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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Absentee Ballot Applications Mailed to Registered Voters

The Roanoke County Registrar’s Office has learned that many registered Roanoke County voters recently received a mailer containing an absentee ballot application. The mailer did not originate from the Roanoke County Registrar’s Office....

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Green Ridge Rec Staff Highlights Center Cleaning Efforts

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The staff at Green Ridge Recreation Center has taken cleaning to a new level! See how staff is working to ensure guest safety through enhanced sanitation procedures and a lot of love for the center and its patrons.

Visit the Green Ridge Recreation Center w...

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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 1, 2020

Roanoke County Modified Services Under Phase 3

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(Roanoke County, VA - July 1, 2020)   Beginning July 1, Roanoke County will begin providing additional services to the public as part of its reopening plan under Phase 3. All County buildings have been closed to the public since March, with some ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

VDOT: "Pardon Our Dust" Meeting for Route 419 Project

Route 419 Project Map

Construction on a 0.5-mile section of Route 419 (Electric Road) in Roanoke County in front of Tanglewood Mall is anticipated to begin in late July or early August.

The project includes improvements to alleviate congestion and provide safer accommodations f...

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VDOT Project Webpage 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: July 8, 2020

Road Closure Change: Access to Explore Park via the Parkway Restored from the North

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National Park Service (NPS) officials announced today that a section of the Blue Ridge Parkway from Milepost 112.4 to Milepost 115.5 is now open providing access to Explore Park from the north. This section is the northernmost portion of a larger closure ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Supreme Court of Virginia Issues Order Extending Declaration of Judicial Emergency Through Aug. 30

(Richmond, Va., July 29, 2020)  --  The Supreme Court of Virginia unanimously extends the Declaration of Judicial Emergency through August 30, 2020, and orders that the provisions of the Seventh Order Extending Declaration Of Judicial Em...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Roanoke County Releases Phase 1 Guide for Restaurants

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Roanoke County is providing this guide related to outdoor dining for dining establishments operating under the Phase 1 Forward Virginia plan. Please be aware this information only applies to the temporary use of outdoor dining. Please use the contacts wit...

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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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