The City of Martinsville will become the Town of Martinsville effective July 1, 2023, exactly one year after City officials had requested and one year before County officials wanted.
Henry County Sheriff Lane Perry announced a new multiagency task force that will review the case and look for new leads in the shooting deaths of the Short family in 2002.
A politician running for the House of Delegates has been showing up at recent Franklin County School Board meetings, campaigning for election. Finally, the board said enough is enough.
Child struck just after leaving school bus.
Every year, Amy Rice stands at a wooden lectern in front of the Henry County Board of Supervisors and tries to explain the escalating costs of…
Martinsville and Henry County advanced the reversion process on Tuesday by adopting resolutions that adopted their voluntary settlement agreement -- although they did so neither jointly nor unanimously.
Beginning July 1 it will be legal in Virginia for an adult to possess up to an ounce of marijuana, and that change in the law is forcing K-9 p…
A 12-year-old Bassett girl has been located and is safe after being reported missing from her home.
Allie Michelle Broadaway, 12, has been missing from her home since Friday afternoon.
One of Southwest Virginia’s own has something to say, in song, about this pandemic-ridden year.
The male victim was not identified.
A Rocky Mount man was being treated for a gunshot wound following a Saturday night incidence at a Martinsville home.
Martinsville Speedway will have strict procedures for the 1,000 fans who will be allowed inside for this weekend's races.
"I've talked to infected people in their 80s, who have pre-existing conditions, who have mild symptoms for a few days and get over it. And 19-year-olds who can't shake it and are still feeling feverish a month later."
Flash flood watch by the National Weather Service extends into the evening.
Thunderstorms did exactly what was feared on Sunday evening, dumping copious rain in some areas -- especially Henry County, with many roads wa…
A former Henry County Sheriff’s deputy, along with three other people, have been charged in the shooting death of his wife.
You don’t need a political analyst to explain why Joe Biden has, in the span of just a few weeks, gone from single digits in New Hampshire to …
A Fieldale man has been arrested and charged with shooting a pregnant Bassett woman in the face Tuesday night, which left her unborn child dead.
Friday morning a dispatcher with the Martinsville-Henry County 911 Center set off the communication tones alerting firefighters of a structure fire on Preston Road.
Martinsville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to begin the process of reversion.
The parents of a news reporter shot and killed on live television spoke out Tuesday night against the Henry County Board of Supervisors’ unanimous vote to declare the county a Second Amendment Sanctuary.