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Governor Will Make Economic Announcement for Henry County

An economic announcement of some significance has been announced for Tuesday, May 30th at 1:45 PM in the Main Board Room of the Henry...

Martinsville… 41st Safest or 24th Most Dangerous?

The National Council for Home Safety and Security issued a release today naming the safest fifty cities in the state of Virginia. They explain...

Mosaic Murals Installed on Art Garden Sign

Community helps create murals at Art Garden Community Day Martinsville, VA – Artist Beryl Solla, Piedmont Arts staff and volunteers helped install tile murals on...

Virginia State Police Reminds Motorists to Slow Down or Move Over this Memorial Day...

Memorial Day signifies the official start of summer, and the Virginia State Police is taking this opportunity to remind motorists to do what’s right...

Information Leads to Seizure of Weapons and Drugs.

Acting on information received from the public, on Saturday members of the Danville Police Department and the Regional Narcotics Task Force executed search warrants...

Flooding Possible Through the Week

With plenty of rain have already fallen in the region and more in the forecast, the National Weather Service in Blacksburg is calling for...

Gas Prices Jump 8 Cents in One Week

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have risen 0.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.16/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey...

More Storms Today, Cooler Temperatures Follow

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop again today, mainly in the afternoon. A few may become strong, producing gusty winds and hail. In addition,...

Fentanyl Becoming More Popular Among Illegal Drug Users

The United States is seeing a dramatic increase in drugs containing fentanyl, newly released data from the Drug Enforcement Administration shows. From 2015 to...

Missing Pittsylvania County Man Found Safe

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office has located an elderly man who disappeared from his home early Saturday morning. Kessie Jessie Burchett, 82, went missing...

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Governor Will Make Economic Announcement for Henry County

An economic announcement of some significance has been announced for Tuesday, May 30th at 1:45 PM in the Main Board Room of the Henry...