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Botetourt County high school’s engineering team presented their award-winning turbine model to residents at The Glebe. From left are Thomas Laughridge, Jacob Leonard, Josh...

Council fast-tracks changes to allow revival, vets event at flea market site

Buchanan Town Council approved its 2018-19 budget that starts July 1, agreed to hold a public hearing to amend the town code in an...

Online events calendar for county’s 250th anniversary now live

  By Aila Boyd aboyd@ourvalley.org The official online calendar of events for Botetourt County’s 250th Anniversary Celebration is now live. “The co-chairs of the Sestercentennial Committee have been...

Bank of Botetourt promotes Bishop, Stevens, Ponton, Peay

Bank of Botetourt has announced the following promotions: Jason M. Bishop has been promoted to Vice President, Human Resources Officer. Bishop has been with the...

‘Disney World of Botetourt’ opens restaurant Monday

  “The Disney World of Botetourt County.” That’s the way County Administrator Gary Larrowe has been describing the new Ballast Point Brewery, and he evoked the...

Historical Scavenger Hunt for kids, young teens

  As part of Buchanan's Civil War History Weekend April 28-30, kids aged up to 15 are invited to participate in a Historical Scavenger Hunt. The...

Hunter education classes scheduled for Botetourt

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has scheduled the following hunter education classes in Botetourt County: • Saturday, June 15 at the Ridge...

Secondary roads 6-year plan has funding only for Rural Rustic gravel road projects

The Botetourt Board of Supervisors was expected to approve a Six-Year Secondary Road Improvement Plan— with priorities for the new fiscal year (FY19) that...

What’s in your water? Extension offering information meeting and confidential testing kit on Aug....

What’s in your water? Did you know that private water supplies like wells and springs are unregulated? It is the responsibility of the homeowner...

Smith Wedding

Allison Smith of Richmond and Kyle Brady of Knoxville, Tenn., were married on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 at the Kyle House in Fincastle. Dr....