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Martinsville Volunteer Fire & EMS Fill the Boot “Toll Gate” Proceeds Hand Delivered

Martinsville, VA – On October 15, 2017, the Martinsville Volunteer Fire & EMS hand delivered to Plum Grove Volunteer Fire Department 100% of the...

Potential Terrorists Among Us?

You may remember the story of Muhannad Bensadik, a former Magna Vista student who at the age of 21 died in Libya fighting against...

HCSO Gets $68,000 Scanner

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday that more than $6.1 million in Federal Homeland Security Grants had been awarded to Virginia localities. We checked the...

City Stakes Claim on NCI Property

At one point Uptown Martinsville had the beginnings of a New College offering varying degrees and then the beginnings of a medical school. The...

Martinsville Man Wanted for Multiple Thefts

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating multiple breaking and entering incidents in the Ridgeway and Axton areas of Henry County. A...

Threats at Magna Vista Declared False

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office and officials with Henry County Public Schools have been investigating a rumor that has spread by texting and social...

Headlines for Friday, October 13, 2017

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that a 67-year-old man died in a tree cutting accident Thursday morning. Wallace Teague Sr., of Axton...

Law Enforcement Continue Search of Fugitive

MARTINSVILLE, VA- The Martinsville Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of the Martinsville Police Department, the Henry County Sheriff's Office, the Virginia State Police and...

State Considers Moving NCI if Foundation Won’t Sell

The old saying “actions speak louder than words” might apply in the latest chapter of the continuing saga of New College Institute in Martinsville. A...

Headlines for Tuesday, October 3, 2017

At the end of the month, tens of thousands of people will be packed into Martinsville Speedway, much like tens of thousands of concertgoers...

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