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Sparkle Me Pretty expands, adding shop in uptown Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE - Sparkle Me Pretty Boutique, a women's boutique, has opened in uptown Martinsville in renovated space at the former Henry Hotel, now named The Henry. A ribbon cutting was held Friday afternoon in front of the business, which is at 50 East Church Street with an entrance from Broad Stree

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Martinsville Henry County SPCA begins new initiative to help get dogs adopted

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - There's a new initiative working to get shelter dogs in Southside adopted. On the fourth Friday of every month, The Martinsville Henry County SPCA will bring dogs to the back porch of Serendipity Coffee House & Bistro for "Coffee & Canines." The first event was held Friday. Pe

WSLS - 2017-09-22 21:23:22

Defending ValleyStar champ Looney geared up for Martinsville

Following his improbable triumph in last October's ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway, Mike Looney will never forget his first response. "The first thing I did was pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming!" Looney recalled this week. "Because I wasn't going to be so mad if I had

GODANRIVER.COM - 2017-09-22 20:45:00

Historic house becomes home to Martinsville rectory

MARTINSVILLE - A historic house that once was facing being torn down now has a second lease on life. It's the rectory of Christ Episcopal Church, at 325 E. Church St., on the other side of the church from the church's Parish House. The church's new rector, Nicolas "Nick" Hull, and his wife, Leandra

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 03:45:00

Men Wearing Halloween Masks Break Into Rockingham Co. Home: Sheriff

STONEVILLE, N.C. -- Rockingham County Sheriff's Deputies say two men wearing Halloween masks broke into a home and held people at gunpoint. The home invasion happened around 4 a.m. Sunday morning at a house on Belthrop Road in Stoneville. Deputies say while two men broke into the home, another man

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-24 22:01:51

Eden man sought in Rockingham County home invasion

STONEVILLE - Authorities are lookingn for an Eden man after a home invasion that happened early Sunday. The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office said two armed men wearing Halloween masks broke through the back door of 215 Belthrop Road about 4:15 a.m. The two men demanded money, then fled with a thir

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-24 23:30:00

Grant covers last of cost to create Eden-area game preserve

GREENSBORO - A $2.66 million grant will allow the Piedmont Land Conservancy to buy the final 1,100 acres needed to create a small game preserve in Rockingham County. "It's just perfect wildlife habitat, so we're thrilled, we're just thrilled," said Kevin Redding, executive director of the Greensboro

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-24 15:30:00

Telling Stories: Authors come to Critz to support Bookmobile

CRITZ - Before Gerald Baliles was governor of Virginia, he was a little boy trying to get around the Patrick County Bookmobile's limit on how many books could be checked out. He'll be back in Patrick County Saturday evening, Sept. 30, to talk about the Bookmobile's importance to him, during a fundra

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-25 04:00:00

Court Roundup: Hearings set in local drug, larceny cases

MARTINSVILLE - Cases involving drugs, larceny, malicious wounding, and an alleged assault on law enforcement were among those heard this week in local courts. HENRY COUNTY In Henry County General District Court, an Oct. 12 court hearing was set for Jennifer Lynn Hopper of Eden, North Carolina, on a

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 04:00:00

Stroller: What plant produces the world's largest seed?

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MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-24 04:00:00

Myron "Ed" Eller, Sr.

Myron "Ed" Eller, Sr. Myron "Ed" Eller, Sr., age 85, departed this earth on September, 21, 2017. He was born on December 19, 1931 to the late James Howard and Myrtle Durham Eller of Ridgeway, VA. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters, and one infant brothe

MARTINSVILLEDAILY.COM - 2017-09-22 16:39:56

Working Together: Adults and kids learn lessons at Family Night

MARTINSVILLE - An estimated 600 students, parents, faculty, staff and members of administration spent the evening at Albert Harris Elementary School Thursday for Family Night. "[Family Night] allows our students, faculty and staff here at Albert Harris to interact with and meet those in our west end

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2017-09-22 19:39:00

Ann Fish: Veteran faces multiple challenges

EDEN - U.S. Army Veteran Ken Yearout loves nothing better than a taking a long shower. After losing both his legs, he could no longer get into the shower in his home. To help him, fellow veterans Monk Barton and P.W. McBride built a wheelchair-accessible shower in his basement, but Yearout's motoriz

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-24 04:00:00

Morehead Memorial Hospital Moving Forward In Bankruptcy Process

EDEN, N.C. -- Eden's largest employer is moving forward in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. In July, Morehead Memorial Hospital filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Tuesday, a judge approved the sale of hospital assets, which is part of the next step. Dana Weston, the hospital's President and CEO, say

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-22 21:54:06

Eden citizen claims conflict of interest in BB&T deal

Buy Now Eden citizen Michael Hutchinson told the Eden City Council on Sept. 19, 2017 that it's a conflict of interest for the city to have a financial agreement with BB&T since Councilman Neville Hall works there.By Gerri Hunt ghunt@rockinghamnow.com As the City of Eden pursues street repairs, it ha

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-24 07:30:00

Speakers want a fight over removal of Wythe prayer plaque

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SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-09-22 20:26:00

State seeks information on Smith Mountain Lake boat crash

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is seeking information on a Smith Mountain Lake boat crash over the summer. At about 11 p.m. July 15, a boat crashed into channel marker B18 along the Blackwater River arm of the lake, said Game and Inland Fisheries Sgt. Karl Martin. Anglers nearb

FRANKLIN NEWS POST - 2017-09-25 09:30:00

Franklin County deputies investigating infant death

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WDBJ7) - Deputies in Franklin County are investigating the death of a 1-year-old child. They say just before 10 a.m. Sunday they were called to a home on Carolina Road in Rocky Mount about an unresponsive child. Paramedics attempted CPR but they weren't able to revive the baby. T

WDBJ7.COM - 2017-09-25 02:28:00

Local singing group to jam at benefit concert

About 25 Franklin County students make up the Junior Appalachian Music, or JAM, program each semester learning the instruments and style of old-time Appalachian music. "We are part of the Crooked Road, but we want to foster interest in the old-time Appalachian music and dance in younger students," s

FRANKLIN NEWS POST - 2017-09-25 07:00:00

Franklin County teachers' futures hinge on court proceedings

Two Franklin County Public School teachers are on administrative leave after being charged with crimes over the summer, but they retain their teaching licenses as their cases wind through the courts. Spanish teacher Renea Stone Lambert, 45, is scheduled for an Oct. 3 trial on a misdemeanor charge of

FRANKLIN NEWS POST - 2017-09-25 06:45:00