| Mar 14, 2011
| 2:32 PM
Botetourt County Deputies Charge Roanoke Man
With Four Drug Felonies Following Traffic Stop
Botetourt County Sheriff Ronnie Sprinkle has announced that a 33-year-old Roanoke man has been arrested and charged with four drug...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 6:20 PM
The rockslide on Route 43 has been cleared, according to VDOT.
A rockslide has shut down a portion of a road in Botetourt County. A spokesman for the Virginia Department of Transportation says rocks were still falling off the mountain...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 10:44 AM
The Virginia State police raided a home in Fincastle and found 500 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $1.5 million dollars. Police also found 20 pounds of processed mariguana with a street value of 60-thousand dollars. The home was at...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Appalachian Power is paying Virginia's Forestry Department $41,679.78 to cut down hundreds of trees for two electrical transmission lines.
The project will impact about 82 acres of forestland in Roanoke (48 acres) and Botetourt Counties (34 acres). ...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Botetourt County has strong ties to Japan. The county's largest employer Dynax is a Japanese company. Now the county is contributing to Japanese relief.
Botetourt County will match donations raised in the community, up to a total of $10,000. ...
| 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,...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 7:19 PM
Redistricting is an ugly process, one that almost always leaves bruised feelings among the minority party.
And that's playing out in both chambers of the General Assembly this week. Republicans control the House of Delegates and have eliminated the...
| 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...
| May 16, 2011
| 7:43 AM
House Speaker Bill Howell on Del. Bill Cleaveland's decision not to seek reelection:
Statement of Speaker William J. Howell
RICHMOND, VA - Virginia House of Delegates Speaker William J. Howell (R-Stafford) today