Winter weather to arrive in time for Thanksgiving

According to the National Weather Service a storm system will develop off the coast of the Carolinas early Wednesday and strengthen as it moves rapidly up the East Coast Wednesday More...

City recruiting predominantly blacks

Martinsville City Council held a neighborhood meeting attended by about 30 people at Fuller Memorial Baptist Church on Askin Streeet Monday. The most frequent complaint was high More...

Ridgeway woman pleads guilty to embezzlement

Susan Smith could get up to 60 years in prison when she is sentenced in February. Friday, the 44 year-old Ridgeway woman pleaded guilty to three counts of embezzlement from the More...

Patrick County woman still missing

According to the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office, 34 year-old Shelly Dawn Vessell Gravely of South Mayo Drive has been missing since 10pm Friday night. Approximately 45 law More...

Patrick County woman reported missing

According to the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office, 34 year-old Shelly Dawn Vessell Gravely of South Mayo Drive has been missing since 10pm Friday night. She is described More...

University of Virginia’s Campus Reeling over Sexual Assault Allegations

Lance King/Getty Images (CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) — Students at the University of Virginia on Monday praised the school’s More...

Gas prices continue to fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.70/g More...

Katherine L. Spillman

Katherine L. Spillman, 89, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Monday, November 24, 2014 at Golden...

Yvonne Whitehead Richardson

Yvonne Whitehead Richardson, 65, of 104 Virgil Goode Hwy., Bassett, VA died Thursday, November 20, 2014...

James Nathaniel Martin “TATE”

James Nathaniel Martin “TATE”, 73, of 580 Stockton Road Martinsville, VA passed away on Friday, November...

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!..

Crop Rotation

As the outdoor garden wraps up it is time to make some notes for next spring whether on paper 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..