Nixle Local Alert System

Residents of Roanoke can now receive important, official information directly from The City through Nixle. Messages will be delivered by email, SMS text message, and over the web. 

Notification may include: City and Event Information, Weather and Traffic Updates, etc.

Information can be received online and through email. Residents can receive messages by phone as part of their text messaging plan- otherwise standard text message rates apply. The system is simple to use and provides an easy sign-up process. Register now and learn more HERE.

Nixle is built exclusively to provide secure and reliable communications. Its authenticated service connects city agencies to citizens in real-time, delivering geographically targeted information to residents. 

Citizen questions about the service and its capabilities can be answered through our Frequently Asked Questions page found at Should you need additional assistance, Nixle provides free citizens support. Email any questions to