Scholarship created for PHCC staffer killed in wreck

Patrick Henry Community College and the PHCC Foundation established a scholarship in memory of a long-serving staff member killed Friday, Aug. 15 in a car accident. The Cristy Reynolds Memorial Scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis to a first-generation college student, as funds allow.  Reynolds served as the coordinator for the Integrated More...

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By Editor On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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eBay in Martinsville to hire 80

eBay Enterprise in Martinsville is holding a job fair Sept. 4-5 to fill 80 open full- and part-time positions, including weekend shifts. The positions are for warehouse workers, including pickers and packers, at More...

By Editor On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Interior demolition of Henry Hotel set to begin

The Martinsville Bulletin reports interior demolition will be the first phase of the revitalization of the former Henry Hotel, according to Martinsville Assistant City Manager Wayne Knox. People passing by the building More...

By Editor On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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Gas prices continue to fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.23/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,081 gas outlets in Virginia. This compares More...

By Editor On Monday, August 18th, 2014
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Short family remembered at annual event

Motorcyclists and supporters participated in the 12th Annual Jennifer Short Memorial Scholarship Bike and Car Ride this weekend. The event marks 12 years since the murder of Mike, Mary, and their daughter Jennifer More...

By Editor On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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Motorcyclist strikes parked vehicle on Clarke Road

At approximately 4:45pm Sunday afternoon the 911 Communications Center received word of a motorcycle wreck at 902 Clarke Road in Martinsville. Early reports indicated the driver of the bike struck a parked vehicle. More...

By Editor On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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Martinsville woman killed in automobile wreck in Rockbridge County

A Martinsville woman was killed in single-vehicle crash in Rockbridge County Friday night, state police said. Cristy Geneva Reynolds, 37, died after the vehicle she was a passenger in apparently ran off the road More...

By Editor On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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Tornado warning devices being installed throughout city

Tornado warning sirens are being installed in Martinsville.   The devices are mounted on top of poles.  When installation is complete, eight of them will be located at various places around the City.  The project More...

By Editor On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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Hillsville man arrested for robbing Spencer convenience store

According to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, 20 year-old Brennan Trevor Phillips of 1154 Deerfield Road Hillsville, Virginia has been charged with one count of robbery of Reed’s Grocery in Spencer. More...

By Editor On Sunday, August 17th, 2014
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Parking restrictions making a comeback Uptown

The City of Martinsville Public Works Department will be installing new parking signs along streets in the Uptown area over the next few weeks. The new signs will indicate a two hour limit for Uptown customers only More...