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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.

19 Year-Old Shooting Victim in Stable Condition

The victim in Sunday's shooting in Danville is now in stable condition, according to Danville Police. They have yet to release the name in...

Severe Animal Abuse Case Uncovered in Patrick County

A Patrick Springs mother and son have both been charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty, according to Sheriff Dan Smith. The sheriff stated...

Heavy Rains, Possible Flooding Through Thursday Next Week

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central Virginia, south central Virginia, southwest Virginia, west central Virginia and southeast West Virginia. Today and tonight....

Patrick County Woman Abused by Son

A judge in Patrick County Circuit Court on Wednesday found a man guilty of misdemeanor abuse or neglect of an incapacitated adult (his elderly...

Downed Trees Causing Power Interruptions

As expected, downed trees are creating power outages in the region. As of 8:45 AM AEP is reporting 7 customers without power near Stuart,...

Telvista in Danville to Reduce Workforce by 20 Percent

Employees at the Telvista call center in Danville say as many as 100 will lose their jobs in September, following the loss of a...

Thomasville Man Wanted for Eden Robbery

Rockingham County authorities have arrested the driver of a pickup who backed through the doors of an Eden business and stole an assortment of...

Kroger Lowering Prices on Over 3,000 Items

Kroger has lowered prices on about 3,000 items in 107 stores in Virginia, West Virginia, east Tennessee, southern Ohio and eastern Kentucky. As part...

The Doppler is Down

The Doppler radar in Blacksburg, Virginia serves Martinsville and Henry County. It’s been shut down since August 1st for an upgrade. The entire unit...

Mabry Mill Up for Repairs

The National Park Service just turned 101 years old and some parks are starting to show their age. But thanks to some congressional dollars and...

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Local Headlines for Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Eye Site Doctor's Will See Patients at Unterbrink's Office Temporarily: The Eye Site’s Collinsville building was destroyed by fire Sunday. Beginning Wednesday, Dr. Thomas Unterbrink...