Smith River cleanup a “huge success”

It was a cold day for a river clean-up, but the Smith River Trout Unlimited group got the job done calling the seasonal even a “huge success.” Close to 50 bags of trash were collected.  More...

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Smith River cleanup a “huge success”

It was a cold day for a river clean-up, but the Smith River Trout Unlimited group got the job done calling the seasonal even a “huge success.” Close to 50 bags of trash More...

Cold snap on the way out

After an unusual cold snap over the weekend that brought us an official overnight low Saturday night of 18 degrees, temperatures should warm through the upcoming work week. Look More...

New Dollar General set to open Saturday, April 4th

Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location at 114 Clearview Drive in Martinsville next Saturday, April 4 at 8 a.m. According to a release from the company, More...

Poindexter plans to seek another term

Del. Charles D. Poindexter, will seek re-election in November to the 9th District House of Delegates seat in the Virginia General Assembly. Poindexter, who first was elected to More...

Heart attack killed man, but fending off dog attack likely the cause

A Mexican man visiting Rockingham County last fall died of a heart attack, while trying to fend off dogs that were attacking him. That’s according to an autopsy report released More...

Hearing on Pay Day lending to be held today

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is conducting a field hearing in Richmond on payday lending. The hearing Thursday More...

Warner and Kaine calling for more funding for oil-by-rail

Nineteen U.S. senators, including Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, are calling for more federal funding for oil-by-rail More...

Tabitha Mejia Olivar

Tabitha Mejia Olivar, 37, of Philpott Drive, Bassett, died Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Roanoke Carilion Hospital....

John Foster McGee

John Foster McGee, age 74, of Martinsville, died Saturday, March 28, 2015 at his home. He...

Bernard Maurice Griggs, Sr.

Bernard Maurice Griggs, Sr., age 68, of 501 Fayette Street, Martinsville, Va., passed away, Sunday March...

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..

Piedmont Arts On Stage Brings UK’s No. 1 Jive and Swing Band to Martinsville

Martinsville, VA —The Jive Aces, the UK’s No. 1 jive and swing band, will bring a high-energy blend of swing, jive, and R&B to..

Water Collection

– By Holly Baird World Water Day was recently. On this day we think about the importance of clean water. This also..