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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Greenways to Hold Meetings for Public Input

The Greenways Commission is updating the Roanoke Valley Greenway Plan, which helps to determine projects and priorities for the future. You can give us your input through the link to the survey below, and plan on attending one of the upcoming meetings bel...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Police Advise of New No Parking Zones and Signage At McAfee Knob

McAfee Knob Parking

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (February 27, 2017) – To address the safety of motorists and pedestrians at the McAfee Knob parking lot on Route 311/Catawba Valley Road, the Virginia Department of Transportation in cooperation with Roanoke County Police hav...Read on...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Parks and Recreation Now Offering Splash Valley Season Passes

Splash Valley Save money with unlimited visits during the 2017 season! Splash Valley season passes are now available, with early bird savings through May 15. New for this year, sign up online with your Roanoke County Parks account. Only 500 passes will be sold. Purch...Read on... Learn more about Splash Valley Season Passes...
Posted on: March 8, 2017

Exit 140 Park 'N Ride Expansion Set to Begin The Week of March 13

SALEM – The Park ‘N Ride Expansion project off I-81 at Exit 140 interchange on Route 311 is scheduled to begin next week. Work will include expansion and improvements to the existing lot that will result in additional parking capacity...Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2017

Roanoke County Breaks Ground on Plantation Road Project, Supports Key Economic Development Strategy

Plantation Road Groundbreaking

ROANOKE COUNTY, VA (March 8, 2017) – Leaders from Roanoke County were on hand Wednesday to break ground on the first phase of the Plantation Road Bicycle, Pedestrian and Streetscape Improvement project. The overall project encompasses the length...Read on...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Celebrate 20 Years of Greenways on May 13th

Time flies when you’re building greenways! Over 30 miles of greenways and 150 miles of trails have been constructed since the Roanoke Valley Greenway Commission and Pathfinders for Greenways were created in 1997. Help us celebrate our 20th Anniv...Read on...

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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 te...Read on... Learn more about RoCo Alert and sign up today!

Library

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Glenvar Library Children's Art Show

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Calling all young artists!!! Glenvar Library will be hosting a Children's Spring Art Show throughout the month of April. Children ages 3 - 11 are invited to submit art inspired by their favorite books. The art can be any medium and can include three-dimen...
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Posted on: March 1, 2017

The Semi-Annual Book Sale is Coming Soon! | South County

The book sale will be here in April! Have any books you no longer need? Bring them our way to supply the sale to raise money and support the library! Book donations are tax deductible, too. Just visit any of our friendly staff members for details.Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2017

Passport Acceptance Facility | South County

South County is a Passport Acceptance Facility! Call the South County Library at 540-777-8782 for details and to schedule your appointment. For more information visit www.roanokecountyva.gov/passports.

Posted on: March 6, 2017

Book-A-Librarian | Vinton

From research tips to technology help! We're here for you. Reserve a free half-hour session with one of our experienced library staff members. Stop by the Vinton Library to fill out an application to schedule your own appointment. Application is required....Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2017

Laughter Yoga Fidelity Project | South County

This multi-session project for adults (age 60 ) is to study the health benefits of laughter yoga and healthy aging. Please plan to attend 3 sessions at the South County Library. Mon., March 13 Thurs., March 16 Thurs., March 23 Mon., March 27 Thurs., Marc...Read on...

Pipeline Advisory Committee

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Pipeline Advisory Committee Meeting Scheduled for April 17

The next Pipeline Advisory Committee Meeting at South County Library is scheduled for April 17. The meeting begins at 12 noon. For more information about the Pipeline Advisory Committee, please see our Mountain Valley Pipeline page. Read on...

Police

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Roanoke County Police Place Charges in Animal Hoarding Case

The Roanoke County Police Department is aware of social posts regarding an animal hoarding case involving Forever Home Animal Rescue located in the 3500 block of Chaparral Drive. Police went to the home this morning and found 15 dogs. All of the ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Police Advise of New No Parking Zones and Signage At McAfee Knob

McAfee Knob Parking

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (February 27, 2017) – To address the safety of motorists and pedestrians at the McAfee Knob parking lot on Route 311/Catawba Valley Road, the Virginia Department of Transportation in cooperation with Roanoke County Police hav...Read on...

Download PDF News Release and Map...