Deed offer unethical, but not illegal

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints from citizens in reference to a possible scam.  Several citizens have received a “DEED PROCESSING NOTICE” in the More...

Captain’s wife indicted for embezzlement of Volunteer Rescue funds

Susan Smith, wife of Rodney Smith, Captain of the Ridgeway Volunteer Rescue Squad, has been indicted by a grand jury on three counts of embezzlement of money or property of the More...

Not so cold after today

After an overnight / early morning low of 14 degrees in Martinsville Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, colder temperatures are not expected to be quite as cold for awhile. More...

Patrick County woman still missing

According to the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office, 34 year-old Shelly Dawn Vessell Gravely of South Mayo Drive has been missing since 10pm Friday night. Approximately 45 law More...

Patrick County woman reported missing

According to the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office, 34 year-old Shelly Dawn Vessell Gravely of South Mayo Drive has been missing since 10pm Friday night. She is described More...

Gas prices continue to fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.70/g yesterday, More...

Ski resorts using cold weather to get a jump on upcoming season

Ok skiers, it won’t be long! Virginia ski slopes are starting to make snow. The cold temperatures are good More...

Myrtle Jones

Myrtle Jones, 87, died Thursday, November 20, 2014. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge....

Clinton Edward Gardner

Clinton Edward Gardner, 58, of 31 Tenth Street, Fieldale, died Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Memorial...

DuVal Horsley Easley

DuVal Horsley Easley of Martinsville, Va. passed away peacefully on November 17, 2014 at Blue Ridge...

Researchers Say Milk May Not Be as Effective at Strengthening Bones as We Think

capdesign/iStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — Researchers in Sweden believe that milk may not be as effective More...

Many Americans Living Abroad Consider Renouncing Citizenship

(NEW YORK) — Not everyone who’s an American wants to stay an America, a new report in Forbes magazine reveals. Forbes..

Tis the Season to Get Upset with Early Holiday Decor

(NEW YORK) — It’s that time of year again for stores and we don’t mean Halloween. Most retailers have moved beyond..

President Obama to Offer Legal Status to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza (WASHINGTON) — President Obama is set to announce a sweeping More...

Former Sen. Jim Webb Exploring Possible Run for the White House

(WASHINGTON) — Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb is exploring whether to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016. Webb announced..

Obama Talks Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment in Weekly Address

(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s address, President Obama talks about the new open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act. Obama says,..

Oktoberfest 2014 Through Jamie Walker’s Camera Lens

Oh I love Martinsville’s Oktoberfest! Great music, great food and great vendors. Also was very glad to see the Sauerkraut Band!..

Crop Rotation

As the outdoor garden wraps up it is time to make some notes for next spring whether on paper or on..

Why The Midterm Election May Affect Your Health Care

(WASHINGTON) — Health care may seem like it’s faded into the background this midterm election cycle, but there is actually a..