By Aila Boyd

Botetourt County announced last Tuesday during the Board of Supervisors meeting that some of its offices will be moving out of Fincastle and will be relocated to the Greenfield Education and Training Center.

The move, which will happen as early as May, will affect roughly 50 employees, with 180 remaining in Fincastle. The county treasurer, commissioner of the revenue, county administration, community development, and other administrative offices are included in the move.

The Clerk of Court, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Courts, Sheriff’s Office, Voter Registration, and Fire-Emergency Medical Services will all remain in Fincastle.

This plan provides a great solution for the county’s office space needs at much less cost than other options,” Billy Martin, chairman of the Board of Supervisors and Blue Ridge District supervisor, said in the press release. “It also provides better access for our citizens and will allow various offices of the county and our employees to work better together resulting in improved services for the public.”

The potential benefits…

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