| Mar 30, 2013
| 7:38 AM
A Henry County man is dead after being shot, and authorities have arrested his accused killer.
The murder happened arround 7o'clock Friday night in Bassett.
Investigators say they arrived at a house on Blackberry Road and found William Doss bleeding...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Thursday, Ana Santiago, a native Spanish speaker, showed her English speaking friends how to bargain.
"We're mostly making a traditional Mexican or Hispanic culture Market," Santiago said.
Martinsville High School called Thursday, Dia de Mercado, or...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 7:16 PM
New findings released from The Virginia Department of Health show that several southwest Virginia counties are falling short when it comes to medical care.
The findings were released through the annual County Health Rankings and Roadmaps. It's compiled...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 9:03 AM
A new report says counties and municipalities in northern Virginia tend to be healthier than their counterparts in the southern part of the state.
The report was released Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A few area schools received big honors from Richmond Wednesday.
The Board of Education Excellence awards were given to 51 schools across the state.
The only school in Roanoke City to receive the award was Crystal Spring Elementary.
It met all...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Crushing beer cans into a block ready to be recycled is a full time job for workers in the scrap metal business.
"We recycle all the scrap metal material that's out there. Ranges anywhere from steel, to aluminum, to copper, to brass. All the way around,"...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 5:51 AM
A species of endangered fish is putting plans to expand a Henry County water plant on hold.
County officials say there are concerns that adding water production at the Philpott Water Plant may further threaten the Roanoke logperch.
| Feb 16, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Leading the charge is "the trail machine," a piece of equipment that's clearing a path through the hilly terrain, but it can't do the job alone. Following behind is a crew of volunteers equipped with hand tools.
They're working with the U.S. Army...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:46 PM
Former Virginia Tech star Orion Martin has been hired as the new head football coach at Martinsville High School.
Here is the press release:
The Martinsville City School Board on Monday voted to appoint a former Virginia Tech football
star to lead...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Sheriff's deputies in Henry County are investigating how a three-year old died.
They got a call from Martinsville Memorial Hospital around three Monday afternoon about an unresponsive child who died at the hospital short time later.
An autopsy will be...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Hundreds of animals are euthanized every year by animal control sometimes because they're too aggressive and sometimes for no reason.
A shelter in Southern Virginia wants to stop those killings.
The Martinsville Henry County Society for the...