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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Economic Development Hosting ELEVATE 2026 Draft Plan Community Meetings

Roanoke County Economic Development is two hosting meetings to receive citizen feedback on the draft ELEVATE Roanoke County 2026 Strategic Plan. Citizens are encouraged to attend either session below to provide feedback for the draft plan. 

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

October 21st: Dry Hollow Road Safety Improvements Project Community Meeting

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On October 21st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., a community meeting about planned Dry Hollow Road Safety Improvements will be held at the Camp Roanoke Dining Hall, 6489 Dry Hollow Road. This meeting will be in an open house format meaning you will b...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Drug Takeback Event, Saturday, October 23

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The Roanoke Valley’s next Drug Takeback event will be Saturday, October 23. Multiple locations will be available across the valley to turn in unused, unwanted, and expired medications for safe disposal from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Downloa...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Community Vaccination Center to Open at Valley View Mall

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(ROANOKE, VA) – Today, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced that a state-run Community Vaccination Center (CVC) will open on October 14, 2021, at the former Sears location at Valley View Mall, located at 4812 Valley View Blvd., Roan...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

RCAHD Offering Booster Doses of Pfizer Vaccines

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(ROANOKE, VA) – The Roanoke City and Alleghany Health Districts (RCAHD) will offer COVID-19 vaccine boosters of the Pfizer vaccine in accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA). For...

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Posted on: September 21, 2021

Roanoke County 200 Plan Community Meeting Schedule

Roanoke County 200 Plan Spotlight

Please join us for a planning meeting in your community this Fall. All meetings will be open house-style from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

If you miss the meeting or prefer to participate online, you can find all of the meeting information and exercises on our w...

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County News
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Roanoke County Administrator Set to Retire

Dan O Donnell Spotlight

August 23, 2021 – Roanoke County Administrator Dan O’Donnell today announced that he will be retiring after more than 21 years of service in Roanoke County. O’Donnell notified the Board of Supervisors of his intent to retire,...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Roanoke County Make US News & World Report’s Healthiest Communities List

2021 Healthy Communities Spotlight

(ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. July 2, 2021)  Roanoke County has been selected as one of US News & World Report’s Healthiest Communities for 2021. The Healthiest Communities list is an interactive destination for consumers and policymakers, d...

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County News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure (5/24/21): Roanoke River Bridge Rehabilitation Project Begins

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The Roanoke River Bridge, at Milepost 114.7, on the Blue Ridge Parkway will be CLOSED for a major rehabilitation project starting Sunday, May 23, 2021, at 4:00 PM. The closure is expected to be in place through spring of 2022. As a result, the Blue Ridge ...

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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 19, 2021

Roanoke County Seeks Board of Equalization Members

BOE Recruitment Spotlight

Roanoke County is currently accepting applications for the Board of Equalization. Applicants are submitted to the Circuit Court of Roanoke County for appointment and serve for a term of one year, with the term ending December 31st of each calendar year. T...

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County Spotlights
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Roanoke County Seeking New Administrator

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Roanoke County is seeking an experienced professional to serve as County Administrator, the chief administrative officer responsible for directing programs and operations of Roanoke County's government. The new County Administrator will succeed t...

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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: August 27, 2021

Roanoke County 200 Plan

Roanoke County 200 Plan Spotlight

The Roanoke County 200 Plan is a major update to the Comprehensive Plan. It belongs to every citizen of Roanoke County. The plan:

  • Expresses an overarching community vision as well as unique goals for 11 community planning areas within the County and the To...
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See the Roanoke County Plan 200 website. County Spotlights
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Roanoke County Recognized for Model Programs

VACo Awards 2021 Spotlight

(Roanoke County, VA—August 6, 2021) The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) has awarded Roanoke County two Achievement Awards, which recognize excellence in local government programs. Of the 100 submissions received from across the state, only 30 were...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Roanoke County Recognized for Best Technology Practices

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August 2, 2021 – Roanoke County was recently recognized by the Center for Digital Government (CDG) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) as a top winner in the 19th annual Digital Counties Survey. The survey identifies the best technology practi...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Roanoke County Make US News & World Report’s Healthiest Communities List

2021 Healthy Communities Spotlight

(ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. July 2, 2021)  Roanoke County has been selected as one of US News & World Report’s Healthiest Communities for 2021. The Healthiest Communities list is an interactive destination for consumers and policymakers, d...

