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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Updated Blue Ridge Parkway Closure (5/24/21): Roanoke River Bridge Rehabilitation Project Begins

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Map

National Park Service officials announced the upcoming, full closure of Roanoke River Bridge, at Milepost 114.7, on the Blue Ridge Parkway for a major rehabilitation project. The Roanoke River Overlook/Parking lot and trail access to the Roanoke River wil...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Even More Wonder Coming Your Way

June 1 Extended Hrs - COVID

Even More Wonder Coming Your Way!

We are excited to announce we’re adding more hours at Glenvar, Hollins, South County and Vinton starting June 1.

Staff at the library are making every effort to provide excellent customer service while incorporating current...

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County News
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Safety Tips for Dispensing and Storing Gasoline

Virginia Department of Fire Programs

RICHMOND - With the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack causing gas shortages in parts of the East Coast and in the Commonwealth, there have been reports of long lines at gas stations and Virginians traveling to remote locations to find gas reserves in order to...

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County News
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Extended Hours & Services for Glenvar & South County Libraries

Extended Hours

As of May 1, Glenvar and South County open until 7pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Hours of Operation:

Mondays: 10am-5pmTuesdays: 10am-7pmWednesdays: 10am-5pmThursdays: 10am-7pmFridays: 10am-5pmSaturdays: 10am-5pm**Libraries will continue close from 1-2pm for ...

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County News
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Roanoke County Launches Rural Broadband Initiative Website

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(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA – April 27, 2021)   Roanoke County has created a new website to showcase the progress being made to expand broadband access into under-served and unserved areas of the County.

Roanoke County's Rural Broadband Initiative&nbs...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Roanoke County Offers Contactless Payment Options during Tax Season

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(Roanoke County, VA—April 26, 2021)  The Roanoke County Treasurer’s Office is providing convenient, contactless payment options for citizens during this year’s tax season. Citizens should begin receiving their tax bills next week.

While the office...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Calls for Volunteers

IRONMAN 70.3 Spotlight

Our region is excited to host the Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Virginia’s Blue Ridge on June 6, 2021. We’re welcoming athletes from around the world to America’s East Coast Mountain Biking Capital for an exciting race with challenging terrain and expansiv...

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Learn More About Volunteering for Ironman 70.3... County News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

RVRA Announces Changes to Tinker Creek Transfer Station Services

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At its regularly scheduled board meeting on March 24, 2021, RVRA’s Board of Directors authorized the cancellation of its rail transportation contract.  The Board also approved two construction projects that will allow the Authority to p...

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See RVRA Public Notice (PDF). County News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

RoCo Mobile App Now Available!

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Roanoke County’s new RoCo Mobile app for iPhone and Android devices puts County services and information at your fingertips! The app features one-touch access to easily view County News, Emergency Alerts, Calendars, Public Notices, and more! Just tap to g...

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Additional Info... County News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Submit Neighborhood Concerns

NeighborhoodConcerns Spotlight

Roanoke County's Zoning Code Enforcement officers work with citizens and property owners to investigate and resolve violations of the County code and zoning ordinance. These rules and regulations are in effect to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of ...

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Submit Zoning Concerns... County News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Watch Board of Supervisors Meetings Online

Watch Board Meetings Online

Board of Supervisors meetings and agendas can be viewed online on our Meetings and Videos page

If a Board of Supervisors meeting is in progress, select the "LIVE MEETING" link at the top of the page to stream the meeting on your comput...

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Watch Board of Supervisors Meetings. County News
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Roanoke County Citizens Eligible for Flood Insurance Discount

(Roanoke County, VA—October 20, 2020)  Roanoke County Administrator Dan O’Donnell has announced that Roanoke County has maintained a “Class 8” designation in the Community Rating System (CRS). This means th...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2021

Roanoke County is Now Hiring!

