13 hrs ago
Quilt now hangs in city hall
A quilt made by students at the Piedmont Governor's School hangs in the lobby of the Martinsville Municipal Building.
17 hrs ago
Bridge work funded
The Commonwealth Transportation Board recently approved a draft Six-Year Improvement Program that includes funding to repair the bridge on Commonwealth Boulevard near Lester Street in Martinsville.
Mon May 20, 2013
This rhododendron towers over Virginia "Phoebe" Leach of Martinsville. She planted it 30 years ago, a Mother's Day gift from her daughter.
Sun May 19, 2013
FAHI museum is set to open
The museum, in the former Imperial Savings and Loan building at 211 Fayette St., Martinsville, will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and Saturdays by appointment for the next two weeks, according to Curtis Millner, chairman of the FAHI board.
Adams seeking fourth term
The Blackberry District representative announced Saturday that he has filed his paperwork to run for a fourth consecutive four-year term.
Dinos draw crowds to VMNH
An increase in visitors at the Virginia Museum of Natural History is being attributed largely to the popularity of two dinosaur-themed exhibits.
Republican candidates to be here Monday
Ken Cuccinelli and the Republican candidates for lieutenant governor, E.W. Jackson, and attorney general, state Sen.
Fri May 17, 2013
Three Wanted in Pittsylvania Co. for Stealing Lottery Tickets
Pittsylvania Co., VA - Officials in Pittsylvania County are looking for three people they say stole lottery tickets from a store in Brosville on May 4. Deputies with the sheriff's office say they responded to a burglary alarm at the Barbers One Stop off Martinsville Highway.
Thu May 16, 2013
Program to expand at NCI
The engineering/technology program began this year, and 29 students currently are enrolled in the academy, Dr.
Wed May 15, 2013
Man dies at accident in Patrick
Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 A Patrick County man was pronounced dead at the scene of an automobile accident Wednesday morning, according to a news release from the Virginia State Police.
Council approves 2013-14 budget
Martinsville City Council on Tuesday night approved, on first reading, a fiscal year 2013-14 budget that city officials have described as basically revenue neutral.
Facade improvement grant aids uptown
Businesses such as those at 23 Fayette St. have taken advantage of a grant for facade improvements, and work either is underway or planned on some other properties.
Construction begins on new NCI building
Workers begin to lay the foundation for the NCI building on the Baldwin Block in uptown Martinsville on Tuesday.
Petition circulated to remove Hodge
Thomas Aquino and Chris Young discuss a petition that seeks to remove Martinsville City Councilwoman Sharon Brooks Hodge on Tuesday in uptown Martinsville.
Tue May 14, 2013
Spring break moved
The Martinsville School Board, at its meeting Monday night, scheduled spring break for March 31 through April 4 next school year.
Exchange student learns the ropes at fire department
Carlisle School exchange student Feng Cheng Xu is dressed by Martinsville fireman Dwayne Robertson.
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Rooster Walk 2013: Leftover Salmon, Dumpstaphunk, Kung Fu and More
The 5th annual Rooster Walk Music & Arts Festival is set to go down once again in Martinsville, VA over Memorial Day weekend in the scenic rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Mon May 13, 2013
Budget hearing is set
City residents on Tuesday will have an opportunity to voice to Martinsville City Council their concerns about the proposed fiscal 2014 budget.
Space comes to students through NASA specimens
Hunter Hendricks and Mahetab Bayoumy, Martinsville Middle School students in the NASA SEMAA program, study lunar and meteorite samples on loan from NASA.
Sun May 12, 2013
Summer camp funds approved
To help local summer camps expand to serve more area young people, a $103,703 community partnership grant from the Harvest Foundation has been awarded to The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Blue Ridge, The Family YMCA and MHC After 3. These three organizations will work together to serve more low-income youth in their programs this summer, according to ... (more)