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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Penalties for Late Personal Property Tax Payments Suspended Until August 1

Personal property taxes are due June 1, however, citizens have two additional months to pay without penalty charges assessed for late payments. Penalties for late payments will begin to accrue on August 1.

This change is the result of the April 14 approval...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Real Estate Valuation to Resume Field Inspections June 2

The Roanoke County Real Estate Valuation Department will begin inspecting and measuring new homes this week starting June 2. If you have built a new home recently or have a Building Permit for changes to your existing property, an appraiser will be in you...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Roanoke County Offers Guidance to Businesses Regarding Face Coverings

(Roanoke County, VA—May 28, 2020) Roanoke County Police is offering advice to its businesses regarding the governor’s Executive Order requiring face coverings to be worn in public settings beginning Friday. Police encourage business ow...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Parks & Rec Now Offering Summer Day Camps

Summer Camps

Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism is providing 10 weeks of summer enrichment designed for children with working parents. Our energetic, experienced staff will lead your children in daily activities, crafts, games, field trips and F-U-N! Choose ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Roanoke County Weekender/Delayed Reporting Program Update

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(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA—May 21, 2020) The Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office is asking all persons in its Weekender/Delayed Reporting program to call (540) 283-3162 and speak to a deputy. Any person that is scheduled to report to the Roanoke ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Roanoke County Releases Phase 1 Guide for Restaurants

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Roanoke County is providing this guide related to outdoor dining for dining establishments operating under the Phase 1 Forward Virginia plan. Please be aware this information only applies to the temporary use of outdoor dining. Please use the contacts wit...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

General District Court Announces Modified Services

The General District Courts have announced modified services through June 7, 2020. Beginning May 18, 2020 consistent with the previous Order of the Supreme Court of Virginia, these courts will begin conducting in person non-emergency hearings complying wi...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Roanoke County Transportation Projects Moving Ahead

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA—May 14, 2020)  While many activities in the Roanoke Valley may have slowed or stopped due to COVID-19, transportation projects located in Roanoke County are moving full steam ahead.

Below is an update on the current p...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Roanoke County Facilities and Events Make Roanoker Magazine’s Best Of 2020 List

Roanoker Magazine's Best of 2020

(ROANOKE COUNTY, Va, - May 14, 2020)  A big THANK YOU to our community for voting some of Roanoke County facilities, events, and venues among The Roanoker Magazine’s Best of Roanoke for 2020!

Each year Roanoker Magazine asks readers to v...

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Roanoker Magazine's Best of 2020. County News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Governor Northam Announces Phase One Guidelines to Slowly Ease Public Health Restrictions

(ROANOKE COUNTY, Va) On May Saturday, May 9, 2020, Governor Ralph Northam signed Executive Order Sixty-One and presented a detailed framework for the first phase of the “Forward Virginia” plan to safely and gradually ease public health...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Board of Supervisors Press Conference Urging A Regional Approach to Reopening Economy

(ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. -- May 1, 2020) The Board of Supervisors held a press conference on the morning of May 1 urging Virginia Governor Ralph Northan to consider a regional approach to reopening the economy. In his remarks during the press conference, Chai...

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

Treasurer’s Office Offers Drive-thru Options for Tax Payments

(ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. -- April 27, 2010)  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Roanoke County Administration Center is closed to the public. The Roanoke County Treasurer’s Office recommends our citizens contact us via phone, or use our Inte...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Share Your Good News with #RoCoCares!

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Help us share the good things happening in our community by using the #RoCoShares hashtag!

With the coronavirus pandemic consuming the news and social media with negative stories, it’s harder to see the good things happening every day in...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Residents Asked to Limit Bulk / Brush Items for Curbside Pick-up

With people spending more time at home right now, residential trash tonnage has increased nearly 19% over the same time period last year, stressing our ability to stay on schedule despite our employees working longer hours. 

While no additional li...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Governor Northam Issues Statewide Stay at Home Order

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today issued a statewide Stay at Home order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. The executive order takes effect immediately and will remai...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Carilion Clinic Asking for Donations of PPE Supplies

Carilion Clinic

Carilion Clinic is asking community organizations, corporations and individuals to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) and other surplus medical supplies to help protect our staff and patients.

Carilion will consider donations of the following unuse...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Economic Development Launches COVID-19 Resources Portal for Businesses

Small Business Resources

Roanoke County’s Economic Development Department has launched a new web portal devoted to the needs of small businesses in the region.

The COVID-19 Resources for Businesses page contains information vital to keeping our community’s smal...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Roanoke County Buildings Closed to the Public in Response to Coronavirus Concerns

County Offices Closed

(Roanoke County, VA—March 20, 2020) Beginning Monday, March 23, all Roanoke County buildings will be closed to the public. All business will be done by phone, email or online. If necessary, in-person services will be by appointment only.

The Depa...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

2019 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report Published

2019 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report

In conjunction with the 2019 State of the County Address, Roanoke County has published the 2019 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report that highlights progress towards the seven strategic initiatives developed through the County's 2016 Community Strategic...

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Learn more about the Community Strategic Plan... County News