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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...

Lights Are On at Martinsville Speedway

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — On Thursday night, Martinsville Speedway flipped the switch on its full LED light system for the first time, showing the full...

Faulty Insulator Causes 1,000 City Residents to Lose Power

Around 1,000 Martinsville City utility customers lost power around midnight Saturday night according to Mayor Gene Teague. A bad 34-kilovolt insulator on Indian Trail...

New Physical Therapist Degree to be Offered at PHCC

Patrick Henry Community College plans to launch an associate of applied science: physical therapist assistant degree program in the spring of 2019. It will...

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....

New High Voltage Line to Service Commonwealth Crossing

Legislation that allows certain electric utility substations and other facilities to sidestep local planning and zoning approval has cleared the House of Delegates and...

Bassett Woman Dies in Franklin County Wreck

One person died in a single-vehicle crash in Franklin County on Wednesday night, state police said. A 2002 Ford Explorer was westbound on Virginia...

Cold Snap Should Be Gone By Weekend

A large area of high pressure will slide off the coast Thursday and push out into the Atlantic ocean Friday and a warmer southerly...

Woman Dies at Scene of Wreck in Henry County

64 year-old Doris Pilson was pronounced dead at the scene after a car crash in Henry County Wednesday evening around 6:45 PM. Virginia State...

Martinsville Upgrades Utility Meters and Street Lights

If you’re a city resident, have you gotten your new meter yet? If so, has the cost of your electricity gone up? City officials say...

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22 New Jobs Coming to Bassett Furniture

BASSETT, Va. (March 22, 2017) — Retail store growth is prompting Bassett Furniture to invest $1.5 million in equipment and add 22 employees at...

Cold Snap Should Be Gone By Weekend

A large area of high pressure will slide off the coast Thursday and push out into the Atlantic ocean Friday and a warmer southerly...

Tornado Drill Less Than Perfect

A technical glitch at the National Weather Service's office in Wakefield thwarted Tuesday's statewide tornado drill in some areas of central and eastern Virginia,...