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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Business Community Input Meetings Announced for New CTE Center

CTE Business Community Input Meetings Poster

Business Community Input Meetings have been scheduled to discuss CTE and business training needs for the new Roanoke County Public Schools CTE Center proposed at 6251 Peters Creek Road. This new CTE Center will replace the existing CTE facility that is ho...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Updated Blue Ridge Parkway Opening: Roanoke River Bridge Rehabilitation Project Complete

National Park Service officials announced the Roanoke River Bridge rehabilitation is now complete and the bridge is now open. The Roanoke River Overlook/Parking lot and trail access to the Roanoke River is opened as well.  

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Blue Ridge Parkway Closures Webpage 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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Posted on: June 27, 2022

No Late Fees at Roanoke County Public Libraries

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The Roanoke Valley Libraries (RVL) Consortium, consisting of libraries in Botetourt County, City of Roanoke, City of Salem, and Roanoke County, is delighted to announce that effective July 1, 2022, there will no longer be fines for overdue library materia...

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County News
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Lane closure (July 24) Route 419 turn lane extension at Colonial Avenue

ROUTE 419 TURN LANE EXTENSION AT COLONIAL AVENUE - Starting Sunday, July 24, nighttime road work to lengthen the left turn lane from Route 419 onto Colonial Avenue in Roanoke County will begin. Drivers should expect nighttime lane closures, Sunday night t...

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ROUTE 419 TURN LANE EXTENSION AT COLONIAL AVENUE County News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Update (6/29/22): Route 220 to Adney Gap

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The Roanoke section of the Blue Ridge Parkway from U.S. 220 (milepost 121.4) to Adney Gap (milepost 135.9) which was previously open to cyclists and pedestrians is now fully closed to all visitors and recreation of any kind. Due to heavy equipment and con...

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Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Info County News
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Road Notice (6/15/22): Beginning Monday, June 20, Detour for Route 311/419 Roundabout Construction

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As part of the construction of a new roundabout, portions of the Route 419 and Route 311 intersection in Roanoke County at Hanging Rock will be closed starting Monday, June 20 at 7 p.m. Some drivers will need to detour due to the partial intersection clos...

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VDOT Project Webpage County News
Posted on: April 21, 2022

Road Notice (4/21/22): Construction Begins on New Roundabout at Route 311 and Route 419

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is beginning a road project to replace the signalized intersection of Route 311 and Route 419 in Roanoke County at Hanging Rock with a roundabout. Constructing a roundabout can enhance safety, improve traff...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Roanoke County Earns National Awards for Model Programs

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(May 16, 2022) – Roanoke County has been recognized with three Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative and effective county government programs that strengthen services for its citizens. T...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Road Notice (4/11/22): Green Ridge Road Culvert Replacement .25 Miles East of Cove Road

Green Ridge Culvert Replacement Map

Beginning April 11, 2022, Green Ridge Road (Route 628) will undergo a culvert replacement located .25 miles east of the road’s entrance from Cove Road (Route 780). Single lane closures will be in place and will be maintained utilizing temporary traffic si...

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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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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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Posted on: August 3, 2022

Economic Development Director Recruitment

Economic Development  Director Recruitment Spotlight Revised

Roanoke County is seeking a highly-skilled Director of Economic Development. The ideal candidate will have extensive background and experience in all facets of Economic Development within the public sector and be an individual up to the challenge of leadi...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Roanoke County Among Nation’s Healthiest Communities for 2022

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June 22, 2022 – Roanoke County has been recognized as No. 133 in the country by U.S. News & World Report in their 2022 Healthiest Communities ranking.

The County was ranked out of the top 500 Urban, High-Performing communities nationwide with an overal...

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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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Watch Board of Supervisors Meetings. County Spotlights
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Glo Fiber Construction Updates

Glo Fiber Spotlight

Glo Fiber has begun deployment in selected areas in Roanoke County. Roanoke County's Communications and Information Technology GIS staff has created an interactive map that showcases updates to Glo Fiber's current construction areas with...

