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Advanced Manufacturing Has Open House at NCI

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – New College Institute (NCI) offered the community an inside look at the machinery and programs available through their Center of Advanced...

Hospital Director Suggests Overdose Epidemic is Fault of Physicians and Hospitals

This past week the Police Chief and Commonwealth’s Attorney for Martinsville held a press conference addressing the drug overdose problem in the city. Arrests...

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...

Pedestrian Dies after being Struck by Tractor Trailer

State Police a pedestrian was run over and killed by a tractor-trailer early this morning on Route 220 north of Bassett Forks. VDOT issued...

High Winds and Thunderstorms Expected

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg say an intense cold front will cross through the Mid Atlantic region today, triggering showers and thunderstorms and...

Former Martinsville Employee Released on Good Behavior

31-year-old James Dempsey Cartee of Martinsville will spend no time in jail as long as he remains on good behavior for three years. Cartee...

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...

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...

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...

Violent Crime Down 51 Percent in Martinsville

Martinsville was No. 1 in the state for overdoses per capita in January, according to the department, 2016 saw a drop in crime in...

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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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