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Posted on: August 22, 2014

Police Report Arrest of Wanted Man

(Roanoke County, VA - August 22, 2014) – Early this morning Joshua Bolt was taken into custody without incident in Franklin County. He is currently being held without bond at the Roanoke County-Salem Jail on multiple charges... Read on...

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

Roanoke County Sheriff Announces Retirement

August 20, 2014 – Roanoke County Sheriff Mike Winston announced Wednesday his retirement, effective October 31, 2014. Winston submitted his resignation to Board Chairman Joe McNamara.

“I am grateful to the citizens of... Read on...

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Posted on: August 25, 2014

Roanoke County online job applications unavailable August 28 due to maintenance.

Due to system maintenance, Roanoke County's online job applications will be unavailable on Thursday, August 28, from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 a.m.

Posted on: July 9, 2014

Economic Development Reaccredited by the International Economic Development Council

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announces that the Roanoke County Department of Economic Development has once again been recognized as one of 41 economic development organizations accredited by IEDC as... Read on...

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Posted on: June 13, 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... Read on...

Learn more about RoCo Alert and sign up today!
Posted on: June 17, 2014

Important Information Regarding Glenvar Recycling Drop-off Trailer

Due to the Glenvar Schools renovation project, the Glenvar area recycling drop-off trailer must be moved effective Wednesday, June 18, 2014. We are currently looking for an alternate site in West County. Once that site has... Read on...


Parks Recreation & Tourism

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Posted on: August 27, 2014

Fall Program Registration Now Open for EVERYONE!

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Fall 2014 program registration is now open to everyone regardless of residency. Roanoke County has a fantastic lineup of recreation programs for every age and every interest. Pick up a copy of Recreation Magazine at any... Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

FREE Interpretive Hikes at Explore Park in September

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Join us at 3pm on select Saturday afternoons for a guided nature walk at Explore Park with a professional forester. The programs are free, but advance registration is required. Choose from September 6, September 13 or... Read on...

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Posted on: August 15, 2014

Summer Camp Survey Now Available for 2014 Participants

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If your child(ren) participated in a Roanoke County summer camp program this year, we want to hear from you! Please take a moment to fill out a brief survey about your experience with our programs. This survey covers... Read on...

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

Recreation Magazine Fall 2014 Edition Now Available

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Browse hundreds of recreation programs available this fall from Roanoke County Parks. Pick up your copy of Recreation Magazine at Brambleton Center or Green Ridge Recreation Center, or look for your copy in the mail... Read on...

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Posted on: July 31, 2014

Recreation Magazine Fall Issue Posted Online

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Explore hundreds of recreation programs from Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism in the latest edition of Explore Recreation Magazine. Hard copies of the publication will be available within the next few weeks, and... Read on...

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Posted on: July 30, 2014

Fly Fishing Classes Available At Explore Park On Mondays

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Join local flyfishing legend and author Harry Slone as he introduces you to the wonderful world of flyfishing. Learn the basics of flyfishing including casting techniques, rod selection, fly selection and more. Sessions are... Read on...

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Posted on: July 7, 2014

Camp Roanoke Named Best Sleepaway Summer Camp in Virginia

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Roanoke County's overnight summer camp, Camp Roanoke, was recently named Best Sleepaway Summer Camp in the Commonwealth by Virginia Living Magazine. With a readership of over 500,000, Virginia Living is one of the... Read on...

Virginia Living Magazine
Posted on: March 17, 2014

Discounted Busch Gardens & Water Country Tickets Available

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Save money on your next visit to Busch Gardens, Williamsburg or Water Country, USA, by purchasing your ticket from Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism. Single day admissions are now available for the 2014 season,... Read on...

Ticket Prices and Information

Police

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Posted on: August 22, 2014

Police Report Arrest of Wanted Man

(Roanoke County, VA - August 22, 2014) – Early this morning Joshua Bolt was taken into custody without incident in Franklin County. He is currently being held without bond at the Roanoke County-Salem Jail on multiple charges... Read on...

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

Update Reference Missing Persons

On 08/16/2014 Roanoke County Police were called out to investigate an abandoned vehicle parked in a citizen’s driveway in the eastern portion of Roanoke County. Upon investigating the abandoned vehicle information came... Read on...

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Road Notices

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Posted on: August 22, 2014

Traffic Alert: Lane Closures Scheduled for I-581 Near Elm Ave. and Valley View Blvd. in Roanoke

SALEM – Weather permitting, day and nighttime traffic impacts related to the Elm Avenue and Valley View Boulevard interchange projects in Roanoke are scheduled for next week.

Elm Avenue Interchange

Nighttime left and... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2014

Traffic Alert: Route 116 Lane Closures in Roanoke County

SALEM – Weather permitting, flaggers will control traffic on Route 116 (Jae Valley Road) in Roanoke County Wednesday, Aug. 27 through Friday, Aug 29 and Thursday, Sept. 11through Friday, Sept. 12.

The work will take... Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2014

Traffic Alert: Pavement Rehabilitation to Require Lane Closures and Detours on I-81 in Montgomery Co

SALEM – Beginning Sunday, March 30, contractors will begin an extensive pavement rehabilitation project on northbound Interstate 81 between mile markers 120 and 125.

The work will require a nighttime left lane closure... Read on...