Martinsville man dies after being trapped by overturned riding mower

At approximately 2:42pm on May 22, 2015 the Martinsville/Henry County Communications Center received a call of an accident involving a riding lawn mower at 175 Westbrook Ln., Martinsville, More...

Fire destroys garage in Fieldale

Fire Departments were called to the scene to fight a garage fire fully involved fire at 679 The Great Road in Fieldale Friday afternoon. Aadditionalmanpower and tankers were More...

Tobacco Commission awards grants to local colleges

The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission on Thursday approved two grants that will benefit the New College Institute and Patrick Henry Community More...

Wife kills husband in domestic altercation

A man died from a gunshot wound following an apparent domestic altercation in Franklin County on Friday. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call around 3:45 More...

105 new jobs coming to Rockingham County

105 new jobs will open up in Rockingham County with the expansion of Karastan Rug manufacturing in Eden. The existing plant on Henry Street has been in operation since 1928 and 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 the Memorial More...

Rise in gas prices “fading”

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have risen 3.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.47/g More...

Clarence Eugene Mitchell

Mr. Clarence Eugene Mitchell, age 75 of Stuart, Virginia passed away at his home on Friday,...

Jacqueline W. Devin

Jacqueline W. Devin, age 63, of 502 Fifth Street, Martinsville, Va. passed away Thursday, May 21,...

Ruby Dodson (Pilson) Stanley

Ruby Dodson (Pilson) Stanley, 89, died on Friday, May 22, 2015, at her home. She was born...

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..