Archive for October, 2009

Halloween Events in Fincastle Halloween Weekend

Friday, October 30th, 2009
Halloween Events in Fincastle Halloween Weekend There are a number of Halloween activities this weekend in Botetourt, from community events in Fincastle, Troutville, Eagle Rock and Buchanan to many church-sponsored alternatives on Halloween night. Among them are:   Fincastle Halloween Parade Oct. 31 The Fincastle Halloween Parade will take place on Saturday, Oct. 31 at 6:30 p.m.  Costumes are encouraged. The parade... »

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To Join or Not to Join? That is the question.

Friday, October 30th, 2009
So, I think we were supposed to make the decision about this BEFORE getting married, but I am not sure we have found the right answer yet… What is the best checking account arrangement for newlyweds? When you ask around, this topic is debated.  Separate checking accounts, a joint account, both- you hear it... »

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Thinking about selling your first home?

Friday, October 30th, 2009
Some questions you should consider: What can I afford now? Will it really benefit me to do this now? Why do I want to sell now?” Maybe you want to be closer to town … Maybe the babies need more room, or maybe your budget will allow for the 2nd bath. Work with a... »

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Older B&Bs continue hosting guests

Thursday, October 29th, 2009
Older B&Bs continue hosting guests They operate quietly, almost invisibly, welcoming overnight guests to gracious accommodations in historic homes. The three bed and breakfast establishments in Salem are run by families who live in the same home as the guests that come to stay for a night or more and full breakfast at The Inn at Burwell Place on... »

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County kids among first for flu shots

Thursday, October 29th, 2009
County kids among first for flu shots CRAIG COUNTY – Craig County school kids made history when they became some of the first in Virginia to get H1N1 flu vaccine. The 281 school children and school staff who got the immunizations were the first in the Alleghany Health District, according to the Craig County Health Department. The district also includes Roanoke... »

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Lowe’s sign arrives, Salem City Council makes announcement

Thursday, October 29th, 2009
Lowe’s sign arrives, Salem City Council makes announcement Lowe’s sign arrives, Salem City Council makes announcement - Mayor Randy Foley and the other four members of Salem City Council watched in amazement early Oct. 29 as Greg Homer of Atlanta piloted an Aircrane helicopter to lift 22 HVAC units – each weighing about a ton – on top of the future Lowe’s building... »

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Metallica contribution increases reward for missing Virginia Tech student

Thursday, October 29th, 2009
BLACKSBURG – The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for missing 20-year old Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington increased by $50,000, made possible by a contribution from the popular rock band Metallica, according to findmorgan.com. The contribution brings the total reward to $150,000.    Harrington... »

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WILLS, Gainor G.

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
Gainor G. Wills, 94, of Fincastle, died Monday, Oct. 26, 2009. Arrangements are by Rader Funeral Home, Daleville. »

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TABOR, James Cecil

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
James Cecil “Jimmy” Tabor, 74, of Troutville, died Monday, Oct. 19, 2009. He attended Ebenezer United Methodist Church, Troutville. Surviving are his wife, Mary B. Tabor; sons, James Michael Tabor and wife, Kitty, and James C. “Bubba” Tabor Jr.; twin daughters, Karen and Kathy; daughters, Ellie, Deborah, Tammy, Donna, Hope and Dawn; numerous grandchildren... »

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ST.CLAIR, Alton Thomas

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
Alton Thomas St. Clair, 60, of Blue Ridge, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009. He was born on April 23, 1949, the son of the late Nugent St.Clair and Edna Spradlin St.Clair. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and was employed at New River Electrical Corp. Surviving are his wife, Shirley... »

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