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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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2 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

Summer food program for local kids is praised

Patricia Dombroski , administrator of the Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service Mid-Atlantic Regional Office, and Dr. Michael Welch, director of the Division of Community Nutrition at the Virginia Department of Health, speak Thursday at the Bassett Library.

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6 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

New traffic pattern in place uptown

Four temporary stop signs - two on posts and two mounted near street level - have been installed on Jones Street at the intersection of Fayette Street beside the historic structure.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Mt. Airy News

Rock company aiding fossil excavation1:30 am

An excavation team works to extract valuable insect and other fossils from a Virginia quarry recently acquired by Ararat Rock Products of Mount Airy.

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Martinsville Bulletin

City falls in jobless rankings

Martinsville's jobless rate declined in June and dropped to the second-highest rate in Virginia, while Henry County's rate increased slightly, according to data released Wednesday by the Virginia Employment Commission.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Local programs showcased as secretary visits area

Virginia Secretary of Public Safety Brian Moran watches as city firefighters use a method known as Air Track Management to combat a controlled fire in a former railroad box car configured to simulate a residence.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Movie illuminates Thurgood Marshall's life

About 75 or 80 people gathered Monday in uptown Martinsville for a screening of "Thurgood," a film about the late Thurgood Marshall, who was a lawyer for the NAACP before he became the first black member of the Supreme Court.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Racing college touted

Chris Parker , with Patrick Henry Community College, shows mechatronics equipment in the college's motorsports facility to Mary Rae Carter , special adviser to Gov. Terry McAuliffe for rural partnerships, and Elizabeth Creamer , McAuliffe's adviser on workforce development, during a tour of the facility Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

More than 20 people named in city indictments

Eight additional indictments were sealed by a judge's order and will remain sealed until served or five days from the order.

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Martinsville Bulletin

PSA to take two sewer lagoons out of service

Two Henry County sewer lagoons soon will be decommissioned, saving the county money in the long term and also providing environmental benefits.

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Martinsville Bulletin

VMNH team is hurrying to remove quarry fossils

Virginia Museum of Natural History Curator of Paleontology Alton "Butch" Dooley holds a fossilized rock specimen of Tanytrachelos, a small aquatic reptile species from the Triassic period, about 225 million years ago.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Mother indicted in death

A Martinsville woman has been indicted on felony murder and two other charges, according to indictments released Monday by a Martinsville grand jury.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Sales tax 'holiday' signals school year

Schools in Henry County and Martinsville will start the new school year Aug. 11, and the Virginia Department of Taxation is helping consumers get ready.

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Martinsville Bulletin

Voters now required to show photo ID

A new voter identification law that took effect July 1 means now is the time for any Virginia voter who does not have an acceptable form of photo ID to get one - and local registrars can help.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Parking limits planned uptown

Martinsville is planning to begin enforcing a two-hour limit for on-street parking in the uptown business district this fall.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

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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