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Regional news includes stories of interest in neighboring Franklin, Pittsylvania, Rockingham, and Patrick Counties. We occasionally cover stories outside of the immediate region if it is of interest to our readers.

Headlines for Thursday, October 12, 2017

Martinsville City Council has reached out to the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission to craft a five-year plan to repay an $800,000 grant, according...

Headlines for Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Two school districts in Southside are receiving money from the Commonwealth to help boost security. Martinsville City Schools will use part of its nearly...

Headlines for Saturday, October 7, 2017

A Fairfax man received a $2,500 fine, a suspended sentence, and a suspended driver’s license after striking a vehicle and several pedestrians at a...

Headlines for Friday, October 6, 2017

Mickey Snow has been released on bond, again. The 77-year-old Eden businessman had been free since his arrest in 2015 but was taken into...

Headlines for Thursday, October 5, 2017

A training program in Henry County is making it easier for people to get back to work or change careers. The Community Healthcare Training...

Headlines for Monday, October 2, 2017

A large section of a wooden bridge collapsed in Danville over the weekend, forcing police to close a road. Police say someone called 911...

Headlines for Friday, September 29, 2017

The Henry County Sheriff’s Department says they have discovered a device at a gas station in Collinsville and another in Bassett that harvest the...

Headlines for Thursday, September 28, 2017

After privately interviewing three candidates Tuesday night, Martinsville City Council appointed Andrew Hall to the Martinsville School Board. Hall is one of Martinsville’s deputy...

Headlines for Monday, September 25, 2017

Deputies in Franklin County are investigating the death of a 1-year-old child. They say just before 10 a.m. Sunday they were called to a...

Headlines for Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare." Once again, the GOP seems destined to...

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