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Festivities to include education walk
A walk designed to highlight the importance of receiving a good education will be part of festivities that the New College Institute is planning for the grand opening of its new building in uptown Martinsville.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Basset Man Killed in Henry County Car Crash
Henry Co., VA- State Police say a Bassett man was killed in an accident in Henry County Saturday night after he tried speeding away from deputies attempting to pull him over.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
School funds urged
Henry County Education Association President Dorothy Carter urged the Henry County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to consider meeting the school system's budgetary needs next year - even if it means raising property taxes by 10 percent.
Family told of driver's death 2 days after wreck
A Ridgeway man who was injured in a motorcycle-pickup collision on Saturday died later that day, according to the family and the Virginia State Police, but his family said they were not notified for two days.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Area banks announce merger plan
Martinsville-based MainStreet BankShares Inc. and Danville-based American National Bankshares Inc. announced Monday they plan to merge effective in January, pending approval by regulators and MainStreet shareholders.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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 North Carolina man was arrested in connection with a robbery early Saturday in Ridgeway, according to a news release.
News from Martinsville, Virginia
Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce's first Member Appreciation Night was hosted by Martinsville Speeday Friday night.
Two enter pleas in death
Less than 24 hours before their trial on murder charges was set to begin this morning in Henry County Circuit Court, two men entered Alford pleas Sunday night in connection with a 2010 convenience store slaying.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Marijuana plants seized in Bassett
Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 Area law enforcement seized $738,500 worth of marijuana plants along with other items in the Bassett area on Wednesday.
Seized money goes into law enforcement
According to Henry County Commonwealth's Attorney Andrew Nester, a current asset forfeiture case serves as a good explanation for how the county deals with seized money.
Team notes changes in Cuba in six years of mission trips
Villa Heights Baptist Church has sent a mission team to Cuba off and on for about six years, according to the church's pastor, the Rev.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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.
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.