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PHCC named third in state for student success

Martinsville, VA - Every year, hundreds of faculty and staff from Virginia’s community colleges gather for a week-long professional development conference called New Horizons....

Motorcycle Wreck Claims Life of Driver

Virginia State Police Trooper B. K. Scott is investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck pulling a trailer. The crash...

Heavy Rains Expected through Monday, Flash Flood Watch Remains in Effect

The National Weather Service says we should expect periods of heavy rain this afternoon through Monday. A slow moving storm system will track from...

Two-Year Old Dies in ATV Accident

According to a release from the Henry County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 12:02 PM on Monday, April 10th, Deputies responded to 193 Meadow Green...

Governor’s One Gun a Month Not Likely to Pass

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has proposed a legislative amendment that would restore Virginia’s one-handgun-a-month limit. It’s not likely to pass in the General Assembly, though....

New Bill Aimed at Reducing Distracted Driving

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a bill into law that would create a new type of specialty license plate aimed at reducing distracted driving....

Furniture Warehouse Fire on Aaron Street

There is an ongoing fire at a furniture warehouse located at 201 Aaron Street in Martinsville. Firechief Ted Anderson says the business closed at 12...

Camping Space at Speedway a Sell Out

Hotels in Danville, Roanoke, and Greensboro say they know when it’s race weekend in Martinsville. Many fans will get within an hour’s drive from...

Irma Track has Eye of Storm Missing Virginia to the West

Based on the forecast track of Irma, gusty winds can be expected in Martinsville and Henry County Monday afternoon into early Tuesday, with strongest...

No Options for Obama Care Insureds in Martinsville

Anthem was the last holdout for people in Martinsville and Henry County covered under Obama Care. Then Anthem announced they were pulling out. Fortunately,...

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