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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Order Extending Declaration of Judicial Emergency Through Aug. 30

(Richmond, Va., July 29, 2020)  --  The Supreme Court of Virginia unanimously extends the Declaration of Judicial Emergency through August 30, 2020, and orders that the provisions of the Seventh Order Extending Declaration Of Judicial Em...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Virginia Enters Phase 3, New Guidelines Issued

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On July 1, Virginia begins Phase 3 of its "Forward Virginia" Plan. The plan includes best practices for physical distancing, enhanced cleaning best practices for home and businesses, and guidelines for social gatherings.

Phase 3 also includes man...

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Coronavirus Updates

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Absentee Ballot Applications Mailed to Registered Voters

The Roanoke County Registrar’s Office has learned that many registered Roanoke County voters recently received a mailer containing an absentee ballot application. The mailer did not originate from the Roanoke County Registrar’s Office....

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Green Ridge Rec Staff Highlights Center Cleaning Efforts

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The staff at Green Ridge Recreation Center has taken cleaning to a new level! See how staff is working to ensure guest safety through enhanced sanitation procedures and a lot of love for the center and its patrons.

Visit the Green Ridge Recreation Center w...

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County News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

New Elections Office Location

Elections Office Spotlight

Roanoke County’s Department of Elections has moved! The new location is 

Roanoke County Department of Elections900 Chestnut Street, Vinton 24179Tel. (540) 772-7500

Please visit https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation for the ...

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County News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Roanoke County Modified Services Under Phase 3

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(Roanoke County, VA - July 1, 2020)   Beginning July 1, Roanoke County will begin providing additional services to the public as part of its reopening plan under Phase 3. All County buildings have been closed to the public since March, with some ...

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See our Modified Services page for more details... County News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Road Closure (8/11/2020): Route 737 (Gladden Road) To Be Closed Temporarily for Bridge Replacement

Gladden Rd Closure Map 7/9/2020

On Tuesday, August 11, Route 737 (Gladden Road) in Roanoke County will be closed from 8 a.m. until approximately 8 p.m. while the Virginia Department of Transportation replaces a bridge over a branch of the Roanoke River.

The bridge is located at the inter...

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Bridge Location Map County News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

VDOT: "Pardon Our Dust" Meeting for Route 419 Project

Route 419 Project Map

Construction on a 0.5-mile section of Route 419 (Electric Road) in Roanoke County in front of Tanglewood Mall is anticipated to begin in late July or early August.

The project includes improvements to alleviate congestion and provide safer accommodations f...

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VDOT Project Webpage County News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Roanoke County Department of Social Services to Offer Financial Relief to Citizens

(Roanoke County, VA—July 10, 2020) Beginning July 13, the Roanoke County Department of Social Services will offer short term financial assistance made possible through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). Residents...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Road Closure Change: Access to Explore Park via the Parkway Restored from the North

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National Park Service (NPS) officials announced today that a section of the Blue Ridge Parkway from Milepost 112.4 to Milepost 115.5 is now open providing access to Explore Park from the north. This section is the northernmost portion of a larger closure ...

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Blue Ridge Parkway Website County News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Order Extending Declaration of Judicial Emergency Through Aug. 30

(Richmond, Va., July 29, 2020)  --  The Supreme Court of Virginia unanimously extends the Declaration of Judicial Emergency through August 30, 2020, and orders that the provisions of the Seventh Order Extending Declaration Of Judicial Em...

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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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County News
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

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

New Elections Office Location

Elections Office Spotlight

Roanoke County’s Department of Elections has moved! The new location is 

Roanoke County Department of Elections900 Chestnut Street, Vinton 24179Tel. (540) 772-7500

Please visit https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation for the ...

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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: July 1, 2020

Roanoke County Modified Services Under Phase 3

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(Roanoke County, VA - July 1, 2020)   Beginning July 1, Roanoke County will begin providing additional services to the public as part of its reopening plan under Phase 3. All County buildings have been closed to the public since March, with some ...

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See our Modified Services page for more details... County Spotlights
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Census 2020: Roanoke County Complete Count Committee

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The goal of the 2020 Census is to count everyone once, only once, and in the right place. Ultimately, the success of the census depends on everyone’s participation. The Census Bureau relies on collaborations with organizations and individuals to...

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See our Census 2020 page for more details... 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
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 Spotlights
Posted on: November 20, 2019

2019 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report

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 Spotlights
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Community Strategic Plan

Spotlight Community Strategic Plan

In 2016, Roanoke County residents were invited to participate in Roanoke County's first-ever community strategic planning process. The Community Strategic Plan engaged both community leaders and citizens to create a desired future for our community. A Com...

