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Botetourt Agriculture Survey

3/18/2015
Public Service Announcement - Botetourt County has contracted with the Weldon-Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia to conduct an agriculture study for the County (more...)

April 2015 Computer Classes at the Botetourt County Libraries

3/6/2015
Public Service Announcement - iPad BasicsClass 1: Tuesday, April 7th - 6:00pm-8:30pm @ Blue Ridge Library Class 2: Wednesday, April 8th - 6:00pm-8:30pm @ Blue Ridge LibraryBring your iPad and learn how to use it (more...)

Traffic Alert: ROAD AND LANE CLOSURES ON THREE PROJECTS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK

2/27/2015
Public Service Announcement - Salem, VA – As part of work beginning this week in Botetourt County, lane and road closures will be in place at three locations for three different projects (more...)

Botetourt County's Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department Releases Annual Report

2/23/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism recently finalized its 2014 Participation Report, outlining the involvement and type of activities offered during the last calendar year (more...)

Botetourt Sports Complex 2015 Event Schedule Released

2/23/2015
News Release - Troutville, VA – The Botetourt Sports Complex has released its event calendar for the upcoming 2015 season (more...)

Botetourt County Wins Governor's Fire Service Award

2/23/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA —  On Saturday February 21, 2015, members of the Botetourt County Department of Fire and EMS Special Operations & Tactics Team (SOTT) were recognized at the Virginia Fire & Rescue Conference for receiving the Governor’s Fire Service Award for Outstanding Fire Department Response (more...)

Dynax America Corporation Breaks Ground on $33 Million Project in Botetourt

2/11/2015
News Release - Botetourt County, Virginia - Officials of Dynax America Corporation and Botetourt County broke ground today on an expansion that will nearly double the company’s current facility in EastPark in Botetourt County (more...)

VDOT: Rt. 220 (Botetourt Road) Bridge Replacement Project

1/28/2015
News Release - Find out about the proposed plans to replace two narrow bridges on Route 220 (Botetourt Road) (more...)

Greenfield Disc Golf Course Receives International Attention

1/12/2015
News Release - Fincastle, VA – After being open for just over six months, the Greenfield Disc Golf Course has been ranked 20thin the world out of over 5000 courses (more...)

Board Approves Strategic Vision for 2040

12/19/2014
Public Service Announcement - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Board of Supervisors has closed out the year on a high note by excitedly adopting its 2040 Vision with unanimous approval (more...)

Botetourt Fire and EMS Invest in Lifesaving Device

12/16/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA — The Botetourt County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) recently placed a new lifesaving device in service on the EMS supervisor's vehicle (more...)

Botetourt County Wraps Up Fire Prevention Week

11/3/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA — The Botetourt County Department of Fire and EMS in partnership with the Troutville, Read Mountain, Fincastle, and Blue Ridge Volunteer Fire Departments commemorated a successful Fire Prevention Week this past month (more...)

Botetourt County Establishes an Adopt-a-Park Program

10/27/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism recently announced the Botetourt Beautiful Program, which is an adopt-a-park type program designed to recognize and encourage community groups, civic organizations, businesses, or individual citizens for contributing to the upkeep or enhancement of their neighborhood parks, public access sites, trails, or other public property (more...)

Botetourt County Prepares for Ebola

10/27/2014
Public Service Announcement - Fincastle, VA – Local fire and emergency medical services personnel have been actively engaged with regional, state, and national organizations to help ensure that Botetourt County crews are trained, equipped, and prepared should something such as Ebola become a reality in the area (more...)

RCACP Holds Empty the Shelter Event

10/26/2014
News Release - Who: The Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection (RCACP) wants to empty the animal shelter prior to the holidays (more...)

Governor McAuliffe Announces 75 New Jobs in Botetourt County

10/22/2014
News Release - Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Dynax America Corporation, a subsidiary of Dynax Corporation of Hokkaido, Japan, will invest $32 (more...)

Botetourt County Van Service Program Rate Changes

10/20/2014
Public Service Announcement - Fincastle, VA – Rates for customers of the Senior and Accessible Van Service will see a slight increase in fees beginning January 1, 2015 (more...)

Pink Effect for Breast Cancer Awareness at Lord Botetourt and James River Home Football Games

10/20/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism will be partnering with Lord Botetourt and James River High Schools in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by sponsoring a Pink Effect at two upcoming home football games (more...)

Youth Sports Recruitment Videos

10/6/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism has recently released two videos designed to get children interested in playing youth sports (more...)

Botetourt County Celebrates National Fire Prevention Week

10/6/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA — The Botetourt County Department of Fire and EMS is commemorating National Fire Prevention Week October 5-11, 2014 (more...)

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The Jefferson National Forest and the George Washington National Forest have over 70,000 acres in three Ranger Districts in Botetourt County. The National Forests make up 22 percent of the county's land area and offer great environments for hunting, hiking, fishing and bird watching.