11 hrs ago
Grand opening set for FAHI museum
After nearly three years of raising money, renovating and relocating, the Fayette Area Historical Initiative will hold a grand opening of its African-American Museum and Multi-Cultural Center on Wednesday.
15 hrs ago
Another day at the office
Mo, the Martinsville Mustangs' mascot lies on a picnic table Monday night after playing with children who were on hand for the Mustangs' doubleheader against Forest City.
19 hrs ago
City schools to receive state funds for new SRO
Martinsville is among 24 Virginia localities that will receive state funds for a new School Resource Officer position, thanks to a grant approved last week by the Criminal Justice Services Board.
23 hrs ago
SPCA's Hervey resigns from post
Leslie Hervey has resigned her post as executive director of the Martinsville-Henry County SPCA, and she will begin work as the new executive director of the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA, possibly in mid-July.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
A pledge for fathers
Men take the positive fatherhood pledge Saturday as part of the Community Fun Day in uptown Martinsville.
150 seek Monogram jobs
More than 200 people attended a job fair/open house at Monogram Snacks on Saturday, the day after the company announced it is creating 100 jobs in Henry County.
Mall changes are in the works
The interior of the former Goody's store in Liberty Fair Mall is being demolished as part of a larger project at the mall.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Monogram to tell plans
An economic development announcement will be held at 9 a.m. today at Monogram Food Solutions, according to a release from the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. George Roden, vice president of finance for Monogram, said the announcement and an open house at the Monogram plant on Saturday are "somewhat related."
Deal is off for business
"The issue was between INVISTA," a private company located on about three acres of the DuPont property in Henry County, and DuPont, he said.
Storm winds, rain fell trees, power lines in area
A Martinsville Public Works employee begins work with a chain saw on a tree blocking Mulberry Road on Thursday.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
'Bloody Monday' remembered
The Rev. Thurman Echols Jr. holds a photograph of his arrest on June 10, 1963, on the morning of 'Bloody Monday' in Danville.
Alamance fires two in tax office + Martinsville company adding jobs + ...
Two Alamance County Tax Department employees have been fired within a week as the Alamance County Sheriff's Office investigates funds were misappropriated, the Burlington Times-News reports .
Felony charges advance
Retired Floyd County Judge K. O'Donnell, who served as a substitute judge at the hearing in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court in Martinsville, certified the two felony charges to the grand jury, which will consider whether to issue indictments in the case of James Scott Witherow II of Martinsville.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Local company gets new building; to add 44 jobs
Stone Dynamics Inc. is relocating from Henry County into a larger facility in Martinsville, creating 44 new jobs and investing $1.0 million in new equipment over the next three years.
Adams bests Bowman in 16th primary
Les Adams emerged from the GOP primary on Tuesday as the Republican candidate in the 16th House District in the Nov. 5 election.
Cuccinelli to seniors: Watch for scams
Ruth Wyatt of Martinsville shows Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli a solicitation for money she received in the mail Tuesday at the 17th annual senior appreciation day picnic at Jack Dalton Park.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Day care first in area to earn star rating
Sharon Martin poses with the children she keeps in her home. Her students include Nykori Jamison and Anhia Holland.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
One person dies in wreck
Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 One person was pronounced dead early Monday after a single vehicle accident in Henry County.
Meals tax amendment on agenda
Martinsville City Council on Tuesday will consider finalizing an ordinance amendment setting the city's meals tax on prepared food and drinks.