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Eye Surgery Center Coming to Martinsville

Roanoke Valley Center for Sight had submitted a letter of intent to the Virginia Department of Health’s Division of Certificate of Public Need to...

$132 Million Surplus for Virginia

Virginia just ended the last fiscal year with a $132 million surplus and leading state lawmakers already are calling to put all of the...

Warrants lead to seizure of firearms and drugs

On July 7, 2017 the Danville Police Department executed search warrants in the 100 block of Haley Street and the 1100 block of Washington...

Police Investigating Wreck on the Great Road

Tuesday night around 9 pm a single car ran off the Great Road and into a ditch before slamming into two rock walls. Police...

Man Killed While Riding Lawn Mower

A 70-year-old man died after a van struck him while he was riding on his lawn mower near Smith Mountain Lake in Franklin County...

Humidity Will Make Today and Tomorrow Feel Like a 100

A large Bermuda high will remain in control of our weather through the latter portion of the week as it pumps hot and humid...

Eden Hospital Declares Bankruptcy

Morehead Memorial Hospital’s Board of Trustees on Monday filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Ongoing financial pressures and the...

Kaine Leads Criticism of Trump

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, said Tuesday that the investigation into possible collaboration between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign is now beyond obstruction of...

Smith Mountain Lake Nationally Rated

Bassmaster Magazine’s annual ranking of the best-100 bass lakes in the nation has Smith Mountain Lake at 14 in the field of top 25...

Police Catch Burglar Stealing Table Saw

Martinsville Police responded to a break-in at a storage building Tuesday morning near Fayette Street. They found Marcus Bradley with a cut on his...

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Declining Enrollment at PHCC not Unexpected

The latest enrollment figures at Patrick Henry Community College are down from last year, but not to the surprise of College officials. Last year...

Martinsville Man Wanted for Malicious Wounding

On August 19, 2017 at approximately 7:35 AM, the Martinsville/Henry County 911 Center received a call for a gunshot wound at Colony West Apartments,...

Eclipse Arrives Monday Afternoon

Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes...