Testimony at Bob McDonnell Trial Reveals Details About Lavish Gifts

Alex Wong/Getty Images (RICHMOND, Va.) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen are charged with selling political favors in exchange for lavish gifts, trips, and shopping expeditions. More...

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Two city men arrested on drug charges

Frank Red Sink Jr. On August 1, 2014 the Martinsville Police Department executed a search warrant in the 800 block of Forest Street, Martinsville, in reference to the manufacture More...

Former police officer gets 10 years for shooting wife

A former Martinsville Police Officer will spend 10 years behind bars for shooting his wife. James Scott Witherow II was found guilty earlier this year on three charges, including More...

Martinsville no longer locality with highest unemployment

Martinsville has managed to slide its way out of first place as the locality in the state with the highest unemployment, a record it has held for many years. According to the More...

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar

Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. Stockholders of Family Dollar Stores will receive $59.60 in cash More...

Stalking suspect arrested again

A Danville man wanted for stalking has been arrested for a second time. Berkley Allen Furgurson was arrested in Pocahontas County, WV Sunday. Provided he remains in custody and More...

Gay Marriage: One Step Closer to the Supreme Court? Why Virginia Matters

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) — Though the Supreme Court issued a major opinion concerning gay rights in 2013, it More...

Consumers enjoy gas price decrease for month straight

 Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.35/g More...

Johanna M. Britt

Mrs. Johanna M. Britt who died on June 19, 2014 will have a graveside service on...

Vickie S. Gibson

Vickie S. Gibson, 60, died Thursday, July 31, 2014. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge....

Alice Waid Robertson

Alice Waid Robertson, 92,of Martinsville, VA passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Blue Ridge...

Worry More About Lightning, Not Floods

(ATLANTA) — The odds being killed by a lightning strike are something like 700,000 to one, and yet, most More...

Many Americans Adults Still Living with Their Parents, Study Says

(NEW YORK) — Despite the end of the recession, many American adults are still living under their parents’ roofs, a new..

Dairy in Wisconsin Sets World Record for Largest Ice Cream Scoop

(MILWAUKEE) — A new world record was set Saturday for the largest scoop of ice cream. The massive amount of strawberry..

Testimony at Bob McDonnell Trial Reveals Details About Lavish Gifts

Alex Wong/Getty Images (RICHMOND, Va.) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen are charged More...

Seven Congressional Perks Eric Cantor Will Have to Give Up

(WASHINGTON) — Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is leaving behind one of Washington’s most powerful titles this week as Congress..

Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings on Health Care Law

(WASHINGTON) — After a brief hiatus, the hot debate over the Affordable Care Act was renewed once again Tuesday because of..

“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..

Consumer Reports: FDA Should Make Painkillers Safer

(NEW YORK) – Consumer Reports is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to make painkillers safer. According to Consumer Reports, every day, 46..