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15 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

Pollen wreaks sneezy, wheezy havoc

This year's spring allergy season could be among the worst in an "allergy corridor" that includes Martinsville-Henry County, said a local ear, nose and throat doctor who is seeing patients affected by allergies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Allergy, Health, Martinsville, VA, Richmond, VA, Immunology, Biology, Science, Weather

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Board OKs budget

The supervisors also adopted tax rates for the upcoming fiscal year, which will last from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Martinsville Bulletin

NCI building delayed

William Wampler , executive director of New College Institute , gives a tour of the advanced manufacturing area of the NCI building to members of the Martinsville City Council on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA

Martinsville Bulletin

Program prepares teachers

A Longwood University program offered in Martinsville is making dreams of a college degree come true for students who otherwise might not be able to achieve that goal.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA, Longwood University

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Students urged to see past disabilities

Ms. Wheelchair Virginia 2014 Kanika Davis and several other current and former Ms.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Liberty University, Henry, VA, Martinsville, VA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Philpott expo targets environmental awareness

Inman was on hand at the seventh annual Environmental Education Expo at Philpott Lake Saturday, hosted by DRBA and sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Related Topix: US News, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Martinsville, VA

Martinsville Bulletin

Budget vote set Tuesday

The Henry County Board of Supervisors will consider adopting the fiscal 2014-2015 county budget at its 3 p.m. regular monthly meeting Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Education called key to adding jobs

Henry County Administrator Tim Hall shows U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Virginia, a map of Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner

Martinsville Bulletin

Axton Elementary teacher named county's best of year

Axton Elementary School teacher Joyce M. Ashworth was named the division's teacher of the year on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Axton, VA, Chatmoss, VA, Education Etc.

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Ground broken at business park

Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 State political leaders gathered in Henry County on Thursday for a long-awaited groundbreaking ceremony at Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA, US Politics, Senator Tim Kaine, US News, US Senate, Representative Robert Hurt, Republican, US House of Representatives

Martinsville Bulletin

Cotton told to adjust budget

Henry County Schools Superintendent Jared Cotton has been tasked with finding an additional $30,000 in an already tight school budget to partially restore coaches' stipends.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Agency funds at issue

Most of the money that Martinsville City Council gives agencies outside city government goes to ones that the city has legal or contractual obligations to support, according to city officials.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Free tax program yields results

With the arrival today of the federal tax deadline, the United Way of Henry County and Martinsville HOPE Coalition is finishing another year of free tax preparation for Martinsville & Henry County residents.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA, Tax, Social Security, Personal Finance

Martinsville Bulletin

Groundbreaking set for industrial park

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Thursday at Martinsville and Henry County's newest industrial park: Commonwealth Crossing Business Centre.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA

Martinsville Bulletin

School funds urged

Despite urging from three speakers to increase local funding for the county schools, the Henry County Board of Supervisors on Monday made no changes to proposed school funding for the coming fiscal year.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Academy bid OK'd by board

The Henry County School Board on Thursday awarded the base bid for the second phase of construction at Magna Vista High School's Warrior Tech Academy.

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Related Topix: Thomas Jane, Longwood University

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Program details to be shared

The Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. has scheduled an event at 11 a.m. today at Patrick Henry Community College's Frith Hall to announce the arrival an "innovative new program for the advanced film industry and advanced manufacturing" in the area, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA

Martinsville Bulletin

New EMS squad 'beneficial' to area

A new paid 13-member EMS squad in Henry County already is proving beneficial to the area, according to Public Safety Director Rodney Howell.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

SOL test changes welcomed

Henry County Public Schools Superintendent Jared Cotton said he is pleased the number of Standards of Learning tests has been reduced.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc., Martinsville, VA

Martinsville Bulletin

Latino Festival expands focus

Sharon Ortiz-Garcia , Jaime Herrera and Eli Salgado are among several local leaders putting together a Latino festival Saturday at the Smith River Sports Complex.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Epidemiology, Martinsville, VA

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