Preschool students have a joyful time with Easter Party

Youth pastor Alex James gathers children to tell them the story of Easter with a dozen eggs which had numbers on them. Different children...

Camp Mitchell is opening doors to new ideas

Club Camp Mitchell opened their doors in March to Greenway’s Real Estate and Auction Company from Covington, who rented CCM and brought in a...

Making memories in the snow

As the snow came up to his knees, toddler Brayden Slusher displayed tremendous excitement. “Make me snowballs so I can throw them at you,”...

Federal budget bill contains funds for Forest Service to buy 4,672-acre Grace Furnace tract...

Another 4,672 acres in the Oriskany area will be added to the already 80,000 acres of National Forest in Botetourt County. The Open Space Institute...

New Freedom Farm’s celebrating veterans with first Freedom Rocks Fest April 7, rain or...

Rockie Lynne is the headliner for the Freedom Rocks Fest on April 7. The first Freedom Rocks Fest is planned as a celebration of freedom...

School Board sends $50.7  million budget to supervisors

The Botetourt School Board sent a proposed $50.7 million 2018-19 fiscal year (FY19) budget to the Board of Supervisors following a public hearing last...

Could private-public proposal mean saving millions on county’s challenges with trash?

Closing and capping the Botetourt County landfill translates directly into a $5 million project— one the county has to complete by 2021 for one...

Greenfield Elementary celebrates Acts of Kindness Day

Teachers dressed as Kindness Fairies are (from left), Ms. Mortlock, Mrs. Austin, Mrs. Kurz, Mrs. Breeden, Mrs. Day, Mrs. Gunter, Mrs. Keogh, Mrs. Rickman...

Fenster earns Univ. of Georgia trip to study agriculture in Uruguay, tapped as Ratcliffe...

Lindsey Fenster poses for a picture on a Uruguay cattle ranch. Lindsey Fenster, a junior in the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural and Environmental...

Rare bird breeding in beautiful Craig

Brian Murphy and his wife Martha found the rare American Woodcock nesting on their property in 2016 and have seen a few of the...

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