Council sets date for Organizational Meeting

Martinsville City Council has set the date for their annual organizational meeting for Monday, January 5th, 2015 at 9am in City Council Chambers. Circuit Court Clerk Ashby Prtichett will issue the Oath of Office to newly-elected Council member Jennifer Bowles and re-elected Council member Gene Teague. Council will also nominate and vote for a Mayor More...

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By Editor On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Man robbed in CVS parking lot

On December 19, 2014 at approximately 3:00 am Officers from the Martinsville Police Department responded to 762 East Church Street in reference to a Robbery. A male exited the CVS store and was approached by two More...

By Editor On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Snow still possible, little accumulation expected

The forecast has changed a bit in the last 24 hours. The National Weather Service is now calling for a 70 percent chance of snow Saturday morning and then rain and snow Saturday afternoon. There is a 20 percent More...

By Editor On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Boys & Girls Clubs funding request denied

The local Boys & Girls Clubs of the Blue Ridge is in trouble. The organization was depending on a three-year grant from the 21st Century Community Learning Centers to come through, but they’ve learned More...

By Editor On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Snow likely this weekend, little accumulation expected

There’s a good chance of snow in Martinsville this weekend, but little or no accumulation is expected. The latest from the National Weather Service gives us a 40 percent chance of snow after midnight Friday, More...

By Editor On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Martinsville Police Officers E.C. Stone and B.D. Peters rescue escaped dogs generating 75,000+ views on MPD Facebook page

On December 9th Martinsville Police Officer B.D. Peters responded to Indian Trail in reference to two dogs running loose. The officer observed two black and white pit bulls running loose in a yard on Indian Trail More...

By Editor On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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PHCC enrollment on the decline

Last year there were 3,163 students attending Patrick Henry Community College. Today there are 2,853. School officials say a number of factors are causing the decline; the population of the area is less, high school More...

By Editor On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Man wanted for attempted robbery

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a robbery that occurred at Hardee’s located at 2927 Virginia Ave., Collinsville, VA. On December 16, 2014 at 5:28 am, a male approached an individual More...

By Editor On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Matt Brannock Promoted To Vice President At Martinsville Speedway

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell announced today that Matthew Brannock has been promoted to Vice President, Operations.  It was one of two promotions and a new hire announced More...

By Editor On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Martinsville Police name Officer of the Year

On Friday, December 12, 2014, the Martinsville Police Department recognized Officer Chris Bell with the MPD 2014 Employee of the Year Award. Officer Bell is a member of the police department’s crash team and More...