Martinsville Police name Officer of the Year

On Friday, December 12, 2014, the Martinsville Police Department recognized Officer Chris Bell with the MPD 2014 Employee of the Year Award. Officer Bell is a member of the police department’s crash More...

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PHCC enrollment on the decline

Last year there were 3,163 students attending Patrick Henry Community College. Today there are 2,853. School officials say a number of factors are causing the decline; the population More...

Man wanted for attempted robbery

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a robbery that occurred at Hardee’s located at 2927 Virginia Ave., Collinsville, VA. On December 16, 2014 at More...

Matt Brannock Promoted To Vice President At Martinsville Speedway

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell announced today that Matthew Brannock has been promoted to Vice President, Operations.  It was one of two More...

Telvista to hire 300 new employees

Telvista has renewed its lease in Danville and plans to hire 300 more workers at its call center there. Officials say they will begin hiring immediately for a new online customer More...

Danville man murdered, arrest made

A Danville man is in jail facing murder charges following the death of a man earlier today. At approximately 11:38 am this morning, Police and EMS personnel responded to a residence More...

Gas prices continue to drop

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 8.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.44/g yesterday, More...

Virginia Sues Guardrail Maker for Fraud amid Urgent Safety Tests

zebra3/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — In a scathing complaint containing accusations of fraud and deceit More...

Priscilla Grey Waller

Priscilla Grey Waller, age 76 of 910 Bethel Lane, Martinsville, Virginia passed away Sunday, December 14,...

Beverly Kay Price Watkins

Beverly Kay Price Watkins of Sallisaw, Oklahoma, and formerly of Ridgeway, passed away Saturday, December 13,...

Galilee B. (Lee) Foose

Galilee B. (Lee) Foose, of Martinsville died Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. 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..

President Obama to Offer Legal Status to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza (WASHINGTON) — President Obama is set to announce a sweeping More...

Former Sen. Jim Webb Exploring Possible Run for the White House

(WASHINGTON) — Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb is exploring whether to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016. Webb announced..

Obama Talks Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment in Weekly Address

(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s address, President Obama talks about the new open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act. Obama says,..

Oktoberfest 2014 Through Jamie Walker’s Camera Lens

Oh I love Martinsville’s Oktoberfest! Great music, great food and great vendors. Also was very glad to see the Sauerkraut Band!..

Growing Sprouts Easily – By Joey & Holly Baird

The best part about growing sprouts indoors is anyone can do it. Whether you live in a studio apartment or on..

Why The Midterm Election May Affect Your Health Care

(WASHINGTON) — Health care may seem like it’s faded into the background this midterm election cycle, but there is actually a..