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Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced Virginia’s unemployment rate held steady at 3 percent in April, while total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 13,600 jobs.

Botetourt County is seeking input from the community to update our comprehensive plan. Envision Botetourt 2040 is the most important document for guiding future land development, growth, and policy in the county.

Beaver Dam Farm Sunflowers in Botetourt County received a $20,000 grant for its September 2022 Sunflower Festival and Vendor Show.

New air quality report from American Lung Association

~ Program will generate more than $15 million in marketing initiatives and impact more than 1,000 statewide tourism entities~

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that he will donate his first-quarter salary to the Virginia Law Enforcement Assistance Program, an organization dedicated to helping law enforcement officers and first responders who have undergone traumatic critical incidents in the line of duty or in their personal lives.

To find out, Stacker compiled a list of metros where the most people are finding new jobs in Roanoke, VA using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Jobs-to-Jobs Flows. Metros are ranked by the number of people that started a new job in Roanoke, VA in the first quarter of 2021.

This year the average American family is forced to spend an extra $5,200 for the products they need and use every day because of inflation. In an already high-cost region, these increases are stealing the paychecks of workers in Virginia struggling to make ends meet.

Business leaders and policy makers will discuss how we can work together to meet the Commonwealth’s energy and environmental goals.