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RCACP Holds Empty the Shelter Event

11/13/2014
News Release - Who: The Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection (RCACP) wants to empty the animal shelter prior to the holidays (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...)

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...)

Mill Creek Precinct Changes Voting Location

9/22/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA — The Botetourt County Office of Voter Registration and Elections announces the change in location of the Mill Creek precinct in the Buchanan Magisterial District (more...)

Botetourt County Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

9/22/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA - Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that Botetourt County received $30,500 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) Marketing Leverage Program grant fund (more...)

Women's College Softball Military Appreciation Tournament

9/22/2014
News Release - Troutville, VA – The Botetourt Sports Complex is pleased to announce the 6th annual Military Appreciation Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, October 4th and 5th (more...)

Tourism Revenue Grew in Botetourt County in 2013

9/15/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA – Tourism was again an important contributor to the Botetourt County local economy in 2013 (more...)

Altec Solidifies Expansion Plans at Greenfield

9/2/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Board of Supervisors recently approved an option and performance agreement for a planned expansion of Altec Industries at its Botetourt Center at Greenfield facility (more...)

Stormwater Management Webpage Launch

8/29/2014
Public Service Announcement - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Department of Development Services has launched a new webpage dedicated to stormwater management (more...)

Botetourt County Announces First Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services

8/26/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA – Botetourt County has appointed Jeff Beckner as its first Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) (more...)

Parks & Recreation Grant Deadline October 1st

8/6/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA– Botetourt County’s Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Capital Improvement Incentive Fund Program (more...)

Botetourt County Library Summer Reading Winners

8/5/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA — Botetourt County Library just concluded a very successful summer reading program (more...)

Botetourt County and the Sons of the American Revolution Move Forward with Preston Memorial

8/4/2014
News Release - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Board of Supervisors and the Fincastle Resolutions Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) held a signing ceremony for the amended Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a memorial for Colonel William Preston at the Botetourt Center at Greenfield (more...)

100-Day Notice for November 4, 2014 General Elections

7/28/2014
Public Service Announcement - This is an official notice of an election to be conducted in Botetourt County on 11/04/2014 (more...)

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Because of Botetourt County's growing economy, tax rates are less than they were in the 1980s.