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Posted on: June 10, 2019

RCACP Has Reached Capacity for Stray Dogs

RCACP

Roanoke, VA (June 10, 2019) – 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 (strays and owner relinquished) over the last two weeks. If you ar...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2019

June 18 Planning Commission Meeting Canceled

The Planning Commission work session scheduled for June 18 has been canceled. 

Posted on: June 10, 2019

Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council, Inc. Community Meeting set for June 19

Girl Scouts Map Location

A land use application has been filed with the Roanoke County Department of Community Development by Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council, Inc. The request is to amend existing special use permit conditions on approximately 63.12 acres located at 5488 ...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!

Library

2 Stories
Posted on: June 16, 2019

"Spy Plane" Author Coming June 23 to South County

One of the most talked-about events of the Cold War was the downing of the American U-2 spy plane piloted by Francis Gary Powers over the Soviet Union on May 1, 1960. 

The event was recently depicted in the Steven Spielberg movie Bridge of Spies. ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

New Library Hours

New RCPL hours will go into effect as of July 1, 2019. Visit your local library to pick up a bookmark that lists new hours. Click here to see a full listing of the new hours.Read on...


Planning and Zoning

2 Stories
Posted on: June 13, 2019

June 18 Planning Commission Meeting Canceled

The Planning Commission work session scheduled for June 18 has been canceled. 

Posted on: June 10, 2019

Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council, Inc. Community Meeting set for June 19

Girl Scouts Map Location

A land use application has been filed with the Roanoke County Department of Community Development by Girl Scouts of Virginia Skyline Council, Inc. The request is to amend existing special use permit conditions on approximately 63.12 acres located at 5488 ...Read on...


Police

2 Stories
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Two Vehicle Crash on Peters Creek - Update

***Update***
The driver of the Ford Explorer, Melissa Kasey, has been charged with Failure to Yield the Right-Of-Way. Additional Info...
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Passing of Police K9 Jabbo

Jabbo

It is with great sadness that the Roanoke County Police Department announces the passing of K9 Jabbo (pronounced Yäbbo). K9 Jabbo and his partner, Officer K. Stickley, have been a dual purpose K9 team with the police department since 2012, specia...Read on...

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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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