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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...

House to be Awarded to Winner of Essay Contest

A Virginia woman is using an alternative method when it comes to selling her family home in North Carolina. She’s holding an essay contest....

No Injuries in Accident Involving School Bus

No children on board a Henry County school bus were injured Tuesday when a vehicle crossed the centerline and struck the bus in Ridgeway....

“Fast Track” 2017 Opens

The Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce’s “Fast Track” trade show was attended by more than 3,000 people at VIP Night on Tuesday. Area businesses,...

PHCC presents February Student Success Award

MARTINSVILLE, VA – Patrick Henry Community College’s (PHCC) president, Dr. Angeline Godwin, presented the January Student Success Award to Madison Martin. Martin was nominated...

Meat Recall

An Ohio company has issued a recall on more than 40,000 pounds of meat.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced on Thursday that Ohio Farms...

Oball Rattles Recalled

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Oball Rattles has recalled its baby rattles after a choking hazard was discovered. The clear plastic disc holding...

Woman Dies at Scene of Wreck in Henry County

64 year-old Doris Pilson was pronounced dead at the scene after a car crash in Henry County Wednesday evening around 6:45 PM. Virginia State...

Lights Are On at Martinsville Speedway

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — On Thursday night, Martinsville Speedway flipped the switch on its full LED light system for the first time, showing the full...

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Martinsville Expected to Secure Remaining Funds Needed for Sewer Line Repair

Martinsville has about two-thirds of the money to make $33 million dollars worth of repairs to a badly deteriorated sewer line that runs for...

Real Estate Tax Rates in Martinsville about Average for Region

The Danville Register & Bee collected figures of the region’s real estate tax rates and learned that Martinsville is somewhere in the middle at...

Man Dies in Wreck

State police are investing a fiery crash that killed a Moneta man Friday night along Diamond Hill Road in Bedford County. The driver of...