Henry County wreck claims life of Stoneville man

The Virginia State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal crash that killed a North Carolina resident this afternoon around 3:30 pm on Route 220 northbound 100 feet south of Route F 844 in Henry County. The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2012 Toyota Corolla that was being operated by Roy Franklin Kendrick, age 81 of Stoneville, More...

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By Editor On Sunday, October 19th, 2014
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Lockdown at FC Middle School according to protocol

A lockdown was initiated Friday at Fieldale-Collinsville Middle School as Henry County deputies and the rescue squad arrived on the scene. School officials are saying the incident was related to one individual student More...

By Editor On Sunday, October 19th, 2014
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Hooker Field to get artificial turf

Patrick Henry Community College has secured financing to replace the grass with turf and install a new drainage system at Hooker Field. City Council approved the $230,000 project last week. Boxley is donating most More...

By Editor On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Parnell Markese Rucker turned himself in at the Martinsville Police Department

Parnell Markese Rucker As a result of the investigation into the double homicide that occurred on Park Street over the weekend, warrants were issued for 20 year-old Parnell Markese Rucker of 1209 Lawson Street, More...

By Editor On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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VDOT Holds Public Information Meeting for Upcoming Route 650 Project in Henry County

SALEM —The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting for an upcoming project to improve a section of Route 650 (Irisburg Road) in Henry County. The section of Route 650 (Irisburg More...

By Editor On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Bethel Lane residents opposed to cell phone antenna installation

Some Bethel Lane residents don’t like the City’s plans of allowing a cell tower to be installed on a water tank in their neighborhood. Mark Price, a local minister, pointed to health risks potentially More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Rain should end by early afternoon

The Nationals Weather Service says rain will gradually end from West to East across the region this morning West of the Blue Ridge and by early afternoon across the Piedmont. Although additional rainfall accumulations More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Feds called in, task force formed in weekend double murder

A local man has been identified as a person of interest in Sunday’s double homicide in the city, and a task force has been formed to investigate the case, according to Martinsville Police Chief Sean Dunn. The More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Councilwoman puts EDC under microscope

City Councilwoman Sharon Brooks Hodge has asked for a comprehensive review of the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. and that is be provided by January so council can include the results in the More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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I-73 meeting to be held in Martinsville

The New College Institute in Martinsville will host the inaugural meeting of the Joint Subcommittee on Interstate 73 next month. Southside state Senator Bill Stanley introduced a bill creating the panel, which is More...