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Man Dies in Wreck

State police are investing a fiery crash that killed a Moneta man Friday night along Diamond Hill Road in Bedford County. The driver of...

700 Jobs to be Offered at Job Fair

More than 700 full- and part-time positions will be available at a Community-Wide Job Fair in April. The event — planned from 11 a.m....

McAuliffe, Record Holder in Number of Vetoes

Gov. Terry McAuliffe broke the record for most vetoes by a Virginia governor Thursday by striking two Republican-backed bills aimed at protecting religious groups...

9-Year Old Girl Shot While Father Cleaned Gun

A 9-year old girl was shot Tuesday night, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office were called to a...

Motorcyclist Crashed Into Parked Car

A man was taken to Memorial Hospital in Martinsville and then flown to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital after the motorcycle he was operating crashed...

Patrick County Woman Abused by Son

A judge in Patrick County Circuit Court on Wednesday found a man guilty of misdemeanor abuse or neglect of an incapacitated adult (his elderly...

Ruffin Man Charged with Groping Women in Danville

Danville Police have charged a North Carolina man with a series of groping incidents that happened at local department stores. 22-year-old Jerome O'Neal Courts...

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,...

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Martinsville Expected to Secure Remaining Funds Needed for Sewer Line Repair

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Real Estate Tax Rates in Martinsville about Average for Region

The Danville Register & Bee collected figures of the region’s real estate tax rates and learned that Martinsville is somewhere in the middle at...

Man Dies in Wreck

State police are investing a fiery crash that killed a Moneta man Friday night along Diamond Hill Road in Bedford County. The driver of...