Seven Congressional Perks Eric Cantor Will Have to Give Up

US House of Representatives (WASHINGTON) — Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is leaving behind one of Washington’s most powerful titles this week as Congress goes on recess, meaning he will More...

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Martinsville no longer locality with highest unemployment

Martinsville has managed to slide its way out of first place as the locality in the state with the highest unemployment, a record it has held for many years. According to the Virginia More...

Henry County School Board commits to new school in Collinsville

The Henry County School Board on Tuesday committed to building a combined school that would replace Collinsville Primary and John Redd Smith Elementary. They are now looking More...

Martinsville woman indicted for murder of daughter

21 year-old Dominique Lanier Martin of 765 Indian Trail, Martinsville has been indicted on one count of murder and two counts of abuse and neglect of children. In November of More...

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar

Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion. Stockholders of Family Dollar Stores will receive $59.60 in cash More...

Stalking suspect arrested again

A Danville man wanted for stalking has been arrested for a second time. Berkley Allen Furgurson was arrested in Pocahontas County, WV Sunday. Provided he remains in custody and More...

Gay Marriage: One Step Closer to the Supreme Court? Why Virginia Matters

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) — Though the Supreme Court issued a major opinion concerning gay rights in 2013, it More...

Consumers enjoy gas price decrease for month straight

 Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 3.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.35/g More...

Alice Waid Robertson

Alice Waid Robertson, 92, of Martinsville passed away on July 31, 2014.  McKee-Stone Funeral Home of Martinsville...

Gregory A. Ingram

Gregory A. Ingram, age 54, of 9606 Waterford Drive, Manassas, VA.,, formerly of Martinsville, VA. passed...

Willard “Will” Keith Dalton

Willard “Will” Keith Dalton, 55, of Martinsville, VA died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Carilion Roanoke...

Many Americans Adults Still Living with Their Parents, Study Says

Photodisc/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — Despite the end of the recession, many American adults are still living More...

Dairy in Wisconsin Sets World Record for Largest Ice Cream Scoop

(MILWAUKEE) — A new world record was set Saturday for the largest scoop of ice cream. The massive amount of strawberry..

Verizon Commercial Warns Against Telling Girls They’re Pretty

(NEW YORK) — A commercial released earlier this month lends a theory to why so many girls grow up to steer..

Seven Congressional Perks Eric Cantor Will Have to Give Up

US House of Representatives (WASHINGTON) — Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is leaving behind More...

Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings on Health Care Law

(WASHINGTON) — After a brief hiatus, the hot debate over the Affordable Care Act was renewed once again Tuesday because of..

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Building Policies for Working Families

(WASHINGTON) — In his weekly address, President Obama previews Monday’s first-ever White House Summit on Working Families and discusses the daily..

“What Do YOU Like About the Smith River Sports Complex” Facebook Photo Contest

Enter your favorite photo you’ve taken at the Complex for your chance to win great prize packages.   Martinsville, VA: The Smith..

Coca-Cola to Release Ad Defending Diet Sodas

(NEW YORK) — Coca-Cola will publish its first ad Wednesday defending diet sodas, specifically those containing sugar substitutes like aspartame. Sales..

B Robert’s Foods Recalls 200 Pounds of Grilled Chicken

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — A North Carolina company is recalling about 200 pounds of grilled chicken entrees because they were not properly..