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Commission recommends Martinsville to become a town in 2023

The recommended effective date in which the city of Martinsville will forfeit its independent status and become a town in Henry County will be July 1, 2023


"Diary of a Wimpy Kid" author Jeff Kinney comes to Martinsville

Jeff Kinney, whose books in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series are the most checked out from the Blue Ridge Regional Library, will be at an event hosted by Books and Crannies at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4. Read more


Hay days

Justin Wells cuts the third and final crop of hay of the season, in a field in the Dyer's Store community. These sunny days are perfect hay… Read more


Former Fieldale high school approved for conversion to apartments

The former Fieldale high school at 100 Marshall Way in Fieldale, built in 1941 and now sitting in disrepair, will have a new lease on life thanks to a Roanoke developer. Read more


WATCH NOW: Short family murders cold case reopened

Henry County Sheriff Lane Perry called a press conference Thursday morning at his office to announce a new multi-agency task force that will review the case and look for new leads. Read more



Local stars coach next generation of basketball players

Former Harlem Globetrotter George Bell and former local basketball stars L.J. Kilby and Mark Cartwright teamed up to help coach a youth bas… Read more


Astros' García exits ALCS Game 2 early with knee injury

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston starter Luis García left Game 2 of the AL Championship Series in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox with right knee discomfort. Read more


LEADING OFF: LA hopes to maximize Scherzer with extra rest

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: Read more


Red Sox become 1st team with 2 slams in a postseason game

HOUSTON (AP) — Ain't it grand? Read more

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I waited too long to complain about doing the laundry

It's easy to take something for granted, until you lose it -- and that includes washing at home. Read more

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