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City of Martinsville Street Resurfacing Projects

As part of the City of Martinsville’s road maintenance program, resurfacing of several City streets will begin Wednesday September 13th. Construction crews from J.C. Joyce Trucking...

No Options for Obama Care Insureds in Martinsville

Anthem was the last holdout for people in Martinsville and Henry County covered under Obama Care. Then Anthem announced they were pulling out. Fortunately,...

Farm Tractor Stolen

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the larceny of a farm tractor in the Spencer area of Henry County. The stolen farm tractor...

Toll Gate Fundraiser Set for Saturday

Martinsville volunteer and employed firefighters and EMT’s will be working a toll gate at the intersection of Commonwealth Boulevard, Fairy, and Hooker streets Saturday...

Irma Track has Eye of Storm Missing Virginia to the West

Based on the forecast track of Irma, gusty winds can be expected in Martinsville and Henry County Monday afternoon into early Tuesday, with strongest...

Hooker Furniture to Buy Shenandoah Furniture

Hooker Furniture announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement to purchase Shenandoah Furniture for $40 million. The North Carolina-based manufacturer has a plant...

Irma’s Effects to Reach Virginia by Late Monday

Harvey had our attention, Irma has it now, but did you know there are currently three active named storms going on? Irma, Katia in...

ValleyStar and Piedmont Credit Union to Merge

ValleyStar and Piedmont Credit Unions have announced plans to merge operations, pending regulatory approvals, according to a news release distributed Wednesday afternoon. Martinsville-based ValleyStar has...

Gas Prices Still Rising, but Not As Fast

Gas prices continue to rise more than a week after Harvey knocked the Gulf Coast oil refining industry offline. But the increase has started...

Labor Day Holiday Traffic Deaths at Record Low

RICHMOND – Virginia witnessed an unprecedented drop in traffic deaths over the 2017 Labor Day weekend with three reported traffic deaths during the four-day...

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Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

The Orionid meteor shower will peak Friday night and early Saturday morning, according to SkyEarth. You might see approximately 10 to 15 meteors per...

Repaving Uptown to Continue Another Month

City officials say to expect another month of hazardous road conditions Uptown as the repaving project continues. They expected to be further along with...

Watch Out for Deer – Mating Season is Upon Us

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