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Police looking for Van Thief

https://youtu.be/nblHtdILhtM Martinsville Police is asking for the public’s help to find a stolen van. Early Friday morning, a business on East Church Street discovered that...

Police Looking for Martinsville Man in Gun Theft at Pawn Shop

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the assistance of the public in locating an individual wanted on charges in Henry County. Michaelangelo Dante...

Police Seeking Help in Hopkins Lumber Break-In

The Henry County Sheriff's Office is looking for information regarding four men in relation to a...

Wind, Rain, and Lightning Damages Mount

The Virginia Department of Transportation is busy repairing a section of U.S. 58 that was washed out over the weekend just west of Martinsville...

Local Elections Shaping Up

Local elections are becoming more lively right at the end of the filing period. Tyler Freeland was first out of the box declaring his...

Frequency Switch Will Effect NPR Entertainment Reception in Henry County

Most people in Martinsville and Henry County that listen to National Public Radio do so on 89.1 and have for years. The Northeast quarter...

PHCC Receives $10,000 in Scholarship Funds

MARTINSVILLE, VA– On Friday, Ed Blackburn of the Gene Haas Foundation presented a check for $10,000 to the Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) Foundation....

Deputy Police Chief Eddie Cassady Appointed As Martinsville’s Next Police Chief

  Martinsville, VA - The City of Martinsville is announcing the appointment of Deputy Police Chief G. Edward (Eddie) Cassady to the position of Police Chief...

More Severe Weather On The Way

The National Weather Services is calling for isolated severe thunderstorms this evening with damaging wind gusts the main threat. In addition, slow moving heavy...

United Way’s “Day of Reading” is today

Local United Way Executive Director Kim Adkins appeared on the local “Coffee Break” program Thursday in prelude to the “Day of Reading” today. The...

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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...