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Threats at Magna Vista Declared False

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office and officials with Henry County Public Schools have been investigating a rumor that has spread by texting and social...

Claudville Man Charged with Stabbing

A Claudville man was arrested Wednesday on charges of aggravated malicious wounding, robbery and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Patrick County...

Headlines for Friday, October 13, 2017

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that a 67-year-old man died in a tree cutting accident Thursday morning. Wallace Teague Sr., of Axton...

Law Enforcement Continue Search of Fugitive

MARTINSVILLE, VA- The Martinsville Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of the Martinsville Police Department, the Henry County Sheriff's Office, the Virginia State Police and...

Fall Wildfire Season Begins Soon

Fall wildfire season in Virginia begins Sunday (Oct. 15) and runs through Nov. 30. Residents are being asked to be extra careful with anything...

Headlines for Thursday, October 12, 2017

Martinsville City Council has reached out to the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission to craft a five-year plan to repay an $800,000 grant, according...

Headlines for Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Two school districts in Southside are receiving money from the Commonwealth to help boost security. Martinsville City Schools will use part of its nearly...

Headlines for Saturday, October 7, 2017

A Fairfax man received a $2,500 fine, a suspended sentence, and a suspended driver’s license after striking a vehicle and several pedestrians at a...

Headlines for Friday, October 6, 2017

Mickey Snow has been released on bond, again. The 77-year-old Eden businessman had been free since his arrest in 2015 but was taken into...

State Considers Moving NCI if Foundation Won’t Sell

The old saying “actions speak louder than words” might apply in the latest chapter of the continuing saga of New College Institute in Martinsville. A...

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