10 hrs ago
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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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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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.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Students urged to see past disabilities
Ms. Wheelchair Virginia 2014 Kanika Davis and several other current and former Ms.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Woman is denied bond
A woman charged in connection with the deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were found in a burned Daewoo hatchback in 2011 will remain in jail.