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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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...

Martinsville now 4th on list of highest unemployment in state

According to the Virginia Employment Commission has Martinsville’s jobless rate at 9.7 percent, 4th highest in the state. Danville is at 8.8 percent, Henry County is 7.4 More...

Martinsville Band Director Resigns

The Martinsville School Board held a special meeting Tuesday night where they voted 4-0 to accept the resignation of longtime Martinsville High School Band Director Kevin Lewis. 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...

Missing Critz man found safe

An 84-year-old man was found Monday afternoon in the Critz area after he walked away from the residence where he was staying, according to Sheriff Dan Smith. The Patrick County More...

Webb is running for President

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

Virginia chooses primary over convention

Virginia GOP to hold primary to pick presidential candidate  More...

William Thomas “Tommy” Roberts

Mr. William Thomas “Tommy” Roberts, age 66 of Stuart, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at...

Wilma Wright Craig

Mrs. Wilma Wright Craig, age 63 of Stuart, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the...

Lorenzo “Doc” Baldwin Barksdale Sr.

Mr. Lorenzo “Doc” Baldwin Barksdale Sr. passed  away on Sunday, June 21, 2015 at Botsford General Hospital...

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,..