliffs of light-colored sandstone stretch nearly half a mile atop Tinker Mountain at an elevation of 3,000 feet along the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.
| Dec 7, 2011
| 1:27 PM
The Botetourt County school system is responding to allegations against one of its former high school principals.
Tim Bane filed a lawsuit against Danny and Cullen Goad claiming they smeared his name and reputation.
The father and son are accused of...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 11:09 AM
Vehicle Found in Botetourt County Leads To Search for Missing Marine
Botetourt County Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 30-year-old U.S. Marine whose vehicle was found abandoned September 22 south of Buchanan...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 2:38 PM
Recent rainy days have caused headaches for grape growers in Northern Virginia and Charlottesville.
But, it's a mixed bag for local vineyards.
In Botetourt County at the Fincastle Vineyard and Winery, the owner says this won't be the best year,...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 6:26 PM
Republican George Allen brought his campaign for the U.S. Senate to Botetourt County Wednesday. He outlined a three-part plan he says will help businesses create jobs, save taxpayers' money and protect workers rights.
Allen unveiled his "Freedom to...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 8:32 PM
With less than a month to go until Election Day, campaign season has kicked into high gear.
Candidates for the General Assembly are now facing off in a series of debates and joint appearances.
The Senate race in the 21st Senate District pits the...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Update: 6:25 p.m. -
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, both lanes are now clear. There could still be some traffic delays in the immediate area.
Route 43 in Botetourt County near Route 612 is...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:26 PM
UPDATED 5:25 p.m.: The accident has been cleared.
UPDATED 4:54 p.m.: The backup is down to one mile.
UPDATED 4:41 p.m.: The delay is now down to three miles.
UPDATED 4:26 p.m.:...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 7:12 AM
Governor McDonnell and the Board of Education have recognized several high-performing schools in our area.
Throughout the state, 447 schools and two school divisions earned 2012 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement....
| Jan 9, 2012
| 1:23 PM
It's time for change. That was the message behind a press conference held by several local school superintendents.
In attendance were the superintendents from Roanoke City, Salem, Botetourt County, Montgomery County, Bedford, Floyd, and Craig County. A...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 12:12 PM
A North Carolina truck driver is in jail and accused of beating another truck driver with a hammer on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County.
Lewis D. Bumgarner, 34, has been charged with malicious wounding and is being held without bond in the Botetourt...