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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...

NCI Responding to the Needs of Industry

MARTINSVILLE, Va. –Rob Spilman, President and CEO of Bassett Furniture Industries, and Senator Bill Stanley, NCI Board Chair, hosted a roundtable discussion with industry...

Tommy “Jake” Matherly

Tommy "Jake" Matherly, 61, of Martinsville, died on Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Axton, Virginia. Arrangements by Wright Funeral Service & Crematory.

Ziglar Files to Run Against Gravely

Four years ago, Martinsville Commonwealth’s Attorney, Joan Ziglar, lost her job to her assistant, Clay Gravely, by just over 130 votes. Gravely has already...

Six Vying for Two Seats on School Board

Six city residents have declared their interest in serving on the Martinsville School Board. Donna Dillard and Victor Correa want to be reappointed while,...

Martinsville Man Killed by Drunk Driver

Authorities said a motorcyclist is dead after being hit by a drunken driver in Henry County. Virginia State Police said the driver of a...

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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...

Warner Responds to Trump’s Comments

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner called into CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper as he traveled through Martinsville this week to respond to President...