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Greenfield buildings will be moved next week

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
By Edwin McCoy
BOTETOURT – Final preparations are underway for moving the two historical buildings at the Botetourt Center at Greenfield. This final staging is for an anticipated move next week, according to an announcement by Botetourt County this morning. A detailed move schedule is to be determined. »

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Botetourt officials affirm search for graves will continue at Greenfield, historic buildings will be moved

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
By Edwin McCoy
BOTETOURT – Rumors that the two historic buildings at Greenfield would be moved this week apparently prompted Botetourt County officials to issue a press release this afternoon (Wednesday) to quell those rumors. The news release does affirm the buildings will be moved, and that archaeological investigation concerning possible unmarked graves on the property is... »

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    The behavior of our county supervisors is absolutely embarrassing. Who bulldozes a priceless piece of it's own history, which …
    Lisa Farmer     February 4, 2016

    What a disgrace and misuse of county funds. Why the rush to move these historic structures? They should be left …
    Lorna Smith     February 3, 2016

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Botetourt real estate reassessment flat overall; residential property average down 1%

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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BOTETOURT – Botetourt County’s first reassessment in six years has come to an end with essentially no overall change in total real estate values, a Wednesday morning news release from the county says. According to Wampler-Eanes Appraisal Group Ltd., residential assessments have decreased one percent, agricultural assessments have decreased two percent, and commercial assessments... »

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Carvins Cove water coming to Daleville week of December 7; goodbye Greenfield water

Friday, December 4, 2015
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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 pump station that will allow drinking water from the Carvins Cove Reservoir and Treatment Facility to serve customers along the Roanoke Road corridor to Greenfield, according to a news... »

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Guzi resigns as Botetourt County Administrator; Carroll County administrator will assume position in January

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
By Edwin McCoy
Guzi resigns as Botetourt County Administrator; Carroll County administrator will assume position in January The Botetourt County Board of Supervisors accepted County Administrator Kathleen Guzi’s resignation Wednesday evening following a closed session at Greenfield Education and Training Center. The board then agreed to hire Gary Larrowe to fill the position. Larrowe has been county administrator for Carroll County for a decade. Guzi’s resignation is effective November 30. The... »

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Springwood Road back open

Thursday, August 27, 2015
By Edwin McCoy
BOTETOURT – Springwood Road (Rt. 630) near Springwood is open to traffic ahead of schedule, according to an announcement Thursday morning from VDOT. A flagging operation will be in place as paving and residual work on the project continue over the next week. All work is expected to conclude by the end of the... »

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Exit 150 ramps closing late Thursday night for 1 hour

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
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TROUTVILLE – Work to run fiber optics will briefly impact traffic on the evening of July 9 and early morning of July 10 at Interstate 81’s exit 150 (Troutville) in Botetourt County, according to an announcement by the Virginia Department of Transportation. Exit 150A and 150B ramps will be closed for approximately one hour... »

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Troutville Appalachian Trail Days at Town Park

Thursday, June 4, 2015
By Edwin McCoy
Troutville Appalachian Trail Days at Town Park TROUTVILLE – The fourth annual Troutville Trail Days starts this Friday evening, June 5, with dinner for Appalachian Trail thru-hikers and resumes Saturday morning with a bevy of activities for the community and hikers to enjoy at Troutville Town Park. Among those activities will be the first Warrior Hike “Walk Off The War” BBQ... »

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Children’s Fishing Carnival Saturday in Buchanan

Thursday, June 4, 2015
By Edwin McCoy
Children 15 and under are invited to enjoy the annual Botetourt Children’s Fishing Carnival this Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on the Buchanan Town Park on Lowe Street in Buchanan. Children can enjoy a multitude of free activities, including a Fishing Contest in the James River, 6-and-under fishing in trout tanks, Casting... »

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5-minute road closers scheduled at Exit 150 Wednesday night

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
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TROUTVILLE – Work to relocate a phone line will briefly impact traffic tonight (Wednesday, June 3) at Interstate 81’s Exit 150. Two 5-minute closures are scheduled to string a phone line across traffic lanes at two separate locations.  Both closures are planned sometime between 10 and 11 p.m. Flaggers will be controlling traffic during... »

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