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5 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

Seniors get tips and advice to avoid being scam victims

Deborah H. Bell of the Virginia Attorney General's Office advises seniors on "How to Avoid Being Scammed" at a seminar Wednesday at the Henry County Administration Building.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Martinsville, VA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

a Us manufacturer who fought back: Book tells gritty story of fight against Chinese imports

Much of U.S. manufacturing has been decimated in the past decade by less expensive imports from China, but it didn't necessarily have to be that way, according to a compelling new book by journalist Beth Macy.

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Related Topix: Furniture, Bassett Furniture Industries, Galax, VA

Martinsville Bulletin

Time bank encourages helping others

A new area program can offer assistance to those who need a little help and are willing to offer a little help in return.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA, Charlottesville, VA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Police still seek leads in 2002 Short case

Twelve years after the shooting deaths of the Short family, Henry County Sheriff's Office investigators are continuing to pursue new ideas and suggestions on the case.

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Related Topix: Oak Level, VA, Martinsville, VA, Patrick Springs, VA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

C-PEG awards $31K grant to wood firm

Mike Grogan , president and chief financial officer of Southeastern Wood Products, receives a $31,960 grant check from Clay Campbell , immediate past president of C-PEG, and April Haynes, executive director of the Martinsville Area Community Foundation.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA, Small Business, Personal Finance

Martinsville Bulletin

Annual Short ride will be Sunday

Organizers of the 12th annual Jennifer Short Memorial Scholarship Bike/Car Ride expect to have 300 to 400 participants in Sunday's ride.

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Related Topix: Weather, Collinsville, VA, Martinsville, VA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Arrest made in store robbery

Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 A Hillsville man has been charged with robbery in connection with an incident at Read's Grocery in Spencer on Aug. 10, according to a release from the Henry County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA, Hillsville, VA, Spencer, VA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Project attempts to spark innovation among youth

William Baptist and Johnny Buck, cofounders of Rooster Walk Music and Arts Festival, are shown at Rooster Walk 4 in 2012.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA

Martinsville Bulletin

Mall proposal rejected by city council

Above, John Mulherin, vice president of government relations for Hull Storey Gibson, speaks Tuesday to the Martinsville City Council.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA

Martinsville Bulletin

Police look for clues in string of robberies

A convenience store robbery in Spencer is not believed to be related to two other recent county robberies, according to Henry County Sheriff Lane Perry.

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Related Topix: Spencer, VA, Stanleytown, VA, Bassett, VA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Time to learn: Cotton visits schools on first day

Henry County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jared Cotton speaks with freshmen at Magna Vista High School's Warrior Tech Academy.

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Related Topix: Axton, VA, Education Etc.

Martinsville Bulletin

Support shown for Bible request

An estimated 25 to 30 people packed into the Martinsville School Board meeting Monday night to support a pastor's request that the board allow Gideons International New Testaments and/or Bibles to be distributed to students.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Martinsville, VA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Robbery reported at Spencer grocery store

Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 The Henry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a robbery that occurred Sunday afternoon at Reed's Grocery on A.L. Philpott Highway in Spencer, according to a news release.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA, Spencer, VA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Henry Co. Sheriff's Office Seeks Armed Robbery Suspects

Henry Co., VA - Two masked men robbed a store in Henry County and now the Sheriff's Office is trying to make an arrest.

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Related Topix: Bassett, VA, Stanleytown, VA

Martinsville Bulletin

Village Market robbery investigated

Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 The Henry County Sheriff's Office is investigating a robbery that occurred at Village Market, 6601 Fairystone Park Highway, Bassett, at 10 p.m. Thursday.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA, Bassett, VA, Stanleytown, VA

Martinsville Bulletin

Rain won't stop festival

Roger Adams, director of Henry County Parks and Recreation, and Jennifer Doss, tourism director with the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp., both sponsors of the day-long festival, said it will go on as planned.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA, Axton, VA

Martinsville Bulletin

Employees keep busy over summer

Superintendent Jared Cotton told the Henry County School Board at its meeting Thursday that employees have been busy over the summer.

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Related Topix: Axton, VA, Education Etc.

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Annual Jennifer Short ride to be held Sunday

Mary and Michael Short are shown with their daughter Jennifer in a family photo.

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Related Topix: Oak Level, VA, Collinsville, VA, Martinsville, VA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Martinsville Bulletin

Four Cs' the focus at local convocation

How to make the "four Cs" - critical thinking, collaboration, communication and creativity - a more intentional focus of instruction was a theme at the community convocation, launching the new school year, on Tuesday.

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Martinsville Bulletin

National Night Out

D.H. Gregory of Clearview Drive gets his plate filled by Christy Fisher at the 31st annual 'National Night Out' at McCabe Memorial Baptist Church and Refuge Temple Ministries in Martinsville.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, VA

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