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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Roanoke County Treasurer's Office Closed February 9 and 10

The Treasurer's Office will be closed to the public on Thursday, February 9, and Friday, February 10, for computer system upgrades. During these two days online payments, payments by phone, and in-person service at our customer counter will be un...

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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: 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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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: February 1, 2023

Winter 2023 Draft 200 Plan Reveal Meetings

Roanoke County's 200 Plan

Roanoke County staff and leadership will hold Draft 200 Plan reveal meetings to review draft plans for each community planning area based on the feedback received so far. Learn more about the six plan reveal meetings and two public hearings on the 200 Pla...

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Visit the 200 Plan website. 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: December 7, 2022

This Is Roanoke County

This Is Roanoke County video cover

See what sets Roanoke County apart from other localities in this video snapshot of our community. Produced by the creative team at Roanoke Valley Television.

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County Spotlights
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: 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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Sign up for RoCo Alert today. County Spotlights
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Roanoke County Rural Broadband Initiative Website

Rural Broadband Initiative Spotlight

Roanoke County Rural Broadband Initiative website showcases the progress being made to expand broadband access into under-served and unserved areas of the County.

The Rural Broadband Initiative website includes information about the 2019 Broadband Availabi...

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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: 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: 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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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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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Resource Available for Black History Month

African-American History covers more than 500 years of the African-American experience and offers a fresh way to explore the full spectrum of history and culture. Access only available at your library. 

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Read Magazines on Magzter

Magzter Digital Library Edition provides access to hundreds of digital magazines. Can also be downloaded for Apple and Android mobile devices. Users must enter a valid email address and library card number.

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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Storytime Going on Now!

Join us for storytime at your favorite RCPL location. Session dates are from the week of Jan. 9 through the first week of February. Practice early literacy skills, enjoy activities, and listen to stories. Find out more information here.

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Library Newsletter

Newsletter

Sign up for our Library Newsletter to stay in the know about new services, upcoming events, news, and announcements. Visit our homepage and click subscribe to sign up!

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Library Notifications

Library Elf

Our Library Elf subscription has been discontinued. Don't worry! You can receive the same emails and notifications from our new library catalog. Visit rvl.info to sign up for alerts. For assistance, call your favorite library or come in and see u...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: January 5, 2023

Rentable Office for You

Business Office

Do you work from home, but sometimes need a private office? Conducting interviews or meeting with a small group? We have the space for you!

Check out our rentable business office in the Commons of South County Library. This space includes:

  • Computer
  • Office Su...
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Posted on: January 9, 2023

Books to Grow

Books to Grow

Books to Grow is an early literacy kit containing an assortment of picture and board books, learning toys, and a flannel story all based around a specific subject and available for a 4-week checkout period. 

To start, kits are only available at th...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Join the Friends of the Library!

Join the FOL

Members of the Friends of the Library (FOL) organization are people who believe a strong public library is essential to Roanoke Valley, contribute their support to achieve this goal, and work for a cause important to them and to their community.

Join us in...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Stream Kids Content

Just for Kids Video Streaming

Just for Kids is a streaming video collection that includes clips from thousands of fun and informative video and audio titles including music and arts, animals, sports and hobbies, math and science, history, reading, and much more, plus hundreds...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: January 3, 2023

Library Concierge Service

Library Concierge

Library Concierge is a monthly subscription service open to all patrons with library cards in good standing. Each month, subscribers will automatically receive curated content or a list of digital titles available on our digital platforms based upon their...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Mt. Pleasant Library Closing for Renovations

Maintenance Tools

The Mt. Pleasant Library is undergoing a remodel starting on Mon., Feb. 6. We can't wait for you to see the updated changes that are being made to better serve our community! 

Remodel Highlights:

  • More natural light with new windows
  • New shelving, fix...
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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Winter Reading Program

Globe with Books

For Kids:

Children up to age 5, read 20 books in the various multi-cultural categories. Return your completed log to your local branch and be entered to win the grand prize.

For Adults:

Read three books for a prize. Categories include: book that feel like ho...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

Blogs, News and More...

RoCollection Image Home Page

Videos, blogs, and more news from Roanoke County.

