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11 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

Area is in early drought

Henry County and Martinsville are abnormally dry, but rainfall is expected throughout this week, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Henry County, VA, Martinsville, VA, Danville, VA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Employee charged in theft of race car in Surry Co.

The investigation of a purported race car theft in Surry County in May has led to a felony charge against a Virginia man who was hauling the vehicle and allegedly stole it instead.

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Related Topix: Surry County, VA, Waynesboro, VA, Ringgold, VA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Get Fit's 50,000 Pound Challenge Almost Over

Their goal is to get folks in Danville, Pittsylvania County, and Caswell County, North Carolina to drop the pounds in a little more than three months.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Chatham Suspects People Are Stealing Water From Town's Fire Hydrants

Over the past couple weeks, the town of Chatham says they've noticed a huge problem.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Danville-Pittsylvania County Habitat For Humanity Working To...

The Danville-Pittsylvania County Habitat for Humanity just received a $5,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Judge Sentences Three People for Assault Prior to Man's Death

Pittsylvania Co., VA - Three Southside men will spend time in jail for fighting with a man who was later found dead in his car.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

AMBER Alert shocks cell phone users

Cell phones screeched two different kind of alerts during the last week, shocking many in Hampton Roads.

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Related Topix: Weather

WebProNews

Amber Alert in Virginia Called Off

An Amber Alert issued Saturday by the Virginia State Police and Virginia Missing Children Clearinghouse for an abduction of a teenager has been called off.

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Related Topix: Prison

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Two Motorcyclists Killed in Pittsylvania County

Pittsylvania Co., VA- State Police say two men are dead and a woman is in the hospital after a vehicle crashed into several motorcycles Saturday afternoon in Pittsylvania County.

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Related Topix: Danville, VA, Train Disaster

WRIC-TV Richmond

Amber Alert: Officials Search for Child Missing From Pittsylvania County

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. - Virginia State Police has issued an amber alert for a 15-year-old who is missing form Pittsylvania County.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Franklin News-Post

Stanley files motion to allow board to use Christian prayers

As the attorney for the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors, Bill Stanley has filed a motion to remove the injunction ordering the board to cease opening its meetings with Christian prayers.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, VA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Sections of Riverwalk Trail Closing Temporarily

The section of trail near the Waste Water Treatment Plant at Anglers Park will be closed from Tuesday to Friday to allow for the completion of a new section of trail.

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Related Topix: South Boston, VA, Boston, VA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Four Charged in Connection With Exploitation, Prostitution of Children

Pittsylvania Co., VA - Four people have been arrested and charged after an investigation into prostitution and exploitation of children by the Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office Sarah Elizabeth Grim, 21, of Bassett and Korin Alston, 26, of Danville were both charged with prostitution, commercial sexual conduct, and commercial exploitation of a ... (more)

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

12 High- Risk Fugitives From Southside Apprehended In Operation Night Train

The U.S. Marshal's Service says 12 high-risk fugitives are now off the streets. It's all thanks to Operation Night Train.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Virginia's First Lady Stops In Pittsylvania County, Promotes Healthy Eating

Pittsylvania Co., VA - Virginia's First Lady, Dorothy McAuliffe, spent part of her day on the Southside on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Southside Lost Battle For Chinese Paper Company, But Farmers Still Benefit

Pittsylvania Co., VA - A Chinese paper company moving to Chesterfield County may be bringing good news for farmers in our area.

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Related Topix: Chesterfield County, VA, Agriculture, Science, Chesterfield, VA

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