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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

MCPS presents proposed budget to supervisors

Sam Wall editor@ourvalley.org Superintendent Mark Miear told the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors that the school system needs $5 million more for the upcoming budget than...

Joint effort provides ‘safe zone’ for exchanges

Photo By Sam WallThe Christiansburg Police Department and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department have created a safe zone where citizens can exchange items purchased from...

Falling Branch expansion project to begin summer 2017

Courtesy of OWPR Architects and EngineersThis graphic shows the proposed project design superimposed over a birds-eye view of Falling Branch Elementary School. The project...

Paris Parsons wins Clean Water Farm Award

  Tim Miller, Contributing writer Paris Parsons has been recognized by Mountain Castles Soil and Water Conservation District with the Craig County Clean Water Farm Award....

Radford police arrest Bristol man on drug charges

Submitted photos Chad Everett Johnson, 34, of Bristol was arrested Monday in Radford on illegal drug charges. Seized as part of the investigation were cocaine, methamphetamines,...

Buchanan applying for Main Street Affiliate

  Buchanan Town Council recognized Joe (left) and Kay Ryder during its regular February meeting Monday night. Council member Mike Burton (right) presented the resolution...

Spelling Bee School Alternates

Botetourt County Public School Division School Spelling Bee School alternates included: Alise Orent, Breckinridge; Troy Brown, Buchanan; Olivia Barkett, Central Academy; Ella Johnston, Cloverdale;...

Spelling Bee School Champions

  The Botetourt County Public School Division School Spelling Bee Champions included:  Sara McFadyen, Breckinridge; Audrey Joyce, Buchanan; Hunter Barrett, Central Academy; Brayden Wells, Cloverdale;...

BTEC could become first Virginia high school with mechatronic program

Botetourt Technical Education Center (BTEC) could become the first secondary school in Virginia to offer a mechatronic engineering program for high school students. School Superintendent...

Planners recommend approving apartments over pharmacy

The Botetourt Planning Commission recommended approving two special exceptions permits (SEP) and tabled a third request it met Monday evening in Fincastle. The planners recommended...

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