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Danville Shooting Injures Two

Saturday, at approximately 5:55 pm, Danville Police responded to the 100 block of Swanson Street in response to a call concerning someone being shot....

Lawmakers Creating More Laws Aimed at Prescription Pain Killers

A slate of bills aimed at curbing rampant opioid addiction and abuse will head to the governor’s desk. The six bills are designed to...

Gretna Woman Killed in Car Crash

A 29-year-old Gretna woman was killed in a Friday afternoon crash. The single-vehicle wreck occurred at about 5:25 p.m. Friday on Va. 935, near...

Hospital Director Suggests Overdose Epidemic is Fault of Physicians and Hospitals

This past week the Police Chief and Commonwealth’s Attorney for Martinsville held a press conference addressing the drug overdose problem in the city. Arrests...

Advanced Manufacturing Has Open House at NCI

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – New College Institute (NCI) offered the community an inside look at the machinery and programs available through their Center of Advanced...

Some Lose Jobs, Others Get Raises

The Virginia Museum of Natural History plans to let up to six people go in order to balance a reduced budget affecting all state...

The best gadgets from IFA 2016

All right. Well, take care yourself. I guess that's what you're best, presence old master? A tremor in the Force. The last time felt...

Many Taking Advantage of New Virginia DMV Payment Plan

RICHMOND – Legislation effective January 1 has enabled the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to allow motorists whose licenses have been suspended for...

Medical Marijuana Bill Dies in House Subcommittee

An effort to expand the use of medical marijuana in Virginia stalled in the General Assembly, but groups that want to reform the state's...

Boxtrade Lands $50 Million In Another New Funding Round

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Cold Front Moves In Monday

Our changing weather is changing again. A strong cold front will move through the area Monday with showers and thunderstorms, followed by some cooler...

Danville Woman and 11-Year-Old Boy Shot

Two people were shot in the 100 block of Motley Avenue Friday night. At approximately 8:50 p.m., Danville Police responded to a call of...

Perriello Releases Tax Reform Plan

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello released a detailed tax reform plan Friday that calls for higher taxes on the rich and corporations while strengthening...