Posted on: March 17, 2017

Mural to Adorn Columns Under Interstate 581

Roanoke, VA – The Roanoke Arts Commission and the City of Roanoke announce that on March 31 at 10 a.m., a ceremony will be held for the installation and dedication of the Gateway Mural, located at the intersection of Tazewell Avenue under the Interstate 5...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

City of Roanoke Honored as Pacesetter for ‘Star City Reads’ Work with Children

Roanoke, VA – The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading announced its 2016 Pacesetter Honors today and, once again, the City of Roanoke’s “Star City Reads” initiative has been honored as a Pacesetter for exemplary work in eliminating barriers faced by children...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Roanoke Region Receives More than $800,000 to Support Efforts in Reducing Homelessness

Roanoke, VA – The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the Blue Ridge Continuum of Care, the region’s planning body for homeless services, $835,191 to support its coordinated effort in reducing homelessness in the region. T...

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CoC 5 Year Progress
Posted on: March 21, 2017

Council Invites Citizens to Submit Feedback for City Manager Search

Roanoke, VA - The Personnel Committee of Roanoke City Council is seeking citizen feedback in the search for a new City Manager. Citizens can share their input by taking a short survey, which is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VC28PLM. Comments...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Spring Career and Lifestyle Fair to be held May 9

Roanoke, VA - The City of Roanoke, County of Roanoke and City of Salem Offices of Economic Development, in collaboration with sponsors Arevo Group, Freedom First Credit Union, Roanoke Valley SHRM and WDBJ7, announce the 2017 Spring Career & Lifestyle ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

City, County Collaborate on “Violence in the Workplace” Workshop

ROANOKE, VA — The “Violence in the Workplace” workshop series will kick-off in March for the first time as a cooperative training effort between the Roanoke County and City of Roanoke Police and Economic Development Departmen...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Update on Paving of City Streets

ROANOKE, VA – Starting on Friday March 17th, Boxley will begin milling and paving the following streets on the Cherryhill Neighborhood:

  • Cherryhill Road
  • Cherryhill Circle
  • Frances Drive
  • Nancy Drive
  • Beech Street
  • Mulberry Street
  • Signal Hill Avenue

Milling opera...

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