County schools honor this year’s retirees

The Henry County Public Schools recently honored its 2019 retirees at a dinner. Those recognized were: Bassett High School: • Elizabeth Jones, foreign language teacher; 35 years in Henry County,...

NCI seeks students for ag, STEM camp

The New College Institute is recruiting rising 11th and 12th grade students for a summer program, Camp Cultivation, June 23-25 at Virginia State University (VSU). Virginia State University...

A brief list of things I did not understand when I was a kid

By BEN R. WILLIAMS When I was a kid, I once saw my grandpa and my cousin Jerry hanging out in the old shed and drinking from a...

One dead following parking lot shooting

A man is dead, and another is in police custody, following an alleged shooting Thursday in the parking lot of the BG’s Express store in Horsepasture, authorities...

Danville man arrested on charge of murder

A man was arrested in Stuart on Tuesday and charged with murder in connection with an alleged incident in Danville, according to a release from Patrick County...

PSA Board adopts budget for fiscal ‘20; plan includes no rate increases, eliminates some...

The Henry County Public Service Authority’s Board of Directors unanimously approved a fiscal year 2019-2020 budget at a work session Monday. For the sixth year in a...

Building razed in Collinsville

The building that housed Sonic Drive-In was razed Tuesday. The property, located at 2439 Virginia Avenue in Collinsville, will be the site of a new Cook...

Hometown Team

Conversation led Nelson to create LMS team Barry Nelson spent much of his youth tinkering with race cars and visiting race tracks but as an adult, he became...

Calendar of Events | March, 2019

(The following information is from visitmartinsville.com, the website of the Tourism Office of the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. See that website for more information on these...

Edwards Adult Day Center celebrates 30 years

By Becky Lovell For 30 years, the Edwards Adult Day Center has provided day services to hundreds of dependent adults and their families. The center, at 431 E. Commonwealth...

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