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Weekend Boaters Warned of Dangerous Conditions

While this weekend is the busiest paddling weekend of the year in Virginia, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland fisheries is suggesting people...

Sewer Repair Bids Come in Well Below Expectations

A nice surprise comes to Martinsville City officials and its residents. Repairs to an aging sewer line were estimated to cost $11.4 million. Council...

Governor Will Make Economic Announcement for Henry County

An economic announcement of some significance has been announced for Tuesday, May 30th at 1:45 PM in the Main Board Room of the Henry...

Martinsville… 41st Safest or 24th Most Dangerous?

The National Council for Home Safety and Security issued a release today naming the safest fifty cities in the state of Virginia. They explain...

Mosaic Murals Installed on Art Garden Sign

Community helps create murals at Art Garden Community Day Martinsville, VA – Artist Beryl Solla, Piedmont Arts staff and volunteers helped install tile murals on...

Flooding Possible Through the Week

With plenty of rain have already fallen in the region and more in the forecast, the National Weather Service in Blacksburg is calling for...

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,...

Spencer Man Jailed on Vehicle Charges

Martinsville, VA – On Thursday, May 18th at approximately 9:03pm, a Martinsville Officer saw a white Volkswagen exceeding the speed limit, going south on...

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...

Tobacco Commission to Martinsville: Return the $800,000

Thursday the Tobacco Commission ruled it wants its $800,000 it gave the city of Martinsville to help fund the School of Medicine proposed by...

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Martinsville Teenager Charged with Shooting Ridgeway Teenager

According to a release from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, on May 28, 2017 at approximately 8:30am, the 911 Center received a call that...

One Teenager Killed, Three Shot at Axton Graduation Party

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Weekend Boaters Warned of Dangerous Conditions

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