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Temporary Employee Charged with Arson of Warehouse

On May 18, 2017 at approximately 10:29am the Henry County 911 Center received a call for a fire in the warehouse of Radial at...

Tobacco Commission to Martinsville: Return the $800,000

Thursday the Tobacco Commission ruled it wants its $800,000 it gave the city of Martinsville to help fund the School of Medicine proposed by...

Snake Season is Here

It’s breeding time for snakes again and people are reportedly spotting snakes in abundance throughout the region. Copperheads have been seen around area trails....

Motorcycle Wreck Claims Life of Driver

Virginia State Police Trooper B. K. Scott is investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck pulling a trailer. The crash...

PHCC presents April Student Success Award

MARTINSVILLE, VA – On Tuesday, Dr. Angeline Godwin, the president of Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC), presented the final Student Success Award of the...

Martinsville Graduate Completes Basic Training

U.S. Air Force Airman Cody Turner graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program...

Northam Visits Martinsville

Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam visited with Martinsville residents on Friday to discuss hot topics such as the American Health Care Act and area workforce...

Averett University, Patrick Henry Community College, New College Institute Partner in Regional Workforce...

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – In order to enhance opportunities for students and help fulfill the needs of the region’s employers, Averett University, Patrick Henry Community College...

Officials Discourage Using Smith River this Weekend

Water officials say it’s unsafe to paddle the Smith River this weekend and fishing in waders is not recommended for at least a week...

Collinsville Man Has Sex Charges Reduced

After testimony on Thursday, the prosecution reduced six felony sexual offense charges to misdemeanors in a Collinsville man’s case. Matthew Lee Mullins had been...

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Martinsville Teenager Charged with Shooting Ridgeway Teenager

According to a release from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, on May 28, 2017 at approximately 8:30am, the 911 Center received a call that...

One Teenager Killed, Three Shot at Axton Graduation Party

Three teenagers were shot, and one killed at a high school graduation party Saturday just before 1 AM. According to the Pittsylvania county Sheriff’s...

Weekend Boaters Warned of Dangerous Conditions

While this weekend is the busiest paddling weekend of the year in Virginia, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland fisheries is suggesting people...