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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.

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...

Man Hit by Train in Danville

A man struck by a Norfolk Southern train in Danville Monday has been transferred to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. The 25-year-old pedestrian was hit...

Car Wreck Victim Identified

Virginia State Police have identified the Callands man who died in a weekend accident as 63-year-old Delvis Lee Scearce. According to the state trooper...

Road Closed

VDOT closed off a portion of Willis Gap Mountain Road from Route 608 to Route 677 because of an underground pipe that has risen...

Eden Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

24 year-old Brandon Jamar Patrick of Eden has been arrested on charges of trafficking cocaine, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession...

Man Indicted for Murder of Franklin County Woman

Lamarre Maurice Camper has been indicted for first-degree murder of Brittany Freeny. Freeny’s body was found May 1st in the Boones Mill area of...

Information Leads to Seizure of Weapons and Drugs.

Acting on information received from the public, on Saturday members of the Danville Police Department and the Regional Narcotics Task Force executed search warrants...

Missing Pittsylvania County Man Found Safe

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office has located an elderly man who disappeared from his home early Saturday morning. Kessie Jessie Burchett, 82, went missing...

Danville Man Wanted for Shooting Java Man in the Head

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 29 year-old Jeffery Lamar Calloway of Spring Garden Road in Danville. Calloway is wanted for shooting...

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