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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 Engineers, The Martinsville-Henry County EDC’s Tourism Office, and representatives from...

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 (VASS) Annual Awards Luncheon on Tuesday in Roanoke. He was...

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, they have answered to more than 75 snake photos and...

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 prison by giving them a set of wheels. The re-entry...

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 again, he would be looking strongly at unmanned vehicles, like...

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 and the wire that carried our digital audio from studio...

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 are about 2,600 members now. A few weeks ago I...

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

According to the Weather Channel, today, Thursday, and Friday are going to be “very high” in tree and grass pollen, their highest rating. Spring may be a week or so away, but people are...

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 a low around 42. Light west wind. Tuesday: Sunny, with a...
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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 internship hours, all while maintaining family and job expectations —...