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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Local Governments Work Together to Acquire Property to Attract Jobs and Investment

County, Roanoke City, and Salem Leaders Make Join Announcement

ROANOKE, Va. (September 19, 2016) – Roanoke County, Roanoke, and Salem today announced plans to jointly acquire approximately 106 acres along Interstate 81, near Exit 143, that will help fill the need for larger sites for development. The property is on ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Tanglewood Mall Sale Announced

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Thursday, September 15, 2016 — Today, Roanoke County is pleased to jointly announce the sale of Tanglewood Mall to a partnership of Blackwater Resources (“Blackwater”) based in Birmingham, Alabama and Lubert Adler based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Traffic Alert: Mayland Road (Route 667) Bridge Will Be Closed for Replacement Starting September 12

Beginning September 12, Mayland Road (Route 667) is scheduled to be closed for up to thirty days while a bridge over a branch of Back Creek is replaced with a box culvert. The bridge is located on Route 667 (Mayland Road), 0.15 mile from Route 668 (Yellow...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2013

Sign-up Your Cell Phone for RoCo Alert Notifications

In the event of a local emergency or natural disaster, Roanoke County’s public safety officials will use RoCo Alert to send recorded notifications to home telephones in Roanoke County.

Cellular telephone numbers, email addresses and even VoIP telephone...Read on...

Learn more about RoCo Alert and sign up today!

Fire and Rescue

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Afternoon House Fire is Contained to the Attic, No Injuries

When the first firefighters arrived, they reported smoke coming from the attic of a single story brick home. It took crews from the Cave Spring, Clearbrook, and Back Creek stations about 15 minutes to knock down the flames. The fire was contained to the a...Read on...

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Library

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Posted on: September 17, 2016

Zero Day Author, Jan Ganges at the Vinton Library!

Meet the author of Zero Day, Jan Gangsei! With its fast-paced action and constant betrayal, Gangsei’s first novel leaves readers wanting more. Combining mystery and realistic fiction, Zero Day is a bit hard to understand in the beginning, but once immerse...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Hollins Fall Festival

Join us for games, crafts, food, and more! All ages are welcome. For more information call the Hollins Library at 540-561-8024.

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Library Card Sign Up Month!

Library Card Sign Up Month

Need a library card or know someone that does? Stop by the library and sign up today! You'll even get a small gift. For more information visit your favorite library, today!

Posted on: September 25, 2016

Banned Book Week

It's Banned Book Week at the library. Stop by to learn more about banned books and what Banned Book Week is about. Plus, participate in activities all week long for a chance to win prizes!


Planning and Zoning

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Rezoning Application Withdrawal: Keagy Road

On September 9, 2016, the Roanoke County Department of Community Development received a request from Roanoke H&R RE, LLLP and Fralin & Waldron Commercial Rental Limited Partnership to withdraw their application to rezone approximately 23.01 acres...Read on...

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Police

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Posted on: August 28, 2016

Roanoke Valley Police Agencies Open Nation’s First Collision Reporting Center

Roanoke, VA – September 12, 2016 – The Nation’s first Collision Reporting Center (CRC) will open September 15, 2016 in Roanoke, Virginia. The Grand Opening Ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. at the CRC located at 631 Abney Road, Roanoke, VA 24012.

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Road Notices

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Traffic Alert: Mayland Road (Route 667) Bridge Will Be Closed for Replacement Starting September 12

Beginning September 12, Mayland Road (Route 667) is scheduled to be closed for up to thirty days while a bridge over a branch of Back Creek is replaced with a box culvert. The bridge is located on Route 667 (Mayland Road), 0.15 mile from Route 668 (Yellow...Read on...