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The NCAA has informed Salem that it will move the Stagg Bowl from the city after this year. Salem has hosted college football’s Division 3 championship game every year since 1993. Tourism director Carey Harveycutter says outdated facilities and bids from other cities with newer venues was a factor. The NCAA is also moving the men’s Division 3 basketball championships and women’s Division 2 softball title tournament to cities other than Salem after spring of next year. The NCAA women’s basketball championships will come to Salem in 2021.
Botetourt County has announced that Matt Britt will be its new Fire-EMS Chief. Britt is an ex-marine and longtime volunteer who most recently worked at a community college in North Carolina. He takes on the position May 22 after a search that took almost a year. Britt replaces the late Jeff Beckner, who was found dead in a creek behind his home last June. Britt says he also knows the value of Fire-EMS volunteers in a largely rural county:
Lost in all the noise perhaps over North Korea and Syria is the question of Trump Administration ties to Russia – but Virginia’s senior Democratic senator says that investigation continues, as WFIR’s Gene Marrano reports: