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Man charged after shooting in city
Incident happened early Sunday, police say
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A Martinsville man was charged with aggravated malicious wounding and other charges in connection with a shooting early Sunday on Park Street, according to a news release.

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Fast Track kicks off Tuesday
By MICKEY POWELL - Bulletin Staff Writer

The Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce hopes people will race to its annual trade show this week.

Just be safe while driving there, please.

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NAACP honors leaders

By PAUL COLLINS - Bulletin Staff Writer

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The historic election of a second black woman to Martinsville City Council was hailed at the Martinsville-Henry County NAACP’s 10th Annual Awards and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Saturday morning.

However, speakers also said there is a need for more black elected and appointed officials in city and county government and on boards of organizations. They also spoke about the importance of voting and the need for blacks to run for office.

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Appalachian Power bills to dip by 4 percent
By CHARLES BOOTHE - Special to the Bulletin

Residential customers of Appalachian Power soon will see a reduction in their electric bills.

A 4 percent drop in the total bill is now included because several fees to recover costs have ended.

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Farm delivers two-headed calf
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By BEN R. WILLIAMS - Bulletin Staff Writer

Two heads aren’t always better than one, but they’re certainly rarer.

On Wednesday, a two-headed calf was born at Round Meadow Farm in Meadows of Dan.

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Positive reviews for film
On history of Baldwin Block and Fayette area
By MICKEY POWELL - Bulletin Staff Writer

Martinsville’s Baldwin Block/Fayette Street area was like the center of the universe for many local African-Americans in an era when racial segregation was common, according to former mayor Kimble Reynolds Jr.

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