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Martinsville, Virginia is located in Martinsville County. Zip codes in Martinsville, VA include 24112, 24114, and 24113. The median home price in Martinsville is $98,500. More Martinsville information.

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Early release eyed for some drug felons

Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted recently that would dramatically reduce the nation's prison population over time.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Council to give break on BPOL

Two measures that Martinsville City Council plans to implement are aimed at saving small businesses money as well as attracting more such businesses to the city.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Criminal history no longer on city applications

The city of Martinsville has removed from its employment application a question on whether an applicant has been convicted of a crime out of concern that applicants who answer yes might face discrimination.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Companies may have 500 jobs open at fair

An estimated 500 jobs will be available at the community job fair today before the Martinsville Mustangs game, according to officials with the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce.

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Martinsville Bulletin

DRBA volunteers spruce up banks of Smith River

Lisa Perez, along with her sons Dillon and Aidan Hall, cleans up along the Smith River recently as part of a Dan River Basin Association event to keep the riverbanks free of trash.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Council plucks chicken ordinance

A proposed ordinance that would have let Martinsville residents raise chickens in their backyards has flown the coop, so to speak.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Grand jury indicts 60-plus

An indictment is not an indication of guilt. It is a grand jury's determination that enough evidence exists to hold a trial.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Area is in early drought

Henry County and Martinsville are abnormally dry, but rainfall is expected throughout this week, according to the National Weather Service.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Henry Hotel control to be transferred

Waukeshaw Development Inc., of Petersburg, is expected to take over ownership of the former Henry Hotel sometime during the next two weeks.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Public to get say on proposed chicken ordinance

Martinsville City Council on Tuesday will hear public comments on a proposal to allow chickens to be raised in the backyards of city homes.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Fayette Square Festival

This is a panoramic shot of the Fayette Square, a new park located on the corner of Main, Moss and Fayette streets in uptown Martinsville.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Park, June German Ball mural unveiled uptown

NCI interns Briana Amos and Abigail Kieselbach are shown with the June German Ball mural they helped paint.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Survey on name in works

Keeping the name "really is not an option," said commission member Ellen Wood, because of the confusion it is causing emergency services and mail carriers in connection with another Chatham Road in Henry County.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Gen Y-NOT?'

New College Institute Executive Director William Wampler addresses college interns and young professionals from throughout the region who recently participated in the first "Gen Y-NOT?" regional tour.

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Martinsville Bulletin

City - pocket park' set to be unveiled

Martinsville Public Works crew members Terry Agee , Doug Huston, Ronnie Gammons and Fred Spencer install one of the picnic tables at Fayette Square, a new pocket park on the corners of Moss, Main and Fayette streets in uptown Martinsville.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Local students considering careers in law enforcement

James Mills and William Hatchett, who recently attended the Junior Law Cadet program, both are considering going into law enforcement as a career.

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Martinsville Bulletin

'Warrant sweep' conducted

A warrant sweep in the city of Martinsville on Friday resulted in 11 outstanding warrants and three summons being served against nine people, according to a news release from the Martinsville Police Department.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

City cold cases still get fresh looks

Martinsville Police investigators routinely pull out cold case files to look at them with fresh eyes and subject evidence to tests with new technology.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Council rejects court fee

Martinsville City Council has refused to levy a new fee on people convicted in city courts, despite originally endorsing it.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Council to seek chicken views

City residents soon will have a chance to have their say on the idea of allowing chickens to be raised at Martinsville homes.

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