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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Roanoke County Names Economic Development Director

Megan Baker

(ROANOKE COUNTY, VA - October 3, 2022)  Roanoke County Administrator Richard L. Caywood, P. E. is pleased to announce the appointment of Megan Baker as Director of Economic Development. Baker will assume her new position October 24.

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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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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Roanoke County Police Chief to Retire

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(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

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

NASL Announcement

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

J Blanton

(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.

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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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County News
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 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 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: 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 Spotlights
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Chief of Police Recruitment

Police Chief Recruitment Spotlight

Roanoke County, a suburban community in Southwest Virginia, is seeking its next Chief of Police. The County’s current chief will soon retire after 10 years of service to Roanoke County and nearly 40 years in law enforcement. Roanoke County is se...

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See the Chief of Police Recruitment web page. 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: 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: 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

Healthiest-Communities-Badge-2022 Spotlight

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: 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: 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

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: May 22, 2019

RoCo Ready Emergency Information

Spotlight RoCo Ready Emergency Information

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
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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Library

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Murder is Fine Art!

Mystery Night Socials

Join library staff and the Friends of the Library in a special murder mystery program on Fri., Oct. 14 from 6-8pm.
Libby Labelle, an infamous critic of food and art, collapsed in the gallery of Pete Casso's latest collection. Come solve the myster...
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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: February 1, 2022

WiFi Hotspots

WiFi Hotspots

Hotspots deliver strong and secure internet connection. RCPL makes it easy to get online with a hotspot, available for checkout at all locations, for Roanoke County residents.

If you have a library card, you can check out a hotspot for free. Hotspots can b...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Switch to the Libby App!

If you're an OverDrive app user, you may have seen a message letting you know the OverDrive app is being discontinued at the end of 2022 and encouraging you to move to the Libby app.
Later this year, this in-app message will be updated to remind y...
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Library
Posted on: July 31, 2021

Stream Kids Content with Your Library Card

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
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!

Subscribe 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: September 12, 2022

Six Days a Week

MP Social Media and Website New Hours

Starting this September, the Mt. Pleasant Library will be open additional hours. Stop by and see us and check out books and movies, attend programs, use our free wifi, and more. 

Hours:

10am to 6pm | Monday

2 to 8pm | Tuesday

2 to 6pm | Wednesday

2 to...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

RVL to Improve the Online Experience

Wise Coming Soon

Roanoke Valley Libraries (RVL), consisting of libraries in Botetourt County, City of Roanoke, City of Salem, and County of Roanoke, has signed on to implement OCLC Wise, the first community engagement system for public libraries.

“Many people are...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Book Sale

Fall Book Sale

Book Sales and Book Donations

Semi Annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will be at the South County Library. Come support the library by purchasing gently used books.

Dates: Sat., October 1 - Thurs., October 6*Sale closed on Sunday

Open during li...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Reserve a Meeting Room

Have a Meeting at the Library

Meeting Rooms are available by reservation at a nominal charge for community, nonprofit, and commercial groups, including parties.

Please inquire at your preferred library in person or make your reservation online. Visit our website to also view our Terms ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Spotlight Police Spotlight
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch Spotlight Police Spotlight
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Identity Theft

Identity Theft Spotlight Police Spotlight
Posted on: April 12, 2022

School Resource Officers

SRO Spotlight Police Spotlight

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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Road Notices

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Roanoke County Circuit Court will be closed Monday, October 10th.

Roanoke County Circuit Court will be closed Monday, October 10th.

Roanoke County Circuit Court

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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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