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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.

Danville Woman Reported Missing

Erica Diane Millner, age 34 of Danville was reported missing by a family member on 9-15-17. She was last seen on 9-13-17 and was...

Headlines for Friday, September 22, 2017

Two local groups received some support from the state this week, with the Martinsville Speedway and Rooster Walk both receiving tourism grants. Martinsville Speedway...

Headlines for Thursday, September 21, 2017

Hurricane Maria could make Landfall in North Carolina The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Maria has regained its major hurricane status, rising to a Category...

Democrat Contributions in Southside Outweigh Republicans 82 to 18 Percent

Polls can be an indicator of who will win an election, but a couple of major polls show the current Virginia race for Governor...

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...

Partnership to expand PHCC’s offerings in Patrick County

Stuart, VA – A four-way partnership brings expanded community college offerings to Patrick County. The Town of Stuart, Patrick Henry Community College, the PHCC Foundation,...

Local Headlines for Monday, 9-18-17

Weather: Not a lot of change today weatherwise with the region remaining within a weakness between building high pressure to the southwest and the Bermuda...

Patrick County Hospital Closes, Martinsville and Danville Hospitals Lay-Off 150

Over 150 SOVAH Health employees are losing their jobs in Southside. The layoffs will affect 91 Danville employees and 67 Martinsville employees, according to...

Patrick County Man Sentenced for Raping Pregnant Woman

An Ararat man charged with raping a pregnant woman in 2016 entered an Alford plea to the charge Wednesday in Patrick County Circuit Court....

Danville Teenager Shot in Drive-By Shooting

Danville Police say a 14-year-old was hit in a drive-by shooting Wednesday night. Police responded to the 100 block of Lynndale Drive just before...

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