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Buchanan Luminaries

Buchanan Luminaries Stacey Brugh November 28, 2014 Columns Each year, on Christmas Eve, I have my own tradition of making my way through my hometown of Buchanan to see my town “sparkle.” Even before I could drive, my parents, my  more »

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Buchanan Faces the New Year with Hope

Buchanan faces the new year with hope  Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014 3:00 pm Buchanan faces the new year with hope By Cathy Benson cathy.benson@roanoke.com 981-3140 roanoke.com Mary Zirkle joined the town of Buchanan as a full-time town manager on  more »

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Buchanan names its first ever town manager

Buchanan names its first ever town manager   Mary Zirkle  Buchanan names its first ever town manager By Luanne Rife luanne.rife@roanoke.com 981-3209 roanoke.com Buchanan has as its first town manager a planner with a fondness for small towns and a  more »

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The Roanoker October 2014

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Buchanan names its first ever town manager

By Luanne Rife luanne.rife@roanoke.com 981-3209  Mary Zirkle Buchanan has as its first town manager a planner with a fondness for small towns and a keen interest in economic development. The town council named Mary Zirkle to the post. She joined  more »

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Second annual Tire-less James river event cleans up Sept. 13

Second annual Tire-less James river event cleans up Sept. 13 The James River Association (JRA) is hosting its second annual “The Tire-less James” cleanup in an effort to remove old tires from the James River. On Saturday, Sept. 13, volunteers  more »

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Botetourt View – An Evening In Buchanan

“An Evening In Buchanan” was established by the town, the Botetourt County Chamber of Commerce and the local business community to showcase life in small-town America as well as Buchanan’s revitalization efforts. Shop local, eat local and live local. Buchanan  more »

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2nd Annual Botetourt County Fair approaches, so sign up!

By Cathy Benson Cathy.Benson@roanoke.com 981-3140 roanoke.com It is no secret that the comeback of the Botetourt County Fair in August 2013 was a huge success. The Botetourt County Cooperative Extension Office is pleased to announce that we have plans to  more »

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Buchanan 2nd graders tour Buchanan

Posted: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 3:04 pm Buchanan 2nd graders tour Buchanan Mrs. Livingston’s and Mrs. Austin’s 2nd grade classes from Buchanan Elementary School went on their annual field trip to the Town of Buchanan. Mr. Harry Gleason visited our  more »

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Buchanan is unearthing the town’s history

By Luanne Rife | The Roanoke Times roanoke.com BUCHANAN — The hunt for Buchanan’s buried treasure was on. To uncover it, the town needed the usual gear — a treasure map and an archaeologist bearing a hand trowel — and  more »

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