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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Friday, February 16, 2024, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 S. Center Drive, Daleville, VA, 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

Please visit the Agenda Center fo...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 8, 2024

BOCO Broadband Update

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Lumos Fiber is pleased to announce significant progress in our VATI2 build-out in Botetourt County. Currently, 40% of the project is complete, with nearly 60% in planning and less than 5% in construction. We’re dedicated to rapidly expa...

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 2, 2024

Botetourt County Hosts State of the County Address Focusing on “Getting to Know” BOCO

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This initiative reviews the past year and envisions the county's future. This time around, the county opted for a unique approach, embracing the opportunity for the community to "get to know BOCO." 

Key staff from various depart...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Friday, January 26, 2024, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 S. Center Drive, Daleville, VA, 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

Please view the agenda in the Agen...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 3, 2024

Universal to Create 45 Jobs Right Here in Botetourt County & Invest $50 Million

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Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: ULH) is poised to undertake an important expansion as it ventures into a new industrial building situated in the 1700 block of Lee Highway in Botetourt County, which is located within the Roanoke Region...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 2, 2024

Botetourt County Approved as a Drought Designation Area by the USDA

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Botetourt County is Eligible for Emergency USDA Loans!

Botetourt County was declared a contiguous county disaster due to drought and heat using the Secretarial Disaster Designation process. Under this designation, if you have operations in any primary or c...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 29, 2023

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Friday, January 5, 2024, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 S. Center Drive, Daleville, VA, 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

You can find the agenda by visiting...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 11, 2023

VDOT TRAFFIC ALERT: New Traffic Signal to be Activated at Rt. 220 & Fieldstone Ln. in Daleville

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VDOT TRAFFIC ALERT: NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL TO BE ACTIVATED AT ROUTE 220 AND FIELDSTONE LANE IN BOTETOURT COUNTY

Drivers should expect a new traffic pattern and use caution!

A new signal will be activated at the intersection of Route 220 and Fieldstone Lane on T...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 29, 2023

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Friday, December 1, 2023, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 S. Center Drive, Daleville, VA, 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

Please view the agenda here.

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 27, 2023

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a rescheduled public meeting on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 S. Center Drive, Daleville, VA, 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

You may view the agen...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 21, 2023

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 S. Center Drive, Daleville, VA, 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

The agenda may be viewed here.&am...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 7, 2023

Severe Weather Resource Guide

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Our area could see some severe weather this evening. Here is a resource guide that you might find useful should Botetourt County have power outages or downed trees. 

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 26, 2023

Botetourt County Launching Pilot Program to Address Childcare Shortage

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Botetourt County has been working diligently to find additional, reliable childcare services for our community and we are proud to report that the County is partnering with Wonderschool. Through a grant from the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF),...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 19, 2023

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 S. Center Drive, Daleville, VA, 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

Please view the agenda her...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 18, 2023

BOCO Planners Bring Home State Awards

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Botetourt County is pleased to announce that our Community Development Department has received two prestigious awards from the American Planning Association (APA). 

 During the APA luncheon, Botetourt County received the 2023 Holzheimer E...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 5, 2023

BOCO Resource Guide

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If you are looking for a quick and printable guide for county resources including phone numbers and email addresses for county departments we have you covered! 

We have just updated our BOCO Resource Guide for you! If you have questions please don...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 5, 2023

James River Recognized by Southern Living Magazine

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The James River, located right here in Botetourt County, was named one of 8 southern rivers for leisurely summer adventures by Southern Living Magazine. Thank you to Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge for introducing this gem to the folks at Southern Li...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 20, 2023

BOCO Broadband Journey

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Botetourt County has partnered with Lumos Fiber to make universal broadband coverage a reality for our community by the Spring of 2024. Lumos Fiber is working diligently to continue work on our Virginia Telecommunications Initiative Grant (VATI2) that wil...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 15, 2023

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Friday, June 30, 2023, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 S. Center Drive, Daleville, VA, 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

Please view the agenda here. ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Altec Industries Announces Expansion in Botetourt County

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On Tuesday, May 23, 2023, Governor  Glenn Youngkin announced Altec Inc. will be investing $1.4 million to reconfigure the Botetourt County operation for a new product line which will result in the creation of 150 new jobs. Altec is a leading prov...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Friday, May 26, 2023, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

Please view the agenda here.

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 20, 2023

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Friday, April 28, 2023, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083. 

The public is welcome to attend.

You may view the agenda ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: April 12, 2023

Warner Visits BOCO for Broadband Discussion

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On April 11, 2023, Senator Mark Warner visited Botetourt County to talk about broadband installation efforts in the county. The discussion celebrated the completion of the Virginia Telecommunications Initiative 1 (VATI1) grant which was a partnership with...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 27, 2023

Governor Youngkin Visits Botetourt County

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Today, Botetourt County and Eldor Corporation welcomed Governor Glenn Youngkin to our community!

Governor Youngkin visited with Eldor officials, Delegate Terry Austin, local officials and partners before taking a tour of the international manufacturing com...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 24, 2023

Botetourt County Welcomes Dairy Queen

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If you've driven through Daleville lately you might have noticed a climate change coming with Blizzards expected to become the norm! 

