Henry County Schools Okays Gideons Bibles with conditions

Local Gideons representatives have received permission from Henry County School Superintendent Jared Cotton to distribute Bibles to high school principals. The principals will then be responsible for placing More...

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Henry County Schools Okays Gideons Bibles with conditions

Local Gideons representatives have received permission from Henry County School Superintendent Jared Cotton to distribute Bibles to high school principals. The principals will More...

Jeep enters house through picture window

The name of the driver has not been released, but a Jeep Cherokee crashed into the home of Henry Ingram at 1306 Carver Court Friday afternoon just before 4pm after the brakes More...

Martinsville Speedway’s Mike Smith Recognized for “Helping Others”

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – For Mike Smith the role of Director of Public Relations at Martinsville Speedway is one in which he always goes the extra mile to ensure everyone, from More...

Patrick County Planning Commission resigns after BOS rejects subdivision ordinance

Five members of the Patrick County Planning Commission resigned Monday night after the Patrick County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to reject the subdivision ordinance the commission More...

Patrick County Sheriff announces run for third term

Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith has announced his candidacy for re-election to a third term. Smith, 42, was first elected in November of 2007. No one else has declared intentions More...

Bill requiring photo ID for absentee voters heads to House floor

Almost two years after then-Gov. Bob McDonnell signed Virginia’s voter ID requirement into law, a House panel on Friday More...

Speed limit bill would raise reckless driving from 80 mph to 85 mph

Drivers who get caught going 11 mph over the speed limit on Virginia’s interstate highways may no longer More...

Clarice B. Cook

Clarice B. Cook, 91, of Spruce Street, Martinsville, died on Sunday, February 1, 2015. She was born...

Cynthia “Cindy” Gray Gusler

Cynthia “Cindy” Gray Gusler, 59, of Bassett, VA passed away Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Carilion Roanoke...

Elizabeth Fannie Gregory

Elizabeth Fannie Gregory, 88, of Martinsville, died Saturday, January 31, 2015, at her home. She was born...

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..

Categories of Seeds

By Joey & Holly Baird For gardeners, beginner or advanced, there are many types of seeds to pick from each spring to..