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Support Farmers by Fincastle Farm

The Botetourt Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual agriculture dinner at The Preserve at Crooked Run in Fincastle last Thursday. Members of Botetourt County’s ag community, local dignitaries, family, and friends gathered for an evening celebrating agriculture in Botetourt County and the state of Virginia.


Well, the Botetourt longbeards have resurrected their annual WITO Shooting Event.

Ladies are invited to join in, so gather a friend(s), sister, Mom, cousin, co-workers for a fun day of shooting. If you've never fired a firearm, this is the place to come. If you're experienced but want to shoot a variety, this is the place. if you're in between, or been before, this is the place. But spots are ...

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First Bank decorated tree

The beauty and festive spirit of the fourth annual Botetourt Chamber Tinsel Trail returns to Fincastle this winter thanks to the continued support of title sponsor First Bank. “We are pleased that First Bank chose to sponsor this event again for 2023. It speaks to the value the Tinsel Trail brings to the area and the community involvement prioritized in their mission to make a difference in the ...

Gov. Glen Youngkin speaks at Richmond Marine Terminal on Monday

Virginia agriculture exports rose to $5.1 billion last year, from $4.07 billion in 2021 and $3.22 billion in 2020.

old jail being prepared for renovation

Old Jail cleared; banners added around renovation project

Eldor Corporation

The pandemic forced this plant to automate. Now Eldor has fewer workers than it planned for, but higher salaries.


Spring Paddling Season on the James in Historic Buchanan Virgnia, in Botetourt County begins March 31st!

Botetourt Historical Museum receives 1776 document

Chamber donates a $500 gift card to Craig Co. food bank on behalf of the 2022 Golf Tournament.

Manufacturers Concerned of Recession Threat in 2023

Congress failed to act on essential tax reforms, which complicates investment, increases inflationary pressures, could stifle economic growth