Burn Ban for Craig County Cancelled

December 4, 2016


Effective 2 pm today the current Burn Ban for Craig County is cancelled.

The ban was very effective and we wish to thank everyone for your support.

As we cancel this ban I would like to remind everyone that anytime a person burns outdoors (leaf piles, brush piles, field burns, camp fires, burn barrels, etc), state code requires that they first clear the area of flammable material to prevent the fire from spreading, and remain with the fire until it is completely out. Anyone who starts a fire that escapes their control is liable for damages and the costs incurred by fire departments and forestry agencies that contain the fire.

Again, on behalf of the Fire Chiefs and County Administration we appreciate your support.


Jim Cady, Emergency Services Coordinator.

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Upcoming Events

Craig County Christmas Parade @ Route 311 to Main Street
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Craig County will be having their annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 6:00 pm. Everyone please come join us in celebrating the season. The parade begins at the Fairgrounds and then follows Route 311 to Main Street, ending at the Courthouse.

Christmas Parade

Santa will be available at the end of the parade for photos (parents take photos, no photographer, no fee) with the children on the Courthouse steps.

No rain date, parade will be held no matter the weather!!


Entries in the Parade:  All individuals, groups and organizations are welcome to enter in the parade.  No fee, no pre-entry form or information required.  Just be at the New Castle Fairgrounds to line up at 5:00 pm.  Fairgrounds are located just off Route 311  (Salem Ave.) and Kanawha Street which is the second right after you enter New Castle from Roanoke.  Be at the Fairgrounds at 5:00 pm to line up for the parade.  If you have questions, please call Kathy Jones at the County Administrator’s Office in Craig (540)864-5010.


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