Local

Shirt. Shoes. Face mask?

By Brandon Martin Wearing face masks has been one of the more touted countermeasures against the current coronavirus pandemic but that doesn’t mean that everyone is following the guidelines. In fact, one growing trend on the internet has been videos…

Lien flagged falsely on Dillard Street properties 

City Council Member Danny Turner (left) and Vice-Mayor Chad Martin listen as City Attorney Eric Monday explains a real estate issue with a city resident.  By Brandon Martin City Attorney Eric Monday addressed the Martinsville City…

Sports

Chase Elliott wins his first NASCAR All-Star Race

  By Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service The sport’s reigning Most Popular Driver, Chase Elliott earned his first NASCAR All-Star…

Chase Elliott wins his first NASCAR All-Star Race

By Holly Cain NASCAR Wire Service The sport’s reigning Most Popular Driver, Chase Elliott earned his first NASCAR All-Star Race…

State department renamed to better fit mission

As of July 1, 2020, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) was renamed. It now is the…

Obits

Jessie Marie Hughes Barlow

Jessie Marie Hughes Barlow, 62, of Martinsville, Virginia passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at her residence.  She was born…

Opinions

Rethinking our defense strategy

By Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith National defense ranks among the highest priorities of the Federal Government. If you…

Education

Virtual summer camps get high marks

  Kendall Price making some edible slime. Martinsville City Public Schools’ summer virtual STEM and Robotics…

Notices

Letter to the Editor

No crystal ball needed A Columbia University study using mathematical modeling has determined the following: If on March 1st the Trump…