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Additional Info... County Spotlights
Posted on: May 22, 2019

RoCo Ready Emergency Information

Spotlight RoCo Ready Emergency Information

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

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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.&...

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Development Services Spotlight

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Library

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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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Additional Info... Library
Posted on: August 4, 2020

We reached our SUMMER READING GOAL!

We did it!

We are so close. The community has read almost over 15,000 books - surpassing the goal for our summer reading program. With the goal being met, the Friends of the Library will donate $1,000 to Feeding Southwest VA! 

The program goes until August 8...

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Library
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Summer Reading Prize Pickup Now Available

Summer Reading Program

Stop by your home library (the library you registered under through Beanstack) during curbside hours to pick up your prize. If you have questions, please give your library a call. Hours of operation can be found on our Path to Reopening page.

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Additional Info... Library
Posted on: July 16, 2020

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Gain access to The Washington Post with your library card! With your library card you have access to the website including real-time access to over 25 sections of multimedia content.

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Access the Virtual Library Library
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Information Regarding Holds

Curbside Pickup and Drop-off Information

  • Follow the signs in our parking lots. Cones will be located in designated curbside parking spots.
  • We are mask friendly.
  • No fines will occur until the library reopens to the public.
  • Please allow seven days for materials...
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More Information on our Path to Reopening Library

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

We reached our SUMMER READING GOAL!

We did it!

We are so close. The community has read almost over 15,000 books - surpassing the goal for our summer reading program. With the goal being met, the Friends of the Library will donate $1,000 to Feeding Southwest VA! 

The program goes until August 8...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: July 16, 2020

The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Gain access to The Washington Post with your library card! With your library card you have access to the website including real-time access to over 25 sections of multimedia content.

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Additional Info... Library Spotlights
Posted on: July 16, 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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Additional Info... Library Spotlights
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Library Concierge Service

Library Concierge

Launching on July 1! Library Concierge is a monthly subscription service open to all patrons with library cards in good standing. Each month, subscribers will automatically receive curated content or a list of digital titles available on our digital platf...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: June 20, 2020

Path to Reopening

Reopening Curbside Info

We’re starting Phase I by accepting returns and providing curbside pick-up.

June 22 | Curbside Pickup Information

Start placing your holds on June 15! Visit rvl.info or call your library.

You will be contacted when your items are ready. Please do n...

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Find out more information. Library Spotlights
Posted on: May 8, 2020

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 Spotlights
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Learn with Lynda.com

Lynda Website

Learn business, software, technology, and creative skills through video courses taught by industry experts. Choose from over 5,700 courses. All for free with your library card!

Additional Info... Library Spotlights

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

Road Closure (8/11/2020): Route 737 (Gladden Road) To Be Closed Temporarily for Bridge Replacement

Gladden Rd Closure Map 7/9/2020

On Tuesday, August 11, Route 737 (Gladden Road) in Roanoke County will be closed from 8 a.m. until approximately 8 p.m. while the Virginia Department of Transportation replaces a bridge over a branch of the Roanoke River.

The bridge is located at the inter...

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Bridge Location Map Road Notices
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Traffic Alert: Virtual "Pardon Our Dust" Meeting for Route 419 Project

Route 419 Project Map

Construction on a 0.5-mile section of Route 419 (Electric Road) in Roanoke County in front of Tanglewood Mall is anticipated to begin in late July or early August.

The project includes improvements to alleviate congestion and provide safer accommodations f...

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VDOT Project Webpage Road Notices
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Road Closure Change: Access to Explore Park via the Parkway Restored from the North

Traffic Alert Blue Ridge Parkway Logo

National Park Service (NPS) officials announced today that a section of the Blue Ridge Parkway from Milepost 112.4 to Milepost 115.5 is now open providing access to Explore Park from the north. This section is the northernmost portion of a larger closure ...

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Blue Ridge Parkway Website Road Notices
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Traffic Alert (6/12/20): Route 221 Bridge Replacement over Martins Creek

Rt 221 Bridge Replacement at Martins Creek Map

Work is set to begin on the existing bridge on Route 221 over Martins Creek for replacement of a box culvert at the intersection with Martins Creek Rd (Route 696). A temporary road section will be built and installed to the north and next to the existing ...

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Additional Info... Road Notices
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Traffic Alert: Plantation Rd. (Route 115) - Delays near intersection of Plantation Rd and Lila Dr.

Plantation road alternating lane closure map

Starting May 15th, VDOT will begin work on Plantation Road (Route 115) near the intersection with Lila Drive to install a new traffic signal. This project will require alternating lane closures on northbound and southbound portions of Plantation Road. Par...

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Additional Info... Road Notices

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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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View Roanoke County Business Partners Videos. Video Highlights
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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View more Recreation TV. Video Highlights