Longwood SBDC marks 30th year assisting small businesses in Central Virginia

Small business has a friend in Central Virginia. It’s a friendship that’s expanded and grown since 1989 when the Longwood Small Business Development Center (SBDC) opened its...

Martinsville native featured at ILAR entrepreneur event

(DANVILLE, Va.) – The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) will host the next “Evening with an Entrepreneur” speaker event featuring local business leader Connie Nyholm, owner...

Tourism Revenue Reached 74.3 Million in Martinsville – Henry County in 2018

Martinsville - Data released by the United States Travel Association (USTA) reveals that all regions in Virginia posted an increase in tourism revenue last year. According to the...

New Art Classes set at Piedmont Arts

Explore new art forms, mediums and techniques with a fresh slate of art classes at Piedmont Arts. The museum offers art classes year-round for seniors, adults and families,...

Congressional staff to hear concerns

Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith’s staff will be available in Patrick and Henry counties on September 25. The staff will be Henry County from 2:30 to 4...

Piedmont Arts’ Bus to Broadway Takes a Magic Carpet Ride to “Aladdin” 

Hit Broadway musical based on Disney's animated classic Piedmont Arts’ Bus to Broadway will take guests on a magic carpet ride to the hit Broadway musical, Aladdin, on Saturday, October 19 at Durham...

Church completes community service project

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Martinsville recently completed a Thrivent Action Team project as part of the national Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's "God's Work. Our Hands."...

Local show choir in contest to perform with Foreigner

The Magna Vista High School Show Choir is among the participants in a contest to share the stage with English-American rock band, Foreigner, and sing the band’s...

Tractor accident resulted in fatality

A 19-year-old Stuart man died following a tractor accident that occurred Saturday, according to Patrick County Sheriff Dan Smith. Brandon Lee France, 19, was injured while working...

PUBLISHER’S BACK PORCH

By Michael Showell ________________________________________________________________________ What is a community weekly newspaper? Since childhood, I have been fascinated by newspapers. My career began at age 12 delivering the newspaper before school and...

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