Sobriety Checkpoints, Roving and Saturation Patrols prevalent through Holiday Weekend

Statement from the Martinsville Police Department: The Fourth of July holiday is a favorite time of year for many Americans. Backyard parties, good food, and fireworks. But the celebrating unfortunately More...

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ISC asks people to leave Confederate Flag at home

The International Speedway Corporation has asked people to not to bring or fly a Confederate Flag at their NASCAR tracks.  One of their tracks is the Martinsville Speedway.  More...

Candidate questions need for $250,000 armored vehicle

So far, disagreement among the candidates for Henry County Sheriff has been over a quarter of a million dollar armored vehicle incumbent Lane Perry added to his arsenal.  Candidate More...

Sobriety Checkpoints, Roving and Saturation Patrols prevalent through Holiday Weekend

Statement from the Martinsville Police Department: The Fourth of July holiday is a favorite time of year for many Americans. Backyard parties, good food, and fireworks. But the More...

Police investigating fatal crash in Pittsylvania County

SALEM, Va. – Virginia State Police Trooper L. G. Foley, Jr. is investigating a fatality on July 4, 2015.  The crash occurred at 10:50 pm on Route 761 just south of Route 604 More...

Shark fear bites some as beach weekend approaches

A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina’s Outer Banks, officials said, the seventh attack in the state’s coastal More...

Still time to register for Virtual Virginia

Virtual Virginia still has spots available for its pilot program offering high school students an almost entirely online More...

Webb is running for President

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb is running for president, joining a field of Democrats challenging Hillary Rodham More...

Darrell Wayne Overby

Mr. Darrell Wayne Overby, age 51 of Stuart, passed away Monday, July 6, 2015 at Roanoke...

Elmer E. Collins

Elmer E. Collins, 87, 471 Ridge Road, Collinsville, VA passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2015...

Charlotte Dianne Beck Edwards

Charlotte Dianne Beck Edwards, 68, of Martinsville, VA passed away Sunday, July 5, 2015 at Roanoke...

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..

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..

Keeping Animals Out of Your Garden

By Holly Baird Wild animals can cause a lot of damage to your garden and quickly. They can eat whole crops, seedlings,..