Friday 06 May, 2016
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Martinsville Daily

Martinsville Daily

  • Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced over $260 million in funding to 290 health centers in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico for facility renovation, expansion, or construction....

  • Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have risen 8.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.05/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,081 gas outlets in Virginia. This compares with the national...

  • Kadarius Kipree Ferrell will serve an active sentence of 20 years for second-degree murder, larceny and breaking and entering convictions stemming from the 2015 shooting death of Bennie Sigmon. He pleaded guilty to the charges in November. The...

  • A GAO report found by the end of March, nearly eight million Americans had failed to make a monthly payment on their student loans. In Virginia there are more than 350,308 federal student loan borrowers currently owing $10,556 million....

  • By Kayla Good, Navy Office of Community Outreach SAN DIEGO – A 1994 Martinsville High School graduate and Martinsville, Virginia native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of a team supporting one of the country’s most versatile...

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Bassett Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery

Christopher Bowers Admits to Robbing Drug Dealer DANVILLE, VIRGINIA – A Bassett, Virginia man, who committed armed robbery during an intended drug deal, pled guilty yesterday in federal...

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Local Health Coalition to receive $950,602

Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced over $260 million in funding to 290 health centers in 45 states, the...

Southbound Route 220 Blocked by Overturned Tractor-Trailer

An overturned tractor-trailer has blocked both southbound lanes of Route 220 in Franklin County.  The incident occurred near Route 220’s...

Fire Fatality on Corn Tassel Trail

According to Martinsville Fire Chief Ted Anderson, at approximately 4:25 pm, Martinsville Fire and EMS responded to a structure fire at 1116...

Ruby Eileen McGuire Dillon

Ruby Eileen McGuire Dillon, 58, of Bassett, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016, at Martinsville...

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Pearlie Mae Joyce Evens

Pearlie Mae Joyce Evens, 94, of Martinsville, died Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at the Blue Ridge Rehab Center...

Robert Keith Martin

Obituary for Robert Keith Martin – Martinsville, VA Robert Keith Martin, 48, of Collinsville,...

Looking Towards BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE
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Looking Towards BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE – Breadtrain It’s only a couple months until Zack Snyder’s Batman...

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By Bill Bouldin •       Napoleon Bonaparte stood about 5 foot 7 inches, pretty much average for his day. He got the reputation...