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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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Art, antique & garden festival features wine & beer tasting Saturday in Buchanan

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Art, antique & garden festival features wine & beer tasting Saturday in Buchanan By Edwin McCoy Buchanan is holding its first Art, Antique & Garden Festival featuring a Wine and Beer Tasting this Saturday, May 17,  more »

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New Rubber Duck races at the Buchanan Carnival add fun and money to EMS

Posted: Monday, June 23, 2014 12:00 pm New Rubber Duck races at the Buchanan Carnival add fun and money to EMS By Cathy Benson | The Botetourt View roanoke.com The Great James River Rubber Duck Races are a new sport  more »

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Town of Buchanan To Celebrate 200th Anniversary with Arbor Day Tree Planting

The Valley’s Tree City USA localities and the Valley Beautiful Foundation are jointly sponsoring an Arbor Day Ceremony and tree planting at Buchanan Town Park, 485 Lowe St., on Monday, April 2 at 11 a.m. The Town of Buchanan invites the public to  more »

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Buchanan Elementary School celebrates Arbor Day and Earth Day

Students, faculty and staff at Buchanan Elementary School celebrated Arbor Day and Earth Day with several activities. On Wednesday, April 25, Principal Debbie Garrett led students through a program to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day. The program highlighted ways  more »

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