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  1. ChristmasInsta

    Top 8 Holiday Decoration Safety Tips

    More household accidents and fires occur during the holiday season than any other time of year. Roanoke County's Fire-EMS department shares the top eight safety tips to keep in mind when you're putting up holiday decorations. Read on...
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    Bring Your Bag, Keep Your Change - New City of Roanoke Bag Tax

    Beginning in January, a five-cent tax will be instituted in the City of Roanoke on the sale of disposable plastic bags provided to customers in grocery, convenience & drug stores. It's a tax you don't have to pay if you bring your own re-useable bag! Read on...
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    Roanoke Police Providing Increased Presence at Valley View for Holidays

    The City of Roanoke's police department is increasing their presence at Valley View Mall during the holiday shopping season. Watch this video for tips to keep you and your purchases safe while shopping. Read on...
  4. 100-miler Insta

    Roanoke Parks & Rec 100 Miler Now Enrolling

    Each January, hundreds of people in the Roanoke Valley commit to tracking their activity levels for 100 days with the goal of reaching a total of 100 miles. New this year, take advantage of a smart phone tracking app and Golds Gym visits included. Read on...
  5. RompRescueInsta

    Romping with the Rescues from RCACP

    The Roanoke Center for Animal Care and Protection has partnered with Angels of Assisi to introduce a new series of programs showcasing rescue animals available for adoption. Read on...
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    New Bike Lanes Near Towers Shopping Center

    Recent pavement markings added by the City of Roanoke on Brandon Avenue and Colonial Avenue will make it easier and safer for both drivers and bicyclists to share the road. In this video from Ride Solutions... Read on...
  7. Thanksgiving Safety IG Cover

    Recipe For Kitchen Safety

    Learn Roanoke County Fire and Rescue's Recipe for Kitchen Safety. Read on...
  8. USFlag

    Green Valley Elementary School Veterans Day Concert 2021

    Annual Veterans Day presentation from Green Valley Elementary School in Roanoke, VA. Songs used with permission. Read on...
  9. SpringHollowFall

    Spring Hollow Reservoir - Fall Drone Footage

    Get a bird's eye view of Western Virginia Water Authority's Spring Hollow Reservoir in Roanoke County during peak fall foliage. Read on...
  10. Crossing guard signaling for cars to stop.

    Roanoke County Police Crossing Guards

    Roanoke County Police Department is looking for crossing guards to ensure students get to and from school safely. Read on...
  11. SOC-Jason

    Watch Roanoke County's 2021 State of the County Address

    Presented by the Roanoke Regional Chamber, Roanoke County held the annual State of the County Address on November 10, 2021. Board of Supervisors Chair P. Jason Peters updated the business community on the county's accomplishments & plans for the future. Read on...
  12. Unveiling of an interpretive sign for Fire Station #7

    Roanoke Fire-EMS Station #7 Sign Dedication

    A sign commemorating the history of Fire Station #7 was unveiled recently in Grandin Village. Read on...
  13. Friensdship Building Exterior

    Friendship Opens New Transitional Care Unit

    Friendship opens its new 60 bed transitional care unit and Bistro 66 restaurant. Read on...
  14. Aerial view of large snowflake archway being assembled.

    Behind the Scenes at Illuminights

    From unboxing to complete! Take a look behind the scenes at the installation of the new archway at Explore Park's Illuminights. Read on...
  15. Elevate Roanoke County 2026

    Elevate Roanoke County 2026 Plan

    Learn about Roanoke County Economic Development's Strategic Plan. Read on...
  16. Woman selling hand-made products

    Illuminights Artisan Market

    Illuminights Artisan Market brings hand-made products to Explore Park. Read on...
  17. Illuminights Logo and Animated Bulb Character

    Illuminights 2021

    Lumi is excited about Explore Park's Illuminights, are you? Tickets are on sale now for Illuminights 2021! Read on...
  18. Chicken Salad Chick Logo

    Now Open: Chicken Salad Chick- Roanoke

    Chicken Salad Chick is serving up its unique varieties of Chicken Salad and more at Tanglewood! Read on...
  19. GunViolenceInsta2

    Gang Violence: City of Roanoke Intervention, Mitigation and Prevention Highlight

    The City of Roanoke's Gun Violence Prevention Commission is working to tackle the difficult issue of youth and gang violence. Recent grants have led to the introduction of three new staff positions and mini-grants awarded to dozens of community groups... Read on...
  20. Delta8

    Dangers of Delta 8 Look-alike Packaging

    Some forms of Delta 8 Edibles (THC) can now be legally purchased in Virginia. Roanoke County Police Chief Howard Hall and Nancy Hans from the Roanoke County Prevention Council talk about the dangers these products pose... Read on...
  21. Pinball Starcade IG

