F-15 Pilot Killed in Virginia Crash

iStockphoto/Thinkstock (STAUNTON, Va.) — The pilot whose fighter jet crashed in the mountains of Virginia on Wednesday was killed in the crash, it was confirmed Thursday by military officials. The More...

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SOL Pass Rates for Martinsville and Henry County well below state averages

SOL pass rates for Henry County Schools were down four more measures out of 33 than last year according to the Virginia Department of Education. They are behind Virginia’s More...

Martinsville reclaims highest unemployment rate

Martinsville has reclaimed the highest unemployment rate in the state at 11.5 percent. Henry County is at 8.3 percent, Pittsylvania County is at 6.9 percent and Danville is at More...

Collinsville man dead after altercation at Franklin County go-cart track

A Collinsville man has died following a physical altercation that broke out at a go-cart track in Franklin County Saturday. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said a verbal More...

Former City of Danville Utilities employee indicted for grand larceny.

Henry Willis Bowen, III, age 48, of Danville was arrested yesterday and served with three counts of grand larceny. These charges stem from improper overtime submissions that occurred More...

Danville woman killed in car wreck Sunday morning

Virginia State Police say an accident on Route 649, 1/2 mile west of Route 798 in Pittsylvania County resulted in the death of 20 year-old Elizabeth Byrd Willis of Danville. More...

Motorists Encouraged to Save Lives on Virginia’s Highways During Labor Day Weekend

Increased Enforcement Targets Drunk Drivers RICHMOND – As the last holiday weekend of the summer season approaches, motorists More...

‘All Clear’ Given at Fort Lee Army Base After ‘Active Shooter’ Report

Alex Wong/Getty Images (FORT LEE, Va.) — The “active shooter” alert at Fort Lee Army Base in More...

Marjorie Deering Shelton

Marjorie Deering Shelton, age 86, of 13208 Martinsville Highway, Cascade, Va., passed away on Wednesday, August...

Sirena L. Martin

Sirena L. Martin, age 40, of 820 Crown Point Circle, Concord, N.C., passed away on Tuesday,...

Charlie Pete Hairfield

Charlie Pete Hairfield, 71, of Axton, Virginia, died Monday, August 25, 2014 at his residence. He...

DOT Endorses Technology that Allows Cars to Talk to Each Other

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) — The Department of Transportation says cars that talk to each other could More...

You can’t blame a Business for asking but the answer should be “No”

Now that a significant percentage of the Liberty Fair Mall has been torn down, Hull Storey Gibson is holding the city..

Worry More About Lightning, Not Floods

(ATLANTA) — The odds being killed by a lightning strike are something like 700,000 to one, and yet, most everyone ducks..

Prosecution Rests in McDonnell Trial, Closing Arguments Friday

Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — After the prosecution rested in the trial of former Virginia More...

Sen. Tim Kaine Says Obama Administration Must Get Congressional Approval for ISIS Strikes

(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, said in a statement on Monday that President Obama must seek Congressional approval for airstrikes..

Ex Gov. McDonnell Takes Stand, Reveals Bleak Marriage in Corruption Trial

(RICHMOND, Va.) — Facing corruption charges, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell characterized his marriage in stunningly bleak terms, taking the witness..

“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..

DEA to Unveil New Restrictions on Popular Painkillers

(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will officially publish rules on Friday to tighten restrictions on the most common form..