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Camping Space at Speedway a Sell Out

Hotels in Danville, Roanoke, and Greensboro say they know when it’s race weekend in Martinsville. Many fans will get within an hour’s drive from...

Crab Thief On the Loose

Martinsville Police say the man in the photo stole an entire case of crab legs from the Kroger on Commonwealth Boulevard. If you know...

Malik Devantae Manns Arrested

MARTINSVILLE, VA – In the evening of March 29, 2017, Martinsville Police Officers stopped a red Dodge sedan in the Pine Hall Road area of...

Piedmont Governor’s School Will Return to PHCC Campus

At its March 28 bimonthly meeting, the Piedmont Governor’s School for Mathematics, Science & Technology Governing Board, comprised of a school board member from...

Thunderstorms likely today

The National Weather Service says we should expect thunderstorms today, with an isolated threat that some will become severe. Localized damaging winds and large...

Former Martinsville Deputy Charged with Drug Distribution

Former Martinsville City Sheriff's Deputy Kenneth McFarling faces a half-dozen drug charges. McFarling is charged with six counts of distribution of a controlled substance....

School Board Discusses Filling Seat

Following the death of Reed Creek district school board member Betsy Mattox, the Henry County School Board met on Monday to discuss the election...

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...

Motorcyclist Crashed Into Parked Car

A man was taken to Memorial Hospital in Martinsville and then flown to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital after the motorcycle he was operating crashed...

22 New Jobs Coming to Bassett Furniture

BASSETT, Va. (March 22, 2017) — Retail store growth is prompting Bassett Furniture to invest $1.5 million in equipment and add 22 employees at...

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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...