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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.

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...

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...

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...

Shentel to Increase Presence in Area

Shentel is working to expand its wireless and internet services in northern Pittsylvania County, and in Martinsville. Apex Towers is seeking special use permits...

Burglars Hit Smith Mountain Lake Boat Docks

Police are investigating a string of burglaries in the Smith Mountain Lake area. Deputies say there have been at least three thefts in the...

Scammers Targeting Unemployed

They say scammers know finding a job can be tough. According to officials, scammers will advertise where other legitimate employers and job placement firms...

Wind, Rain, and Lightning Damages Mount

The Virginia Department of Transportation is busy repairing a section of U.S. 58 that was washed out over the weekend just west of Martinsville...

Scammers Targeting Comcast Customers

The Better Business Bureau has a warning for Comcast customers after it says scammers are calling, claiming there are issues with their cable system,...

Largest Wood Pellet Producer in the World Buying Into Berry Hill

Little is being said about the proposed project at this point, but The Danville-Pittsylvania Regional Industrial Facility Authority has approved a purchase agreement with...

Fire Injures Three

Three people were treated for minor burns suffered in a kitchen fire on Northmont Blvd. Monday evening. The fire started in some unattended cooking...

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