Woman dies from gunshot wound,  man charged with second degree murder

A Bassett woman is dead, and a Fieldale man was charged with second degree murder, in connection with an alleged shooting incident Tuesday, according...

FAHI’s African American Museum and Cultural Center provides a “little snapshot” into Martinsville’s history

By Brandon Martin The demographics of the City of Martinsville look a little different than the rest of the country. According to the United States Census...

Finding the purr-fect home could be return to roots

By Brandon Martin Alice Ann Blevins and others are on a crusade to find purr-fect homes for a colony of feral cats near the Clock...

Fast Track 2020 kicks off March 3

By Brandon Martin Small businesses have the opportunity to make a splash at Fast Track 2020 being held at the Patriot Centre Industrial Park from...

Fire crews respond to dual fires

By Brandon Martin Henry County fire crews and rescue personnel responded to two separate structure fires on Feb. 6, that have both been ruled...

Traffic safety highlighted at meeting

By Brandon Martin Personal tragedy prompted a Martinsville woman to take action and try to make Martinsville streets safer for all. Donna Acuna-Rivera addressed members of...

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Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps seeks applicants

Applications are being accepted for two three-week summer sessions of the Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps. The application deadline is March 5. The program will...

Ferrum College announces local students named to President’s, Dean’s lists

Ferrum College released the names of students who made the President's List (GPA of 4.0 for the semester) and their Dean's List (GPA of...

Virginia students again among Top 10 in achievement on AP...

Nearly three out of every 10 of Virginia’s 2019 public high school graduates demonstrated college-level achievement on at least one Advanced Placement examination, according...