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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...
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    Stonebridge Park Pickleball Court Ribbon Cutting

    Learn about the game of Pickleball and the newest location to play in Roanoke County! Read on...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Blue Ridge Nightmares- Behind the Scenes with BizRoanoke

    Blue Ridge Nightmares is a new haunted house attraction, bringing Hollywood level props and makeup to Roanoke in support of Center in the Square. In this segment from BizRoanoke we go behind the scenes with Anthony Giordano, the creative... Read on...
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    Elevate Roanoke County 2026

    How Would You Elevate Roanoke County? Read on...
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    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...
  8. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Downtown Roanoke Events

    Find out which of your favorite events are coming back this year! Read on...
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    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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    2021 Roanoke County Registered Apprenticeship Recongition

    See how the Registered Apprenticeship program is teaching students valuable skills for future employment opportunities. Read on...
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    Blue Ridge Nightmares - Safety Video

    A new Halloween attraction is coming to Roanoke, including Hollywood level artistry and special effects. RVTV helped create a safety and rules video for the event, supporting Center in the Square... 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...
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    Bank On Roanoke Valley Offers Financial Wellness Series Starting October 26

    Bank On Roanoke Valley will be hosting a new Financial Wellness Series beginning in October 26. This workshop presented by the City of Roanoke rewards participant commitment through perks that are tailored to each participant’s self-identified goals.... Read on...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Roanoke Welcoming Week Kickoff Event

    On Friday, September 10 the City of Roanoke kicked off Welcoming Week with the dedication of a new community-based exhibit by the Roanoke Arts Commission, right outside of the council chambers on the 4th floor of the Noel C. Taylor Municipal Building. Read on...
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    Bank of Botetourt Opens New Vinton Location

    A new banking option has arrived in downtown Vinton. In this segment of Roanoke County Business Partners, we check out the ribbon cutting of a new Bank of Botetourt location and get a behind the scenes look. Read on...
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    Roanoke Sheriff's Office Now Hiring Deputies

    Do you want to be more? The City of Roanoke Sheriff's Office is hiring deputies with a starting salary of $40k per year plus starting bonuses for VA certified correctional officers. Get a behind the scenes look in this recruitment video produced by RVTV. Read on...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Belmont-Fallon Neighborhoods Targeted for HUD Improvements

    The Belmont-Fallon neighborhood of Roanoke has been selected as a target area for HUD improvements and targeted funding over the next few years! In this segment from Inside Roanoke, learn why the area was chosen and how residents... Read on...
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    Storytimes Are Back at Roanoke Public Libraries

    Storytimes are back this fall at Roanoke Public Libraries! In this segment of Inside Roanoke, find out where you can enjoy these activities with your preschooler. Also in this segment, learn about feed and read programs and a diaper bank... Read on...
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    Inspired to Enhance Salon Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

    A local salon opened this July at a new location inside Valley View Mall. Learn more about how this business grew and expanded in this segment from BizRoanoke. Read on...
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    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...
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    State of the City Address 2021: Roanoke, VA

    Roanoke Mayor Sherman P. Lea presented the annual State of the City Address at 8:00 AM on Thursday, August 19, 2021. Hosted by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce with support from Appalachian Power and other sponsors. Read on...
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    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...
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    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.

October 2021

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  1. Mon, Nov 1

    City of Roanoke - Council Briefing Informational briefings held and work sessions hel...
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  2. Mon, Nov 1

    City of Roanoke - Council Meeting (Regular Agenda) A regular meeting of the Roanoke City Council
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  3. Wed, Nov 3

    Roanoke County Board Meeting (3PM) A regular meeting of the Roanoke County Board of s...
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  4. Mon, Nov 15

    City of Roanoke - Council Meeting (Regular Agenda) A regular meeting of Roanoke City Council
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  5. Mon, Nov 15

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