J. Smith Chaney, Jr. is recipient of 2014 Jack Dalton Award

Chaney received the 2014 Jack Dalton Community Service Award tonight from the Board of Supervisors. He was joined by family and friends. Ms. Lois Dalton, widow of the late Jack Dalton, was also in attendance More...

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Black Ice Expected Tonight

Temperatures reached the mid to upper 30’s across much of Southeast West Virginia and Southwest Virginia today. This helped generate some snow melt water. This water will More...

Roads are snow covered, current snow event to end around 10am

Low pressure off the North Carolina Coast early this morning will move northeast and well off the Outer Banks by Midday. This system will continue to bring snow to much of the More...

No change in projected winter storm, area could get 5 inches of snow overnight

A winter storm will bring accumulating snowfall across the area tonight into early Thursday. The National Weather Service reports a storm developing over the Gulf Coast today More...

Danville man is in jail for soliciting a juvenile via text message

Monday morning the Danville Police Department was contacted regarding improper texts being sent to a minor. The investigation revealed that the suspect used a messaging application More...

VDOT says roads are snow covered

SALEM – Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) equipment operators and contractors in western Virginia are actively engaged in plowing and treating roads. A winter storm More...

Governor freezes electricity rates for Appalachian Power Company customers

A law signed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday freezes base rates and suspends rate reviews for 500,000 Appalachian Power More...

$30 million to be returned to local governments

Local governments will be spared from having to return more than $30 million to the state in the next fiscal year More...

Paula Alberta Leath Ward

Paula Alberta Leath Ward, age 51, of Cindy Creek Lane, Charlotte, N.C., passed away, Saturday, February...

Pauline Lowery

Pauline Lowery, 64, died Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge....

Bennie Ray Nelson

Bennie Ray Nelson, 85, of Spencer, passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the Blue...

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..

Martinsville (Va.), circa 1937-1939 (Reel 1, 2)

From the H. Lee Waters Film Collection. Silent films documenting communities in North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina, from 1936 to..

Root Vegetables

By Joey and Holly Baird Root vegetables are a mysterious and exciting crop to grow in your garden. With most root vegetables,..