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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.

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...

Danville Woman and 11-Year-Old Boy Shot

Two people were shot in the 100 block of Motley Avenue Friday night. At approximately 8:50 p.m., Danville Police responded to a call of...

Eight Arrested in Pittsylvania County Burglary Ring

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office announced multiple arrests Saturday evening after a lengthy investigation of a residential burglary ring. Deputies have arrested eight suspects...

Danville Teenager Shot Twice in Leg

At approximately 3:00am, officers responded to a shots fired call in the 200 block of White Street. A house was located that had been...

New Trail to be Built at Booker T. Washington National Monument

Franklin County and the Booker T. Washington National Monument have been awarded a federal grant to build a multi-use trail in the Westlake community...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Greensboro Police Office Charged in Reidsville Robbery

Reidsville police have arrested a former Greensboro police officer and charged him and three others with the theft of eight riding lawn mowers worth...

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