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Man With Knife Gives Up After Four Hour Standoff

According to a release from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, on April 15th at approximately 12:45 pm the Martinsville/Henry County 911 Center received a...

Gas Prices Still Climbing

Gas prices continue to jump as stations make the final change to summer-blend fuels and an increased driving season takes hold. According to a...

Wet Week Ahead

Looks like a wet week coming up for Martinsville. According to the National Weather Service there is a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms...

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...

City Budget Down to Funding Part Time Firefighters

City Council is now mulling over the budget proposed by the City Manager in a series of budget work sessions. On the table is...

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...

Adkins Appointed to Virginia Board of Education

Kim Adkins, Executive Director of the United Way, has been appointed by Governor Terry McAuliffe to the Virginia Board of Education making her 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...

Former Henry County Deputy Released on Bond

27 year-old Justin Powell, the son of J.R. Powell, 911 Communications Director, was released under a $15,000 bond after being arrested in a sting...

Part of Spruce Street Extension Closed on Monday

The City of Martinsville will begin replacing the water line on Spruce Street Extension on Monday, April 10th. The project is expected to take...

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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...