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Everyone OK after Fire Destroys Home

More details on a house fired Wednesday at 224 Country Place Road in Axton. Marvin and Bonnie Martin were not at home, nor was...

Wenkstern Appointed New Executive Director of United Way

Kim Adkins, former Executive Director of Workforce Development and former President of the Martinsville and Henry County Chamber of Commerce lands a marketing job...

IRS Warns of Email Phishing Scam

The IRS is warning companies about an email phishing scam that is putting your social security numbers and other important information in the hands...

Abandoned Puppies Continue to Improve

Two puppies apparently dumped at the Henry County landfill in July continue to improve. The puppies have begun physical therapy, including water exercise, to...

Opitma Only Player Left in Obama Care

Virginia Congressman Morgan Griffith says in his weekly e-newsletter noted the news that Anthem has pulled out of Obama Care in Virginia and will...

VMNH Hopes to Build a Quarter-Sized Museum in Waynesboro

Trustees of the Virginia Museum of Natural History met in Waynesboro this past weekend and said they want to build a campus of the...

Declining Enrollment at PHCC not Unexpected

The latest enrollment figures at Patrick Henry Community College are down from last year, but not to the surprise of College officials. Last year...

Martinsville Man Wanted for Malicious Wounding

On August 19, 2017 at approximately 7:35 AM, the Martinsville/Henry County 911 Center received a call for a gunshot wound at Colony West Apartments,...

Eclipse Arrives Monday Afternoon

Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes...

Four Young Men Caught Vandalizing Church After They Pitch a Discharging Fire Extinguisher in...

On August 16, 2017, at 2:25 am Deputy J. M. Duffy was on patrol in the Fieldale area of Henry County. While traveling on...

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Local Headlines for Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Eye Site Doctor's Will See Patients at Unterbrink's Office Temporarily: The Eye Site’s Collinsville building was destroyed by fire Sunday. Beginning Wednesday, Dr. Thomas Unterbrink...