Arrests made in double murder

Jonathan “Johnny” Rivera-Olvera The Henry County Sheriff’s Office has continued investigating the homicides of Alfonso Navarro-Pena and Noel Navarro-Pena. Both men died as a result of gunshot wounds. On More...

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Dollar General still seeking permission to build in Sanville

This is not the first time you’ve heard this, but a public hearing will be held at the 6 p.m. meeting of the Henry County Board of Supervisors Tuesday on a rezoning request More...

Council to hold public hearing on chicken ordinance

City Council will open the floor Tuesday to anyone who wants to speak about the proposed chicken ordinance in the city. The Planning Commission has recommended Council allow More...

Lifeguards “did all they could” in Fairy Stone drowning incident

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation has concluded their investigation in the drowning death of Kerion Jykeem Witcher at Fairy Stone State Park on July 4th. More...

Man Wanted on Stalking Charge

The Danville Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted for stalking. The Danville Police Department is currently holding an outstanding More...

Police investigate double fatality in Pittsylvania County

Two men are dead and a woman injured following a multi-vehicle crash in Pittsylvania County Saturday afternoon (July 12, 2014). Virginia State Police Trooper W.I. Davis is investigating More...

Gas prices continue to fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 3.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.39/g yesterday, More...

State to spend $1.5 billion on highways

The Virginia Department of Transportation rates 83 percent of the state’s roads as being in fair or better condition, More...

John William Hairston

John William Hairston, 92, of 2690 Hobson Road, Axton, died peacefully Sunday, July 20, 2014, in...

Barry James Minter

Barry James Minter age 66 of St. Petersburg, FL, and formerly of Martinsville, passed away Thursday...

Bonnie Dalton

Bonnie Dalton, 76, died Sunday, July 20, 2014. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge....

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..

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

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza (WASHINGTON) — In his weekly address, President Obama previews More...

GOP Weekly Address: Making American Energy ‘More Affordable, Reliable, Beneficial’

(WASHINGTON) –  In this week’s Republican address, Michigan Rep. Fred Upton discusses legislation regarding America’s energy supplies and the possible impact..

VA Tea Party Candidate Brat Hits the Ground Running

  (NEW YORK) — New Tea Party darling David Brat is speaking out more than a week after he defeated Virginia..

“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..