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Police Investigating Wreck on the Great Road

Tuesday night around 9 pm a single car ran off the Great Road and into a ditch before slamming into two rock walls. Police...

Humidity Will Make Today and Tomorrow Feel Like a 100

A large Bermuda high will remain in control of our weather through the latter portion of the week as it pumps hot and humid...

Police Catch Burglar Stealing Table Saw

Martinsville Police responded to a break-in at a storage building Tuesday morning near Fayette Street. They found Marcus Bradley with a cut on his...

Number Two Job at NCI on Hold

With state budget cuts exceeding $100,000 dollars and Harvest pulling their support, the New College Institute has decided to put off hiring the number...

SPCA Using Facebook to Find Homes for Animals

The SPCA of Martinsville-Henry County is posting pictures of strays twice a week on its Facebook page in hopes the new strategy will reduce...

Study Shows Martinsville with Highest Opioid Use in the Country

A new study says the city of Martinsville has the highest number of opioid prescriptions in the country. The findings are contained in a...

Severe Storms Possible Then Cooler Temps

There is a marginal risk for severe storms along and south of the Virginia...North Carolina border this afternoon. Main threat would be isolated damaging...

City Dog Pound Has No More Room

The Martinsville City Pound is reportedly at capacity and the local SPCA says people in the area just aren’t adopting the dogs they rescue...

City Promotes Turner to EMC

The city hired a new emergency management coordinator from within its ranks. John Turner, who has worked for the Martinsville Fire Department for nine...

Radial Fulfillment Centers in Martinsville, Virginia, Bringing On 2,000 Workers to Support Holiday Hustle

Workers will have access to competitive wages, flexible work schedules, potential full-time roles and transportation in surrounding markets MARTINSVILLE, Va., – Radial announced today its...

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Chance of Severe Weather Today, Cooler Temps on the Way

Thunderstorms and high winds are possible late this afternoon and early evening as a slow-moving cold front will drift southward over our region through...

All Students enrolled in Martinsville or Henry County Schools Eat for Free

The Henry County School system joins Martinsville Schools this fall in offering breakfast and lunch to all students preschool through 12th grade for free....

Danville Man Dies in Two-Vehicle Crash

A 25-year-old Danville man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on Mount Cross Road. The wreck happen at about 2:20 p.m. Friday...