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Posted on: April 16, 2021

UPDATE: Services Restored at RCACP

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UPDATE (10:30 AM): Services have been restored to the Regional Center for Animal Care & Protection

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(Roanoke, Virginia - April 16, 2021)  The Regional Center for Animal Care &...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Newly Named Petco Love Invests in Lifesaving Work of RCACP

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Roanoke, VA (April 15, 2021) – The Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection announced today a $20,000 grant investment from the newly named, Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals in the Roanoke Valley, including Botetour...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

RCAHD Announces Opening of Phase 2 Vaccinations

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On April 2, 2021 the Roanoke City & Alleghany Health Districts (RCAHD) announced that local residents over the age of 16 who want to be vaccinated and who are pre-registered on vaccinate.virginia.gov will be invited to schedule a vaccination appointme...

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See more details on the RCAHD website... County News
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Calls for Volunteers

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Our region is excited to host the Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Virginia’s Blue Ridge on June 6, 2021. We’re welcoming athletes from around the world to America’s East Coast Mountain Biking Capital for an exciting race with ch...

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Learn More About Volunteering for Ironman 70.3... County News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Road Notice (4/21/21): VDOT Holds Public Hearing for Project to Improve Route 220 Intersections

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The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) invites the public to attend a virtual design public hearing for a project to improve seven intersections along Route 220 between Roanoke and Martinsville.   The hearing will be held on Wednesday, ...

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VDOT Press Release County News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

RVRA Announces Changes to Tinker Creek Transfer Station Services

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At its regularly scheduled board meeting on March 24, 2021, RVRA’s Board of Directors authorized the cancellation of its rail transportation contract.  The Board also approved two construction projects that will allow the Authority to p...

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See RVRA Public Notice (PDF). 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: 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: October 21, 2020

Roanoke County Citizens Eligible for Flood Insurance Discount

(Roanoke County, VA—October 20, 2020)  Roanoke County Administrator Dan O’Donnell has announced that Roanoke County has maintained a “Class 8” designation in the Community Rating System (CRS). This means th...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Calls for Volunteers

IRONMAN 70.3 Spotlight

Our region is excited to host the Carilion Clinic Ironman 70.3 Virginia’s Blue Ridge on June 6, 2021. We’re welcoming athletes from around the world to America’s East Coast Mountain Biking Capital for an exciting race with ch...

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Learn More About Volunteering for Ironman 70.3... 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 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: January 11, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

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(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - January 11, 2021)   Roanoke County has a new webpage to showcase the latest efforts to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in our region.

>> Visit Roanoke County's COVID-19 Vaccine page.

On this page you'll find information ...

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Visit the COVID-19 Vaccine page. County Spotlights
Posted on: November 4, 2020

2020 Community Strategic Plan Annual Report

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Roanoke County's Community Strategic Plan 2020 Annual Report is now available for download. 

Roanoke County’s 2016 Community Strategic Plan was designed as a five-year plan to guide the pursuit of seven key Strategic Initiatives within the budget ...

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See the Community Strategic Plan web page. 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: 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: 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 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: 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. In response to ...

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Development Services Spotlight

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Library

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

WiFi Hotspots

WiFi Hotspots

Hotspots deliver strong and secure internet connection. RCPL makes it easy to get online with a hotspot, available at all locations. If you have a library card, you can check out a hotspot for free. Hotspots can be used to connect your tablet, laptop, or ...

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Find out more information. Library
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports provides ratings and buying advice for thousands of products. Find the best buys, most reliable brands and important safety features. Access anywhere, 24/7 with your library card!

Check it out! Library
Posted on: January 8, 2021

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
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Are you following us?

Follow us @rocopublib on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Subscribe to our Youtube channel for programs, tutorials, and more. #getsocial

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Library
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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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: March 15, 2021

Spring Loyalty Rewards Program

Spring Loyalty Program

Love your library? Join our spring loyalty program! Swing by your favorite RCPL location from March 15 through May 15 to pick up a loyalty card.
Receive a prize for 10 visits to the library then again at 20 visits!
You can visit as many different Roanoke C...
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Library Spotlights
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Register for Upcoming Events

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Register for our upcoming virtual events for children, teens, and adults. We have storytimes, escape rooms, author talks, and more.

Find Events Here Library Spotlights
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Subscribe to our Blog!

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Hear from some of your favorite library staffers. From true crime, library updates and happenings, book recommendations, and more. Stay up to date with everything going on virtually at the library. Click here to subscribe!

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

Library Reservations

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We are glad to be welcoming you back to the library. We are making every effort to provide excellent customer service while incorporating the latest CDC guidelines. When you arrive to the library you’ll soon notice that the library looks different, but we...

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Make your reservation here. Library Spotlights
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Database of the Month | Explora Primary, Middle, and High School

Database of Month

Each month we will be featuring a new database from our Virtual Library. This month find out about eBook Cricket Media. Available for free with your library card.

Explora Primary is a grade K-5 research tool for searching Ebsco’s K-8 eBook and Cri...

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Virtual Library Library Spotlights

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Upcoming April Road Closure: Blue Ridge Parkway Roanoke River Bridge Rehabilitation Project

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National Park Service officials announced the upcoming, full closure of Roanoke River Bridge, at Milepost 114.7, on the Blue Ridge Parkway for a major rehabilitation project. The National Park Service and Federal Highway Administration identified this pro...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Road Notice (4/21/21): VDOT Holds Public Hearing for Project to Improve Route 220 Intersections

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The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) invites the public to attend a virtual design public hearing for a project to improve seven intersections along Route 220 between Roanoke and Martinsville.   The hearing will be held on Wednesday, ...

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VDOT Press Release Road Notices
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Update (10/8/20): Route 220 to Adney Gap

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The Blue Ridge Parkway is closed to all uses south of Milepost 121.4 (U.S. 220) to Milepost 135.9 (Adney Gap) due to a full road failure roughly one hundred and fifty feet (150') in length near milepost 128. This complex road failure will require a closur...

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Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Map 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