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Grown Here at Home: James River High School students changing attitudes about women in agriculture  WDBJ7

Three ladies at James River High School are sharing their love for agriculture and changing attitudes about women working in the field.

Faculty member at local high school accused of inappropriate behavior with 'student(s)'  WSET

BOTETOURT Co. , Va. (WSET) -- The Botetourt County Sheriff's Office said they are investigating an allegation of inappropriate behavior. They said the ...

Investigators search home, social media accounts of former Botetourt County teacher  Roanoke Times

Authorities searched the home and social media accounts of a former James River High School teacher in an investigation of inappropriate relationships with ...

Old Dominion's Matthew Ramsey brings Nashville to Buchanan  WDBJ7

Old Dominion's lead singer, Matthew Ramsey returned to his old high school and brought more than school spirit.

Nashville Night: Old Dominion's Matthew Ramsey leads songwriter's circle for charity  Roanoke Times

On Saturday night at Berglund Coliseum, Old Dominion drew 5172 for a night of country music hits. It was a triumphant homecoming show for a band that ...

Blitz POTW: James River's River Clonch and Coulter Hodges

James River's dynamic duo of River Clonch and Coulter Hodges led James River High School to an emphatic 49-15 victory over Randolph-Henry in Week 2.

Leffel Jr., Lewis William  Roanoke Times

Leffel Jr. Lewis William December 4, 2018 Lewis William Leffel, Jr. (Jack), 74, of Eagle Rock, Va., passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018. He was preceded ...

James River High School FFA earns top ratings at national convention  WDBJ7

Students in the James River High School FFA are celebrating their dream year!

Harris, Nickie Bolen  Roanoke Times

Harris Nickie Bolen August 7, 1959 September 26, 2018 Nickie Bolen Harris, 59, of Buchanan, Va., passed away Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Nickie was ...

Grown Here at Home: Mark your calendars for the Sunflower Festival in Buchanan  WDBJ7

The dates for the Beaver Dam Farm Sunflower Festival in Botetourt County are finally out.

Old Dominion Berglund Coliseum headlining gig is 'full circle' moment for Matthew Ramsey  Roanoke Times

It was April 1987, and Matthew Ramsey was not yet 10, when he saw the concert that would set his direction in life. Huey Lewis and the News was at.

Grown Here at Home: The woman behind the Sunflower Festival in Buchanan  WDBJ7

The Sunflower Festival in Buchanan has become a hit locally. Meet the woman who started it all.

James River Equipment acquires Blueridge Farm Center  Roanoke Times

BUCHANAN -- James River Equipment (JRE) has recently acquired all assets of the Blueridge Farm Center located at 17535 Main St. in Buchanan.

Paparazzi at James River High School's 2016 homecoming dance  Roanoke Times

We have photos of those who stepped on the red carpet at James River High School's homecoming dance Saturday night.

Buchanan community remembers 17-year-old killed in car crash  WDBJ7

He was an outstanding person, just would help anyone, and was well-liked by everyone.'

Paparazzi photos from James River High School's prom  Roanoke Times

Aaron Surgeon of Fincastle, Hollie Boyd and Louis Boyd of Buchanan, Annabelle Crant of Eagle Rock, Erin Stinnett of Buchanan and Jared Nelson of Troutville.

Meet Dr. Lisa Taylor, the new assistant principal at JRHS  Roanoke Times

Lisa Taylor has come back to her roots at James River High School.

Rookstool, Brian  Roanoke Times

March 4, 1981 May 16, 2018 Brian was a wonderful man and a devoted husband that is loved, missed and will always be cherished. His greatest joy was in his.

The Best of Botetourt 2015  Roanoke Times

For the seventh year in a row, we asked readers to pick “The Best of Botetourt County.”

Jones,, Katherine Denise Howe  Roanoke Times

Jones, Katherine Denise Howe December 23, 2017 On Saturday, December 23, 2017 Katherine "Kathy" Denise Howe Jones, our loving sister, aunt, cousin and ...

McCoy, Antonia Brugh Wood  Roanoke Times

January 20, 1937 July 31, 2018 Antonia (Tony) Brugh Wood McCoy, age 81, Glen Wilton, Va., died Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at her residence. She was born ...

Jacob Phillips brings experience of winning to James River  Roanoke Times

The former star quarterback at Bath County takes on his first head coaching job at age 29.

