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Beautiful Weather Starts the Week

A high pressure system passing through will give us a warmer and dry start to the week this week. A mild cold front will...

Storms and Wind to Arrive on Thursday

High pressure will remain over the region into this afternoon before slowly giving way to increasing moisture ahead of a warm front approaching from...

Henry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jailed on Sex Charges with Minor

27 year-old Deputy Justin Lloyd Powell with the Henry County Sheriff’s Department is in jail under no bond after being charged with attempting to...

Henry County BOS Considers Tax Increases

County Administrator Tim Hall presented the new budget to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The Administrator makes his recommendation, but it’s up to the...

Man Arrested in Collinsville for Murder in Roanoke

39 year-old James Kevin O’Dell of Roanoke was arrested in Henry County Tuesday and charged with second-degree murder of 34 year-old Erin Nicole Marley....

NCI Board Approves Plans For Future Direction

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Progress and new programming were the themes of the New College Institute (NCI) Board of Directors meeting on Monday. During the meeting,...

Advanced Manufacturing Has Open House at NCI

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – New College Institute (NCI) offered the community an inside look at the machinery and programs available through their Center of Advanced...

Man Arrested for Setting Fires in Wal-Mart

Friday night around 8:40 PM someone intentionally set several fires inside the Wal-Mart on Commonwealth Boulevard in Martinsville. No one was hurt and the...

Obama Care Could be Down to One Insurance Company Next Year

There are 144 rating regions in Obama Care, meaning the cost of healthcare in a given area has an effect on the insurance premium...

Boaz Considering Making Medical School a Nonprofit for the Care of Indians

Dr. Noel Boaz created what has become the Virginia Museum of Natural History. The promise of a state museum in Martinsville was given and...

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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...