Runaway Juvenile Located

Tylea Caroline Niblett The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the assistance of the public in locating a runaway juvenile that has been missing since May 22, 2015. Tylea Caroline Niblett, 15, More...

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Seven seek seat on Martinsville School Board

Councilwoman Sharon Brooks Hodge missed Tuesday night’s Council meeting and for that reason interviews for filling two school board seats will be done on June 9th and appointments More...

Bassett man dies in two-vehicle crash on Oak Level Road

SALEM, Va. – Virginia State Police Trooper R.L. Lawson is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on May 26, 2015. The crash occurred at 9:00 pm on Oak Level More...

City of Martinsville Street Resurfacing Projects

As part of the City of Martinsville’s road maintenance program, resurfacing of several City streets will begin Friday, May 29th. Construction crews from Slurry Pavers will perform More...

Franklin County crash results in one fatality

Virginia State Police Trooper S. A. Richardson is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on May 25, 2015. The crash occurred at 1:20 pm on Route 122 and Route 636 More...

Rockingham County Teenager dies in car wreck

Police say 16 year-old Ethan Zander was killed Friday afternoon after his car crossed the center line and was hit by a tractor trailer. The East Rockingham High School soccer More...

Hurriance tax holiday begins tomorrow

Virginia’s sales tax holiday for items related to preparation for hurricanes and other emergencies starts Monday and runs More...

More travelers to hit the road this weekend

AAA Mid-Atlantic is projecting a 4.2 percent increase in Virginians traveling more than 50 miles from home during More...

Russell Hayward Robertson

Russell Hayward Robertson, 71, of Martinsville, VA passed away at his home on Tuesday, May 26, 2015....

Dollie Marie Staples

Dollie Marie Staples, 78, of 75 Atlas Drive, Martinsville, passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2015...

Louise Smith Stone

Louise Smith Stone, 90, of Bassett, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015 at her home with her...

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..

Piedmont Arts On Stage Brings UK’s No. 1 Jive and Swing Band to Martinsville

Martinsville, VA —The Jive Aces, the UK’s No. 1 jive and swing band, will bring a high-energy blend of swing, jive, and R&B to..

Victory Gardens, What Happened to Them?

By Holly Baird Whether you have heard of victory gardens or not, they are an important part of United States history. Victory..