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Vinton, VA
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tea tavern in Salem’s oldest house opens to applause

SUBMITTED PHOTOEllen and Bill Arnold of Salem are two of the major donors of funds for the restoration ofPreston Place. She explained, “We wanted...

Volunteer project improves campus of HopeTree

Photos by Mark Early HopeTree Family Services is best known for offering a wide range of ministries for at-risk children and youth such as Residential...

Kipps Elementary teacher wins McGlothlin award, $25,000

Kipps Elementary music teacher Glen Chilcote and his Wife Annie show off the $25,000 check Glen received for winning the McGlothlin Award for Teaching...

Cover your ears!

  Buchanan Elementary School second graders hold their ears while members of the Buchanan Artillery re-enactment group fires their cannon during a demonstration Friday at...

Donnie Walker saves Indian Rock records that tell a business history about Botetourt in...

  This period photograph of Indian Rock shows part of the community on the James River east of Buchanan. The limestone operations and N.R. Moomaw’s...

Rezoning requested for R-3 Residential  development on Catawba Road

 planners will consider this and three other requests at Monday’s regular meeting The Botetourt County Planning Commission will take up a request to rezone almost...

Three county teams make robotics world championship

  Photos by Isabelle MarchandTeam 7002 at the Blacksburg are the Little Pandas from the four Blacksburg elementary schools. FIRST is an acronym “For Inspiration and...

Blacksburg identifies location of the Eastern Continental Divide

Photo courtesy of blacksburgThe Town of Blacksburg and the Blacksburg Museum have marked where the Eastern Continental Divide crosses South Main Street near Sunset...

Gone but not forgotten: The police are still investigating the slaying of two...

Heidi Childs (left) and David Metzler were two Virginia Tech students found shot to death in 2009 at a remote camping area in the...

One of area’s oldest residents passes away

George Gammons cited a regular walking routine and cutting up a rug at the Sapphire Ballroom in Christiansburg as two reasons for his longevity....

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