Friday, April 09, 2010

Support pours forth after fire -
Roanoke Times Thu, 08 Apr 2010 22:55 PM PDT
Daniel Knight, who owns a doughnut shop, and his dog were rescued by a neighbor. A neighbor pulled Daniel Knight and his dog to safety as flames swallowed his Daleville home Wednesday evening.

Fire crews address bridge problem with Daleville fire
WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke Thu, 08 Apr 2010 15:08 PM PDT
Fire crews say one bridge in particular made it difficult to fight a fire in Daleville  

Roaring run wildfire in Botetourt Co. 100% contained
WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke Thu, 08 Apr 2010 10:08 AM PDT
Rain credited for helping contain fire 

Botetourt Co. wildfire burns nearly 300 acres
Roanoke Times
By Rex Bowman | The Roanoke Times A wildfire just north of Lake Catherine in Botetourt County has burned nearly 300 acres, and officials say increased winds ..

Man pulls unconscious neighbor out of burning home
By Scott Leamon | WSLS10 Reporter “I'm not [a] hero,“ Smith said Thursday from his front porch off a private road in Botetourt County. “You know the heroes. ...

Golfers wrap-up regular season at NC State
Junior Marshall Bailey (Fincastle, Va.) is second on the team in scoring average this season. Also competing this weekend for the Hokies is sophomore Blake ...

Clothes closet provides free clothing in Fincastle Roanokecom
The answer for the Fincastle area lies in a halfbasement room directly across the street from the courthouse Generally on Tuesdays when the Health ...

Banks vow to keep country club open
Roanoke Times
The club owed Bank of Fincastle and Bank of Botetourt a total of up to $1.5 million. The club's assets are valued at $1.37 million, according to a document ...

Nearly 300 acre wildfire breaks out in Buchanan
WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke Thu, 08 Apr 2010 12:39 PM PDT
Fire is north of Lake Catherine 

Cement Plant Turned Off Lights For Earth Hour and Keeps Them Off ...
By Celsias
Before plant managers at the Roanoke Cement Company in Troutville, Virginia, made the decision to switch off the lights almost 100 lights were visible from up to 13 miles away along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, a road that traverses ...
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