Ransome was named after C.H. Ransome who lived in the area and set up a business supplying mixed firewood to the city.
Man pleads no contest in fatal motel shooting: Leroy Ransome II, facing up to life in prison for killing his girlfriend in Roanoke County, apologized to family members during a hearing.
Jun 06, 2007; Byline: Reed Williams Jun. 6--A man who shot his girlfriend in the face in front of their two children pleaded no contest on...