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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....

Boxtrade Lands $50 Million In Another New Funding Round

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...

Locals Arrested on Drug Possession Charges in Alamance County

Three people were arrested after a traffic stop in southern Alamance County on Sunday night, held on drug possession charges. Charles Wayne Smoot, 33,...

Man Indicted for Murder of Franklin County Woman

Lamarre Maurice Camper has been indicted for first-degree murder of Brittany Freeny. Freeny’s body was found May 1st in the Boones Mill area of...

Heavy Rains, Possible Flooding Through Thursday Next Week

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central Virginia, south central Virginia, southwest Virginia, west central Virginia and southeast West Virginia. Today and tonight....

Eight Arrested in Pittsylvania County Burglary Ring

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office announced multiple arrests Saturday evening after a lengthy investigation of a residential burglary ring. Deputies have arrested eight suspects...

Temporary Employee Charged with Arson of Warehouse

On May 18, 2017 at approximately 10:29am the Henry County 911 Center received a call for a fire in the warehouse of Radial at...

Faulty Insulator Causes 1,000 City Residents to Lose Power

Around 1,000 Martinsville City utility customers lost power around midnight Saturday night according to Mayor Gene Teague. A bad 34-kilovolt insulator on Indian Trail...

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,...

Martinsville and Danville Hospitals to Merge

Lifepoint owns a number of hospitals including the ones in Martinsville and Danville. The company has announced the two hospitals will be renamed SOVAH...

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Martinsville Man Wanted for Malicious Wounding

On August 19, 2017 at approximately 7:35 AM, the Martinsville/Henry County 911 Center received a call for a gunshot wound at Colony West Apartments,...

Eclipse Arrives Monday Afternoon

Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes...

Warner Responds to Trump’s Comments

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner called into CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper as he traveled through Martinsville this week to respond to President...