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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Public Notice: RVRA to Open Spur Road on July 29

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RVRA anticipates opening its new road for its tractor trailers and all associated landfill truck traffic on Thursday, July 29, 2021. The road is not 100% complete. Some construction on the road will continue for up to several more months, depending on the...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Roanoke County Make US News & World Report’s Healthiest Communities List

2021 Healthy Communities Spotlight

(ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. July 2, 2021)  Roanoke County has been selected as one of US News & World Report’s Healthiest Communities for 2021. The Healthiest Communities list is an interactive destination for consumers and policymakers, d...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Roanoke County Receives GFOA Recognition

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Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the County of Roanoke for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ende...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

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

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The Roanoke River Bridge, at Milepost 114.7, on the Blue Ridge Parkway will be CLOSED for a major rehabilitation project starting Sunday, May 23, 2021, at 4:00 PM. The closure is expected to be in place through spring of 2022. As a result, the Blue Ridge ...

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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.

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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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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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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Submit Neighborhood Concerns

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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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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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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: July 2, 2021

Roanoke County Make US News & World Report’s Healthiest Communities List

2021 Healthy Communities Spotlight

(ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. July 2, 2021)  Roanoke County has been selected as one of US News & World Report’s Healthiest Communities for 2021. The Healthiest Communities list is an interactive destination for consumers and policymakers, d...

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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: 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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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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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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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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Posted on: May 22, 2019

RoCo Ready Emergency Information

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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

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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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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

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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

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Meeting Spaces Available for Reservation!

Meeting Spaces

Reserve a meeting space at your favorite RCPL location. Spaces include meeting rooms, conference rooms, and study rooms. Study Rooms are available for free. All bookings can be done via the website or by calling your favorite RCPL location. Visit our webs...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Staycation BINGO

Staycation BINGO

Find wonder throughout the region. Print off or pick up a BINGO card at your favorite RCPL location. Once you have BINGO, bring your card in to the library for a small prize. Click here to print off the BINGO card.

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Sign Up for Monthly Updates

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Did you know we send out monthly newsletters featuring upcoming events, news, and announcements? Sign up today!

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Register for Upcoming Events

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Summer Reading is here! Not only do we have a fun reading program this year, but we also have events for everyone. Register for our upcoming events for children, teens, and adults. Events take place via Zoom or in person.

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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: July 1, 2021

Database of the Month | Gale in Context: Elementary

Database of Month

Each month we will be featuring a new database from our Virtual Library. This month find out about Gale in Context: Elementary. Available for free with your library card.

Gale in Context: Elementary meets the research needs of students K-5. It fea...

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Virtual Library Library Spotlights
Posted on: June 30, 2020

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: 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 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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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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