Henry Hotel project moves slowly forward

City officials intend to sign over the Henry Hotel to the Development company that promises to spend $3.2 million in renovations on the building. Officials say the project is behind schedule, but claim the delay has been due to slow regulatory approval from the state. A groundbreaking ceremony on the project is expected to occur within a month.  More...

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By Editor On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Henry County Grand Jury indicts 60

More than 60 people were named in 158 indictments released Monday by a Henry County grand jury. Charges were across the board, everthing from malicious wounding, to possession of child pornography, to shoplifting.  More...

By Editor On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Dollar General still seeking permission to build in Sanville

This is not the first time you’ve heard this, but a public hearing will be held at the 6 p.m. meeting of the Henry County Board of Supervisors Tuesday on a rezoning request for a proposed Dollar General store More...

By Editor On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Council to hold public hearing on chicken ordinance

City Council will open the floor Tuesday to anyone who wants to speak about the proposed chicken ordinance in the city. The Planning Commission has recommended Council allow residents to own chickens under very More...

By Editor On Sunday, July 20th, 2014
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Lifeguards “did all they could” in Fairy Stone drowning incident

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation has concluded their investigation in the drowning death of Kerion Jykeem Witcher at Fairy Stone State Park on July 4th. Some of Witcher’s family has been More...

By Editor On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Chatham Road in city likely to get new name

The Martinsville Planning Commission met Thursday and agreed that Chatham Road needs a new name. A survey will be sent to property owners effected asking them to choose between “Old Chatham Road” and More...

By Editor On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Arrests made in double murder

Jonathan “Johnny” Rivera-Olvera The Henry County Sheriff’s Office has continued investigating the homicides of Alfonso Navarro-Pena and Noel Navarro-Pena. Both men died as a result of gunshot wounds. On 07/16/2014, More...

By Editor On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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Motorcycle wreck sends one to hospital

A motorcyclist was injured in an accident on the 220 bypass near the 609 Fieldale exit Thursday. Police say the motorcycle was northbound when it ran off the road. The driver was taken to the Baptist Hospital in More...

By Editor On Friday, July 18th, 2014
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American National Bank’s second-quarter profit down

American National Bank’s second-quarter profit is down a bit from a year ago, as is their mid-year-end profits. ANB netted three-point-two-million dollars in the last three months. For the first half of the More...

By Editor On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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“Warrant Sweep” results in 11 warrants and 3 summons

The Martinsville Police Department conducted a warrant sweep of outstanding warrants from the City of Martinsville. This Joint Operation with the Martinsville Sheriff’s Office, Henry County Sheriff’s Office, More...