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November 27, 2018 - Press Release November 27, 2018 - Press Release
Macado’s to open newest restaurant location in Vinton, completing renovation of the old Vinton Public Library building
November 15, 2018 - News Release November 15, 2018 - News Release
Tru by Hilton hotel opens in Roanoke County
November 9, 2018 - News Release November 9, 2018 - News Release
VFP, Inc. moves corporate headquarters to Roanoke County
June 24, 2018 - News Release June 24, 2018 - News Release
Governor Northam and Board of Education Announce 2018 Virginia Index of Performance Awards
June 21, 2018 - Press Release June 21, 2018 - Press Release
Governor Northam Announces Magnets USA to Invest $1.5 Million in Roanoke County Operation
May 24, 2018 - Press Release May 24, 2018 - Press Release
Governor Northam Announces Federal Designation of 212 Qualified Opportunity Zones
March 29, 2018 News Release March 29, 2018 News Release
METIS HOLDINGS ANNOUNCES NEW TENANTS AT THE FORMER ALLSTATE BUILDING
January 23, 2018 - Press Release January 23, 2018 - Press Release
The Roanoke County Department of Economic Development Reaccredited by the International Economic Development Council
December 1, 2017 - Media Release December 1, 2017 - Media Release
Appalachian Power Provides Funding To Spur Economic Development In Its Service Area
September 6, 2017 - Press Release September 6, 2017 - Press Release
Governor McAuliffe Announces Governor’s Technology Award Winners
July 20, 2017 - News Release July 20, 2017 - News Release
Roanoke County has received the designation as a top 10 mid-size Community in the Nation for 2017 through the National Fourth Economy Community Index.
July 19,2017 - News Release July 19,2017 - News Release
Governor McAuliffe Announces Second Phase of Virginia Business Ready Sites Program Award Recipients
June 8, 2017 - News Release June 8, 2017 - News Release
Tru by Hilton hotel project announced in Roanoke County
April 27, 2017 - News Release April 27, 2017 - News Release
ROANOKE-BASED COMPANY ACQUIRES FORMER ALLSTATE BUILDING
April 3, 2017 - News Release April 3, 2017 - News Release
VIRGINIA ECONOMIC DEVELOPERS HONOR VIRGINIA COMMUNITIES Alleghany County/City of Covington/Town of Clifton Forge; City of Lynchburg; Arlington County; Roanoke County; and Southwest Virginia all named winners with best practices nominations
March 9, 2017 - News Release March 9, 2017 - News Release
Spring Career and Lifestyle Fair to be held May 9 Event offers career and educational opportunities, as well as leisure-time experiences
March 8, 2017 - News Release March 8, 2017 - News Release
Roanoke County Breaks Ground on Plantation Road Project, Supports Key Economic Development Strategy
February 23, 2017 - News Release February 23, 2017 - News Release
City of Roanoke and Roanoke County Collaborate on Two-Part Workshop, “Violence in the Workplace” Launch of workshop to benefit business owners and managers in the region
February 16, 2017 - News Release February 16, 2017 - News Release
Governor McAuliffe Announces Virginia Workforce Connection Offers New, Enhanced Features for Job Seekers, Virginia Businesses
February 3, 2017 - News Release February 3, 2017 - News Release
Roanoke’s TMEIC Corporation to Sign Contract with Konecranes for Drives and Automation of the World’s Largest Single Automated-Stacking Cranes Order
November 23, 2016 - News Release November 23, 2016 - News Release
APPALACHIAN POWER AWARDS $155,000 TO FUND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
September 19, 2016 - News Release September 19, 2016 - News Release
Local Governments Work Together to Acquire Property to Attract Jobs and Investment, Western Virginia Regional Industrial Facility Authority Announces First Project
September 15, 2016 - News Release September 15, 2016 - News Release
Tanglewood Mall Sale Announced
April 11, 2016 - Press Release April 11, 2016 - Press Release
Cushman & Wakefield, and Thalhimer Selected as Exclusive Sales Representative for Tanglewood Mall Disposition in Roanoke, Virginia
November 10, 2015 - Press Release November 10, 2015 - Press Release
Roanoke County Department of Economic Development Launches new Site Selector Web Application
September 17, 2015 - Press Release September 17, 2015 - Press Release
NEXSTAR BROADCASTING Completes buildout of multi-million dollar facility in Roanoke County, Virginia.