The much anticipated Dairy Queen at Daleville Town Center! is taking shape! But did you know that the ow...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 23, 2023

Botetourt County Welcomes New Belgium Brewing

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Today, New Belgium Brewing  announced that they have struck an agreement to acquire the Constellation Brands facility in the Botetourt Center at Greenfield located in Daleville. Botetourt County officials received a call from Constellation Brands...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 13, 2023

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Monday, March 20, 2023, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083. 

The public is welcome to attend.

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Economic Development
Posted on: February 16, 2023

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a public meeting on Friday, February 24, 2023, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083. 

The public is welcome to attend.

You may view the agen...

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a regular meeting on Friday, January 27, 2023, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083. 

The public is welcome to attend.

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Economic Development
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Vision 2023- Setting Financial Goals for Your Business

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Setting Financial Goals for Your Business for Botetourt Small Business Owners

What would your business look like if you gave yourself the gift of TIME to work ON your business? Time to focus on yourself as an owner, to fill yourself up and inspire a year o...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 16, 2022

Cyber Security Alert

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The FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation,  the Food and Drug Administration Office of Criminal Investigations (FDA OCI), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are releasing a joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) to advise the ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Botetourt County and BTEC Receive GO Virginia Grant

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On December 13, 2022, the GO Virginia State Board announced its approval of three new Region 2 projects aimed at growing the regional economy. Region 2 consists of the cities of Covington, Lynchburg, Radford, Roanoke, and Salem; and the counties of Allegh...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 2, 2022

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County EDA Finance Committee will hold a meeting on Friday, December 9, 2022, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083. 

The public is welcome to attend.

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 2, 2022

Campbell Nominated for Rising Star Award

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Congratulations to our very own Luke Campbell for being a Virginia Economic Developers Association "Rising Star" nominee.  

The Rising Star Award is given to a VEDA member who has made a mark on his or her employer during a relatively sh...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a rescheduled meeting on Friday, December 16, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083. This meeting was rescheduled from the regular ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 11, 2022

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a Regular Meeting on Friday, October 14, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083. This meeting was rescheduled from the regular Septe...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Botetourt County Launches Broadband Education Video

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Educating our community about complex issues is important to us and that is why Botetourt County is launching our BOCO Education Series.  Our first video - explaining the Broadband installation process! 

Internet, wifi, fiber, broadband.....

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 7, 2022

Metalsa Announces Goal to Achieve Zero Waste To Landfill

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Metalsa in Botetourt County and Metalsa Central Worldwide has achieved Zero Waste status. Metalsa Roanoke Inc., a plant in Botetourt County, VA, has partnered with GFL Environmental and Wisdom Environmental, Covanta Environmental Solutions, and Environmen...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Munters Grand Opens in Botetourt County

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After 18 months of diligent work and construction, today, Botetourt County welcomes and celebrates Munters Global on their grand opening in Daleville! This data center cooling business grew significantly over the past few years and relocated to Botetourt ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Botetourt County Receives Certificate of Excellence Award From GFOA

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Botetourt County is pleased to announce that the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the county for its annual comprehensive fin...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority is rescheduling its regular September meeting to Friday, October 14, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083.

Please stay tuned for more informa...

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Economic Development
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Botetourt County Corporate Family Appreciation Social Is A Huge Success!

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On Wednesday, September 14, 2022,Botetourt County Economic Development hosted a Corporate Family Appreciation Social at The Preserve at Crooked Run in Fincastle, VA.

Over 50 people were in attendance to network and socialize from our corporate community. W...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 10, 2022

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a Special Meeting on Friday, August 19, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

August 19, 2022, EDA ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Botetourt County Welcomes DHCD to Talk About Broadband

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On August 8, 2022,  Botetourt County was pleased to welcome visitors from the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to visit with our team and our partners at Lumos to discuss the broadband build in Botetourt County.  Th...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 27, 2022

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold its Regular Meeting on Friday, July 29, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

Economic Development ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold a Special Called Meeting on Friday, June 17, 2022, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

June 17, 2022, EDA Special ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold its Regular Meeting on Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

May 20, 2022, Regular EDA Agenda

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Economic Development
Posted on: May 9, 2022

National Economic Development Week is May 9-13!

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Virginia Economic Development Partnership and Virginia Economic Developers Association  along with Botetourt County Economic Development is marking National Economic Development Week from May 9-13, 2022 to celebrate the positive...
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Economic Development
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Roanoke Regional Small Business Development Center Upcoming Workshop

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Franchising 101

April 21 | 12:00 PM 

Co-Hosted with: Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity

Speaker(s): Heather Rosen

Learn More + Register

 

Financial Fri-YAY!  Topic: Insider Scoop on Tax Saving Strategies for ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 25, 2022

April Small Business Development Center Events

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Below you will find information on Upcoming Workshops, Events, and Program Line Up from the Roanoke Regional SBDC and Virginia SBDC -- Mark Your Calendar!

The SBDC workshops, events, and programs are designed with a small business owner in mind. Actionable...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Economic Development Authority Public Meeting Notice

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The Botetourt County Economic Development Authority will hold its Regular Meeting on Friday, March 25, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Botetourt Administration Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville, VA 24083.

The public is welcome to attend.

March 25, 2022, Regu...

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Economic Development
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Botetourt County Receives Aa1 Issuer Rating from Moody’s Investors Service

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Moody's Investor Services has assigned an initial Aa1 issuer rating to Botetourt County. The issuer rating reflects the county's ability to repay debt and debt-like obligations without consideration of any pledge, security, or structural features. Concurr...

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