June 18, 2010
It's that time of year when daylilies are in bloom. You know the flowers. You see those golden blossoms all over, but there's a place in Daleville where the day lilies are probably nothing like you've ever seen before. It is Glebe Hill Gardens off Route 220 and there you'll find daylilies in hundreds of colors and sizes. "Some have big blooms some have small blooms. You have double daylilies you have spider daylilies, " said Gary Osborne of Glebe Hill Gardens. Actually there are 1,500 varieties in all, each with its own name.
April 7, 2010
A house fire near Daleville kept crews in Botetourt County busy Wednesday evening. Firefighters got the call just before 5 p.m., but had a tough time getting to the flames on Camelia Drive. "We found a difficult situation to get in here. There's a bridge at the bottom that none of the first trucks could cross and we had to cross a low-water bridge and come through a field and lay into, and when the first truck got here it was pretty much rolling," says Chief Scott Paderick of Troutville Fire Dept.
March 16, 2010
Patients in Botetourt County will soon have another healthcare option. Tuesday afternoon, Lewis-Gale broke ground on a new practice in Daleville. Right now, the Daleville Town Center is mostly open fields, but developers hope this facility will be up and operational as a community grows up around it. "We will have a diagnostic imaging center which will on focus on CT scans, plain film X-Ray, ultrasound. We'll also have a physicans practice component which will focus on specialists who will be here seeing patients on a regular basis," says HCA SWVA President Victor Giovanetti.
March 4, 2010
UPDATED: Thursday, March 11 Kevin Ferguson and George Fitzgerald were arrested last week in connect with a December home invasion in Daleville. Now investigators are trying to tie shoe prints left there to other cases throughout the Roanoke Valley. According to a search warrant, police searched George Fitzgerald's home and seized 15 different pairs of shoes. At this point, the men have only been charged in connection with the Botetourt County crimes. . . . . . . . . More than two months after a Daleville couple was tied up in their home, two men are under arrest.