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Three To Be Considered for School Board

The City Council will consider three people to fill a seat recently vacated on the Martinsville School Board. During a public hearing at Tuesday night’s…

Name of Officer in Fatal Shooting Released

Justin P. Nelson is the officer involved in this past weekends fatal shooting that occurred in the 1000 block of Halifax Road. Officer Nelson has…

Man Jailed in Three Vehicle Accident

51 year-old Brian Derek Martin is in jail with no bond following a three vehicle accident that sent two people to the hospital. On January…

Five Arrested in Robbery

Five suspects are in jail, linked to a robbery that happened early Tuesday morning in Martinsville. At about 12:01 a.m., Martinsville police were called out…

Danville Physician Sentenced for Fraud

A Danville physician who ran the Morning Star clinic has been sentenced to two years in prison for fraud. 55-year-old Edwin L. Fuentes was sentenced…

Unemployment Rate Inches Up

Unemployment ticked higher in Southside and Virginia in November. Martinsville is up from 6.5 to 6.8. Henry County is up from 4.6 to 4.8 percent.…