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Severe Thunderstorm and Flood Watches issued for Martinsville and Henry County

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg says heavy rain is expected from midnight tonight through Monday evening. A frontal boundary will stall across our area...

City Sheriff’s Office Program Lends Helping Hand to Chamber Office

The Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce offices now have a new look thanks to help from the City Sheriff Steve Draper and his inmate...

Car Show to Benefit STEP Slated

Car enthusiasts are invited to show and see a wide variety of street rods, muscle cars, classics and trucks during the second annual STEP...

Man Threatens to Burn Church and Kill Members

UPDATE 04/22/17 (15:22): Roy Womack has been arrested by the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Department and is being held at this time in the Pittsylvania County...

PHCC named third in state for student success

Martinsville, VA - Every year, hundreds of faculty and staff from Virginia’s community colleges gather for a week-long professional development conference called New Horizons....

Heavy Rains, Possible Flooding Through Thursday Next Week

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central Virginia, south central Virginia, southwest Virginia, west central Virginia and southeast West Virginia. Today and tonight....

Bassett Man Arrested With 800 Xanax Pills in West Virginia

A Henry County man is facing drug charges after police find more than 800 Xanax pills in his possession. According to the Bluefield, West...

Perriello Funded by Billionaire

Democrat Tom Perriello's fundraising haul of $2.2 million in the first three months of 2017, the highest among all candidates in Virginia's governor's race,...

Interim School Member Named

The Henry County School Board no longer has a vacant seat. On Tuesday night, board members named Teddy Martin II to fill the spot...

Franklin County, Danville Join Martinsville and Henry County Considering Tax Increases

Though the Franklin County Board of Supervisors gave its approval to advertise a tax increase for a public hearing, members are still apprehensive to...

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Cold Front Moves In Monday

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