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Buchanan Opens Life Jacket Stand

Buchanan opens life jacket stand Life jackets are free to use By Irisha Jones – Reporter Posted: 7:37 PM, May 26, 2017Updated: 7:37 PM, May 26, 2017 BUCHANAN, Va. – Boating is the way many people usually spend their time  more »

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10 Best Streets for a Stroll in Virginia’s Blue Ridge

10 Best Streets for a Stroll in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Thursday, April 6, 2017 8:00 AM by Casey L. Higgins There are quite a few pretty amazing neighborhoods, architecture, and gardens in Virginia’s Blue Ridge. Oh, if these sidewalks could talk,  more »

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Historical Society taking early orders for Civil War book

Historical Society taking early orders for Civil War book By Fincastle Herald – March 29, 2017 The Botetourt County Historical Society announced it is holding two book signings for its “Botetourt County & The War Between the States” in April.  more »

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Gauntlet competitor New Freedom Farm raises over $57,000 through Roanoke Valley Gives

Gauntlet competitor New Freedom Farm raises over $57,000 through Roanoke Valley Gives By Debbie Adams – March 29, 2017 This is the fifth in a series about the Gauntlet Business Program and Competition, which originated with The Advancement Foundation (TAF)  more »

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Travel & Leisure Magazine Travel & Leisure Magazine has just designated the Upper James River Trail as one of the best, easy outdoor adventures in the world

Jeffrey Greenberg/Virginia Tourism Corporation http://www.travelandleisure.com/trip-ideas/adventure-travel/adventure-travel-newbie-vactions?xid=NL_JustIn121316#intro Upper James River Water Trail, Virginia, USA Glide down the James River in a kayak or canoe to get a different view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Beginners can take a guided trip with Twin  more »

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Buchanan Shines Light on Christmas Eve With Luminary Display

Buchanan shines light on Christmas Eve with luminary display   The luminaries line Main Street in downtown Buchanan.   The Roanoke Times | File 2011 A luminary made out of a milk jug is lit for the town of Buchanan’s  more »

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Daytripper Takes Us To Small Town America

Daytripper Takes Us To Small Town America Story and photos by Drema J. Morgan During the mid-1700s, Buchanan, Virginia was the jumping-off point for travelers on both the James River and the north-south Lee Highway. Buchanan was a respite for resting,  more »

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12 Virginia Theaters Offering An Unforgettable Experience

12 Virginia Theaters Offering An Unforgettable Experience www.onlyinyourstate.com/virginia/va–theaters/ Jul 13, 2015 – These 12 Theaters In Virginia Will Give You An Unforgettable Viewing … and musical performances by some of the nation’s top entertainers. 10. Buchanan Theatre, Buchanan Buchanan Theatre  more »

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Buchanan to hold 10th annual Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, April 1

Buchanan to hold 10th annual Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, April 1 Photo courtesy of Harry Gleason Cherry blossoms line the streets of Buchanan. Buchanan’s 10th annual Arbor Day Celebration will be held Friday, April 1, at 11 a.m. The  more »

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Town of Buchanan Hosts Third Thursday Small Business Seminars

Town of Buchanan hosts Third Thursday small-business seminars Small biz in Buchanan Photo courtesy of Mary Zirkle Posted: Monday, February 29, 2016 8:00 am Town of Buchanan hosts Third Thursday small-business seminars Bart Smith, director of the Roanoke Regional Small  more »

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