Philpott Lake Blueway Officially Open

An official Opening Ceremony was held Sunday for the Blueway MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Partners from the Dan River Basin Association, the U.S. Army Corps of...

Henry County Superintendent Named Virginia Superintendent of the Year

ROANOKE, Va. – Dr. Jared A. Cotton, Superintendent of Henry County Schools, was named Virginia’s Superintendent of the Year at the Virginia Association of School Superintendents...

Watch Out! Snake Season is Here

Virginia Wildlife Management and Control said it's getting a lot of messages about snakes that are making their way outside. They said since Saturday,...

Grant Money Buys 32 Bikes for Former Convicts

“STEP” is an acronym for “Support to End Poverty,” a program that works to help with transportation for those who have served time in...

Warner Says Drones are Best Investments for Tomorrow

U.S. Senator Mark Warner was in Rocky Mount recently where he told a reporter if he were to do the entrepreneur thing all over...

My Definition of Professional Courtesy

Back a month or so ago we had some bad storms to blow through. A utility pole servicing one of our sites broke into...

No More Facebook Messenger

Facebook is frustrating on many levels. For example, I create a group to compliment our on-air “Classifieds” program and call it “Martinsville Classifieds.” There...

Pollen Counts are Going to be “Very High” for the Next...

According to the Weather Channel, today, Thursday, and Friday are going to be “very high” in tree and grass pollen, their highest rating. Spring...

Mother Nature Has a Beautiful Week in Store

Today: Patchy frost between 7 am and 8 am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 3 to 7 mph. Tonight: Clear, with...

Class of 2018 Marks More than 400 Degrees Earned at NCI

NCI provides access to degrees, certificates, credentials, internships, professional development, and non-credit educational opportunities. MARTINSVILLE, Va. - After countless hours in the classroom, completing projects, earning...

HCPS Recognized for Innovative Technology Initiatives

HENRY COUNTY, Va. - The Center for Digital Education has announced Henry County Public Schools as one of the 15 winners in the Mid-sized Student Population...

Averett University and Patrick Henry Community College partner in new...

  MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Today, Averett University President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks, and Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) President Dr. Angeline Godwin, signed an agreement...

Special Delivery: Piedmont Arts Provides Art Supplies to Local Preschools

Six area child care providers to receive supplies as part of museum’s ARTStart Initiative MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Piedmont Arts delivered five boxes of art supplies...

Gas Prices Continue to Rise

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Average retail gasoline prices in Virginia have risen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.57/g yesterday, according to...

Democrats Choose Cockburn to Challenge Garrett for 5th District

Virginia Democrats in the 5th congressional district, which includes Danville and Charlottesville, have chosen their nominee. Leslie Cockburn is a former reporter for 60...

Reported Fire at Nelson Honda

https://youtu.be/rkc4lwiyjn4 There was a report of a fire at the Nelson Honda dealership this evening, 220 South. Radio traffic indicated smoke was showing. Further traffic...

Unemployment Rate Down Across the Board

Governor Northam Announces Virginia’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.4% ~ Martinsville and Henry County enjoying lowest unemployment rate in years. ~ ~ Virginia’s unemployment rate ranks...

Martinsville Speedway to Host Race with No Cars

Miles in Martinsville, in partnership with Martinsville Speedway, is proud to announce the first running of the Martinsville Speedway Mile. This race is a salute to...

If You Find a Fawn, Leave it Alone

RICHMOND, Va. - It's that time of year again when white-tailed deer fawns are showing up in yards and hayfields, and concerned citizens want to...