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Kendall to Step Down after Two Terms

Iriswood District Supervisor Milton Kendall will not be seeking a third term on the Henry County Board of Supervisors. According to the Martinsville Bulletin,...

Piedmont Governor’s School Will Return to PHCC Campus

At its March 28 bimonthly meeting, the Piedmont Governor’s School for Mathematics, Science & Technology Governing Board, comprised of a school board member from...

Obama Care Could be Down to One Insurance Company Next Year

There are 144 rating regions in Obama Care, meaning the cost of healthcare in a given area has an effect on the insurance premium...

Oball Rattles Recalled

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Oball Rattles has recalled its baby rattles after a choking hazard was discovered. The clear plastic disc holding...

No Injuries in Accident Involving School Bus

No children on board a Henry County school bus were injured Tuesday when a vehicle crossed the centerline and struck the bus in Ridgeway....

Martinsville Police Investigating Malicious Wounding

MARTINSVILLE, VA – Monday around 10 pm officers responded to the 200 block of Moss Street where they were told a person had been...

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....

Henry County BOS Considers Tax Increases

County Administrator Tim Hall presented the new budget to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The Administrator makes his recommendation, but it’s up to the...

‘Art in Bloom’ – Martinsville-Henry County Garden Day 2017

Martinsville has discovered the “art” in its name. And that will be evident on April 26, Martinsville-Henry County Garden Day. Tickets are now available at...

Jury Decides in Favor of Husband over Automobile Wreck

A jury has decided Buddy Plybon was not a fault for trying to avoid a collision with another car by going left instead of...

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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...