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Martinsville Names New Police Chief

Martinsville Names New Police Chief

Martinsville, VA – The City of Martinsville is announcing the appointment of Mr. Sean L. Dunn to the position of Police Chief effective Monday, May 5, 2014.  Mr. Dunn currently… Read more »

Construction Sparks Mobile Home Fire in Collinsville

Construction Sparks Mobile Home Fire in Collinsville

Henry County, VA – Construction on a mobile home sparked a fire on Wednesday, and the smoke rising from the structure could be seen for quite a distance away.  A… Read more »

Gov. McAuliffe Tours Southside, Talks Medicaid

Gov. McAuliffe Tours Southside, Talks Medicaid

Martinsville, VA – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe toured south-side Virginia on Tuesday, stopping in Danville and Martinsville.  While in Martinsville, the governor took the opportunity to discuss MedicAid, and why… Read more »

USDA Rural Development Initiatives Created 75,000 Jobs in 2013

USDA Rural Development Initiatives Created 75,000 Jobs in 2013

Washington, DC – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today issued a report highlighting the impact of more than $33 billion in USDA investments to support rural businesses, infrastructure and housing in… Read more »

Patrick Henry Community College Rebrands Motorsports Program

Patrick Henry Community College Rebrands Motorsports Program

Martinsville, VA – It’s a brand new day for racing at Patrick Henry Community College as the community can expect to see some changes from the motorsports program. PHCC Motorsports,… Read more »

Eastman Chemical to Purchase Commonwealth Laminating

Eastman Chemical to Purchase Commonwealth Laminating

Henry County, VA – Eastman Chemical Company (Eastman) has announced their intentions to acquire Commonwealth Laminating & Coating, Inc. (CLC), and an agreement has been reached between the two companies…. Read more »

USDA Awards Grants to Develop Obesity Prevention Programs

USDA Awards Grants to Develop Obesity Prevention Programs

Arlington, VA – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) will make three grants totaling $5 million to universities to develop childhood… Read more »

Fire Destroys Home Off Route 58 in Henry County

Fire Destroys Home Off Route 58 in Henry County

Henry County, VA – A large structure fire destroyed a home off 58 in Henry County on Tuesday night.  The blaze, which could be seen for quite a long distance… Read more »

Car and School Bus Collide in Bassett

Car and School Bus Collide in Bassett

Bassett, VA – A passenger vehicle and school bus collided Wednesday about 3:00PM in the Bassett Forks area of Henry County, according to authorities.  The school bus was transporting elementary… Read more »

Electrical Groundsman Training Available at Patrick Henry Community College

Electrical Groundsman Training Available at Patrick Henry Community College

Martinsville, VA – A fast-track training program is available at Patrick Henry Community College to start a career as an electrical groundsman. This five-week course, which includes 160 hours of… Read more »

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