    Trailsetter: Pinball Museum/Starcade

    Roanoke's 2 interactive museums at Center in the Square are a great value for family fun in Virginia's Blue Ridge! Read on...
  22. GunViolenceInsta

    Gun Violence Prevention Commission Update - 10/18/21

    The Roanoke Gun Violence Prevention Commission presented an update to the Roanoke City Council on Monday, October 18 about recent grant award recipients. Learn more in this highlight video. Read on...
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    Infant Sleep Safety - A Medical Examiners Perspective

    Last year 20% of infant deaths in Virginia resulted from unsafe sleep practices. In this announcement from the Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Department of Social Services, find out from a state medical examiner why sleep safety... Read on...
  24. Pickleball Courts

    Stonebridge Park Pickleball Court Ribbon Cutting

    Learn about the game of Pickleball and the newest location to play in Roanoke County! Read on...
  25. AdventureDog

    Roanoke Adventure Dogs - Go on a Field Trip with a RCACP Pup

    Go on a field trip with a shelter dog from the Roanoke Center for Animal Care and Protection! It's a great way to reduce the stress of these animals, or try out a new friend for potential adoption Read on...
  26. GoFestInsta

    Roanoke Go Fest 2021 Recap

    This year Roanoke GO Outside Festival moved to downtown Roanoke filling the streets from Elmwood Park through Market Square with outdoor recreation activities and events like BMX Bikes, Air Dogs, Lumberjacks and more... Read on...
  27. MorrowInsta

    New Vaccination Clinic Opens at Valley View Mall

    The Virginia Department of Health has just opened a vaccination site at Valley View Mall, offering shots and boosters six days a week from 10 AM to 8 PM. Get a behind the scenes look and find out how it happened... Read on...
  28. Aerial View of Catawba Sustainability Farm

    Catawba Greenway - An Economic Development Perspective

    Learn about the potential economic impact of the Catawba Greenway's opening for the rural Catawba Valley. Read on...
  29. Art-Insta

    Welcome to Roanoke Art Exhibit

    In honor of Welcoming Week, the City of Roanoke launched a new art exhibit on the 4th floor of the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building. In this segment from Inside Roanoke, we talk with Douglas Jackson about how this project came to be... Read on...
  30. teenhealthinsta

    Roanoke County Schools Focus on Teen Mental Health

    Did you know 1 in 5 children ages 13-18 have or will have a serious mental illness? Roanoke County Public Schools recently offered a clinic to help parents learn about the signs and symptoms or mental health issues... Read on...
  31. Park Investments IG Cover

    Roanoke Parks Investments

    Roanoke City Parks and Recreation will invest $2.3 million in parks infrastructure improvements. Find out what that money is going toward in this segment from Inside Roanoke. Read on...
  32. Carilion Children&#39s Tanglewood Center

    Carilion Children's Tanglewood Center

    Carilion Children's Tanglewood Center brings a bright, modern medical facility to Roanoke County. Learn about the features of the new building in this segment of Roanoke County Business Partners. Read on...
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    Roanoke to Expand Language Access for Residents

    The City of Roanoke is implementing a new program to expand access to interpreters for residents receiving city services. In this segment from Inside Roanoke, we get a preview of new site specific kiosks and apps which will include over 280 different... Read on...
  34. Downtown Roanoke Incorporated Logo

    Downtown Roanoke Events

    Find out which of your favorite events are coming back this year! Read on...
  35. CatawbaInsta

    Catawba Greenway Opens New Appalachian Trail Connection

    Roanoke County celebrated the opening of a new hiking trail on Thursday, September 30, 2021. This 2.9 mile natural surface looped trail system begins at the Catawba Sustainability Center, providing for passive recreation opportunities and a link.... Read on...
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    Regional Fire Chiefs Share Urgent COVID Message

    COVID cases in our region are extremely high. This message from local Fire-EMS professionals reminds you to get vaccinated, avoid emergency room visits for non-life threatening situations, and to wear a mask and social distance... Read on...
  37. GoCross-Insta

    Cyclocross Returns to Fallon Park - GoCross 2021

    What is Cyclocross bike racing, and why is it thriving in Roanoke, Virginia? Get an inside look at the race with this year's organizers and participants. Plus awesome racing and drone footage of the event. Read on...
  38. FergusonInsta

    Ferguson Fitness Thrives at New River's Edge Location

    Ferguson Fitness focuses on movement and a personal approach to meeting your fitness goals. In this segment of BizRoanoke, we see how they're making an impact in their new location at the Varisty Storage building near River's Edge Sports Complex. Read on...
  39. 200planinsta

