10 hrs ago
Hillbilly Poker Run' set for Saturday
Photo by Leanne Oakes: The 11th annual Hillbilly's Poker Run is set for Saturday, Sept. 20. The run is in memory of Garry "Hillbilly" Thurman.
14 hrs ago
New shell building to be dedicated
A dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new lot 8 shell building at the Beaver Creek industrial park will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Building gets rave reviews
The New College Institute's ultramodern new building has made the head of another higher education institution in Southside a little envious.
NCI hailed for spreading access to education
No longer do people have to leave Martinsville-Henry County to earn higher education degrees that will enable them to pursue rewarding careers, speakers and visitors at this weekend's New College Institute festivities noted.
NCI opens the Building on Baldwin
Cody Sedor, 6, a first-grader at Patrick Henry Elementary School, sits with his mother, Stephanie Sedor, assistant principal at Patrick Henry, wearing a mortar board graduation cap given to children at NCI festivities Saturday.
History has prominent role in NCI
Shown at NCI's living history wall in the institute's new building are Dr. Dana O. Baldwin's nephew, Daniel O. Baldwin, and niece, Marie B. Hairston, at Friday's dedication.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
NCI Building on Baldwin is dedicated
After nearly two years of construction, the New College Institute's new building on the Baldwin Block in uptown Martinsville is officially open.
NCI: A new model
Above, Gov. Tim Kaine formally signs legislation creating the New College Institute on June 14, 2006, at Chatmoss Country Club.
Police chief talks changes
Martinsville's new police chief, Sean Dunn, is placing much emphasis on his officers getting to know the city residents they serve and protect.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Map sparks queries
A map distributed by the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. which shows locations of certain businesses and attractions was not intended to show all of them, an official said Wednesday.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Pharmacy closed due to industry changes
After 10 years, Tony Pratt decided he would rather sell Martinsville Family Pharmacy and Family L.T.C. Pharmacy than compromise his goals.
City fire rating better
City businesses could be paying less for their fire insurance premiums later this year due to the Martinsville Fire Department receiving a lower Insurance Services Office rating, according to an official.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Volunteers from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, the Southwest Virginia Master Naturalists and the Interact Club of Bassett High School gathered Saturday to clean up J. Frank Wilson Park in Martinsville.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
City school board will not allow distribution of Bibles
Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 Following the advice of legal counsel, the Martinsville School Board will not allow Gideons International Bibles to be distributed at city schools.
Thomas W. a Tommya Caviness Sr.
Thomas W. "Tommy" Caviness Sr., 88, of Pulaski, Va., died Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski.
Partnership to offer mentoring
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Blue Ridge and the Tau Omicron chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity have joined forces to offer a mentoring program for youths in Henry County and Martinsville.
BPOL on council agenda
Martinsville City Council on Tuesday will consider adopting on first reading amendments to its business and professional license rules that may keep some firms from having to pay taxes on their gross receipts.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Film program tops goal for student enrollment
Instructor Terry Carter works with students at Patrick Henry Community College during a course in industrial safety, offered through the Center for Advanced Film Manufacturing.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Charges filed after pursuit
Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 A local man was charged with reckless driving and felony eluding police after a pursuit ended in a wreck Thursday night, according to a news release from the Martinsville Police Department.
Area still is - abnormally dry'
A hibiscus flower is shown Wednesday under sunny skies in Martinsville. The trend toward warm weather is expected to continue today under mostly sunny skies with a 30 percent chance of rain.