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New eatery opens in Ridgeway
“You think about grills in a convenience store, but not in a grocery store,” said Billy Wheeler, owner of Woody’s Grill.
Two shot in Danville overnight
At about midnight Saturday, officers responded to the 200 block of Withers Road after receiving a call of shots fired, according a news release.
Events for seniors in and around Rockingham County
Billiards: 9-11 a.m. Monday-Thursdays, Madison-Mayodan Recreation Department, 300 S. Second Ave., Mayodan. $1 per game. 336-548-2789.
Woman Possibly Stabbed, Assaulted Outside Reidsville Store: Deputies
Deputies believe the woman left in a small Hunter Green two door passenger car and the suspect left in a Burgundy full size truck, possibly a Chevrolet, with a black tailgate.
Shots ring out, then ‘screaming and yelling’ on Withers Road in Danville
“I just don’t know what’s going on here,” Chilton said as she stood outside her Withers Road home with her husband, Randy, on Sunday. “It’s always been a nice neighborhood, but I’ve had to call 911 at least four times this month.”
Police investigating after two men shot in Danville
DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7)Danville Police say two people were shot around midnight near the 200-block of Withers Road.Police responded to the area after getting a call for shots fired. They found a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg, and a 24-year-old man with a gunshot in his chest area.Bot
Henry Co. judge sends Axton murder case to trial
On Feb. 18, Adams’ body was found inside his home on Keen Drive. The investigation found that Adams had been killed by gunshot wounds and officially labeled the case as a homicide. Soon after,
Woman in stable condition after shooting in Greensboro
The suspect in this incident was described as a light-skinned black male, approximately 5 foot 6, possibly a teenager, wearing a red jacket and a white T-shirt.
Mother of Danville man killed in suspected gang shootout speaks out
DANVILLE, Va.- Theresa Davis struggles every day to cope with the loss of her son, Christopher Motley.
Officials to announce major gang arrests in Danville
DANVILLE, Va.- Law enforcement leaders on the local, state and federal level are expected to announce Thursday the arrest of 18 people related to gangs in Danville.
Rockingham Plan Your Week June 17-23
Beauty and the Beast — The Broadway Musical: 2:30 p.m. June 17, 24 and 7:30 p.m. June 22, 23, Reidsville High School, 1901 S. Park Drive, Reidsville. Presented by Theatre Guild of Rockingham County. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a
Federal indictment: street gang behind 2016 homicide, drug trafficking
In all, seven people are listed in the indictment as having a role in the Aug. 20, 2016, death of Christopher Lamont Motley, who police found with gunshot wounds at the Southwyck Hills Apartments on North Hills Court, court documents show.
Danville native in desperate need of kidney transplant
"Hopefully this story will get out and touch somebody and not only me, but somebody else will get what they need," Crews said. "But I am looking for an O-negative kidney, I just need one."
Wentworth town clerk earns prestigious title
Buy NowThe Wentworth Town Hall is located at124 Peach Tree Road.Justyn Melrose/RockinghamNowWentworth Town Clerk Yvonne Russell was awarded the prestigious designation of North Carolina Certified Municipal Clerk in May for meeting high educational, experience and service requirements.This designatio
Greensboro police investigating shooting of woman
When officers arrived they located a 22-year-old female victim suffering from a single, non-life-threatening, gunshot wound.
Preliminary Hearing for Trio Charged with Murder of Axton Man
The three men charged with the murder of Eric Adams at his Axton home in February appeared in Henry County court Friday. It was only the preliminary hearing, but we learned a lot of new information about what led up to the shooting death of Eric Adams in his own home. According to multiple testimoni
Indictments believed to create gaps in gang leadership
“Historically, 10, 15 years ago, these were local, homegrown gangs,” said U.S. District Attorney Thomas Cullen. “Now, we’re seeing this tie-in with national groups as evidenced by this particular indictment.”
Looking Back: The ‘mineral springs hotel’ of Ridgeway
RIDGEWAY-We have all heard of the famous Greenbrier and Homestead hotels, but did you know that Ridgeway had a popular mineral springs hotel at one time?
Gang members indicted on racketeering charges in Virginia
The other indictment charges seven members of the Rollin 60s, a set of the Crips street gang. It also charges three female associates of the gang with being accessories after the fact, obstruction of justice and perjury.
Reidsville man who shot father in funeral home won't receive additional jail time
Garcia Fenwick Johnson, 48, of Reidsville submitted an Alford plea Wednesday to assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury. More than two months earlier a judge vacated the original sentence due to prosecutorial errors that included Blitzer failing to provide full discovery to the defens