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Wind and Rain from Irma Expected to Reach us after 4 PM Today

Hurrricane Irma is no longer being tracked by the National Weather Service because it has broken down into what many can only describe it...

One Fatality Confirmed in Head-On Collision

The Virginia State Police confirm one person was killed and another was seriously injured in a head-on collision on Chatham Road about 6 ½...

“Coffee with a Cop” Set for Tuesday

The Martinsville Police Department is partnering with the Martinsville McDonald’s to host a “Coffee with a Cop” event on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017. The...

Martinsville Will Begin to Feel Hurricane Irma Monday after 2 PM

Hurricane Irma is expected to track north on the west side of Florida and into southwest Georgia where it will decrease to a tropical...

Hurricane Irma Expected to Hang a Right Today

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has declared a state of emergency for Virginia and to provide aid to states impacted by Hurricane Irma. The order is...

City of Martinsville Street Resurfacing Projects

As part of the City of Martinsville’s road maintenance program, resurfacing of several City streets will begin Wednesday September 13th. Construction crews from J.C. Joyce Trucking...

No Options for Obama Care Insureds in Martinsville

Anthem was the last holdout for people in Martinsville and Henry County covered under Obama Care. Then Anthem announced they were pulling out. Fortunately,...

Farm Tractor Stolen

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the larceny of a farm tractor in the Spencer area of Henry County. The stolen farm tractor...

Toll Gate Fundraiser Set for Saturday

Martinsville volunteer and employed firefighters and EMT’s will be working a toll gate at the intersection of Commonwealth Boulevard, Fairy, and Hooker streets Saturday...

Irma Track has Eye of Storm Missing Virginia to the West

Based on the forecast track of Irma, gusty winds can be expected in Martinsville and Henry County Monday afternoon into early Tuesday, with strongest...

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Local Headlines for Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Escapee still on the loose: The Martinsville Sheriff’s Office is continuing to search for Dekey Penn, a trustee who escaped Sept. 13. “Dekey was a...

Partnership to expand PHCC’s offerings in Patrick County

Stuart, VA – A four-way partnership brings expanded community college offerings to Patrick County. The Town of Stuart, Patrick Henry Community College, the PHCC Foundation,...

Local Headlines for Monday, 9-18-17

Weather: Not a lot of change today weatherwise with the region remaining within a weakness between building high pressure to the southwest and the Bermuda...