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HomeTown reports improved quarterly results

The Roanoke Times

Date: 8/14/2017 4:04:00 PM

Total assets stood at $548 million and loans at $435 million on June 30. Shares of company stock closed Monday at $10.70, unchanged from Friday. The bank operates six branches in the Roanoke and New River valleys and at Smith Mountain Lake

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Officials stress water safety after recent incidents on Smith Mountain Lake


Date: 8/11/2017 11:04:00 PM

SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, Va. (WDBJ7) --As summer winds down and kids head back to school, this time of year is still a busy one at our local lakes. After recent incidents at Smith Mountain Lake, officials are talking water safety. WDBJ7 has been told by the

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Boy, 9, drowns at Smith Mountain Lake

Date: 8/9/2017 10:40:00 PM

Tragedy came to Smith Mountain Lake Saturday for the second time in three weeks when a 9-year-old boy from Durham, North Carolina fell or jumped from a floating trampoline near a private lakefront residence and drowned in 20 feet of water. The boy

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Safety is a concern at Smith Mountain Lake

Franklin News Post

Date: 8/9/2017 12:54:00 PM

As more people are spending time at Smith Mountain Lake, the injury and fatality rate is on the rise. With more people comes more cause for caution In 2016, there were eight reported injuries and only one fatality. The Smith Mountain Lake Marine Volunteer

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13 Summer Beers To Try in Virginia's Blue Ridge

Date: 8/9/2017 10:57:00 AM

How could you not include a visit to Sunken City Brewing Company into a Blue Ridge Day at Smith Mountain Lake?! The local craft brewery at the Westlake Towne Center is a great spot to unwind, and the summer calls for a few pints of the Surfside Wheat

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• River: Roanoke River
• Length: 500 Miles
• Surface Area: 20,400 Acres
• Average Depth: 55 Feet
Smith Mountain Lake is a large reservoir in the Roanoke Region of Virginia[3], located southeast of the City of Roanoke and southwest of Lynchburg. The lake was created in 1963 by the Smith Mountain Dam impounding the Roanoke River. The majority of the south shore of the lake lies in Franklin County while a portion, including access to the dam, lies in Pittsylvania County. The lake has become a popular recreation spot and has also experienced significant development in the last decade.

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