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Downed Trees Causing Power Interruptions

As expected, downed trees are creating power outages in the region. As of 8:45 AM AEP is reporting 7 customers without power near Stuart,...

Warren Endorses Perriello

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has endorsed Tom Perriello in the Virginia governor's race. Warren's endorsement means Perriello now has two of the...

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...

Gas Prices Unchanged From Last Week

Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have not moved in the past week, averaging $2.23/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 4,081 gas...

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...

Heavy Rains Expected through Monday, Flash Flood Watch Remains in Effect

The National Weather Service says we should expect periods of heavy rain this afternoon through Monday. A slow moving storm system will track from...

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...

Some Reinstated Driver’s Licenses Issued in Error

Thousands of suspended Virginia licenses were accidentally reinstated after a glitch at the Department of Motor Vehicles. Many drivers in the commonwealth received notices...

Two Injured in Shootout

Two men were injured early Sunday in what police believe was a shootout between two groups in the parking lot of Summers Bar &...

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...

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Cold Front Moves In Monday

Our changing weather is changing again. A strong cold front will move through the area Monday with showers and thunderstorms, followed by some cooler...

Danville Woman and 11-Year-Old Boy Shot

Two people were shot in the 100 block of Motley Avenue Friday night. At approximately 8:50 p.m., Danville Police responded to a call of...

Perriello Releases Tax Reform Plan

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello released a detailed tax reform plan Friday that calls for higher taxes on the rich and corporations while strengthening...