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Road Work in Henry County

There is quite a bit of road maintenance going on in Henry County. Below is the list of work currently being done. Take a...

Martinsville Man Killed by Drunk Driver

Authorities said a motorcyclist is dead after being hit by a drunken driver in Henry County. Virginia State Police said the driver of a...

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...

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....

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...

Thunderstorms likely today

The National Weather Service says we should expect thunderstorms today, with an isolated threat that some will become severe. Localized damaging winds and large...

Martinsville Woman’s Death Ruled a Homicide

Martinsville Police continue to investigate the death of Katherine Likens. The cause of death has been determined to be blunt force trauma to the head...

Eye Surgery Center Coming to Martinsville

Roanoke Valley Center for Sight had submitted a letter of intent to the Virginia Department of Health’s Division of Certificate of Public Need to...

Meat Recall

An Ohio company has issued a recall on more than 40,000 pounds of meat.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Thursday that Ohio Farms...

Martinsville’s Overdose Ranking Already Turned Around

Martinsville may have been ranked first in the state for opioid and heroin overdoses in January, but by the time the announcement was made...

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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...