Police discover marijuana grow operation and alcohol manufacturing on Cole Street

On August 27, 2015 the Martinsville Police Department executed a search warrant in the 900 block of Cole Street, Martinsville, in reference to information that was received earlier More...

Alison Parker Honored by City of Martinsville

Martinsville, VA  – The City of Martinsville will be honoring WDBJ 7 reporter and 2009 Martinsville High School graduate Alison Parker by displaying City flags at half-staff More...

Candlelight vigil to be held this evening in memory of Allison Parker

Martinsville City Schools has just announced in memory of 2009 MHS graduate Allison Parker, there will be a candlelight vigil beginning at 7:30 PM this evening at the Martinsville More...

Investigation Continues into Double Homicide at Smith Mountain Lake

MONETA, Va. – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is still actively investigating the fatal shootings that took place the morning of Aug. 26, 2015, at the Bridgewater Plaza More...

Journalists’ killer had gun, extra ammo, wig and ‘to-do’ list in his rental car

Journalists’ killer had gun, extra ammo, wig and ‘to-do’ list in his rental car  More...

Gas prices decline

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.36/g yesterday, More...

Virginia law aimed at punishing celebratory gunfire not being used as intended

Virginia law aimed at punishing celebratory gunfire not being used as intended  More...

Thurman Wilson Brammer

Thurman Wilson Brammer, 94, of Roanoke, VA formerly of Bassett, VA passed away on Saturday, August...

Myra Joyce Bridges Hughes

Myra Joyce Bridges Hughes, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Memorial...

Ella Mabel Joyce Daniska Via

Ella Mabel Joyce Daniska Via, 95, of Fieldale passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2015. She...

Why, Lord?

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

(NEW YORK) — Researchers in Sweden believe that milk may not be as effective in helping women build stronger bones, and..

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..

Piedmont Arts On Stage Brings UK’s No. 1 Jive and Swing Band to Martinsville

Martinsville, VA —The Jive Aces, the UK’s No. 1 jive and swing band, will bring a high-energy blend of swing, jive, and R&B to..

Great New Cocktails to Try this Season

(StatePoint) Cooler temperatures invite a new season of cocktails, featuring richer flavors to entertain yourself and guests. To achieve this, Port..