Thursday, July 07, 2011

Botetourt County tourism coordinator moving on to new job in Abingdon
Roanoke Times
Kevin Costello, who launched Botetourt County's full-time tourism campaign five years ago, has resigned as tourism coordinator and will start a new job Aug. 1 in Abingdon in the same field.  ...

4-H camp a tradition for one Botetourt County family
Three hundred and ninety kids came from Alleghany, Augusta, Bath, Botetourt, Highland and Rockbridge counties. ...

Rough roads are getting the heave-ho in Botetourt County
"This is the most heavily traveled interchange on I-81 in Virginia and given that, there's an obvious need to make it safe as possible," says Jerry Burgess, Botetourt County Administrator. Heidi Underwood of VDOT explains, "It's an effort to improve ...

Process started to drain Botetourt County's Rainbow Forest Lake
After years of back and forth with the state, a Botetourt County community is draining its lake. The Department of Conservation and Recreation ordered that the Rainbow Forest Lake be drained. Community members have been fighting to keep it afloat since ..

VDOT to repair Craig Creek swinging bridge
Roanoke Times
A closure sign is posted on the Craig Creek swinging suspension bridge, which is near Oriskany in Botetourt County. The Virginia Department of Transportation said the steel suspension cables on one bank were anchored by an old log ...

American Legion Post 325 wins 2
Chatham Star Tribune
Chatham High School's Brad Haymes led Post 325 over Botetourt on Thursday, picking up the no hitter in seven innings of work. Haymes struck out 11 as the team downed its opponent 23-0. Offensively, Christian Clifton led the team with two homeruns, ...

Amherst Dixie girls gear up for games
New Era Progress
... was the result of the coaches and players working extremely hard. On July 15 in Madison Heights, the Amherst Ponytails will have a pair of teams playing, and at Botetourt on the same date, another two Amherst teams will battle for the state crown.

  News & Events - Botetourt County, Virginia
Fincastle, VA – Botetourt County Tourism Coordinator, Kevin Costello, has resigned his position to assume the duties of Executive Director of the Abingdon ...


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