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  1. Bertie Lou Rakes HarloweRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    ... American Society of Interior Designers. Prior to relocating to Hilton Head Island, SC, she was a resident of Martinsville, VA, where she was a design consultant for a local college, a member of the Dogwood Garden Club, several bridge clubs and a ...

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  2. Martinsville, Va. Had Highest Jobless Rate in OctoberRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The city of Martinsville had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in October. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city's seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 10.1 percent.

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  3. Man Arrested for Attempted CarjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    Martinsville Police have arrested an Alaska man after they say he forced his way into a woman's car this morning.

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  4. Economic development announcement WednesdayRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 Gov. Terry McAuliffe will be in town on Wednesday for an economic development announcement, according to a press release from Mark Heath, president and CEO of the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp.

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  5. Volunteers pack boxes for Christmas CheerRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Christmas tradition. Donations to Christmas Cheer still are being accepted and may be mailed to P.O. Box 540, Martinsville, VA 24114. (Bulletin photos by Mike Wray) About 50 volunteers gathered Saturday to pack 850 boxes for needy families at a ...

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  6. School board OKs policy focused on outside groupsRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Martinsville School Board on Monday approved a regulation with procedures by which non-school groups that wish to distribute information or materials can post links on the school division's website, provided they meet certain requirements.

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  7. Results to hire 300 in StuartRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... job fair will be today. Today's job fair, and a second one on Dec. 16, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Martinsville Workforce Center, 233 W. Commonwealth Blvd., Martinsville, according to the release. The third job fair will be from 10 a.m. to ...

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  8. Fire ahead of holidays devastating for coupleRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... fire was accidental and began with burning incense, according to the city fire marshal. (Contributed photo) A Martinsville couple's first Christmas together will be marred by loss - of their home, their belongings and their beloved pets. The Logans' ...

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  9. Council to take up repairsRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Martinsville City Council on Tuesday will consider getting started on efforts to repair a deteriorated piece of a major sewer line.

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  10. Warm, cold ... what next?Read the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Lately it's been somewhat warm for a day or two, then cold for a day or two before getting warm again. The Martinsville area saw a sunny sky and a high temperature of 75 degrees as December began on Monday, but today will be rainy with a high of only ...

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  11. Program focuses on aiding hearing-impaired studentsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... four hearing-impaired students at Stanleytown Elementary School, three from Henry County Schools and one from Martinsville City Public Schools (MCPS), in a regional elementary school program. Henry County also has one hearing-impaired student at ...

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  12. RTI in talks about fundsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    RTI International Metals Inc. in Martinsville is negotiating a repayment with the Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission after it failed to meet an employment and capital investment threshold.

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  13. Four-star general touts Picatinny's roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    ... "We are in a period of uncertainty and we have been there for a long period of time," Via said. Via grew up in Martinsville, Va., and was commissioned in the Signal Corps in 1980 after graduating from Virginia State University, according to his ...

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  14. Gasoline prices dip furtherRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... said. When prices were much higher, one could "get behind" financially, he added. On Friday, gas prices in the Martinsville area were averaging about $2.50 a gallon. They were as low as $2.259 in the Martinsville area, according to Motor Trend ...

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  15. Barbour honored for military, community serviceRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Franklin News-Post

    Photo by Mike Wray: Billy Barbour speaks after receiving his award as Veteran of the Year at the 2014 Veterans' Day Program at the National Guard Armory in Martinsville on Nov. 9. Billy Barbour, a Korean War veteran, was presented the award at a program at the National Guard Armory in Martinsville on Nov. 9. Marc Thomas, who presented the award from the area's Veterans Service Organizations, said Barbour was chosen because of his outstanding record of military service and community work. Barbour served with the U.S. Army 24th Infantry and 34th Regiment as a medic in Korea during the war from 1952 to 1954.

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  16. 2A Top Ten: #2 MartinsvilleRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2014 | Rivals.com

    Six-foot-6 junior center and D-1 prospect Devonnte Holland leads the Martinsville Bulldogs , a program with more state titles on the basketball court than anyone else in VHSL history and hungry to go a step further after reaching the State Tournament semifinals a season ago.

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  17. Auctioning off a piece of historyRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A.C. Wilson of Martinsville stands beside his 1939 Series 40 Buick Special convertible that was present at the attack of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

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  18. Yule shoppers out in forceRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... store employee on a loudspeaker, asking for their patience while waiting in long checkout lines. Lynn Turner of Martinsville said she was pleased that the department store had three clerks at each checkout counter. She went to the store Thursday ...

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  19. Woman located in county, safeRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 Dillard, 37, of the Ridgeway area, had been missing since Nov. 22 and the sheriff's office had been investigating.

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  20. Meal is more than foodRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... people partaking in the meals and preparing them. "I think it's nice that they do this," Betty Cannaday of Martinsville said Thursday after polishing off the last bit of her holiday diner at the second annual Spirit of Thanksgiving Meal held at EMI ...

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