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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.

Four Men Indicted of Embezzling Over $380,000

Four men who are accused of taking more than $380,000 from a North Carolina company have been indicted on a total of 194 embezzlement...

Scam in Rockingham

The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a telephone scam by callers who identify themselves as sheriff’s deputies. The caller claims to be...

Heavy Rains Expected through Monday, Flash Flood Watch Remains in Effect

The National Weather Service says we should expect periods of heavy rain this afternoon through Monday. A slow moving storm system will track from...

9-Year Old Girl Shot While Father Cleaned Gun

A 9-year old girl was shot Tuesday night, according to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office were called to a...

Scam in Rockingham County

The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a telephone scam by callers who identify themselves as sheriff’s deputies. The caller claims to be...

Man Dies in Wreck

State police are investing a fiery crash that killed a Moneta man Friday night along Diamond Hill Road in Bedford County. The driver of...

Largest Narcotics Operation in Patrick County History Ends

The Patrick County Sheriff’s Office has concluded its largest narcotics operation in the department’s history according to Sheriff Dan Smith. On Thursday, the agencies...

Danville Man Charged with Killing Teenager

A Danville man has been charged in a 2016 homicide. A grand jury issued indictments against Aaron Pierre Thomas, age 29. He was charged...

Two Brothers Convicted of Murder

Judge Joseph Milam has imposed the sentences recommended by a Danville jury for two brothers convicted of murder. Marteno Manuel Holmes and Jahiza Shamori...

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...

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