LINKENHOKER, Rodney  Roanoke Times

June 30, 2018 Rodney (Allen) Linkenhoker, 37, of Buchanan, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2018. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Robert ...

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On the night of Oct. 16, the 2013 Tidewater District Invitational Cheer competition gave local cheerleaders a chance to bring it on. The Essex High School ...

James River winter sports  Roanoke Times

Here are the sports teams competing this winter at James River High School. We will run photos of Lord Botetourt next week.

Jeter Farm hosts annual fall festival and country store opening  WDBJ7

Ned Jeter II from Jeter Farm stopped by WDBJ7 this morning to talk about their annual fall festival and country store opening.

James River baseball steps up to the plate for Lord Botetourt shortstop battling cancer  Roanoke Times

Rivals turned into good neighbors Tuesday as the folks at James River High School went to bat for a Lord Botetourt baseball player who was recently diagnosed ...

Dozens attend funeral for fallen Eagle Rock firefighter  WSET

BUCHANAN, Va. (WSET) -- Firefighters from all over the area went to say goodbye to a firefighter killed in the line of duty last week.Robert Johns, a ...

Brogan-Kingery Wedding  Roanoke Times

Brogan-Kingery Shawna Noel Brogan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Glen Brogan of Cloverdale, was married on May 23, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. to Nathaniel Stuart ...

Gate City's McClung scores 64, but Devils fall to Dan River  Kingsport Times News

BUCHANAN, Va. — The Gate City Blue Devils got a performance for the ages from junior guard Mac McClung, but it wasn't enough to hold off a furious rally by ...

Botetourt County mourns the loss of volunteer firefighter Roger Johns  WDBJ7

On Friday, 63-year-old Roger Johns was responding to a call much like any other day.

Alleghany High School basketball coach killed in wreck  WSET

COVINGTON, Va. (AP) - Students and teachers at Alleghany High School in Covington are mourning the death of the school's girls' basketball coach.Principal ...

Governor's School winning projects cover everything from Arsenic to Zinc  Roanoke Times

On Jan. 31, 269 gifted and talented students from across the Roanoke Valley participated in Roanoke Valley Governor's School for Science and Technology's ...

Sullivan, Kathy Graham | Obituaries  Roanoke Times

Kathy Graham Sullivan, 61, of Buchanan, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2016. She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Underwood Graham.

Old Dominion country band has Roanoke Valley roots  Roanoke Times

In the universe of rock 'n' roll dreams, 9:30 a.m. is no time to be awake. It's crashing time, or in extreme cases, it's when the post-show party winds down.

The Best of Botetourt 2014  Roanoke Times

For the sixth year in a row, we asked readers to pick“The Best of Botetourt.”

Buchanan native plays big role in ACC Tournament planning  WDBJ7

NEW YORK (WDBJ7) There's a buzz in Brooklyn. For the first time the ACC Tournament is being held north of the Mason Dixon line. Virginia is well represented ...

North Star Diner serves up diner-style breakfast in Buchanan  Roanoke Times

Tom Carr of Roanoke asked for recommendations for home-style cheap eats. Readers responded, with so many recommendations it'll take at least two columns ...

Randolph-Henry Wrestling Competes in the 2A-West Regional Tournament  The Southside Messenger

Last Friday the Randolph-Henry Wrestling team traveled to James River High School in Buchanan, VA to compete for the chance to qualify for the 2A State ...

Dan River overcomes McClung's 64-point night, downs Gate City to advance to region final

*UPDATED*. BUCHANAN — Normally, when a player scores 64 points in a single game, it's good enough to lead his team to a victory. Not in Thursday's Region ...

Star pitcher makes a name for herself  Roanoke Times

BUCHANAN — There is a good pitcher over at James River High School.

Old Dominion hits Roanoke for hometown gig  Roanoke Times

Getting a No. 1 hit on the country chart is a difficult accomplishment. Getting a hit in a band with friends pushes the difficulty beyond category.

McClung Drops 64 on Dan River, But Wildcats Post Win Over 'Devils

BUCHANAN, Va. — The Gate City Blue Devils got a performance for the ages from junior guard Mac McClung, but it wasn't enough to hold off a furious rally by ...

Free (and not so free) alternatives to mall Santa photos  Roanoke Times

This all started with an "UGGGGHHHH" from my sister, who lives in Florida. She wanted to take her baby girl to get pictures with Santa, but she dreads the ...

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