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Botetourt Sports Complex Hosts Wounded Warriors Tournament

8/31/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism is pleased to announce that the Botetourt Sports Complex will be hosting the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) on October 3, 2015 in Troutville (more...)

Blue Ridge Structure Fire

8/25/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA —  At 10:30 a (more...)

Jefferson College of Health Sciences Partners with Local Fire & EMS

8/24/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA — The Fincastle Rescue Squad, Jefferson College of Health Sciences Emergency Services Program, and the Botetourt County Department of Fire & EMS have joined together in an effort to provide for more opportunities for paramedic students to get a unique rural EMS experience as well as working toward recruiting students as volunteers and assisting with covering calls for service (more...)

VDOT: ROAD AND LANE CLOSURES ON THREE PROJECTS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN THIS WEEK IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

8/21/2015
News Release - Drivers will see various lane closures and road work happening in Botetourt County as several projects begin this week (more...)

Botetourt County Firefighter/Paramedic Deploys for Montana Wildfire

8/20/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA — On Tuesday, August 18th, Botetourt County Fire & EMS Firefighter/Paramedic Mary McPeak packed her things and waited for her assignment as part of a team from the Virginia Department of Forestry   being deployed to wildfires in Montana and Washington state (more...)

Botetourt County Joins Western Virginia Water Authority

7/1/2015
Public Service Announcement - After participating in a series of public hearings and receiving concurrent resolutions from the member localities expressing support for membership expansion, the Executive Directors and members of the Board of Direcectors of the Western Virginia Water Authority are pleased to announce that Botetourt County will officially become a member of this regional organization on July 1, 2015 (more...)

Parks & Recreation Grant Deadline October 1st

6/29/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA – Botetourt County’s Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Capital Improvement Incentive Fund Program (more...)

VDOT: Lane Closures Scheduled for NB I-81 for Bridge Repairs

6/23/2015
News Release - Weather permitting, on Tuesday, June 23, a lane closure will be in place in the northbound left lane of I-81 near mile marker 155 from 6 p (more...)

Botetourt Contracts with CodeRED to Provide Emergency Notification Service

5/22/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA —  Following an extensive review and evaluation of alerting systems, Botetourt County has adopted the CodeRED system, a high-speed emergency notification service provided by Emergency Communications Network, based in Ormond Beach, Florida (more...)

Botetourt Tourism Wins State VIRGO Award

5/18/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA – The Virginia Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (VACVB), an association supporting destination marketing organizations and the development of tourism and travel professionals in Virginia, announced the winners of the 2015 VIRGO Awards at their 2015 Spring Meeting held at the Berry Hill Resort in South Boston, Virginia, April 29-30 (more...)

VDOT: Exit 150 Improvement Project "Pardon Our Dust" Meeting

5/18/2015
News Release - The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a “Pardon Our Dust” public information meeting as construction on the project is scheduled to begin (more...)

Community Workshop for Exit 150/Gateway Center

5/18/2015
Public Service Announcement - Fincastle, VA – Botetourt County and RKG Associates, Inc (more...)

Utility-Scale Wind Energy Ordinance Update

5/13/2015
News Release - On May 4, 2015, the Division of Planning and Zoning sent the proposed utility-scale wind energy ordinance to the Board of Supervisors and the Planning Commission for consideration (more...)

Business Appreciation Month 2015

5/8/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA – On May 8, 2015, on behalf of the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors, Chairman Donald “Mac” Scothorn signed a proclamation declaring May to be Business Appreciation Month in Botetourt (more...)

Community Reaches Out After Blue Ridge Fire

5/8/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA — In the evening of Thursday, May 7, 2015, units from Botetourt County Fire and EMS responded to a reported house fire on Willowbrook Lane in Blue Ridge (more...)

Botetourt County Launches "What's Your Bot-e-Type?" Sweepstakes with Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant

5/4/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA - Botetourt County announced today the launch of its “What’s Your Bot-e-Type?” Sweepstakes that will award three customizable Botetourt County prize packages during a six-week period (more...)

Board of Supervisors Votes to Join Western Virginia Water Authority

5/1/2015
Public Service Announcement - At its regular meeting on April 28, 2015, the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing and unanimously approved a comprehensive agreement regarding consolidating utilities with the Western Virginia Water Authority (more...)

May 2015 Computer Classes at the Botetourt County Libraries

4/30/2015
Public Service Announcement - Master Windows 8 (more...)

Botetourt County Hosts Life Jacket Loaner Stand in Town of Buchanan

4/28/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, along with The Upper James River Water Trail Committee are pleased to announce the opening of a new Life Jacket Loaner Stand located at the Public Boat Landing located in the Town of Buchanan beside Buchanan Town Park and Twin River Outfitters (more...)

Botetourt Launches Wind Energy Website

4/21/2015
Public Service Announcement - The County has recently launched a website dedicated to wind energy (more...)

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The Jackson and Cowpasture Rivers converge in northern Botetourt to form Virginia's greatest river, the James River. A 16-mile stretch of the river between Eagle Rock and Springwood is the only part of the James that has been designated a Virginia Scenic River.