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View the Glo Fiber Construction Map County Spotlights
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 27, 2022

Sign-up Your Cell Phone for RoCo Alert Notifications

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You can now add optional cell phone numbers to our RoCo Alert system to receive notifications in the case of an emergency. New features in the system also allow you to voluntarily share information that may help save your life, including health conditions...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Roanoke County Rural Broadband Initiative Website

Rural Broadband Initiative Spotlight

Roanoke County Rural Broadband Initiative website showcases the progress being made to expand broadband access into under-served and unserved areas of the County.

The Rural Broadband Initiative website includes information about the 2019 Broadband Availabi...

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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: 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

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
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

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Library

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

LinkedIn Learning Subscription

Our subscription to LinkedIn Learning is ending on September 15, 2022. We invite you to check out Universal Class or one of our other premium databases!

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Switch to the Libby App!

If you're an OverDrive app user, you may have seen a message letting you know the OverDrive app is being discontinued at the end of 2022 and encouraging you to move to the Libby app.
Later this year, this in-app message will be updated to remind y...
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Library
Posted on: February 1, 2022

WiFi Hotspots

WiFi Hotspots

Hotspots deliver strong and secure internet connection. RCPL makes it easy to get online with a hotspot, available for checkout at all locations, for Roanoke County residents.

If you have a library card, you can check out a hotspot for free. Hotspots can b...

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Find out more information. Library
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Join the Friends of the Library!

Join the FOL

Members of the Friends of the Library (FOL) organization are people who believe a strong public library is essential to Roanoke Valley, contribute their support to achieve this goal, and work for a cause important to them and to their community.

Join us in...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Library Newsletter

Newsletter

Sign up for our Library Newsletter to stay in the know about new services, upcoming events, news, and announcements. Visit our homepage and click subscribe to sign up!

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Posted on: July 31, 2021

Stream Kids Content with Your Library Card

Just for Kids Video Streaming

Just for Kids is a streaming video collection that includes clips from thousands of fun and informative video and audio titles including music and arts, animals, sports and hobbies, math and science, history, reading, and much more, plus hundreds...

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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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Posted on: August 10, 2022

Congratulations! Let's Celebrate Our Retirees.

Retirement Party

We are having a big retirement party at the South County Library on Wed., August 17 from 3-5pm! 
Join us to give warm wishes to our retirees:
Robin Walters, 44 years of service
Nancy Gattoni, 40 years of service
Rose Guzi, 32 years of service
Darlene ...
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Library Spotlights
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Read the Newspaper

Newspaper

U.S. Major Dailies collects the contents of five major newspapers: Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. All are available for free with your library card and perfect reading materials for wh...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Rebranding the Friends of the Library

FOL Logo Contest

The Friends of the Library is wanting a new logo and need your help! A logo design contest is going on now through Labor Day. Visit the Friends of the Library webpage to view all contest rules and guidelines. Submissions are due to the Friends via email a...

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Posted on: July 15, 2022

Go Birding!

Birding Backpack

In partnership with the Roanoke Valley Bird Club, all Roanoke Valley Library locations now offer birding backpacks for checkout. Visit your favorite RCPL location or the online catalog to place a backpack on hold.

This pack includes birding materials, incl...

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Posted on: July 8, 2022

It's Time to Celebrate

Have Your Party at the Library

Plan your party at the library!
Glenvar, Hollins, South County, and Vinton all have meeting rooms available for your next party.
Rain or shine, the library is the perfect place to celebrate!
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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Checkout Something New

Library of Things

RCPL has always been a place where you can come to learn anything you are curious about – now we are offering you even more to encourage curiosity.

