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2008-07-22 03:00:25

By ANDY THOMPSON Tuesday's meeting of the board of the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries produced the usual slate of regulations and recommendations, but the big news out of the department in recent weeks was the start of renovations at the Coursey Springs trout hatchery in Bath County.

2008-07-19 03:00:21

By Mark Taylor mark.taylor@roanoke.com 981-3395 If you were in charge of recruiting new businesses to the Roanoke Valley, where would you take the decision-makers as you pitched this area's quality of life appeal? Mill Mountain, probably, where you could stand on the overlook and give the visitors a good view of our pretty valley.

2008-07-01 06:00:26

By Mark Taylor mark.taylor@roanoke.com 981-3395 Bath County's fat, feathered fish poachers are going on a diet. Their all-you-can-eat buffet, the Coursey Springs Fish Hatchery, is closing its doors for renovations.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.