Police ask public’s help in nabbing shoplifter

The Martinsville Police Department is currently investigating a shoplifting that occurred on July 5, 2015 in the 200 block of Commonwealth Blvd. The picture is of the suspect in this case. The Martinsville Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the individual pictured.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator More...

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By Editor On Thursday, July 30th, 2015
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“The Henry” renovated and reopened

About 100 people attended the grand reopening of the old Henry Hotel, now simply called “The Henry.”  Waukeshaw Development spent about $3.2 million to renovate the building that’s listed on the National More...

By Editor On Thursday, July 30th, 2015
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Parole Board Chair says man convicted in Henry County needs to stay in jail

State asks elderly inmate’s claim of geriatric release irregularities be dismissed  More...

By Editor On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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No action taken on fluoride issue

Martinsville Councilwoman Sharon Brooks Hodge decided against initiating a motion that would end the practice of adding fluoride to the drinking water.  She still opposes the additive, but felt she doesn’t have More...

By Editor On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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Board of Supervisors Seeks Proposals for Community Center Property

The Henry County Board of Supervisors invites interested individuals, groups, and firms to submit proposals for acquisition and operation of the property located at 70 Marshall Way, Fieldale, Virginia, commonly More...

By Editor On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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Foundation president to get soaked for charity FUN-raiser

Staff from Harvest gets in some early target practice. Pictured (from left) Allyson Rothrock, Sheryl Agee, Kim Harris, Latala Hodges and Georgia Compton. Harvest Foundation President Allyson Rothrock is willing More...

By Editor On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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Thunderstorms until Thursday, then coldfront

The National Weather Service is calling for scattered thunderstorms through Wednesday evening. A few storms are expected to produce locally heavy downpours and be capable of producing localized flooding. On Thursday, More...

By Editor On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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Martinsville grand jury hands down indictments

A Martinsville man was indicted Monday on two counts of first-degree murder and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, according to records at the city Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. 21 year-old More...

By Editor On Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
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Two charged in robbery, one still on the loose

Bradley Lewis Harris On 7/26/15 at 5:57pm the Henry County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 14 Rockland Dr., Bassett, VA in ref. to a robbery. Through the course of the investigation, two individuals were identified More...

By Editor On Sunday, July 26th, 2015
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Workforce Development gets additional financial help

The West Piedmont Workforce Investment Board is getting $1.4 million in extra federal funding to help people out of work for three months or longer receive training they need to earn educational credentials and More...