Botetourt County wins award for recent economic development announcements

posted by Caroline J. Cook - 

Boutetourt County has received an award in recognition of recent economic development.

Area Development Magazine has awarded the county with its Silver Shovel Award.

Virginia and other states received the Silver Shovel Award fir the number of high value-added jobs per capita, the amounts of investment, the number of new facilities, and industry diversity.

The 10 recent economic developments that earned the award included Altec Industries' recent announcement of 180 new jobs in Daleville.

More on the story HERE from ABC-13 WSET.

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