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Posted on: September 4, 2015

County Offices Closed for Labor Day, Monday, September 7

Labor Day Notice

All Roanoke County Administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015.

All trash collection routes will be delayed next week by one day due to the holiday.

  • Monday routes will be collected on Tuesday, September 8, 2015.
  • Tuesday routes ...
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Posted on: September 3, 2015

Community Meeting: Drew Patterson - Agent with Verizon Wireless, SUP for 7014 Old Mountain Road

A land use application has been filed with the Roanoke County Department of Community Development by Drew Patterson – Agent with Verizon Wireless. The request is to obtain a special use permit for the installation of a broadcasting tower (cell tower), on ...Read on...

Community Meeting Letter
Posted on: September 3, 2015

Roanoke County Names Human Resources Director

Carlan Myers

September 2, 2015 – Roanoke County Administrator Thomas Gates today announced the appointment of Carlan Myers as Human Resources Director. Myers will assume his new position September 28.

“I’m pleased to welcome Carlan to Roanoke County,” said Gates. ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 2, 2015

September 15th Planning Commission Work Session Canceled

The September 15th Planning Commission Work Session has been canceled. The next Planning Commission meeting will be held on October 6th.

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Posted on: August 20, 2015

Traffic Alert: Old Mill Drive (Route 752) to be Closed into September for Culvert Replacement

Due to unexpected challenges during excavation, the closure has a new completion date of mid-September, weather permitting. The road is closed to through traffic at the culvert, located at 6969 Old Mill Road between Route 1765 (Hollyberry Road) and Route ...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Cotton Hill (Route 688) Road Improvements Continue

ROUTE 688 (COTTON HILL ROAD) IMPROVEMENTS – Work is underway to reconstruct Route 688 (Cotton Hill Road) and improve drainage from Route 221 to west of Route 934 (Shingle Ridge Road) in Roanoke County. Flaggers may control traffic at times during mobiliza...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!

Planning and Zoning

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Posted on: September 3, 2015

Community Meeting: Drew Patterson - Agent with Verizon Wireless, SUP for 7014 Old Mountain Road

A land use application has been filed with the Roanoke County Department of Community Development by Drew Patterson – Agent with Verizon Wireless. The request is to obtain a special use permit for the installation of a broadcasting tower (cell tower), on ...Read on...

Community Meeting Letter
Posted on: September 2, 2015

September 15th Planning Commission Work Session Canceled

The September 15th Planning Commission Work Session has been canceled. The next Planning Commission meeting will be held on October 6th.

Additional Info...

Police

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Multiple Car Break-Ins and a Stolen Vehicle in Roanoke County

Sometime during the late night hours of 09/3/15 to early morning hours of 09/4/15, multiple vehicles were rummaged through resulting in loose items and change being stolen. The break-ins occurred in the area of the Boxley Hills subdivision, offWilliamson ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 2, 2015

Residential Burglaries Cleared By Arrest

During the late night hours of 8/30/2015 and early morning of 8/31/2015, three homes in the Penn Forest Blvd and Pamlico Drive area were broken into while the residents slept. During this same time frame, unlocked vehicles were also entered. Items of value were stolen which included wallets, purses and loose cash.

Following up on information developed by first responding officers, the investigator was able to determine that Michael Anthony Moore, 25 years of age currently living in Roanoke, VA was responsible. Mr. Moore was taken into custody on the evening of 9/01/2015. He is currently charged with one count of Breaking and Entering, two counts of Grand larceny, two counts of Petit larceny and one count of interfering with property rights of another.

Other charges will be presented to the Commonwealth's Attorney Office for Grand Jury indictments. Mr. Moore is currently in custody pending his arraignment. If anyone has additional information please contact the Criminal Investigations Division at (540) 777-8641Read on...

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Road Notices

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Posted on: August 20, 2015

Traffic Alert: Route 752 to be Closed into September for Culvert Replacement in Roanoke County

Due to unexpected challenges during excavation, the closure has a new completion date of mid-September, weather permitting.
The road is closed to through traffic at the culvert, located at 6969 Old Mill Road between Route 1765 (Hollyberry Road) and Rou...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Cotton Hill (Route 688) Road Improvements Continue

ROUTE 688 (COTTON HILL ROAD) IMPROVEMENTS – Work is underway to reconstruct Route 688 (Cotton Hill Road) and improve drainage from Route 221 to west of Route 934 (Shingle Ridge Road) in Roanoke County. Flaggers may control traffic at times during mobiliza...Read on...