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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Early Voting in Roanoke County

Early Voting Spotlight 2022

Registered voters are permitted to cast their ballots early in person beginning 45 days prior to Election Day and ending on the Saturday immediately before Election Day (November 5, 2022 for this election). See more information about locations, times, and...

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View our Vote Early In Person web page. County News
Posted on: September 29, 2022

The McAfee Knob Trailhead Shuttle Suspended Friday Through Sunday

McAfee Shuttle Spotlight SUSPENDED

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA  September 29, 2022)  The McAfee Knob Trailhead Shuttle service will be suspended beginning Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2, due to impending weather from Hurricane Ian. The McAfee Knob Trailhead Shuttl...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Roanoke County Police Chief to Retire

Chief Howard Hall Photo

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - September 22, 2022)  Roanoke County Chief of Police Howard B. Hall today announced he will be retiring, effective January 1, 2023. Hall notified Roanoke County Administrator Richard L. Caywood, P.E. last week.

“It h...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Roanoke County Receives International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Award

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(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA  - September 20, 2022) – The International Economic Development Council announced that Roanoke County Economic Development received a Silver Award for the Reimagine 419 Plan in the IEDC 2022 Excellence in Economic De...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Update (9/20/22)

National Park Service officials today announced the project completion date for a Roanoke slope repair project underway at milepost 127.9 on the Blue Ridge Parkway has been extended into Spring 2023. The unanticipated extension is due to the discovery of ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Lamination Solutions Company Selects Roanoke County for Mid-Atlantic Operation

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RICHMOND, VA - Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that North American Specialty Laminations LLC (“NASL”), the North American leader in differentiated lamination solutions to the building products industry, will invest $2 million t...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Roanoke County Names Library Director

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(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - September 16, 2022)  Roanoke County Administrator Richard L. Caywood, P.E. is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Blanton as Director of Libraries. Blanton will assume his new position September 19.

“We are f...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

McAfee Knob Shuttle

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Make Your Trip to McAfee Knob Easy!

The McAfee Knob Trailhead Shuttle Service provides safe and convenient transportation to the McAfee Knob Trailhead on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays with occasional Mondays for holidays (Memorial Day and Labor Day).

When...

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McAfee Knob Shuttle web page. County Spotlights
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Roanoke County Launches McAfee Knob Trailhead Shuttle Service

September 1, 2022 – Roanoke County held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday to launch its new McAfee Knob Trailhead Shuttle Service. Speakers included Martha B. Hooker, Roanoke County Board of Supervisors; Dr. Raymond D. Smoot, Virginia Commonwea...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

RoCo Mobile App Now Available!

Spotlight RoCo Mobile

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: June 22, 2022

Roanoke County Among Nation’s Healthiest Communities for 2022

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June 22, 2022 – Roanoke County has been recognized as No. 133 in the country by U.S. News & World Report in their 2022 Healthiest Communities ranking.

The County was ranked out of the top 500 Urban, High-Performing communities nationwide with an overal...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Road Notice (6/15/22): Beginning Monday, June 20, Detour for Route 311/419 Roundabout Construction

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As part of the construction of a new roundabout, portions of the Route 419 and Route 311 intersection in Roanoke County at Hanging Rock will be closed starting Monday, June 20 at 7 p.m. Some drivers will need to detour due to the partial intersection clos...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Road Notice (4/21/22): Construction Begins on New Roundabout at Route 311 and Route 419

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is beginning a road project to replace the signalized intersection of Route 311 and Route 419 in Roanoke County at Hanging Rock with a roundabout. Constructing a roundabout can enhance safety, improve traff...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Roanoke County Earns National Awards for Model Programs

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(May 16, 2022) – Roanoke County has been recognized with three Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative and effective county government programs that strengthen services for its citizens. T...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Sign-up Your Cell Phone for RoCo Alert Notifications

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You can now add optional cell phone numbers to our RoCo Alert system to receive notifications in the case of an emergency. New features in the system also allow you to voluntarily share information that may help save your life, including health conditions...

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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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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 News