Friday 12 February, 2016
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Martinsville Daily

Martinsville Daily

  • The National Weather Service is calling for an enhanced threat for a winter storm Sunday night through Tuesday.  The forecast is calling for a 30 percent chance of snow Sunday night, 60 percent on Monday, and 80 percent Monday night...

  • MARTINSVILLE, VA – For three decades, music has been a part of Michelle Dick’s life. But no amount of her passion and persistence could keep it from being taken from her in an instant. Since elementary school, Dick played the piano...

  • Zachary Wray Haley – Benjamin Alexander Baker Authorities have arrested two men in connection to a man who was found shot and killed inside his Rockingham County home last month. Daquarius Rashawn Martin, 18, of Martinsville,...

  • Today is the deadline to register to vote in Virginia’s March 1 presidential primary.  You do not have to register by party to participate.  Anyone may vote in either the Republican or Democrat presidential primary as long as you...

  • Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have fallen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.62/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 4,081 gas outlets in Virginia. This compares with the national...

Board of Supervisors trying to avoid $60 million dollar jail solution

The Henry County Board of Supervisors toured the Henry County Jail Thursday.  The jail is rated for 67 inmates but typically has 180 to 190.   The Board has directed Moseley Architects...

Martinsville City Council initiates financing of sewer repairs

Martinsville officials are proceeding with plans to issue $10 million in bonds to help pay back a state loan that the city has received to finance...

Police warn of tax scams

The Martinsville Police are reminding everyone that there are criminals attempting to scam people out of their money during tax season. They...

Martinsville Police and Commonwealth’s Attorney to hold press conference

The Martinsville Police Department and the Martinsville Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney will have a joint press conference on Friday...

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W. Roger Stone, Jr.

W. Roger Stone, Jr., 63 of 1591 Stones Dairy Road, Bassett, VA passed away on Tuesday, February...

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Melvia Leona Feazell

Melvia Leona Feazell, 81, of Bassett, Virginia, passed away on February 9, 2016. She was born...

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Margaret Cummings Ullrich

Mrs. Margaret Cummings Ullrich, age 79 of Patrick Springs, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016...

Floridaman and the buried lede
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By Bill Bouldin Before we get started with The Further Adventures of Floridaman,  – allow me a short primer on that bane of...