High-Tech Device Being Developed to Catch Motorists Who Text and Drive

iStock/Thinkstock (HARRISONBURG, Va.) — Just when you were getting used to the idea of being caught speeding by a remote video camera comes news that a device similar to a radar gun is being developed More...

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Henry County Drug Bust results in 32 arrests

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Henry County Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, Virginia State Police, Martinsville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement More...

Martinsville man wanted for Village Market robbery

Joshua Lee Cloud The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for Joshua Lee Cloud, 29, of 403 Clearview Dr., Martinsville, Virginia. Cloud has been charged with More...

HBO miniseries produced by Tom Hanks to be based on “Factory Man”

HBO is developing a miniseries that will tell the story of Virginia’s Bassett Furniture. Deadline.com is reporting that Tom Hanks will co-produce “Factory Man.” More...

Danville teenager murdered

The Danville Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred yesterday evening. At approximately 11:23 pm yesterday, police responded to a shots fired call in the 100 More...

32 people wanted on drug charges from Patrick County

According to the Patrick County Sheriff’s Office, this past week a Patrick County grand jury indicted 32 people on various drug charges. Methamphetamine, cocaine, oxycodone More...

Gas prices unchanged

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have not moved  in the past week, averaging $3.18/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s More...

Farmland in Virginia on the rise

The value of farm real estate in Virginia has increased over the past year. A federal survey shows the value of More...

George Edward “Geno” Clark

George Edward “Geno”  Clark, age 66, of 1001 “C” Street, Martinsville, Va., passed away on Monday,...

Lacy Walker Mays

Lacy Walker Mays, 92, of Martinsville, VA passed away on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at Blue...

Rebecca Turner

Rebecca Turner, 73, died Thursday, September 18, 2014. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge....

Group Claims More Americans Want Major Change to Pledge of Allegiance

Fuse/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) — The Pledge of Allegiance is a 31-word recitation that every American knows More...

DOT Endorses Technology that Allows Cars to Talk to Each Other

(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Transportation says cars that talk to each other could prevent more than half a million car..

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..

GOP Weekly Address: ‘State Is Under Attack from the Federal Government’

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) — Congressional candidate Andy Tobin, R-Arizona, delivered More...

Obama Reiterates ISIS Strategy in Weekly Address

(WASHINGTON) — In his weekly address, President Obama reiterated the strategy he outlined on Wednesday with regards to how the U.S...

Former Chef of Disgraced Gov. McDonnell Says Wife Was ‘Not Balanced’

(NEW YORK) — The executive chef of disgraced former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen McDonnell said the former..

“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..

CDC: Number of Deaths Linked to Prescription Painkillers Has Quadrupled Since 1999

(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  released new figures on Tuesday showing that the number..