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News Flash

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: June 29, 2022

Road Notice: Interstate 81 Lane Widening Construction from Exit 137 to 141

VDOT traffic alert

A $179 million design-build project to widen both directions of I-81 between mile markers 136.6 and 141.8 from two to three lanes is underway. Work is being performed on the inside and outside shoulders along a five mile section of both northbound and sou...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Kaelyn Explores the Brambleton Center

Program Planner at Brambleton Center

Hey there, Roanoke County!

Feeling inspired from my visit to Green Ridge Recreation Center, I decided to check out the Brambleton Center to continue on my journey towards a healthier, more balanced me in 2023. It is learned that I am epically failing on th...

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Achieving Fitness Goals at Green Ridge Rec. Center

Thumbs up from Kaelyn at Green Ridge

Happy 2023, RoCo! 

It's day three of the new year, the first day back to work for some from the long weekend, which means it's go-time on achieving those New Year's resolutions. Some of the most popular resoluti...

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Posted on: November 25, 2022

Top Places to Shop in Roanoke County for the Outdoor Adventurer and Fitness Guru!

Working out at Pure Barre

  • If you're shopping for someone who thrives in a gym-like setting, consider gifting various membership or personal training packages at Green Ridge Recreation Center. They have a little bit of everything in their 76,000 square-feet-facility.&n...
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Posted on: November 24, 2022

Top 3 Places to Shop in Roanoke County for the Foodie!

Eating at Dogwood Restaurant

  • Check out RND Coffee in Vinton for multiple reasons. The first reason is to pick up some holiday donuts for your foodie friend or bags of coffee for your coffee lover. They also have monthly subscriptions which is such a fun gift! A second reason, is to g...
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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Top 3 Places to Shop in Roanoke County for a Pamper Queen!

Shopping for jewelry at Her Perfect Day

  • A personal favorite place of mine for some pampering is Polished salon in the Forum Shopping Center! They have a table in the front of the store full of pampering goodies as well as handmade exfoliant in an array of scents upon request. You can never go w...
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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Top 3 Places to Shop in Roanoke County for the Person Who Has Everything!

Kaelyn shopping at Windsor Gifts

  • PacaBerry Farm Shop has some of the most unique gifts you can find in Roanoke County thanks to their supply of products made with alpaca fleece. They have socks, ear warmers, hats, yarn, and even ornaments. If you order something online, be sure to use th...
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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Top 3 Places to Shop in Roanoke County for the Beer and Wine Lover!

Kaelyn Shopping at Southern Hills Homebrew Supply

  • For a gift that's a bit outside the box, consider gifting at-home brewing supplies. Southern Hills Homebrew Supply has everything your gift receiver could need to brew beer or wine including kits, bottles, corks, hops, and more! They can even mill it for ...
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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Adventure Dog Takes Kaelyn on an Adventure

Moki the Adventure Dog plays fetch

Fresh from my afternoon with Moki, a shelter dog at the Regional Center for Animal Care and Protection (RCACP), I don’t know who had the biggest adventure- Moki or me!

After hearing that the local shelters, including the RCACP, were at full capac...

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Posted on: October 28, 2022

Hello From the Top of McAfee Knob

Kaelyn and Keara at the top of McAfee Knob

Hey, RoCo!

I am writing to you fresh from McAfee Knob, and what. a. view. Despite living in Roanoke for the last few years, I have yet to cross the McAfee Knob hike off my bucket list. 

It's a 3.8-mile hike to the knob, the most photographed spot o...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Fire Station Tour at Cave Spring Station #3

Kaelyn at fire station

Happy National Fire Prevention Month, RoCo!

To kickoff the national celebration, I decided to celebrate with none other than some of Roanoke County’s fire and rescue team. In doing so, I got to spend the better part of a day with the B shift team at Statio...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Conquering Treetop Quest

Kaelyn Smiling at TreeTop Quest

I am writing to you, RoCo, with sore muscles and an adrenaline rush! Why? I am just getting back from TreeTop Quest at Explore Park, and my friend Keara joined me!

Heading into it, Keara and I thought this was going to be a breeze, and I definitely would n...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

First Time Camping at Explore Park

Kaelyn and Keara arrive to Explore Park

Hey RoCo!

The weather is finally starting to feel like fall! I even noticed a few leaves changing on my drive home from work the other day which confirmed those fall feelings. For many, fall means the last chance to pitch a tent, roast s’mores, or get the ...

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