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Special Education Advisory Committee announces meetings for the school year 

The Botetourt County Public Schools Special Education Advisory Committee (BCPS SEAC) has announced four regular business meetings throughout the school year. These meetings are...

Botetourt Globetrotters taking students to Eastern Europe

The Botetourt Globetrotters will hold an interest meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2 at Orchard Hills Church. This interest meeting is for students...

Read Mountain students celebrate summer reading success

Students of Read Mountain Middle School celebrated their summer reading successes on Friday, Sept. 6.  Students who read and reviewed one book were invited...

Fincastle Class of ’59 meets at Montano’s

The Class of 1959 of Fincastle High School met for lunch on Friday, Sept. 13, at Montano’s International Gourmet, Roanoke. Even after 60 years...

Botetourt Retired Educators collect items for Achievement Center

The Botetourt Retired Educators met on Monday, Sept. 9 at Bellacino’s in Daleville. Donations from members were collected for the Orchard Hills Achievement Center, which...

American Legion hears from Boys State attendees

  Ethan Webster and Travis Jones attended the American Legion Boys State and were honored at the Post 240 meeting this past Thursday night. Each gave...

Pappas is new officer of Daughters of 1812 chapter

  Founded in 1892 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 is a non-profit, non-political, women's service organization for...

Buchanan DARE classes

Buchanan Elementary fifth graders are participating in DARE classes with Sgt. Travis Alderman. The students learn how to make responsible decisions, how to respond...

Opinion Letters for Sept. 18 Edition

Lyles says this election is a matter of time Editor: With the various challenges facing Botetourt County Schools, one thing is very clear. Whoever is elected...

Library Buzz for Sept. 18 Edition

Editor’s note: This is a weekly column that provides readers with insight into the happenings of the four county libraries.  Do you want to learn...