Dental Clinic struggling but making it

The Community Dental Clinic in uptown Martinsville opened in 2006. It has provided more than $6.1 million in dental services to the unemployed or uninsured adults and children in Martinsville and Henry County. There have been 26,502 patient visits during that time. It operates on a budget of under $500,000 a year. Almost half is covered by patients More...

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By Editor On Sunday, July 27th, 2014
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Two-hour parking goes into effect this fall in Uptown Martinsville

There was a time when Uptown Martinsville had parking meters for street parking and fulltime parking meter attendants ready to ticket vehicle operators. Those days are long gone, but not the complaints of store More...

By Editor On Saturday, July 26th, 2014
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Governor and Cabinet to visit region

Governor McAuliffe will arrive in the region Monday evening to attend a Danville Braves baseball game. He’ll meet with employees at the Goodyear plant Tuesday morning and then have breakfast with the Danville More...

By Editor On Saturday, July 26th, 2014
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“Living” on the Water” exhibit begins at VMNH

The Virginia Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibit, “Living on the Water” opens today with a daylong festival. The exhibit will be on display for a year. The festival will run from 9am to More...

By Editor On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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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 More...

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...