Board Looks to the Future

December 10, 2016

Fincastle, VA – The Board of Supervisors has reaffirmed its strategic vision for the County. On December 10, the Board received updates from staff regarding the County’s strategic priorities. The priorities cover all aspects of the County, from the development of the Gateway Crossing area and other economic development initiatives to improved quality of life (more…)

Burn Ban Lifted

December 5, 2016

Fincastle, VA – At 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 5, 2016, Botetourt County Administrator Gary Larrowe    announced the lifting of the burn ban that had been in effect since mid-November. The recent rain and the     forecast for more this week prompted the action. “The return of this wet weather has been a blessing,” said Larrowe. (more…)

Elections Press Release Regarding Misleading Letters

September 21, 2016

The Virginia Department of Elections has received numerous phone calls from concerned voters who received a letter suggesting their voter registration status was in question. Similar letters have been sent by at least two separate organizations – America’s Future, Inc. and the Voter Participation Center. Letters sent by these organizations have reportedly been addressed to (more…)

ScaleUp Offering Assistance to Botetourt Businesses

September 30, 2016

Fincastle, VA – ScaleUp Roanoke Valley is seeking Botetourt County businesses to participate in its next series of business planning and growth sessions. ScaleUp specializes in assisting small businesses to grow, including in terms of sales and job growth. “A variety of resources are available for Botetourt County’s businesses to start, grow and thrive, and (more…)

Botetourt Partners with Businesses for New Welding Lab

October 4, 2016

Fincastle, VA – At a joint meeting of the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors and School Board, officials from the County, the schools, and the business community praised the partnership that has formed to offer state-of-the-art learning opportunities for the County’s students. The advanced welding lab at the Botetourt Technical Education Center (BTEC) is a (more…)

Localities Thank Regional Legislative Delegation

March 30, 2016

Welcome Home Virginia Legislators! The local governments of the Cities of Roanoke and Salem, and the Counties of Botetourt, Franklin, and Roanoke wish to thank our Virginia Legislators for the legislative successes during the recent session. We are proud to show our appreciation for their teamwork and regional cooperation this year.

Arkay Packaging Welcomes the Botetourt Corporate Visitation Program

April 1, 2016

Fincastle, VA — The Botetourt Corporate Visitation Program (BCVP) held its inaugural visit at Arkay Packaging in EastPark Industrial Park on March 29, 2016. The visit gathered representatives from Botetourt County government, Botetourt County Public Schools, Virginia Western Community College, the Virginia Employment Commission, and the Workforce Development Board. Hosted by Kim Crawford, Human Resource (more…)

Public Access Areas in Greenfield

April 14, 2016

Fincastle, VA – Due to the ongoing construction activities, including regular blasting, related to the ELDOR Corporation facility in the Botetourt Center at Greenfield, public access in Greenfield will be limited for safety concerns. International Parkway is closed past the entrance to the Lawrence Companies, and no public access, including vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle, will (more…)