Police investigating arson at Martinsville City Schools Central Office

On December 22, 2014 at approximately 1:30 A.M., Martinsville Fire & EMS responded to the Martinsville City Schools Central Office at 746 Indian Trail in reference to a structure More...

Martinsville man arrested in connection with dispute

On December 19, 2014 the Martinsville Police Department responded to Moss Street in reference to a dispute. Officers were responding and a shots fired call for the same location More...

Victory Celebration in Ridgeway

Mayor Kim Adkins (Facebook) A celebration and parade was held in Ridgeway Saturday in honor of the Magna Vista Warriors football team who won the state championship in Lynchburg More...

19 year-old shot in side

On December 19, 2014 at approximately 11:23 PM, officers responded to the 100 Block of Cumberland Drive, Danville, in reference to someone being shot. Officers located a 19-year-old More...

Telvista to hire 300 new employees

Telvista has renewed its lease in Danville and plans to hire 300 more workers at its call center there. Officials say they will begin hiring immediately for a new online customer More...

Mature Driver Law Change Goes into Effect January 1

Drivers 75+ Must Renew Licenses in Person Every Five Years RICHMOND – Beginning January 1, 2015, Virginia law requires More...

Flu is now widespread

Flu has reached the widespread level in Virginia, according to the Virginia Department of Health’s weekly flu More...

Wendall Brian Jocye

Wendall Brian Jocye, 50, of Martinsville, VA died Sunday, December 21, 2014 in a car accident...

Rhodessa Dillon Davidson

Rhodessa Dillon Davidson, age 73, of Fieldale died Saturday, December 20, 2014, at her residence. Born in...

Esther Stone Beckner Morris

Esther Stone Beckner Morris, 98, of Kings Grant, died on Sunday, December 21, 2014 at Memorial Hospital...

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..

President Obama to Offer Legal Status to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza (WASHINGTON) — President Obama is set to announce a sweeping More...

Former Sen. Jim Webb Exploring Possible Run for the White House

(WASHINGTON) — Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb is exploring whether to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016. Webb announced..

Obama Talks Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment in Weekly Address

(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s address, President Obama talks about the new open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act. Obama says,..

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!..

Growing Sprouts Easily – By Joey & Holly Baird

The best part about growing sprouts indoors is anyone can do it. Whether you live in a studio apartment or on..

Why The Midterm Election May Affect Your Health Care

(WASHINGTON) — Health care may seem like it’s faded into the background this midterm election cycle, but there is actually a..