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Pole Put Perriello on Top

Former Rep. Tom Perriello's upstart campaign has edged ahead of Lt. Gov. Ralph S. Northam about two months ahead of the Democratic primary for...

Former School Superintendent Announces Run for Board of Supervisors

Dr. David Martin apparently announced Friday that he will seek the Iriswood District seat on the Henry County Board of Supervisors. Milton Kendall said...

Missing Danville Teen Thought to be in Company of Man

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office provided new information Tuesday night in the search of a missing 17-year-old. Brianna Hyde was last seen with a...

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,...

Thunderstorms likely today

The National Weather Service says we should expect thunderstorms today, with an isolated threat that some will become severe. Localized damaging winds and large...

Ford Motor Company Recalling Thousands of Vehicles

The U.S. government’s auto safety agency is reviewing a Ford Motor Co. recall of thousands of cars, SUVs, and vans that can run low...

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...

Martinsville Ranked #1 In State for Opioid Overdose Rate

The Martinsville Police Department and the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office held a joint press conference Thursday indicating their intentions to arrest and prosecute those dealing...

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...

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....

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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...