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Court Roundup: Ridgeway man faces malicious wounding charges

COLLINSVILLE - A Ridgeway man has been arrested and charged with malicious wounding, in a Henry County case. Christy Lamont Holmes, 47, is scheduled to have a hearing in Henry County General District Court on Dec. 21, according to court records. An arrest warrant and criminal complaint by Deputy R.G

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Fred L. (Buddy) Boyd Jr

Fred L. (Buddy) Boyd Jr, 59, of Axton, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 in the Bassett Funeral Service Chapel. Fred L. (Buddy) Boyd Jr, 59, of Axton, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The family

MARTINSVILLEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-21 09:24:36

Searching For JD: Axton family asks for help to find missing pet

AXTON-"He hasn't come in," Darla Reynolds told her husband Sept. 13. It's a phrase no pet owner wants to hear, especially when the animal's been a member of the family for the past 15 years. Last Wednesday evening, James Reynolds let his black and white beagle, J.D., out to use the bathroom. Because

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-21 03:45:00

Lowell (Tommy) Shelton Sr.

Lowell (Tommy) Shelton Sr. Lowell (Tommy) Shelton Sr., 75, of New Rochelle, N.Y. departed this life Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Montefiore Hospital of New Rochelle, N.Y. He was born in Henry County, Va. to the late George and Ethel Phillips Shelton. He attended and graduated from George Washingt

MARTINSVILLEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-21 09:29:10

Stroller: What's so strange about the Norfolk Island phonebook?

TODAY'S WORD is debunk (di-BUNGK). Example: A professional skeptic, 89-year-old magician James Randi is perhaps most famous for debunking claims of the paranormal, psychic and supernatural, which he collectively refers to as "woo-woo." WEDNESDAY'S WORD was torpor. It means a state marked by apathy,

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

A Community Conversation: NCI will hold a town hall discussion on opioid addiction

MARTINSVILLE -Federal and state officials will be in the city tonight, taking part in a community discussion about opioid addiction. Titled "Legal Prescriptions and Heroin Addictions: A Community Conversation," the free event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at New College Institute's Baldwin Building

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Local chefs highlighted at "Savory September"

MARTINSVILLE-On Friday, Martinsville residents won't have to travel across the country to enjoy tropical cuisine - it'll be offered as part of a fundraiser at Piedmont Arts. Beginning at 7 p.m., guests will enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres with a Hawaiian theme, as well as a cash bar serving Mai Tai, wine

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-21 03:45:00

Tourism grants coming to Speedway, Rooster Walk

MARTINSVILLE-Two local groups received some support from the state this week, with the Martinsville Speedway and Rooster Walk both receiving tourism grants. The money comes from the Virginia Tourism Corporation's Marketing Leverage Program, a project put in place to help operations expand their reac

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-21 03:45:00

Southwest Virginia county's only hospital to close

STUART, Va. (AP) - The only hospital in one southwest Virginia county is closing. Media outlets report the Pioneer Health Services facility in Stuart is diverting emergency room patients to other hospitals and discharging or transferring other patients. According to The Roanoke Times , the next-clos

GODANRIVER.COM - 2017-09-21 07:56:14

Update: Madison Heights teen sentenced to 3 years for role in Triangle Market shooting

A Madison Heights teenager found guilty of unlawful wounding in connection with a shooting outside of an Amherst County convenience store last summer will serve three years behind bars, a judge ruled Thursday. Nalijah Antonio Herdon, 18, was arrested Aug. 25, 2016, a day after the Amherst County She

LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE - 2017-09-21 15:36:00

Ron Carrier, who transformed James Madison University as president, dies

Ronald Carrier, the fourth president of James Madison University, died Monday at 85. Under his tenure, the school gained national recognition. JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY HARRISONBURG - Ronald E. Carrier, the gregarious and bold visionary who led the transformation of James Madison University from a s

GODANRIVER.COM - 2017-09-21 03:00:00

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Gildan Activewear's huge warehouse sale, held Sept. 14-17, 2017, brought thousands of shoppers looking for deals to Kingsway Plaza in Eden. Outside, shoppers hauled bags full of merchandise to their vehicles, jammed into the parking lot, taking up rights-of-way and yellow-striped non-parking spaces.

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-20 18:20:00

Leonard (Dobie) Wayne Gilbert

Leonard (Dobie) Wayne Gilbert Leonard (Dobie) Wayne Gilbert, 74, of Ridgeway, Va. passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 after a lengthy battle with lung cancer. He was born on April 17, 1943 in the Mountain Valley Community of Henry County, Va. to the late Everette and Annie Carter Gilbert. In a

MARTINSVILLEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-20 09:31:23

Bluegrass concert to benefit Rockingham County Guardian Ad Litem program

RUFFIN - Bluegrass band Sideline is teaming up with the Rockingham County Guardian Ad Litem program for an evening of music for a good cause on Saturday, Sept. 23. An Evening with Sideline will feature the six-man band, including bassist and Ruffin-native Jason Moore, at the Happy Home Community Cen

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-19 16:11:00

Court Roundup: Drug, robbery charges among those recently in local courts

COLLINSVILLE - Residents facing drug, robbery, gun, larceny, burglary and other charges had their day in court over the last few days. HENRY COUNTY GENERAL DISTRICT COURT The prosecution dropped but could reinstate a charge of feloniously obtaining money or property by false pretense against Robert

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Goat Missing After Several Rockingham Co. Home Break-Ins

REIDSVILLE, N.C. -- A goat is missing after several home break-ins in Rockingham County. The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office said the goat was last seen Monday morning in a yard on U.S. 29 Business in Reidsville, NC. It has since disappeared after a number of home break-ins. The Rockingham County

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-19 19:16:58

PHCC Has 6th Lowest Graduation Rate Among Virginia Community Colleges

Danville Community College students earn degrees and certificates at a higher rate than all other Community Colleges in Virginia with the exception of Wytheville. Patrick Henry Community College in Henry County doesn't fare as well with its rate among the 6th lowest. 45.3 percent of Danville Communi

MARTINSVILLEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-20 09:19:02

Help for dislocated workers announced

Rapid response sessions will be held on Friday to help the workers affected by the closing of Pioneer Community Hospital of Patrick. Chris Pope, manager of the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) in Martinsville, said sessions are designed to provide affected workers with "as much information as we

THE ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 14:21:42

Democrat Contributions in Southside Outweigh Republicans 82 to 18 Percent

Polls can be an indicator of who will win an election, but a couple of major polls show the current Virginia race for Governor either a dead heat or a 10 point advantage for Democrat Ralph Northam. Some analysts say the more reliable indicator is the amount of money a candidate has raised. Statewide

MARTINSVILLEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-20 09:15:44

Reidsville leaders endorse a UNCG lab school at Moss Street Elementary School

REIDSVILLE - Reidsville leaders are throwing their support behind a plan for UNC-Greensboro to turn Moss Street Elementary School into an innovative laboratory school. If approved, UNCG would assume direction of the low-performing school next fall and introduce and expand creative, cutting edge init

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-20 13:00:00