Post 240 meeting on Thursday

American Legion Post 240 will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 2 at the VFW Hall on Rt. 220, Daleville. This meeting is very...

Judge and Woldman receive Woman’s Club scholarships

Two $500 scholarships were recently awarded to Botetourt seniors by the Botetourt Town and Country Women’s Club. These scholarships were awarded based on the...

Wood on Dean’s List

William Wood is one of the 738 students who made the Dean’s List for the 2020 spring semester at Shenandoah University in Winchester. Students...

McLaughlin named to President’s List

Tori McLaughlin of Roanoke was named to the President’s List at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C., for the Spring 2020 semester. She is...

Local students on JMU President’s List

James Madison University announced that the following students made the President’s List for the spring 2020 semester: Katelyn Arney of Troutville, Clark Moeller of Troutville,...

Hall on Dean’s List

Rachel Sheridan Hall of Daleville has been named to the President’s List at Clemson University for the Spring 2020 semester. Hall is majoring is...

Gibbs on Dean’s List

Kailey Gibbs of Daleville was named to the Spring 2020 Dean’s List at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn. Gibbs is majoring...

Baader on Dean’s List

Cedarville University student Alexis Baader of Blue Ridge, majoring in Allied Health, was named to the Dean’s Honor List for Spring 2020. This recognition...

Russ named new superintendent of BCPS

Dr. John Russ The Botetourt County School Board voted on June 29 to name Dr. John Russ the new superintendent of Botetourt County Public Schools. He...

Botetourt Democratic Committee will meet on Zoom July 6

The Botetourt County Democratic Committee will meet on July 6 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. In addition to the regular business meeting, the committee will hear...

Oteys will celebrate 50th anniversary

Houston and Mary Otey of Fincastle will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 27. They have two sons, Houston, Jr. and Tonya, and Tony...

LBHS FFA members place in public speaking contest

Three members of the Lord Botetourt High School FFA Chapter competed in the Virtual South Ridge Area Public Speaking Competition on May 14. This...

Chamber awards three scholarships

The Botetourt County Chamber of Commerce recently awarded three scholarships to graduates of Botetourt County Public Schools. Each recipient was given a $750 scholarship....

Sicth District Perspective for June 24 Edition

In the past month, Americans have come together to protest the brutal killing of George Floyd. And while I support everyone’s right to peaceably...

Update from Director of Communicable Disease Dr. Molly O’Dell for June 24 Edition

COVID-19 is considered a pandemic, meaning it is prevalent over the world. This allows us to learn from other countries regarding how to best...

Library Buzz for June 24 Edition

It’s hard to believe how fast the summer is flying by! We’re already at the halfway point for the Libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge, but...

250th Celebrations Facts for June 24 Edition

Photo courtesy of The Botetourt County Historical Society John W. Matheny served as the Clerk of Botetourt County Courts from 1888-1908. He was born in 1839...

Phase Three details released

On June 18, Governor Ralph Northam presented the third phase of the “Forward Virginia” plan to continue easing public health restrictions while mitigating the...

New state tax laws become effective July 1

Starting July 1, a number of new state tax laws go into effect. These laws, which the Virginia General Assembly enacted during the 2019...

Forgotten Cemeteries: Baker – Peery Cemetery

This secluded cemetery is on...