Adkins gets Financial Endorsement from Virginia Democratic Party

Former Martinsville Mayor Kim Adkins announced Tuesday she has the full support of the Virginia Democratic Party, as she takes on incumbent Bill Stanley for the 20th District state Senate seat. Adkins, More...

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Adkins gets Financial Endorsement from Virginia Democratic Party

Former Martinsville Mayor Kim Adkins announced Tuesday she has the full support of the Virginia Democratic Party, as she takes on incumbent Bill Stanley for the 20th District state More...

City Police holds Community Summit

Chief Dunn The Martinsville Police Department is trying to earn the trust of the people who live there.  The Martinsville Police Department is working to build community relations More...

Compromise reached between local Preacher and City Schools

After not being able to hand out Bibles in Martinsville Schools last fall, a pastor and the school board have worked out an agreement. For the past 4 weeks students across the More...

Record catfish caught at Smith Mountain Lake

Jason Furrow of Roanoke was fishing in the Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Tournament over the weekend. Late Saturday, Furrow broke the record with a 40.06 pound catfish. The previous More...

Police investigating Murder in Moneta

Reports from Roanoke this morning indicate a 66-year-old Moneta man was found shot to death in his home Saturday morning, according to a Franklin County Sheriff’s Office spokesman. More...

Appalachian experimenting with renewable energy program

Appalachian Power said it is looking into ways to help provide renewable energy to the growing number of residents interested More...

Bush vs Clinton dead heat in Virginia

If the 2016 presidential election were held today, it would be a toss-up between former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and More...

Elsie Foley Wright

Elsie Foley Wright, 83, of Collinsville, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Country Living Private Care Facility...

James Clyde Brown

Mr. James Clyde Brown, age 90, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at Blue Ridge Therapy...

Leon Dixon Clark

Leon Dixon Clark, 85, of Martinsville, died Saturday, May 2, 2015 at his home.  He was...

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..

5 Gardening Hacks to Make Gardening Easier

By Holly Baird Many of us could use a little simplicity in the garden. Here are 5 ways to make things..