September 3, 2015 - Press Release September 3, 2015 - Press Release
Texas Roadhouse Restaurant Coming to South Peak
July 1, 2015 - Press Release July 1, 2015 - Press Release
SyCom Technologies Expands In Roanoke County
April 23, 2015 - Press Release April 23, 2015 - Press Release
Apptech Solutions to Expand in Roanoke County. Roanoke-based manufacturer projects job growth of over100 people
March 27. 2015 - Press Release March 27. 2015 - Press Release
Catawba Sustainability Center offers economic benefit to Roanoke County food system, Virginia Tech study says
January 30, 2015 - Press Release January 30, 2015 - Press Release
Magnets USA celebrates 25th anniversary with move to Vinton
January 21, 2015 - Press Release January 21, 2015 - Press Release
Walmart Brings Convenience, Affordable Grocery Options and New Jobs to Roanoke
July 1, 2014 - Press Relaese July 1, 2014 - Press Relaese
Roanoke County Department of Economic Development Reaccredited by IEDC
March 17, 2014 - News Release March 17, 2014 - News Release
Ardagh Group Receives CiCi Award from Trade & Industry Development Magazine
October 16, 2013 - Press Release October 16, 2013 - Press Release
Virginia Tech Catawba Sustainability Center receives Planning Grant.
August 27, 2013 - Press Release August 27, 2013 - Press Release
Smith/Packett breaks ground on new Hilton Garden Inn at South Peak
August 13, 2013 - Press Release August 13, 2013 - Press Release
Canline Systems announcement
August 5, 2013 - Press Release August 5, 2013 - Press Release
Ardagh Group to open metal packaging manufacturing plant in Roanoke County
June 25, 2013 - Press Release June 25, 2013 - Press Release
Coca-Cola Consolidated Expands Local Facility
April 25, 2013 - Press Release April 25, 2013 - Press Release
New Appalachian Power Program Identifies Sites Ready to Power Up Data Centers
June 19, 2012 - Press Release June 19, 2012 - Press Release
Governor McDonnell Announces More Than $6.2 Million in Community Development Block Grant Funding
March 19, 2012 - News Release March 19, 2012 - News Release
Free Workshop: Doing Business With The Commonwealth
March 12, 2012 - Press Release March 12, 2012 - Press Release
Spring Career & Lifestyle Fair coming in April
October 24, 2011 - News Release October 24, 2011 - News Release
Roanoke County ranked as one of 20 American Cities and Counties That Could Be The Next Silicon Valley.
August 24, 2011 - Press Release August 24, 2011 - Press Release
Roanoke County Economic Development Department wins Website Award
December 10, 2010 - Press Release December 10, 2010 - Press Release
Roanoke County Department of Economic Development re-accredited by the IEDC
October 19, 2010 - Press Release October 19, 2010 - Press Release
Roanoke County and state recognize novozymes
September 2, 2010 - Press Release September 2, 2010 - Press Release
Roanoke County, VA - Investing In The Future
August 27, 2010 - Press Release August 27, 2010 - Press Release
Virginia Counties recognized for model programs
July 20, 2010 - Press Release July 20, 2010 - Press Release
Roanoke County named one of the top digital counties in the nation
May 7, 2010 - Press Release May 7, 2010 - Press Release
Saint Francis Service Dogs Opens Doors on New Kennel
March 15, 2010 - Press Release March 15, 2010 - Press Release
Roanoke County wins CEDA award