Deed offer unethical, but not illegal

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office has received complaints from citizens in reference to a possible scam.  Several citizens have received a “DEED PROCESSING NOTICE” in the mail.  This notice appears to be an official document and explains why a current copy of your grant deed and property profile is needed. The company that is requesting to obtain More...

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By Editor On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Captain’s wife indicted for embezzlement of Volunteer Rescue funds

Susan Smith, wife of Rodney Smith, Captain of the Ridgeway Volunteer Rescue Squad, has been indicted by a grand jury on three counts of embezzlement of money or property of the Squad between June of 2012 and May More...

By Editor On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Not so cold after today

After an overnight / early morning low of 14 degrees in Martinsville Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, colder temperatures are not expected to be quite as cold for awhile. Lows will be in the 20’s and highs More...

By Editor On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Warming shelter to open December 1st

The Community Fellowship in Collinsville and the Salvation Army will be opening up a warming shelter for homeless people and those without heat in their homes. It will be open from December 1st to March 15th on More...

By Editor On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Henry County School bus involved in wreck

The Virginia State Police are continuing their investigation into a school bus crash that occurred this afternoon shortly before 3:30 pm on Route 220 north one tenth of a mile south of Oak Level Road. The preliminary More...

By Editor On Monday, November 17th, 2014
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Rooster Walk creates new program, increases existing scholarship award

Rooster Walk Inc. and American Global Logistics have partnered to buy a new instrument and create a program to repair older instruments for the band program in the Martinsville Schools. Both donated $1,000 each More...

By Editor On Sunday, November 16th, 2014
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Bank of America becomes HomeTrust Bank in Martinsville

On Friday, Martinsville’s Bank of America became HomeTrust Bank. The North Carolina-based bank purchased Bank of America branches in Martinsville, Roanoke, Danville, and Eden. HomeTrust has locations in Tennessee, More...

By Editor On Sunday, November 16th, 2014
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Martinsville man denied bond in double murder

20 year-old Parnell Markese Rucker was denied bond Friday in Martinsville General District Court. He has been charged with the first-degree murder of 32 year-old Julius Keon Giggetts and 30 year-old Orlando Akridge, More...

By Editor On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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PHCC to host job fair

Patrick Henry Community College will host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 in Frith Exhibit Hall on campus. Job seekers are encouraged to bring several copies of their resumes and come dressed More...

By Editor On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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Bassett Country Club to reopen under new ownership

Bassett Country Club will reopen under management of its current club pro, Mike Cochran. The Lester Group has exercised their option to buy the property for an undisclosed sum. The golf course will be open to the More...