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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Dozens of New Jobs Added at Explore Park

Treetop Quest staff

Roanoke County, Virginia (April 23, 2019) – The new Treetop Quest aerial adventure attraction opens at Explore Park on July 1, and Roanoke County is hiring dozens of new “aerial adventure guides” to make it happen. These posi...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

RCACP Has Reached Capacity for Stray Dogs

RCACP Reaches Capacity for Stray Dogs

Roanoke, VA – The Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection has reached capacity for stray dogs all sizes. We have received a high number of intakes for dogs over the last two weeks. If you are missing your dog companion, please come to the...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2019

Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Saturday April 27

2019 Drug Take Back Day

Prescription Drug Take-Back DaySaturday, APRIL 27, 2019 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Help prevent prescription drug abuse and protect our waterways by turning in unused, unwanted, and expired medications for safe disposal. All drop-off locations are open to t...Read on...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Roanoke County Earns 21st Annual Tree City USA Designation with Arbor Day Event

Arbor Day 2019

Roanoke County, Virginia (April 12, 2019) – Students at Clearbrook Elementary School observed Arbor Day today with music, poetry, and the planting of four new trees. This event will help Roanoke County retain its Tree City USA designation by the...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2019

Aerial Adventure Course to Open at Explore Park in July

Treetop Quest

Roanoke County, Virginia (April 9, 2019) – A new attraction is coming to Explore Park this July, consisting of an aerial adventure course and ziplines. This week the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors approved a construction and licensing agree...Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Twin Creeks Brewing Company Announces Plans to Expand to Explore Park

Twin Creeks Brewing

ROANOKE COUNTY, VA (April 5th, 2019)- Twin Creeks Brewing Company is pleased to announce plans for their second location, Twin Creeks Brewing at Explore Park, opening in the fall of 2019. They will be partnering with Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and T...Read on...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Traffic Alert: Crowell Gap Road/Winter Drive Crossover To Close Temporarily For Pipe Replacement

Weather permitting, starting on Thursday, April 11 at 9 a.m., work to replace a pipe will close the right lane of northbound Route 220 just north of its intersection with Route 657 (Crowell Gap Road and Winter Drive). This location is south of Clearbrook ...Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2019

Roanoke County Receives 2019 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award

Parks and Rec Receives Governor's Excellence Award

Roanoke County, Virginia (March 28, 2019) – Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism was presented with a 2019 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award at the 30th annual Virginia Environmental Symposium at Virginia Military Insti...Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2019

Follow Roanoke County's Budget Development Process

In the months leading up to the County Administrator's annual budget presentation to the Board of Supervisors, the Management & Budget staff's Budget Development web page features important documents, a comprehensive calendar of budget-relate...Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2019

Submit Zoning Violations through the Neighborhood Concerns Application

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 ...Read on...

Posted on: February 7, 2019

See the Latest Progress in Our Reimagine Plans

The Reimagine Plans explore opportunities to develop higher density, mixed-use activity areas in existing commercial corridors. They examine commercial and residential development, multi-modal transportation, infrastruc...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 t...Read on... Learn more about RoCo Alert and sign up today!

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Multi-Vehicle Crash - Jae Valley Rd Now Open

***Update***April 24, 2019 at 0827 hrs. The 3600 block of Jae Valley Rd. is now fully open to traffic. The investigation is still ongoing. On April 24, 2019, at approximately 0615 hours, the Roanoke County Police Department responded to a multi-vehicl...Read on... Download PDF Version
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Roanoke County Police Seeking Suspects in Theft from Unlocked Vehicles

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA – April 18, 2019) – Roanoke County Police is seeking information related to a string of recent thefts from unlocked vehicles this month in North County. In all eight separate cases this month, the unlocked cars w...Read on... Download PDF News Release...

Road Notices

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Traffic Alert: Interstate 81 Bridge Project starting in Botetourt County near Exit 150

Interstate 81 Traffic Alert

The Virginia Department of Transportation is beginning a $2 million project on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County to rehabilitate the pair of bridges over Route 220 near exit 150. Bridge work is anticipated to start in late April and be completed in approx...Read on...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Traffic Alert: Crowell Gap Road/Winter Drive Crossover To Close Temporarily For Pipe Replacement

Weather permitting, starting on Thursday, April 11 at 9 a.m., work to replace a pipe will close the right lane of northbound Route 220 just north of its intersection with Route 657 (Crowell Gap Road and Winter Drive). This location is south of Clearbrook ...Read on...