Gas Prices Still Rising Across the US

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) — Gas prices are up again across the country, according to new numbers from the U.S. Energy Department. Nationwide, fuel prices are up about 3 cents in the past week More...

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Former Martinsville City Manager named Pittsylvania County Administrator

Martinsville’s former city manager has been named as the new county administrator in Pittsylvania County. Clarence Monday was named to the post Tuesday and will begin his new More...

Increased fire threat this afternoon

A cold front passed through the region last night. This front produced little or no rainfall. In its wake…dry breezy conditions can be expected…with wind speeds of More...

Start-up costs result in Hooker decline

Hooker Furniture said the start-up costs of two new divisions were primarily responsible for an 8.1% decline in net income for its fiscal year ended Feb. 2. Hooker Furniture More...

Danville pedestrian struck by vehicle

Danville Police responded to a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle and the vehicle leaving the scene in the 400 block of Arnett Boulevard Saturday night at 9:20pm. A Danville More...

Warning issued after cow manure spills into Pigg River

People are being warned not to use the water in the Pigg River in Franklin County after about 30,000 gallons of cow manure wastewater spilled into the water on Thursday. The More...

Police Bust Virginia Sexting Ring Involving More Than 100 Teens

iStock/Thinkstock (RICHMOND, Va.) — Deputies are conducting a major investigation into a teenage “sexting” More...

McAuliffe vetoes prayer bill

Governor Terry McAuliffe vetoed a bill Friday that would give students the legal right to pray in schools. Senate More...

David Waitman Kallam

David Waitman Kallam, 67 of Spencer, VA died Thursday, April 24, 2014 at University of Virginia...

Roslyn Lawrence Roberson

Roslyn Lawrence Roberson, 78, of Martinsville, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Memorial Hospital in...

Carrie Pegram Plaster

Carrie Pegram Plaster, 43, of Bassett passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2014 at Memorial Hospital...

Say What? Men and Women Hear What They Like

Ninell_Art/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — A small experiment seems to prove that there is such a thing as selective More...

Running… is it good or bad?

Last week I read an article explaining why you shouldn’t run because it’s bad for you. Today I read an article..

Who’s the fattest now?

On our talk shows, a common comment (albeit inaccurate) accuses the poor with not being too poor because it’s obvious they..

Unemployment Insurance Extension Advances to Final Passage in Senate

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) — The Senate voted to advance a measure Thursday which would reauthorize More...

Obamacare Open Enrollment Deadline Passes

(NEW YORK) — Monday’s deadline for Americans to sign up for healthcare on the Health Insurance Marketplace passed at midnight, and..

Obama’s Weekly Address: Creating Opportunities of Equal Pay for Equal Work

(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s address, President Obama discusses why he feels it’s so important to ensure our economy rewards the..

Gas Prices Still Rising Across the US

(WASHINGTON) — Gas prices are up again across the country, according to new numbers from the U.S. Energy Department. Nationwide, fuel prices..

“Dueling Banjos” Composer Authur “Guitar Boogie” Smith, Dead at 93

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — The man who wrote the #1 Billboardinstrumental hit “Dueling Banjos” has died. Arthur Smith passed away at his Charlotte,..

“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..

Report: More Children Are Accidentally Swallowing Pills at Home

(NEW YORK) — There’s been a spike in the number of children taken to emergency rooms for swallowing dangerous drugs, and,..