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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...

Severe Thunderstorm and Flood Watches issued for Martinsville and Henry County

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg says heavy rain is expected from midnight tonight through Monday evening. A frontal boundary will stall across our area...

City Sheriff’s Office Program Lends Helping Hand to Chamber Office

The Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce offices now have a new look thanks to help from the City Sheriff Steve Draper and his inmate...

Car Show to Benefit STEP Slated

Car enthusiasts are invited to show and see a wide variety of street rods, muscle cars, classics and trucks during the second annual STEP...

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....

Bassett Man Arrested With 800 Xanax Pills in West Virginia

A Henry County man is facing drug charges after police find more than 800 Xanax pills in his possession. According to the Bluefield, West...

Interim School Member Named

The Henry County School Board no longer has a vacant seat. On Tuesday night, board members named Teddy Martin II to fill the spot...

Ridgeway Man Gets 7 Years for Shooting Into Home

24-year-old Shawn Lee McGuire of Ridgeway was sentenced to 7 years in prison for shooting into a home on Chestnut Knob Road. There were...

City Council Pushing Through Budget Process

Martinsville City Council has decided to keep water, sewer, and utility rates where they are. Real estate taxes will go up 1.5 percent, the...

Bassett Man Arrested on Multiple Charges after Easter Weekend Standoff

On April 15, 2017, at approximately 12:45 pm the Martinsville/Henry County 911 Center received a call of a domestic disturbance at 19 Jessica Ave.,...

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Multi-Million Dollar Fire and No Insurance

Bargains Galore Furniture Warehouse at 200 Aaron Street burned to the ground Saturday night after a report of a structure fire came in at...

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...

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...