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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...

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,...

Driver of Stolen Vehicle Flees Scene of Crash

On March 19, 2017 at approximately 11:10 am an investigator with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office was on Pine St. in the Fieldale area...

Arrests Warrants Issued in Malicious Wounding

MARTINSVILLE, VA –Malik Devantae Manns is wanted for the March 13, 2017 shooting that occurred in the 200 block of Moss Street. The three warrants...

Spring Officially Arrives Monday Morning

Looking at our weather for the week, Monday will turn out warmer with a high of 66 degrees. Moisture and clouds will increase Monday...

Martinsville Mayor Sends “note” to Henry County BOS

No one is expecting a warm response over a “note” sent to the Henry County Board of Supervisors by Martinsville Mayor Gene Teague asking...

Betsy Mattox, Henry County School Board Member, Dies

According to a news release from Henry County Schools, Betsy Mattox, Reed Creek District School Board member, died Saturday at the age of 75....

Fieldale Woman Wanted in Roanoke County

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for Loretta Tillman Warner. Mrs. Warner is currently wanted in Roanoke County for Failure to Appear...

Suntrust Bank to Build New Branch

There are plenty of rumors surrounding the construction of a Suntrust Bank branch in the middle of the parking lot of what used to...

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Martinsville Expected to Secure Remaining Funds Needed for Sewer Line Repair

Martinsville has about two-thirds of the money to make $33 million dollars worth of repairs to a badly deteriorated sewer line that runs for...

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...