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Botetourt Launches Wind Energy Website

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

Botetourt Recognizes National Telecommunicators Week

News Release - Fincastle, VA — The Botetourt County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Fire & EMS would like to recognize the Botetourt County Emergency Communications Center and its personnel as part of National Telecommunicators Week 2015 (more...)

Utility-Scale Wind Energy Ordinance Public Forum

Public Service Announcement - Fincastle, VA – The Botetourt County Department of Community Development will be hosting a public forum on a proposed utility-scale wind energy ordinance on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, from 4:00 p (more...)

Reassessment Progresses in the County

Public Service Announcement - Fincastle, VA – Wampler-Eanes Appraisal Group of Daleville is in the process of inspecting real estate parcels throughout the County (more...)

April 2015 Computer Classes at the Botetourt County Libraries

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...)


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...)

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The Botetourt Sports Complex has attracted more than 40,000 visitors to Botetourt since opening in July of 2007. It received the Best New Facility Award from the Virginia Recreation and Parks Society in 2008, Pioneer Athletics Field of the Year Award in 2011, and Amateur Softball Associationís Complex of the Year in 2012.