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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Roanoke County Circuit Court will be closed Tuesday, November 3rd for Election Day.

Roanoke County Circuit Court will be closed Tuesday, November 3rd for Election Day.

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Please see our plan to resume jury trials.

Please see our plan to resume jury trials. More information under the Jury Information & Details tab.

If you have any questions, please call 387-6261.

Circuit Court

News Flash

Posted on: September 3, 2020

Latest COVID-19 Updates from VDH

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The Virginia Department of Health’s website now contains a range of COVID-19 data updated daily. Data includes current cases, cases by health district, fatalities, demographics, and more information you need to keep you and your family safe. Vis...

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VDH COVID-19 website. Coronavirus Updates

News Flash

Posted on: September 30, 2020

Roanoke County to Offer Additional Ways to Vote

(Roanoke County, VA—September 30, 2020)  To ensure citizens are able to take part in the November 3 election, the Roanoke County Department of Elections is offering additional avenues for voting: 

  • SATELLITE ELECTION OFFICE IN SO...
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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Illuminights Advance Tickets On Sale Now

Illuminights Visitors

Roanoke County, Virginia (October 19, 2020) – Explore your holiday spirit through a dazzling world of over 500,000 lights. Roanoke County and Center in the Square have expanded the signature event to include 41 nights from November 20 through Ja...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

VDH Issues Voting Guidance

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The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has issued voting guidance in an effort to preserve public health and safety.

The Virginia Department of Elections encourages voters to consider alternative options for voting in the November 2020 elections....

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County News
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: October 21, 2020

Public Comment Notice (10/21/20): Starkey Rd/Buck Mtn. Rd Proposed Roundabout

Starkey Rd. Roundabout Project Overlay, Aerial View

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking public comments about a project that is under development to convert the “T” intersection at Starkey Road (Route 904) and Buck Mountain Road (Route 679) to a single-lane roundabout with crosswalk...

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VDOT Project Webpage County News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Roanoke County Circuit Court will be closed Tuesday, November 3rd for Election Day.

Roanoke County Circuit Court will be closed Tuesday, November 3rd for Election Day.

County News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Early Voting Information from Roanoke County's Elections Office

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: 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 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: 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

News Flash

Posted on: September 28, 2020

Roanoke County Offers More Ways to Vote!

Three Ways to Vote

(Roanoke County, VA—September 30, 2020)  To ensure citizens are able to take part in the November 3 election, the Roanoke County Department of Elections is offering additional avenues for voting:

  • SATELLITE ELECTION OFFICE IN SOUTHWEST CO...
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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: 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: January 7, 2020

Submit Neighborhood Concerns

NeighborhoodConcerns Spotlight

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: 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

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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

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

5 Stories
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Did You Know...

Did you know you can take advantage of our library services without leaving the safety of your own home? 

Here are some ideas:

  • Visit our YouTube channel for informative and fun videos created by our staff
  • Read and ebook or listen to an audiobook thr...
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Library
Posted on: May 18, 2020

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: June 12, 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 and read our blog posts.

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Read the blog here Library
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: 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

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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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Read the Posts Library Spotlights
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 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: 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!

Additional Info... Library Spotlights

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Police

2 Stories
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Police Offer Reminder About Parking Near McAfee Knob

McAfeesKnobParking

Interest in McAfee Knob in recent years has grown significantly, attracting a high-volume of visitors on any given pleasant weekend. There are limited parking areas available in the area which has increasingly become a problem, resulting in cars being tic...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Police Conducting Murder Investigation

On October 26, 2020 at approximately 10:22 p.m., Roanoke County Police responded to the 7000 block of Thirlane Rd for a male with life-threatening wounds. The caller advised they had just returned to the residence and found the male. Officers arrived and ...

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News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2020

Public Comment Notice (10/21/20): Starkey Rd/Buck Mtn. Rd Proposed Roundabout

Starkey Rd. Roundabout Project Overlay, Aerial View

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is seeking public comments about a project that is under development to convert the “T” intersection at Starkey Road (Route 904) and Buck Mountain Road (Route 679) to a single-lane roundabout with crosswalk...

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

Road Re-Opening (10/8/20): Part of Blue Ridge Parkway Reopens after Repairs in Roanoke Area

Blueridge Parkway Closure Update Map

National Park Service officials announced that the Blue Ridge Parkway has reopened from Milepost 115.5 (Explore Park entrance) to Milepost 121.4 (U.S. 220). Park visitors and drivers in this section should anticipate a shifted lane alignment, warning sign...

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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
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Traffic Alert Update (9/28/20): 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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Vicinity Map 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