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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...

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...

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...

Two-Year Old Dies in ATV Accident

According to a release from the Henry County Sheriff's Office, at approximately 12:02 PM on Monday, April 10th, Deputies responded to 193 Meadow Green...

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...

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...

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...

Former Martinsville Deputy Charged with Drug Distribution

Former Martinsville City Sheriff's Deputy Kenneth McFarling faces a half-dozen drug charges. McFarling is charged with six counts of distribution of a controlled substance....

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...

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Chance of Severe Weather Today, Cooler Temps on the Way

Thunderstorms and high winds are possible late this afternoon and early evening as a slow-moving cold front will drift southward over our region through...

All Students enrolled in Martinsville or Henry County Schools Eat for Free

The Henry County School system joins Martinsville Schools this fall in offering breakfast and lunch to all students preschool through 12th grade for free....

Danville Man Dies in Two-Vehicle Crash

A 25-year-old Danville man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on Mount Cross Road. The wreck happen at about 2:20 p.m. Friday...