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Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits Chooses Botetourt

5/24/2016
News Release - Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits, the 11th largest craft brewer in the United States in 2015, will invest about $48 million to establish an East Coast brewing operation in Botetourt County (more...)

Botetourt County Wins Annual Financial Reporting Award

4/28/2016
News Release - Fincastle, VA — Botetourt County and Director of Financial Services Tony Zerrilla have been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) (more...)

Public Access Areas in Greenfield

4/14/2016
Public Service Announcement - 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 (more...)

Arkay Packaging Welcomes the Botetourt Corporate Visitation Program

4/1/2016
News Release - Fincastle, VA — The Botetourt Corporate Visitation Program (BCVP) held its inaugural visit at Arkay Packaging in EastPark Industrial Park on March 29, 2016 (more...)

Localities Thank Regional Legislative Delegation

3/30/2016
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Virginia'a Community Colleges to Locate Shared Services Center in Botetourt County

3/21/2016
News Release - RICHMOND – Virginia’s Community Colleges will open a shared services center in Botetourt County in July, 2016 (more...)

Greenfield Preservation Advisory Commission Interest Survey

3/16/2016
Public Service Announcement - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Board of Supervisors and staff have begun the process to appoint the members of the recently created Greenfield Preservation Advisory Commission (GPAC) (more...)

ELDOR, an Italian Automotive Component Manufacturer to Create 350 New Jobs in Botetourt

3/15/2016
News Release - DALEVILLE, Va (more...)

Libraries Announce Poetry Contest

3/3/2016
News Release - Fincastle, VA - Botetourt County Library will be holding its annual Poetry Contest in March (more...)

Greenfield Historical Structures Scheduled to Move

2/22/2016
Public Service Announcement - Fincastle, VA – Contractors hired to move two historical structures at the Botetourt Center at Greenfield have scheduled to perform the move on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, and Thursday, February 25, 2016, weather  permitting (more...)

Greenfield Archaeological Update

2/8/2016
News Release - The Botetourt County Board of Supervisors and staff have received an initial report from the archaeologists regarding the possible presence of grave sites around the existing location of two historical buildings at the Botetourt Center at Greenfield (more...)

Botetourt County Prepares for the Greenfield Move

2/3/2016
News Release - Fincastle, VA – At its regular monthly meeting on January 26, the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors offered a reasoned and positive vision of the preservation of the historical resources at the Botetourt Center at Greenfield (more...)

Botetourt County Announces Greenfield Preservation Commission

1/29/2016
News Release - Fincastle, VA – In response to public concerns about the fate of historical resources surviving on the former Greenfield Plantation property acquired and developed by Botetourt County as a mixed-use business park, the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors today announced the creation of the Greenfield Preservation Advisory Commission (GPAC) (more...)

Arkay Packaging Announces Expansion in Botetourt

1/29/2016
News Release - Fincastle, VA – Today, the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors announced an expansion of a long-time county manufacturer, Arkay Packaging (more...)

County Administrator Declares Local State of Emergency

1/21/2016
Public Service Announcement - WHEREAS, I Gary Larrowe, the Director of Emergency Management of Botetourt County, have hereby found: That based on predictions from the National Weather Service, the potential exists for a recording setting snowfall event that has high potential for significant impacts to Botetourt County (more...)

Reassessment Comes to an End and Remains Approximately Level Overall

1/5/2016
News Release - Fincastle, VA – Botetourt County’s first reassessment in six years has come to an end with an almost flat total change (more...)

Water from Carvins Cove Heading to Greenfield Service Area

12/7/2015
News Release - Roanoke, VA - When Botetourt County joined the Western Virginia Water Authority (WVWA) in July, one of the primary goals was to design and construct a new water pumpstation that will allow drinking water from the Carvins Cove Reservoir and Treatment Facility to serve customers along the Roanoke Road corridor to Greenfield (more...)

Exit 150 Improvements in Botetourt Present Opportunities, Consultant Report Says

11/25/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA - Consultants hired to determine the economic opportunities available in the Exit 150 area of Botetourt County reported today that the area has the potential to support significant new retail, hotel, and   housing development (more...)

Botetourt County Endorses the Future of Agriculture

11/25/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA – The Weldon-Cooper Center for Public Service has released its Agriculture Development Strategic Plan report for Botetourt County, highlighting the potential and future possibilities of agriculture in the County (more...)

"Balanced Approach" Moves Economic Development and Historic Preservation Forward

11/25/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA – In separate but closely related actions, the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors today voted unanimously to both preserve archeological and historical resources from the County’s Greenfield business park and to allow the construction of a shell building designed to attract new manufacturing investment and jobs to the county (more...)

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Botetourt County is within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population, and within 500 miles of New York, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Washington, Nashville, and Atlanta.