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Roanoke County has job opportunities for a wide range of interests and talents. Roanoke County has job openings for Police, Fire & Rescue, Emergency Communications, Social Services, Roanoke County Public Libraries, Parks and Recreation, Human Resource...

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See Roanoke County's Job Opportunities. County Spotlights
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Roanoke County Launches Rural Broadband Initiative Website

Rural Broadband Initiative Spotlight

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA – April 27, 2021)   Roanoke County has created a new website to showcase the progress being made to expand broadband access into under-served and unserved areas of the County.

Roanoke County's Rural Broadband Initiative&nbs...

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Additional Info... County Spotlights
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Calls for Volunteers

IRONMAN 70.3 Spotlight

Our region is excited to host the Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Virginia’s Blue Ridge on June 6, 2021. We’re welcoming athletes from around the world to America’s East Coast Mountain Biking Capital for an exciting race with ch...

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Learn More About Volunteering for Ironman 70.3... County Spotlights
Posted on: January 6, 2021

RoCo Mobile App Now Available!

Spotlight RoCo Mobile

Roanoke County’s new RoCo Mobile app for iPhone and Android devices puts County services and information at your fingertips! The app features one-touch access to easily view County News, Emergency Alerts, Calendars, Public Notices, and more! Just tap to g...

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Additional Info... County Spotlights
Posted on: January 11, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

COVID VACCINE Spotlight

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - January 11, 2021)   Roanoke County has a new webpage to showcase the latest efforts to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in our region.

>> Visit Roanoke County's COVID-19 Vaccine page.

On this page you'll find information ...

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Visit the COVID-19 Vaccine page. County Spotlights
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Watch Board of Supervisors Meetings Online

Watch Board Meetings Online

Board of Supervisors meetings and agendas can be viewed online on our Meetings and Videos page

If a Board of Supervisors meeting is in progress, select the "LIVE MEETING" link at the top of the page to stream the meeting on your comput...

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Watch Board of Supervisors Meetings. County Spotlights
Posted on: November 4, 2020

2020 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report

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Roanoke County's Community Strategic Plan 2020 Annual Report is now available for download. 

Roanoke County’s 2016 Community Strategic Plan was designed as a five-year plan to guide the pursuit of seven key Strategic Initiatives within the budget ...

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See the Community Strategic Plan web page. County Spotlights
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Submit Neighborhood Concerns

NeighborhoodConcerns Spotlight

Roanoke County's Zoning Code Enforcement officers work with citizens and property owners to investigate and resolve violations of the County code and zoning ordinance. These rules and regulations are in effect to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of ...

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Submit Zoning Concerns... County Spotlights
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Roanoke County is committed to conducting government business with integrity and accountability to our citizens and employees. Roanoke County’s Fraud, Waste, and Abuse hotline is designed for citizens and employees to report concerns of fraud, w...

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Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse County Spotlights
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Community Strategic Plan

Spotlight Community Strategic Plan

In 2016, Roanoke County residents were invited to participate in Roanoke County's first-ever community strategic planning process. The Community Strategic Plan engaged both community leaders and citizens to create a desired future for our community. A Com...

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Additional Info... County Spotlights
Posted on: May 22, 2019

RoCo Ready Emergency Information

Spotlight RoCo Ready Emergency Information

Our RoCo Ready page features important safety and contact information in case of emergency situations. See our Roco Ready page for short safety videos, links to Emergency Agencies, and contact information for local utilities. In the event of an emergency,...

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Visit the RoCo Ready page.... County Spotlights
Posted on: June 7, 2019

About Our Banner Image

Spotlight About Our Banner

Our iconic website banner image featuring hikers at McAfee Knob was taken by photographer Brent McGuirt. This image is owned and copyright Brent McGuirt / Splendor of Light Photography and licensed for use on Roanoke County's website. For more information...

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County Spotlights

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News Flash

Posted on: July 29, 2020

Modified Services

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NOTICE - Department Director’s Important Message

On behalf of Roanoke County’s Department of Development Services, I hope that you are finding creative solutions to the new work patterns that are challenging all of us at this time. In response to ...

