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Martinsville Man Arrested for Robbery and Other Charges

The Martinsville Police Department responded to the Northview Garden Apartments in the 700 block of Stultz Road on April 24th at approximately 9:00 pm...

No Money in Budget for Investigating Fire

Fire officials are mulling over what to do about the fire that occurred over the weekend at Bargain’s Galore Furniture Warehouse. The normal routine...

Sunshine and 80 Degree Temps On the Way

Low pressure centered over the eastern Carolinas will slowly drift northeast and off the coast by tonight. Today will be the last wet and...

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...

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...

Furniture Warehouse Fire on Aaron Street

There is an ongoing fire at a furniture warehouse located at 201 Aaron Street in Martinsville. Firechief Ted Anderson says the business closed at 12...

Severe Thunderstorm and Flood Watches issued for Martinsville and Henry County

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg says heavy rain is expected from midnight tonight through Monday evening. A frontal boundary will stall across our area...

City Sheriff’s Office Program Lends Helping Hand to Chamber Office

The Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce offices now have a new look thanks to help from the City Sheriff Steve Draper and his inmate...

Car Show to Benefit STEP Slated

Car enthusiasts are invited to show and see a wide variety of street rods, muscle cars, classics and trucks during the second annual STEP...

PHCC named third in state for student success

Martinsville, VA - Every year, hundreds of faculty and staff from Virginia’s community colleges gather for a week-long professional development conference called New Horizons....

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