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  1. Space Heater

    Space Heater Safety

    Space Heater Safety: Here are some tips from Roanoke County Fire & Rescue for keeping your home safe while staying warm this winter. Read on...
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    Vinton & Water Authority Open House - Tuesday, January 25

    Beginning in July, water and sewer service currently provided by the Town of Vinton will transition to the Western Virginia Water Authority. Learn more at an open house at Vinton War Memorial on Tuesday, January 25 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM.... Read on...
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    Burton Center For Arts & Technology

    Learn how Roanoke County's Burton Center is preparing students for high-demand jobs right out of high school. Read on...
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    Roanoke Park Investments Update

    The City of Roanoke is making continued investments in its parks system. In this updated segment from Inside Roanoke, learn what steps are being taken to improve facilities such as playgrounds and tennis courts throughout the city. Read on...
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    CORTRAN - Roanoke County's Transportation Service for Elderly & Disabled

    Over the past year, Roanoke County has made some significant changes to CORTRAN. If you're an elderly or disabled citizen in need of local transportation, find out how to take part in this program. Read on...
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    Dr. Cheryl Hartman - Roanoke's 2021 Citizen of the Year

    In December, the City of Roanoke honored Carilion Clinic's Dr. Cheryl Hartman as Citizen of the Year, for tremendous lifelong efforts to better the community. Learn more in this new video feature from RVTV... Read on...
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    Roanoke County Economic Development Year in Review - 2021

    Year in Review: Take a look at some of Roanoke County Economic Development Department's highlights in 2021 as we begin 2022. Read on...
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    RND Coffee Vinton

    RND Coffee is now open in the Town of Vinton! Read on...
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    Neely's Accounting Services

    Neely's Accounting Services opens its newest location on Brambleton Avenue. Read on...
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    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...
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    Roanoke's E-911 Community Involvement Team

    What's it like to work in Roanoke's Emergency 911 Center? The Community Involvement team is looking for education and outreach opportunities to inform the public and encourage recruitment for this exciting career... Read on...
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    Market Galley Thriving in New Downtown Roanoke Location

    The Market Gallery has moved to a new location on Campbell Ave in downtown Roanoke. It's the longest continuously running gallery in town, and full of spectacular works from local artists... Read on...
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    Recycle Right - RDS Facility Tour

    What happens to your recycling after you drop it in the bin? Most of the Virginia's Blue Ridge region's reusable waste is processed at RDS (Recycling and Disposal Solutions). Find out how recycling is sorted... Read on...
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    Roanoke County Police Traffic Division - Civic Service Episode 2

    Get a behind the scenes look at Roanoke County Police Department's Traffic Division, in a new episode of Civic Service on RVTV. Read on...
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    BizRoanoke - Sweets by Shaneice

    There's a sweet new place for custom cakes and cupcakes! Sweets by Shaneice started out as a hobby and has blossomed into a business in downtown Roanoke. Read on...
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    Belmont-Fallon Neighborhood Video

    What makes the Belmont-Fallon Neighborhood in Southeast Roanoke so unique? In this first video from the "Our Neighborhood - Our Roanoke" series, we take a look at how traditional neighborhood design, a great network of parks and... Read on...
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    Local Vinton Business Decorates the White House for Christmas

    A local Vinton floral shop made headlines this holiday season by getting selected to decorate the White House for Christmas. Learn more about how Creative Occasions can provide full service design and arrangement for your next event. Read on...
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    Rustic Creations Brings Local Décor to the Town of Vinton

    Shopping local is more important this Holiday Season than ever before! Rustic Creations recently relocated to downtown Vinton, providing a great place to shop for handmade decorations, Amish furniture and other home décor... Read on...
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    New Plant Business in Roanoke Focuses on Education

    You can purchase plants anywhere, but will they thrive in your environment? In this episode of BizRoanoke we get an inside look at Gatewood Rose, a new business that will not only help you find the perfect plant for your home, but provide the education... Read on...
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    Roanoke County Public Safety Academy - Now Enrolling for 2022

    Learn how Roanoke County's public safety departments work behind the scenes to carry out their important mission. The 2022 Public Safety Academy is now accepting applications! See what this year's participants had to say about the program. Read on...
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    No Need to Speed - Brandon Avenue Improvements

    Brandon Avenue near Towers Shopping Center was identified by the City of Roanoke as an area of concern for pedestrian safety, including fatalities in recent years. Thanks to a recent re-pavement and marking effort, this area is now more friendly to... Read on...
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    J & J Fashions

    Learn about all the fashionable clothing and accessories you can shop for at J & J Fashions on Starkey Road in Roanoke County. 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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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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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...
  29. 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...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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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.

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