City Police announce promotions

The Martinsville Police Department is proud to announce the promotions of the following officers: Robert Fincher has been promoted to Captain of Operations Division effective January 1, 2015. He has been More...

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Significant snow storm will have little effect on local area

The National Weather Service is calling for snow for the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic Sunday into Monday with a significant snowstorm forecast for the Northeast Monday into Tuesday. More...

Heritage Center closes doors in uptown Martinsville

A flood of contributions could turn it around, but as for now, Director Debbie Hall has been laid off and the Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Center and Museum located in More...

City Police announce promotions

The Martinsville Police Department is proud to announce the promotions of the following officers: Robert Fincher has been promoted to Captain of Operations Division effective More...

Police investigating Saturday night shooting in Danville

According to Danville City Police, Saturday night at 10:58pm officers responded to the 300 block of Walker Street in reference to a shooting. When they got there they found a Danville More...

Patrick County man attempts to kill fiancee

53 year-old Eldon Sterling Marshall of Patrick Springs has been jailed without bond on a charge of attempted second-degree murder of his fiancee. According to a release from More...

Speed limit bill would raise reckless driving from 80 mph to 85 mph

Drivers who get caught going 11 mph over the speed limit on Virginia’s interstate highways may no longer face criminal More...

Flu back at epidemic level

This year’s flu season has returned to an epidemic level, according to the latest flu data from the Centers More...

Ethel Fallin

Ethel Fallin, 84, died Sunday, January 25, 2015. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge....

Robert Dorns

Robert Dorns, 93, died Sunday, January 25, 2015. Bassett Funeral Services is in charge....

Goldie Loleen Grubb

Goldie Loleen Grubb, 85, of Bassett, died Friday, January 23, 2015, at the Blue Ridge Nursing...

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..

Martinsville (Va.), circa 1937-1939 (Reel 1, 2)

From the H. Lee Waters Film Collection. Silent films documenting communities in North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina, from 1936 to..

What to do with Jerusalem Artichokes (Sunchokes)?

By Joey & Holly Baird Sunchokes are becoming a very popular root crop to grow in your garden. They are a..