    Roanoke County 200 Plan - Community Meeting Dates

    Don't miss your opportunity to weigh in on Roanoke County's 200 Plan! Meetings are going on now through November in each magisterial district. Learn more at https://www.roanokecountyva.gov/200Plan Read on...
  40. HollinsTrailInsta

    Hollins Park Trail Ribbon Cutting

    Roanoke County celebrated the opening of a newly paved trail at Hollins Park on Wednesday, September 15. Driven by citizen feedback from community stakeholders, this project is an example of the County's commitment to improving... Read on...
  41. PlatformInsta

    Platform Camping at Explore Park

    Blue Mountain Adventures offers a unique camping experience at Roanoke County's Explore Park. In this GEAR UP segment from Roanoke outside, we take a look at several elevated campsites which offer spectacular river views... Read on...
  42. Agenacare-Insta

    Agenacare Uses Gauntlet Award to Develop Business

    In this segment from Roanoke County Business Partners, learn how local home health care business Agenacare is thriving in Roanoke County. The business received an extra boost as a 2021 Gauntlet Award Winner. Read on...
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    Vinton Public Works Featured on Civic Service

    The Vinton Public Works Department keeps the town's roads, water and public infrastructure running smoothly. In this episode of Civic Service, we go behind the scenes as a skilled crew works to replace a stormwater drain. Read on...
  44. SUPinsta

    How to Stand Up Paddleboard

    Welcome to SUP for beginners! In this GearUp segment from Roanoke Outside, we travel to Carvins Cove and get a tutorial on how to paddleboard from the pros at Roanoke Parks and Recreation. Read on...
  45. 200planinsta

    Roanoke County's 200 Plan Now Underway

    Help shape the future of Roanoke County by attending public input sessions this fall. This video examines different areas of the long range planning effort. Read on...
  46. Cello-insta

    New Cafe Offers Coffee with a Mediterranean Flare

    Cello Coffee House and Cafe is now open in downtown Roanoke, next to Nawab. Featuring international dishes from the Mediterranean to the Middle East, they're open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Read on...
  47. BikeChat-Insta

    Mountain Bike Trail Development in Virginia's Blue Ridge

    Virginia’s Blue Ridge is truly America’s East Coast mountain biking capital. In this Roanoke Outside campfire chat, we talk with Stuart Lamanna, president of Blue Ridge Offroad Cyclists about what makes this region so unique... Read on...
  48. K9Hero-Insta

    Roanoke K9 Hero Survives Dangerous Encounter

    On July 24, Roanoke Police K9 Loki and his partner Sgt. Thompson were involved in a dangerous incident in the line of duty. The dog survived thanks to his training specialized equipment from K9Storm.... Read on...
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    Blueways - Roanoke Outside Campfire Chat

    Our region’s rivers were long overlooked as a recreational resource, but new cooperative efforts are changing that mindset. The Roanoke River Blueway was recently ranked one of the top urban waterways in the nation by USA Today. In this campfire chat... Read on...
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    Appalachian Trail - Roanoke Outside Campfire Chat

    Our region is one of the most popular sections of the Appalachian Trail thanks to stunning vistas, easy access and proximity to a large metro area. In this campfire chat, we talk with Andrew Downs from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy about... Read on...
  51. LizChatInsta

    Greenways - Roanoke Outside Campfire Chat

    Regional Greenways Coordinator Liz Belcher just retired after over 25 years building trails. In this campfire chat presented by Roanoke Outside, we look back at her legacy, learn how greenways are built, their community impact, and preview... Read on...
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On-Air Program Calendar

Roanoke Valley Television (RVTV) is your home for LIVE government meetings, municipal programming, educational programming and signature regional shows. We're a community media station serving the City of Roanoke, the County of Roanoke, the Town of Vinton, and their respective school systems. Stream RVTV online or watch us on Cox Cable Channel 3. The calendar below shows runtimes for our longform regular series. Outside of these times we broadcast shortform videos (see our Youtube feed) and informational billboard messages on behalf of the governments we serve.

November 2021

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  1. Mon, Dec 6

    City of Roanoke - Council Briefing Informational briefings held and work sessions hel...
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  2. Mon, Dec 6

    City of Roanoke - Council Meeting (Regular Agenda) A regular meeting of the Roanoke City Council
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  3. Tue, Dec 14

    Roanoke County Board Meeting (3PM) A regular meeting of the Roanoke County Board of S...
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  4. Tue, Dec 14

    Roanoke County Board Meeting (7PM) A regular meeting of the Roanoke County Board of S...
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  5. Mon, Dec 20

    City of Roanoke - Public Hearing A public hearing of the Roanoke City Council
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