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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.

One Dead, One Injured in Danville Home Invasion

On 5-13-17 at approximately 2:11am today Danville Police responded to a residence in the 600 block of Shelton Street in reference to a home...

Female Body with Gunshot Wound Found by the Side of the Road

A passing motorist spotted what appeared to be a disabled car on the Route 265 bypass Monday afternoon and found a body nearby. Pittsylvania...

News Study Shows Use of Cannabis Results in Less Use of Other

A new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology reports that patients suffering from chronic medical conditions used less opioids, antidepressants, sleep medications, alcohol,...

Official: Tornado Hits Rockingham County

Eden was hammered by high winds and heavy rains that hit Rockingham County before daybreak Friday. The EF1 tornado hit western North Carolina about...

Woman Nearly Robbed by Fake Construction Workers

Two men posing as construction workers stopped a driver in Reidsville and attempted to rob the woman. The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office says it...

Veal, Beef, and Pork Recall Involves Foodlion and Walmart

Marcho Farms, Inc. is recalling veal, beef, and pork products due to possible E. coli contamination. It's affecting about 5,620 pounds of boneless veal...

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...

Police Raid House, Two Men Arrested

Two men are in custody after Danville Police raided a home at 215 Withers Road, seizing drugs, cash, guns and “Blood” gang paraphernalia. Antwan...

Danville Man Pleads Guilty to Second Degree Murder

42-year-old Shannon Dale Slate has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Jay Daniel Thompson. The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Department received a...

CDC Issues Caution Regarding Ticks

Ticks are spreading a rare and deadly virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report the Powassan virus has increased in recent years....

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