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Tornado Drill Less Than Perfect

A technical glitch at the National Weather Service's office in Wakefield thwarted Tuesday's statewide tornado drill in some areas of central and eastern Virginia,...

Annual Tornado Drill at 9:45 AM Today

The Virginia Department of Emergency Management will conduct a statewide tornado drill Tuesday. The annual exercise will begin at 9:45 a.m. During the drill,...

Reidsville Man Charged With Assault During Home Invasion

A Reidsville man is accused of assaulting a person in a wheelchair in a home invasion. The Danville Register & Bee reports 29-year-old Andy...

Driver of Stolen Vehicle Flees Scene of Crash

On March 19, 2017 at approximately 11:10 am an investigator with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office was on Pine St. in the Fieldale area...

Arrests Warrants Issued in Malicious Wounding

MARTINSVILLE, VA –Malik Devantae Manns is wanted for the March 13, 2017 shooting that occurred in the 200 block of Moss Street. The three warrants...

Gas Prices Unchanged in Virginia

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have not moved in the past week, averaging $2.09/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 4,081 gas...

Spring Officially Arrives Monday Morning

Looking at our weather for the week, Monday will turn out warmer with a high of 66 degrees. Moisture and clouds will increase Monday...

Martinsville Mayor Sends “note” to Henry County BOS

No one is expecting a warm response over a “note” sent to the Henry County Board of Supervisors by Martinsville Mayor Gene Teague asking...

Betsy Mattox, Henry County School Board Member, Dies

According to a news release from Henry County Schools, Betsy Mattox, Reed Creek District School Board member, died Saturday at the age of 75....

Body Recovered from Trailer Fire

At 4:50 a.m., Saturday (March 18), the Wise County Sheriff’s Office requested the Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Wytheville Field Office to...

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22 New Jobs Coming to Bassett Furniture

BASSETT, Va. (March 22, 2017) — Retail store growth is prompting Bassett Furniture to invest $1.5 million in equipment and add 22 employees at...

Cold Snap Should Be Gone By Weekend

A large area of high pressure will slide off the coast Thursday and push out into the Atlantic ocean Friday and a warmer southerly...

Tornado Drill Less Than Perfect

A technical glitch at the National Weather Service's office in Wakefield thwarted Tuesday's statewide tornado drill in some areas of central and eastern Virginia,...