Harvest pulls plug on Phoenix

The Phoenix Community Development Corporation announced Thursday that it will stop operating due to financial constraints according to the Martinsville Bulletin. They quote Phoenix More...

Sirens set for tests on Election Day

The City of Martinsville has purchased and installed eight Community Alert Sirens throughout the City to serve as Tornado Warning Sirens. The initial testing and setup of the More...

Highest jobless rate still goes to Martinsville

The city of Martinsville had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in September. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate More...

Snow showers may cause slick roads this weekend, particularly in the higher elevations

Drivers should check road conditions and use caution SALEM – With a winter storm system forecasted to make its way through southwestern Virginia this weekend, drivers should More...

Woman killed in Pittsylvania County wreck

The Virginia State Police are continuing their investigation into a fatal crash that killed a Virginia resident this afternoon shortly after 5:30 pm on US Highway Route 29 at More...

NASA Completes Initial Assessment of Virginia Launch Site Following Rocket Explosion

Image Credit: NASA/Terry Zaperach (WALLOPS, Va.) — NASA said on Wednesday that the Wallops Incident Response Team completed More...

Virginia Plans to Remove Guardrails Blamed for Injuries, Deaths

zebra3/iStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — Virginia is the first state to announce it plans to physically More...

Ada Estelle Cabiness

Ada Estelle Cabiness, age 62 of 111 Park Street, Martinsville passed away on Monday, October 27,...

Norma Jean Joyce

Norma Jean Joyce, 72, of Martinsville, VA died Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial...

Rev. Oscar R. Adams

Rev. Oscar R. Adams, age 88, of Bassett, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at Blue Ridge...

Researchers Say Milk May Not Be as Effective at Strengthening Bones as We Think

capdesign/iStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — Researchers in Sweden believe that milk may not be as effective More...

Many Americans Living Abroad Consider Renouncing Citizenship

(NEW YORK) — Not everyone who’s an American wants to stay an America, a new report in Forbes magazine reveals. Forbes..

Tis the Season to Get Upset with Early Holiday Decor

(NEW YORK) — It’s that time of year again for stores and we don’t mean Halloween. Most retailers have moved beyond..

Former Sen. Jim Webb ‘Seriously’ Considering 2016 Presidential Bid

Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., said Tuesday he’s “seriously” More...

GOP Weekly Address: ‘State Is Under Attack from the Federal Government’

(WASHINGTON) — Congressional candidate Andy Tobin, R-Arizona, delivered the weekly Republican Address on Saturday, speaking strongly about the importance of “putting..

Obama Reiterates ISIS Strategy in Weekly Address

(WASHINGTON) — In his weekly address, President Obama reiterated the strategy he outlined on Wednesday with regards to how the U.S...

Oktoberfest 2014 Through Jamie Walker’s Camera Lens

Oh I love Martinsville’s Oktoberfest! Great music, great food and great vendors. Also was very glad to see the Sauerkraut Band!..

Garlic, the Lost Vegetable By: Joey Baird of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener

Garlic is a really interesting plant to grow; you plant it unlike any other vegetable or fruit. Garlic is planted in..

Five Tips to ‘Fall Back’ from Daylight Saving Time 2014

(NEW YORK) — What’s better than sleeping in on a Sunday? How about dodging the days-long consequences of rolling the clocks..