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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Digitalizing Older Deed Books

Beginning 2/28/2019 Deed Books A through 359 will be out of the office for digital imaging.

For questions, please call 540-387-6205 and ask for Jill or Lindsey.

Thank you for your patience.

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Coronavirus: A Community Conversation

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In a historic first, health care and broadcast entities across western Virginia are teaming up under a shared goal: flattening the COVID-19 curve.  On Monday, April 6 at 7 p.m., all regional television network affiliates (WDBJ, WFXR, WSET, WSLS, ...

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Read full news release.... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2020

County Officials Host Press Conference to Update Community

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - April 2, 2020)  County leaders hosted a press conference at 1:00 pm on April 2 to update the community on the latest local developments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Board of Supervisors Chairman David Radford, Count...

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April 2, 2020 Press Conference Video Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Board of Equalization Hearing for April 30 Canceled

Real Estate Assessment / Board of Equalization Hearing for April 30 CanceledThe April 30, 2020 Board of Equalization hearing has been canceled. Applicants for this hearing date will be automatically rescheduled for the next hearing date scheduled for July...

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Coronavirus Updates
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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Read the Governor's News Release... Coronavirus Updates
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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See Carlilion Clinic for more information... Coronavirus Updates
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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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Treasurer's Office Accepting Payments at South County Library Drive-Thru

While the Roanoke County Treasurer’s Office is closed to the public, in-person, non-credit card payments, are accepted at the South County Library drive-thru window at 6303 Merriman Road, Roanoke, VA 24018, Monday through Friday, between the hou...

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Additional information... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Roanoke County to Close All Buildings 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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Download PDF News Release... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Governor Northam Orders Statewide Closure of Certain Non-Essential Businesses, K-12 Schools

Governor Ralph Northam has issued a statewide order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Executive Order Fifty-Three orders the closure of certain non-essential businesses, bans all ga...

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View the News Release from the Governor's Offic Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Roanoke Valley Resource Authority Announces Service Changes

Effective Monday, March 23, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and in order to protect our employees, customers and the general public, the following measures have been put in place:

1. Household Hazardous Waste Events have been cancele...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection Announces Change to Procedures Due to COVID-19

Here at the shelter, like the rest of the Roanoke Valley, we have been following the COVID-19 updates and how those updates affect our operations at the shelter.  Our most important goal is to reunite lost animals with their families, process ado...

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Download PDF News Release... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Sheriff's Office Announces Changes to Services at Roanoke County-Salem Jail

The Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office has announced that outreach programs have been canceled until April 25. This includes gun safety classes, weekend trash pickup, and self-defense classes. Workforce programs will continue with Parks and Recreat...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Changes Effective at Roanoke County Courthouse

(Effective March 27, 2020) The Supreme Court of Virginia issued an Order extending the dates of modified and/or suspended services through April 26, 2020.

See the Order dated March 27, 2020.

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Download PDF News Release... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Board of Supervisors Approves Resolution Confirming Local Emergency

At a Special Meeting on March 17, 2020, the Board of Supervisors approved a resolution Confirming the Declaration of Local Emergency Due to the Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 

Download the Board of Supervisors’ Resolution...

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Download the Board of Supervisors' Resolution. Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 17, 2020

RVRA Stops Accepting Trash from Residents, Municipal Pick-up Continues

Effective March 23, 2020: No Residential Waste Being Accepted by the RVRA. Regular Municipal Trash Pick-Up Continues.

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and in order protect our employees, customers and the general public the Tinker Creek T...

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Roanoke Valley Resource Authority Notice Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Governments Declare Local Emergencies in Response to Public Health Concerns Related to Coronavirus

Effective March 12, 2020, Governor Ralph S. Northam declared under the Executive Order that a State of Emergency exists in the Commonwealth of Virginia due to the potential spread of COVID-19, a communicable disease and public health threat.

In response to...

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Download PDF Joint News Release... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Sheriff's Office Suspends Weekender/Delayed Reporting through May 22, 2020

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The Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office is suspending its Weekender/Delayed Reporting program immediately.  Any person that is scheduled to report to the Roanoke County/Salem Jail with a reporting date of March 13 through the end of April n...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Roanoke County to Close Public Libraries and Recreation Centers in Response to Coronavirus Concerns

(Roanoke County, VA—March 14, 2020) Beginning Monday, March 16 all Roanoke County Public Libraries and Parks & Recreation facilities will be closed. Like Roanoke County Public Schools, they will remain closed through at least Sunday, March 2...

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Download PDF News Release... Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Coronavirus Updates from Virginia Department of Health (VDH)

Visit the Virginia Department of Health for the latest news about coronavirus in our state. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) website is hosting up-to-date information about the status of coronavirus in the state of Virginia.

