Axton man shot in chest

On April 16, 2015 at approximately 9:16pm, the Martinsville/Henry County 911 Center received a call that an individual had been shot at 1073 Centerville Road Axton, Virginia.  More...

Legendary Beach Music Band The Tams to Headline Celebration 2015

MARTINSVILLE, Va – The ocean may be hours away from Martinsville Speedway, but that won’t stop Celebration 2015 from having a beach-type atmosphere. The Tams, a Carolina-style More...

Mail sorting moves from Roanoke to Greensboro this Saturday

After years of protests and political lobbying, this week the U.S. Postal Service plans to begin moving operations from the Rutherford Avenue mail processing center in Roanoke More...

Danville man sentenced to life in prison

WBTM reports – A Danville killer will spend the rest of his life in prison. Harry James Gladmon was convicted yesterday of first-degree murder; then give life-plus-25 years. More...

Danville woman denied bail on murder by arson charge

WBTM reports – 39-year-old Christy Michelle Beskin will remain in the Danville City Jail until she goes to trial. A judge this morning denied bond for the Pittsylvania More...

Virginia looking to improve care to Alzheimer patients

There isn’t a cure, a treatment or a way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease from affecting more Virginians, but the state More...

Teenage birthrates decline in Virginia

Teenagers in Virginia receiving birth control through publicly funded programs get the most effective contraceptives More...

Jimmy Ben Stovall

Mr. Jimmy Ben Stovall, age 76 of Stuart, passed away April 16, 2015 at Pioneer Community...

Anita Barrett Lester

Anita Barrett Lester died Thursday, April 16, 2015.  Arrangements are incomplete at this time.  Bassett Funeral...

Shanna Lynn Brammer

Shanna Lynn Brammer, 41, of Bassett, VA, died Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville...

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..

Grafting Tomatoes?

By Holly Baird To be grafted or not to be grafted, that is a good question. Tomato grafting began in the..