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Murder trial underway in Henry County

The trial of 23 year-old Lamont Anthony Woods of 164 Niblett Drive in Figsboro is underway in Henry County Circuit Court. Woods is charged with first degree murder in the shooting More...

Council Candidate opens campaign headquarters

According to the Martinsville Bulletin, Martinsville City Council candidate Jennifer Bowles officially opened her campaign headquarters at 28 N. Moss St., the former home of More...

PHCC awarded $440,000 in Tobacco Money

The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission on Thursday approved $440,000 for the Patrick Henry Community College. The funds will be used for More...

Parkway travel is up

Travel is up on the Blue Ridge Parkway following the restoration of some funding that was cut in 2013. The Roanoke Times said National Park Service data show that around 8.5 million More...

Dedication ceremony for “smart home” set in Patrick County for soldier

The public is invited to attend the dedication ceremony for Corporal J.B. Kerns’ custom-designed “smart home,” located at 3594 Friends Mission Road in Ararat, More...

Gas prices rise

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.13/g yesterday, More...

ID Law could effect 450,000 voting Virginians

About 450,000 voters statewide could lack proper identification when they head to polls in November, according More...

Curtis Craddock

Curtis Craddock died Sunday, September 28, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Bassett Funeral Services...

Jesse Richard Sutphin

Jesse Richard Sutphin, 67, of Rocky Mount went home to be with the Lord on Sunday,...

Nannie Mae Hairston Millner

Nannie Mae Hairston Millner, age 87, of 121 Park Lane, Martinsville, Va. passed away, Monday, September...

Group Claims More Americans Want Major Change to Pledge of Allegiance

Fuse/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) — The Pledge of Allegiance is a 31-word recitation that every American knows More...

DOT Endorses Technology that Allows Cars to Talk to Each Other

(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Transportation says cars that talk to each other could prevent more than half a million car..

You can’t blame a Business for asking but the answer should be “No”

Now that a significant percentage of the Liberty Fair Mall has been torn down, Hull Storey Gibson is holding the city..

Former Sen. Jim Webb ‘Seriously’ Considering 2016 Presidential Bid

Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., said Tuesday he’s “seriously” More...

GOP Weekly Address: ‘State Is Under Attack from the Federal Government’

(WASHINGTON) — Congressional candidate Andy Tobin, R-Arizona, delivered the weekly Republican Address on Saturday, speaking strongly about the importance of “putting..

Obama Reiterates ISIS Strategy in Weekly Address

(WASHINGTON) — In his weekly address, President Obama reiterated the strategy he outlined on Wednesday with regards to how the U.S...

“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..

Police Officers Collect Unused Prescription Drugs for National Take Back Day

(NEW YORK) — Time to toss those pills sitting in your medicine cabinet– Saturday is the last annual National Prescription Drug..