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 of nearly $10 million for the first nine months of the year, compared to around $12 million last year. Bank President and CEO Jeff Haley says they’re pleased with the More...

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By Editor On Friday, October 24th, 2014
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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...

By Editor On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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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, Virginia. When deputies arrived on scene, More...

By Editor On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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Tractor Trailer overturns in Henry County

SALEM – An overturned tractor-trailer has closed all of Route 220 in Henry County.  Both northbound lanes and both southbound lanes are blocked.  The incident occurred on Route 220 between Route 87 and Route More...

By Editor On Sunday, October 19th, 2014
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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 More...

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...