Getting to Know BOCO

Storyteller Series

Nestled in the embrace of history, culture, and natural splendor, Botetourt County has been a canvas for countless remarkable stories. The tales that have been woven into the fabric of this county are as diverse and vibrant as its landscapes. From the peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains to the valleys that cradle its towns, each corner of Botetourt County holds a unique narrative waiting to be shared. We invite you to join us on this journey as we open the door to the past, present, and future of Botetourt County. Through the words of its residents, businesses, and visitors, you'll uncover a treasure trove of extraordinary tales that remind us of the rich tapestry of human experience that stretches across time and place.

Have a story you want to share? Let us know about it by clicking here.


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    BOCO Storyteller Series - Zack Kelly

    It's time for a new BOCO Storytellers segment, and this time we caught up with a BOCO athlete that has grown from playing rec ball in Cloverdale to the MLB! Meet Zack Kelly! Read on...
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    BOCO Storyteller Series - Jim Arzigian

    Jim Arzigian loves hiking and has even tackled the entire 2,192 miles of the Appalachian Trail! Hear how he now gives back to his fellow hikers in our latest BOCO Storytellers segment titled "AT Angel". Read on...
  3. Photo of Caroline Naysmith at the old jail in Fincastle VA

    BOCO Storyteller Series - Don & Caroline Naysmith

    Don & Caroline Naysmith have devoted their lives to restoring old buildings and now they have retired to Botetourt County and are once again working their magic to bring new life and redemption to a well-known building in the heart of Town of Fincastle. Read on...

BOCO Brag

Know someone who is doing extraordinary things in Botetourt County and deserves a BOCO Brag? We want to hear about it! Send us a message by clicking here.

Getting to Know BOCO (COMING SOON!)

Local government employees often serve as the backbone of a community, working tirelessly to ensure that essential services are provided and that residents and businesses are well-supported. Their efforts go a long way in making Botetourt County a great place to live, work, and play!

We invite you to learn more about your local county government and to get to know the men and women who strive to provide exemplary customer service each and every day.