Cancer rates expected to rise in Virginia

The incidence of cancer will outpace population growth in Virginia for the next 25 years, according to a new study by the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. Virginia will More...

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DeVault to seek third term

Joe DeVault, member-at-large on the Henry County School Board, has announced plans to run for a third four-year term on the board.  DeVault has a doctorate, volunteers with Grace More...

Kayakers rescued from Smith River

Two kayakers were rescued in Henry County Thursday night after being stranded in the Smith River. Officials say their boat capsized on a sand bar in the middle of the river around More...

eBay to add 191 jobs

eBay will expand its operations in Henry County, adding 191 full-time jobs with an annual payroll of more than $4 million and investing $5.8 million in capital improvements, More...

Lanes on Route 670 reopened after wreck

According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, lanes have been reopened on Route 670 East in Franklin County following a wreck Friday afternoon.  A wreck closed one lane More...

Pittsylvania County Woman dies in single vehicle accident

According to the Danville Police Department, a Pittsylvania County woman was found dead in an early morning single-vehicle wreck in Danville. At about 3 a.m. Saturday, emergency More...

Bush vs Clinton dead heat in Virginia

If the 2016 presidential election were held today, it would be a toss-up between former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former More...

Cancer rates expected to rise in Virginia

The incidence of cancer will outpace population growth in Virginia for the next 25 years, according to a new study More...

Inez Barnes Chaney

Inez Barnes Chaney, 92, of Bassett, VA passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015 at Stanleytown Health Care,...

Betty Hubbard Shepherd

Betty Hubbard Shepherd, 60, died Sunday, April 26, 2015. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge....

Dossie Gann McFadin

Dossie Gann McFadin, 99, of Ridgeway, passed away Thursday, April 23, 2015.  She was born July...

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..