Road Watch for Friday

Expect black ice along roads, sidewalks, and parking lots early this morning as below freezing temperatures result in the refreezing of residual melted snow water. In addition, patchy freezing fog may also produce a light coating of ice especially on elevated surfaces. Caution should be exercised while driving or walking as a wet looking surface will More...

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By Editor On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Black Ice Expected Tonight

Temperatures reached the mid to upper 30’s across much of Southeast West Virginia and Southwest Virginia today. This helped generate some snow melt water. This water will refreeze tonight and produce ice on More...

By Editor On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Roads are snow covered, current snow event to end around 10am

Low pressure off the North Carolina Coast early this morning will move northeast and well off the Outer Banks by Midday. This system will continue to bring snow to much of the area with heavier snows taking place More...

By Editor On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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No change in projected winter storm, area could get 5 inches of snow overnight

A winter storm will bring accumulating snowfall across the area tonight into early Thursday. The National Weather Service reports a storm developing over the Gulf Coast today will shift to off the North Carolina More...

By Editor On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Cyber Security meeting to be held in Martinsville

Martinsville will be the site of one of five town hall meetings planned across the state by the Virginia Cyber Security Commission. The meetings are designed to inform the public on the work of the commission and More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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J. Smith Chaney, Jr. is recipient of 2014 Jack Dalton Award

Chaney received the 2014 Jack Dalton Community Service Award tonight from the Board of Supervisors. He was joined by family and friends. Ms. Lois Dalton, widow of the late Jack Dalton, was also in attendance to More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Martinsville expected to get as much as 5 inches of snow Wednesday night

A storm developing over the Gulf Coast will move rapidly to the Southeast Coast by early Thursday spreading moderate to heavy snow into parts of the mountains and Piedmont beginning Wednesday evening. The heaviest More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Snowfall blankets area again

(Photo – courtesy Martinsville City Police) Snow continues to fall across the area early this morning. A dusting up to an inch is expected through 9am. This may cause roads to become slick during the morning More...

By Editor On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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All HC School Board incumbents expected to run again

Although 4 seats are up on the Henry County School Board it appears more than likely everyone is going to seek another term. Terri Flannagan of the Horsepasture District would be seeking a 4th term, at-large member More...

By Editor On Monday, February 23rd, 2015
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Watch out for Black Ice

The National Weather Service says “watch out for black ice” as temperatures will be falling throughout the day today. As a result, melted snow water from yesterday’s brief warmup will refreeze More...