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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...

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...

Martinsville to sound Tornado sirens for drill

The City of Martinsville will participate in the statewide tornado drill by sounding our tornado sirens for the full 3 minutes, on March 21...

Police Close Uptown Street During Vehicle Stop

Martinsville Police had Franklin Street closed around 3 PM this afternoon from Depot Street to E. Main Street. Officers had stopped a male driving...

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...

Other than Rain, Winter Storm is Non-Event for Martinsville

Increasing moisture will lead a complex winter storm expected to impact much of the region tonight into Tuesday. The National Weather Service in Blacksburg...

Exhibit Honors Art and Life of Wanda Prillaman

Works by local watercolor artist are showcased in Piedmont Arts exhibit Martinsville, VA – An exhibit honoring the contributions of local watercolor artist Wanda Prillaman...

PHCC announces Big IDEA winners

MARTINSVILLE, VA – Over the last month, a diverse group of community members ranging from 13 to 60 years old competed in Patrick Henry...

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...

VMNH Awarded for Promoting Science Education

The Virginia Museum of History (VMNH) was recently recognized with an award for its work promoting science education across southern Virginia. VMNH Education Coordinator...

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Cold Snap Should Be Gone By Weekend

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