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Car Wreck Victim Identified

Virginia State Police have identified the Callands man who died in a weekend accident as 63-year-old Delvis Lee Scearce. According to the state trooper...

Martinsville Man Arrested in Stabbing Incident

On June 11, 2017 at approximately 8:47 PM, the Martinsville/Henry County 911 Center received a call from Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County...

Primary Tuesday – Polls Open at 6 AM

Virginia voters will decide the nominees for both parties for governor and lieutenant governor tomorrow. Three Republicans and two Democrats want to be governor....

Weather Will Be More Like Summer This Week

According to the National Weather Service from Blacksburg, strong high pressure will dominate the weather through the early part of this week bringing more...

Bassett Man Jailed on Sex Charges

46 year-old Anthony Maurice Arnold of Bassett has been charged with two counts of attempted rape and two counts of sodomy in connection with...

Homicide Rate in Martinsville Lowest in Four Years

The Virginia Department of Health’s Office of Chief Medical Examiner says Martinsville has dropped from having the fifth highest homicide rate to having the...

Martinsville and Danville Hospitals to Merge

Lifepoint owns a number of hospitals including the ones in Martinsville and Danville. The company has announced the two hospitals will be renamed SOVAH...

Retired Martinsville Correctional Officer Reaches Plea Deal in Drug Case

62 year-old Kenneth Wayne McFarling of Ridgeway had retired as a correctional officer with the Martinsville Sheriff’s Department and was working part-time as a...

Bassett Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Child Sex Crimes

Jeovani Burgos-Mauricio of Bassett was given 10 active years in prison for sex charges involving a child under 13 years of age. Burgos-Mauricio admitted...

Road Closed

VDOT closed off a portion of Willis Gap Mountain Road from Route 608 to Route 677 because of an underground pipe that has risen...

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Police looking for Van Thief

https://youtu.be/nblHtdILhtM Martinsville Police is asking for the public’s help to find a stolen van. Early Friday morning, a business on East Church Street discovered that...

Piedmont Arts Hosts Garden Party with Jason Springs

Event to feature live music by Danville-based songwriter and local craft beer Martinsville, VA — Piedmont Arts’ annual Garden Party will be held Saturday, July...