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Visit the Virginia Department of Health website. Coronavirus Updates

News Flash

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Coronavirus: A Community Conversation

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In a historic first, health care and broadcast entities across western Virginia are teaming up under a shared goal: flattening the COVID-19 curve.  On Monday, April 6 at 7 p.m., all regional television network affiliates (WDBJ, WFXR, WSET, WSLS, ...

Read on...

Read full news release.... County News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Board of Equalization Hearing for April 30 Canceled

Real Estate Assessment / Board of Equalization Hearing for April 30 CanceledThe April 30, 2020 Board of Equalization hearing has been canceled. Applicants for this hearing date will be automatically rescheduled for the next hearing date scheduled for July...

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County News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

County Officials Host Press Conference to Update Community

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - April 2, 2020)  County leaders hosted a press conference at 1:00 pm on April 2 to update the community on the latest local developments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Board of Supervisors Chairman David Radford, Count...

Read on...

April 2, 2020 Press Conference Video County News
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...

Read on...

Read the Governor's News Release... County News
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...

Read on...

See Carlilion Clinic for more information... County News
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...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Treasurer's Office Accepting Payments at South County Library Drive-Thru

While the Roanoke County Treasurer’s Office is closed to the public, in-person, non-credit card payments, are accepted at the South County Library drive-thru window at 6303 Merriman Road, Roanoke, VA 24018, Monday through Friday, between the hou...

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Additional information... County News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Roanoke County to Close All Buildings 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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Download PDF News Release... County News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Governor Northam Orders Statewide Closure of Certain Non-Essential Businesses, K-12 Schools

Governor Ralph Northam has issued a statewide order to protect the health and safety of Virginians and reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. Executive Order Fifty-Three orders the closure of certain non-essential businesses, bans all ga...

Read on...

View the News Release from the Governor's Offic County News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Sheriff's Office Announces Changes to Services at Roanoke County-Salem Jail

The Roanoke County Sheriff’s Office has announced that outreach programs have been canceled until April 26. This includes gun safety classes, weekend trash pickup, and self-defense classes. Workforce programs will continue with Parks and Recreat...

Read on...

County News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Changes Effective at Roanoke County Courthouse

(Effective March 27, 2020) The Supreme Court of Virginia issued an Order extending the dates of modified and/or suspended services through April 26, 2020.

See the Order dated March 27, 2020.

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(March 17, 2020) In ...

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Download PDF News Release... County News
Posted on: March 14, 2020

Roanoke County to Close Public Libraries and Recreation Centers in Response to Coronavirus Concerns

Roanoke County Closing Notice

(Roanoke County, VA—March 14, 2020)  In order to better safeguard our community and slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Roanoke County will be closing several public facilities and making modifications to schedules, effective b...

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Download PDF News Release... 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: March 20, 2020

County Buildings to Close in Response to Coronavirus

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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Visit our Modified Services web page. 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: 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

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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Additional Info... 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

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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: April 3, 2020

Library Phone Line and Services Closed for Easter

RCPL's phone line will be closed on Sunday, April 12 for Easter. We will return all messages on Monday, April 13.

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Questions? Give us a call!

In order to safeguard our community and slow the spread of Coronavirus  (COVID-19), Roanoke County Public Library will be closed. An end date has not been established for these changes, but we plan to return to regular operation as soon as condit...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

In order to safeguard our community and slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), Roanoke County Public Library will be closed effective Monday, March 16 through at least Sunday, March 29.

We encourage you to use the library’s virtual resour...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Be a Census Taker

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For more information or help applying, please call 1-855-JOB-2020. 

Federal Relay Service: 1-800-877-8339 TTY//ASCII
www.gsa.gov/fedrelay

View the official flier here. Library News & Announcements
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Are you following us?

Follow us @rocopublib on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. #getsocial

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Need a library card? We've got you covered.

Get immediate access to the library’s online services.

  • Check out eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks
  • Access our virtual library’s online resources like Mango Languages, Consumer Reports, and Lynda.com.

If you’re a resident of th...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Let's Stay in Touch!

Stay in Touch

Do you miss your favorite librarian? Want to stay in touch? Just want to chat with someone? Email Darlene at dsmithwick@roanokecountyva.gov or call us at 540-777-8781 to set up a time to talk.



Library Spotlights
Posted on: March 22, 2020

At-Home Resources

At Home Activities

We encourage you to use the library’s virtual resources remotely, which are available for free 24/7.

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Apply for an eLibrary Card

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Need a library card to access our digital resources, databases, and eBooks? Apply for a card on our website.

Get immediate access to the library’s online services.

  • Check out eBooks, eMagazines, and eAudiobooks
  • Access our virtual library’s...
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Library Spotlights
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 se...

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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.

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