Lowe’s Settles EPA Lead Paint Violations by Its Contractors

  Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Home improvement giant Lowe’s Companies Inc. has agreed to pay $500,000 after federal investigators found its home renovation contractors in nine states had violated More...

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Dozens gather to celebrate groundbreaking at Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre was the center of attention today, as a long-anticipated kickoff event attracted members of the United States Congress, More...

Police investigating fatality in Ridgeway

The Virginia State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal crash that killed a Ridgeway resident Wednesday evening shortly after 6:00 pm on Route 642 eight tenths More...

Henry County resident scammed out of $3,000

A Henry County resident reported he was contacted on the morning of April 15, 2014 by an individual claiming to be from a correctional institution. The name of the institution More...

Warning issued after cow manure spills into Pigg River

People are being warned not to use the water in the Pigg River in Franklin County after about 30,000 gallons of cow manure wastewater spilled into the water on Thursday. The spill More...

Rockingham Schools under lockdown

Three Rockingham County schools were under lockdown for about 90 minutes Friday morning after school officials received a claim from an anonymous caller that there was a gun More...

Police Bust Virginia Sexting Ring Involving More Than 100 Teens

iStock/Thinkstock (RICHMOND, Va.) — Deputies are conducting a major investigation into a teenage “sexting” More...

McAuliffe vetoes prayer bill

Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed a bill Friday that would give students the legal right to pray in schools. Senate More...

Marie Hazelwood Robertson

Marie Hazelwood Robertson, 88, died Friday, April 18, 2014 at Blue Ridge Rehab Center in Martinsville....

Mark Curtis DeLoatch

Mark Curtis DeLoatch, age 54, of Martinsville, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Danville Regional...

Diane Spencer Vaught

Diane Spencer Vaught, 54, of Rocky Mount, died on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at her home....

Say What? Men and Women Hear What They Like

Ninell_Art/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — A small experiment seems to prove that there is such a thing as selective More...

Running… is it good or bad?

Last week I read an article explaining why you shouldn’t run because it’s bad for you. Today I read an article..

Who’s the fattest now?

On our talk shows, a common comment (albeit inaccurate) accuses the poor with not being too poor because it’s obvious they..

Unemployment Insurance Extension Advances to Final Passage in Senate

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) — The Senate voted to advance a measure Thursday which would reauthorize More...

Obamacare Open Enrollment Deadline Passes

(NEW YORK) — Monday’s deadline for Americans to sign up for healthcare on the Health Insurance Marketplace passed at midnight, and..

Obama’s Weekly Address: Creating Opportunities of Equal Pay for Equal Work

(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s address, President Obama discusses why he feels it’s so important to ensure our economy rewards the..

Lowe’s Settles EPA Lead Paint Violations by Its Contractors

  (WASHINGTON) — Home improvement giant Lowe’s Companies Inc. has agreed to pay $500,000 after federal investigators found its home renovation..

“Dueling Banjos” Composer Authur “Guitar Boogie” Smith, Dead at 93

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — The man who wrote the #1 Billboardinstrumental hit “Dueling Banjos” has died. Arthur Smith passed away at his Charlotte,..

“What Do YOU Like About the Smith River Sports Complex” Facebook Photo Contest

Enter your favorite photo you’ve taken at the Complex for your chance to win great prize packages.   Martinsville, VA: The Smith..

Coca-Cola to Release Ad Defending Diet Sodas

(NEW YORK) — Coca-Cola will publish its first ad Wednesday defending diet sodas, specifically those containing sugar substitutes like aspartame. Sales..

Report: More Children Are Accidentally Swallowing Pills at Home

(NEW YORK) — There’s been a spike in the number of children taken to emergency rooms for swallowing dangerous drugs, and,..