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Development Services Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: May 12, 2021

Safety Tips for Dispensing and Storing Gasoline

Virginia Department of Fire Programs

RICHMOND - With the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack causing gas shortages in parts of the East Coast and in the Commonwealth, there have been reports of long lines at gas stations and Virginians traveling to remote locations to find gas reserves in order to...

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Fire and Rescue

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Library

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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Reading aloud to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers helps them develop important early literacy skills. RCPL is committed to supporting every child on their journey to reading.

We’ve joined with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten, an organization se...

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Library
Posted on: May 14, 2021

The Roanoke Times

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View full images of the daily paper from 2018 to today and access full-text articles from 1990 to the current issue. Create alerts for specific search criteria, read and listen to articles, and save the items to your account. Available through Newsbank an...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Are you following us?

Follow us @rocopublib on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Subscribe to our Youtube channel for programs, tutorials, and more. #getsocial

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Library
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Language Learning

Learn a New Language

From Mandarin to Spanish to Latin. We have multiple platforms and resources for you to learn new languages. Browse the databases below and find the one that fits your needs.

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that can help you learn Span...

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Additional Info... Library

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 17, 2021

Even More Wonder Coming Your Way

June 1 Extended Hrs - COVID

Even More Wonder Coming Your Way!

We are excited to announce we’re adding more hours at Glenvar, Hollins, South County and Vinton starting June 1.

Staff at the library are making every effort to provide excellent customer service while incorporati...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Looking for something fun to do outside this month? Pick up or print out your own Nature Scavenger Hunt. Share photos of what you've discovered with us on social media by following us on Instagram or Facebook.

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Print Your Scavenger Hunt Out Here Library Spotlights
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Register for Upcoming Events

Program Registration

Register for our upcoming virtual events for children, teens, and adults. We have storytimes, escape rooms, author talks, and more.

Find Events Here Library Spotlights
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Database of the Month | Find it Virginia

Database of Month

Each month we will be featuring a new database from our Virtual Library. This month find out about eBook Cricket Media. Available for free with your library card.

Find It Virginia is a curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning ...

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Virtual Library Library Spotlights
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Subscribe to our Blog!

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Hear from some of your favorite library staffers. From true crime, library updates and happenings, book recommendations, and more. Stay up to date with everything going on virtually at the library. Click here to subscribe!

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Library Reservations

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We are glad to be welcoming you back to the library. We are making every effort to provide excellent customer service while incorporating the latest CDC guidelines. When you arrive to the library you’ll soon notice that the library looks different, but we...

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Make your reservation here. Library Spotlights

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News Flash

Posted on: April 15, 2021

Updated Blue Ridge Parkway Closure (5/24/21): Roanoke River Bridge Rehabilitation Project Begins

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Map

National Park Service officials announced the upcoming, full closure of Roanoke River Bridge, at Milepost 114.7, on the Blue Ridge Parkway for a major rehabilitation project. The Roanoke River Overlook/Parking lot and trail access to the Roanoke River wil...

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View Map Road Notices

News Flash

Posted on: May 10, 2021

Roanoke County Circuit Court will be closed Monday, May 31, 2021 in observance of Memorial Day.

Roanoke County Circuit Court will be closed Monday, May 31, 2021 in observance of Memorial Day.

Roanoke County Circuit Court

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Roanoke County Business Partners

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Watch Roanoke County Business Partners Videos produced by Roanoke County’s Department of Economic Development and Roanoke Valley Television RVTV-3. 

See more information about the latest economic developments in Roanoke County, and view ...

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View Roanoke County Business Partners Videos. Video Highlights
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Recreation TV

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See the latest videos from Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism, produced by Roanoke Valley Television RVTV-3.

View more information about Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism programs for all ages and abilities, fitness programs at Green R...

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View more Recreation TV. Video Highlights