Our Library of Things supports lifelong learning and creativity by providing the physical things n...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Eliminating Late Fees

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The Roanoke Valley Libraries (RVL) Consortium, consisting of libraries in Botetourt County, City of Roanoke, City of Salem, and Roanoke County, is delighted to announce that effective July 1, 2022, there will no longer be fines for overdue library materia...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Niche Academy Now Available

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Curious about some of our databases, but looking for more information, tips, and tricks on using them? Check out Niche Academy! 

Niche Academy is full of tutorials and resources on using some of our library databases. Watch videos on how to use re...

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Police

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Discovery of Deceased Male

On August 4 at 11:30 a.m., a citizen called to report the discovery of a deceased male located in the 2000 block of Hardy Road. At this time there is no evidence of foul play. The deceased has been identified as Erick Douglas Dodd, 54, and a transient las...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Spotlight Police Spotlight
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch Spotlight Police Spotlight
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Identity Theft

Identity Theft Spotlight Police Spotlight
Posted on: April 12, 2022

School Resource Officers

SRO Spotlight Police Spotlight
Posted on: May 20, 2022

C.O.P.S Camp

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News Flash

Posted on: August 5, 2022

Updated Blue Ridge Parkway Opening: Roanoke River Bridge Rehabilitation Project Complete

National Park Service officials announced the Roanoke River Bridge rehabilitation is now complete and the bridge is now open. The Roanoke River Overlook/Parking lot and trail access to the Roanoke River is opened as well.  

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Blue Ridge Parkway Closures Webpage Road Notices
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Lane closure (July 24) Route 419 turn lane extension at Colonial Avenue

ROUTE 419 TURN LANE EXTENSION AT COLONIAL AVENUE - Starting Sunday, July 24, nighttime road work to lengthen the left turn lane from Route 419 onto Colonial Avenue in Roanoke County will begin. Drivers should expect nighttime lane closures, Sunday night t...

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ROUTE 419 TURN LANE EXTENSION AT COLONIAL AVENUE Road Notices
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Traffic Detour (August 1) : Patterson Drive Bridge

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Starting August 1 through September 2, Patterson Drive (Route 669) in Montgomery County will be closed to through traffic due to work on the bridge over Bottom Creek. The bridge is located about 0.1 miles west of the Roanoke County line near the ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2022

Road Closure (July 11) : Goodwin Avenue underneath I-81

GOODWIN AVENUE  (Route 635) CLOSURE – As part of the ongoing I-81 project from exit 137 to 141, Goodwin Avenue will be closed beginning July 11 where it runs underneath I-81. It will be closed for approximately 30 days...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Road Notice: Duiguids Lane Bridge Replacement Begins July 5

Beginning July 5, 2022, a section of Route 760 (Diuguids Lane) in Roanoke County will be closed as part of a road project to replace the bridge over the Roanoke River. Traffic will be detoured for approximately 45 days.

The bridge is located at the Salem c...

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Road Notices
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Update (6/29/22): Route 220 to Adney Gap

Traffic Alert Blue Ridge Parkway Logo

The Roanoke section of the Blue Ridge Parkway from U.S. 220 (milepost 121.4) to Adney Gap (milepost 135.9) which was previously open to cyclists and pedestrians is now fully closed to all visitors and recreation of any kind. Due to heavy equipment and con...

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Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Info Road Notices
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Road Notice: Interstate 81 Lane Widening Construction from Exit 137 to 141

VDOT traffic alert

A $179 million design-build project to widen both directions of I-81 between mile markers 136.6 and 141.8 from two to three lanes is underway. Work is being performed on the inside and outside shoulders along a five mile section of both northbound and sou...

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Road Notices
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Road Notice (4/11/22): Green Ridge Road Culvert Replacement .25 Miles East of Cove Road

Green Ridge Culvert Replacement Map

Beginning April 11, 2022, Green Ridge Road (Route 628) will undergo a culvert replacement located .25 miles east of the road’s entrance from Cove Road (Route 780). Single lane closures will be in place and will be maintained utilizing temporary ...

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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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