Photo: Ransone’s Drug Facebook

Botetourt County is about to lose its last independent pharmacy. Ransone’s Drug Store in Buchanan County closes today at 5:30 after serving the area since 1937. The closure means Buchanan-area residents will often have to make round trips of 40 miles or more to pick up prescriptions in Daleville or Lexington.  WFIR’s Evan Jones has the story:

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The fountain and grill portions of the business will remain open.