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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 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: 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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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: July 31, 2021

New Database for Kids

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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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Library Event Registration

Looking for something to do? We have events for all ages! Register and view our calendar on our website.

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Organize Your Reading

Looking for book recommendations or ways to organize your reading? Check out our book recommendation page! Find tools to organize your reading, keep track of your library holds, book recommendations, and reviews! Check it out here.You'll also fin...

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Posted on: September 1, 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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Posted on: September 30, 2021

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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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Roanoke County Recognized for Model Programs

VaCo Award 2021

(Roanoke County, VA—August 6, 2021) The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) has awarded Roanoke County two Achievement Awards, which recognize excellence in local government programs. Of the 100 submissions received from across the state, only 30 were...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

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: October 20, 2021

Storytime Sessions

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Session Dates: Week of Nov. 1 to Week of Dec. 6

Practice early literacy skills, enjoy activities, and listen to stories. Participate in fun storytime sessions via Zoom or in-person at select libraries for birth to 5 years old.

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Database of the Month | Gale Legal Forms Online

Database of Month

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

Legal Forms allows you to find downloadable, fillable forms for basic legal transaction...

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Virtual Library Library Spotlights
Posted on: September 29, 2021

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: August 18, 2021

COVID-19 Info & Library Services

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We're here to help you navigate library services, vaccine information, and resources.Click here for details.

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Posted on: August 7, 2021

Register for Upcoming Events

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Fall is the perfect time to fall in love with your library and library programs. Register for our upcoming events for children, teens, and adults. Events take place via Zoom or in person.

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Sign Up for Monthly Updates

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Did you know we send out monthly newsletters featuring upcoming events, news, and announcements? Sign up today!

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Meeting Spaces Available for Reservation!

Meeting Spaces

Reserve a meeting space at your favorite RCPL location. Spaces include meeting rooms, conference rooms, and study rooms. Study Rooms are available for free. All bookings can be done via the website or by calling your favorite RCPL location. Visit our webs...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Road Closure (10/8/20): Route 617 (Pitzer Road) closed between Ballyhack Trail and Saul Lane

Pitzer Road Closure Map

Route 617 (Pitzer Road) will be closed between Ballyhack Trail and Saul Lane for the installation of a golf cart crossing. A detour is in place through the end of October 2021.

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Road Notices
Posted on: October 8, 2021

October 21st: Dry Hollow Road Safety Improvements Project Community Meeting

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On October 21st from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., a community meeting about planned Dry Hollow Road Safety Improvements will be held at the Camp Roanoke Dining Hall, 6489 Dry Hollow Road. This meeting will be in an open house format meaning you will b...

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Road Notices
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Traffic Alert (9/13/21): Route 220 Slope Repairs to Begin Near Crossbow Circle Intersection

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Work to repair a slope along southbound Route 220 just south of its intersection with Route 1290 (Crossbow Circle) in Roanoke County is set to begin on Monday, September 13. Heavy rains in recent years have caused debris and soil along this slope to move....

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Road Notices
Posted on: August 2, 2021

Road Notice (8/16/21): Route 11/460 West Main Street Sidewalk Project

West Main Street Closure Map

Beginning August 16, work will begin to install sidewalks and other pedestrian improvements on Route 11/460, West Main Street. The project begins 0.012 mile east of the intersection with Technology Drive and will extend to the intersection with Route 643 ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Updated Blue Ridge Parkway Closure (5/24/21): Roanoke River Bridge Rehabilitation Project Begins

Blue Ridge Parkway Closure Map

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 Roanoke River Overlook/Parking lot and trail access to the Roanoke River wil...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Roanoke County Circuit Court will be closed Tuesday, November 2 for Election Day.

Roanoke County Circuit Court will be closed Tuesday, November 2 for Election Day.

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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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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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