American National’s earnings down

American National Bank netted $3.2 million dollars in the just-completed quarter. That’s down about 21% from last year’s third quarter earnings. That gives the bank a net income More...

Race weekend weather perfect

Race weekend is shaping up to be as pretty as a picture weather-wise. Sunny days and highs in the 70’s are expected through mid-week next week.  More...

Prescriptions stolen from Bassett Pharmacy

On October 23, 2014 at approximately 4:25 am, the Martinsville/Henry County 911 Center received an alarm activation at Family Pharmacy located at 335 Riverside Drive Bassett, More...

Woman killed in Pittsylvania County wreck

The Virginia State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal crash that killed a Virginia resident this afternoon shortly after 5:30 pm on US Highway Route 29 at Railroad More...

Reidsville home explodes

Fire officials believe a copper theft caused the Monday night explosion of a Reidsville home. Rockingham County Fire Marshal Robert Cardwell said someone stole the air conditioning More...

Be alert for deer when driving

Motorists are being urged to stay focused and alert as deer mating season is creating deadly road hazards in Virginia. AAA More...

Virginia Quit Day set for November 20th

Virginia health officials are launching a campaign to help cigarette smokers kick the habit. The Virginia Department More...

James Herbert Hodges

James Herbert Hodges, 84, of Bassett, died Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at his home. He was...

Matthew Usha Penn

Matthew Usha Penn, 32, of Winston-Salem, NC, died Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at his home. He...

Walter D. Turner

Walter D. Turner, 86, of Bassett, died Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Blue Ridge Rehab in...

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...

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!..

Pumpkins, More Than for Decoration By: Joey & Holly Baird

There is more to pumpkins then pies and jack-o-lanterns. As gardeners we are sad to see the outdoor growing season ending but..

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..