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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Roanoke County Board of Supervisors Names Lubeck As County Attorney

County Attorney Peter Lubeck and Board of Supervisors

January 14, 2020 – The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors today announced the appointment of Peter S. Lubeck as County Attorney.

"We are privileged to have Peter serve as our next County Attorney," said Board of Supervisors Chairman Da...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

County Launches Broadband Availability Study, High-Speed Internet Survey

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Roanoke County's Broadband Availability Study is the next step to "Improving Communication and Data Technology in Both the Business Sector and in Residential Settings," the first goal of Connecting Roanoke County to the World Strategic ...

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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
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Submit Zoning Violations through the Neighborhood Concerns Application

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 ...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 t...Read on... Learn more about RoCo Alert and sign up today! County News

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

High-Speed Internet Survey

High-Speed Internet Survey

As part of the comprehensive Broadband Availability Study now underway, Roanoke County has launched a High-Speed Internet Survey to help us locate areas of the County that are unserved or under-served with high-speed Internet access. Along with targeted s...

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Additional Info... 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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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

Reimagine Community Plans

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The Reimagine Planning Studies explore opportunities to develop higher density, mixed-use activity areas in existing commercial corridors. They examine commercial and residential development, multi-modal transportation, infrastructure improvements and des...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Sign-up Your Cell Phone for RoCo Alert Notifications

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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 telephone num...

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Sign up for RoCo Alert... County Spotlights
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Community Strategic Plan

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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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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Mountain Valley Pipeline

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Our Mountain Valley Pipeline website offers the latest information on the project in Roanoke County, including past progress notes, an interactive Mountain Valley Pipeline Viewer, and more.

Learn more about the Mountain Valley Pipeline Project.

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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: January 21, 2020

Learn a New Skill with Universal Class

Learn at your own pace with topics from DIY, Business, Office Skills, Parenting/Family, Homeschooling, and more with Universal Class. There are over 500 courses to choose from that range from under 1 hour to 12+ hours allowing you to learn at your own pac...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Small Business Reference Center Available

Is 2020 your year to start your own small business? Are you looking into participating in The Gauntlet Challenge? Check out our Small Business Reference Center, available for free with your library card.

The Small Business Reference Center offers exclusive...

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Small Business Reference Center Library News & Announcements
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Winter Calendar of Events

Stop by your favorite library and pick up a copy today! Or view on our website. Be sure to sign up for our calendar alerts so you'll never miss a favorite event.

Click here to view, print, and download the calendar.

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

New Rentable Business Office at South County

Starting July 1, 2019 we will begin taking reservations for our Commons Office at South County Library. The space will rent for $50/half day and $100/full day (4+ hours). This space will comfortably hold 3 guests and has ample desk space. Call 540-777-878...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Passport Acceptance Facility

Roanoke County Public Library is a designated Passport Acceptance Facility. We process passport applications by appointment only.

Appointments will be taken during these hours: Monday - Saturday:  10a-4p // Tuesday & Wednesday evening...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Get Your Library Card!

We think everyone should have a library card! Visit your favorite RCPL location to sign up. If you already have one, tell your friends, sign up your kids, and shout it from the top of McAfee's Knob. Plus, who doesn't love free with hundreds of perks?

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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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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Girls Who Code Sessions

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Roanoke County Public Library (RCPL) is launching its next Girls Who Code program series in March. Girls, grades 3-12, will learn from library staff via tutorials and materials provided by Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit reaching nearly 90,000 girls ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Volunteers Needed

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library are looking for dedicated volunteers to assist with semiannual book sales and at the FOL Shop at South County Library. If you’re available a few hours a week, month, or year and interested fill out the volunteer applic...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

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 serving the ...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

New Connections

New Connections

In partnership with Book City Roanoke, RCPL will host lively book and movie discussions on a variety of social issues important to the community.

Schedule: Location for all meetings is at the South County Library

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Learn with Lynda.com

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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!

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Accident on Electric Rd

On Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 4:56 pm, Roanoke County Police Department received a report of a single vehicle crash in the 4000 block of Electric Road. Only one lane of travel was blocked for brief period of time. The driver of the vehicle was transpo...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Carilion Children's Announced for Tanglewood Mall

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On September 26, Carilion Clinic announced the development of its new Carilion Children's facility at Tanglewood Mall.

View Carilion Children's Announcement... Video Highlights
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Roanoke County Police Safe Firearms Storage

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Roanoke County Police has produced this Public Service Announcement to help promote firearms safety in our community.

Firearms Safety Initiative Video Highlights