2 hrs ago
Governor announces $600,000 for Henry Hotel project
Martinsville will receive a $600,000 state grant that will enable a planned redevelopment of the former Henry Hotel uptown to move forward.
6 hrs ago
City school board hears plans for recruitment of minority employees
The Martinsville City School Board on Monday heard a report on the division's work plan to recruit and retain more minority employees.
10 hrs ago
Solid Stone Fabrics to expand in Martinsville
Martinsville Bulletin, Inc. P. O. Box 3711 204 Broad Street Martinsville, Virginia 24115 276-638-8801 Toll Free: 800-234-6575 Solid Stone Fabrics in Martinsville plans to expand, adding 16 jobs and investing $1.0 million in equipment over the next three years, according to a news release.
12 hrs ago
Holiday concert warms crowd on chilly evening
Martinsville High School's auditorium was filled with the sounds of the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra and Chorus during its annual Holiday Pops performance Sunday, sponsored by Piedmont Arts.
16 hrs ago
Power restored in area
Many people in Henry and Patrick counties lost electricity due to icy weather Sunday and Monday, but all outages were restored by Monday night.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Last - Bikes' stop is Tuesday in Rocky Mount
Staff Photo by Stacey Hairston: B-99's annual Bikes for Tykes drive is nearing an end.
Area spared ice, snow that pelted mid-Atlantic region
Rain fell throughout Henry County and Martinsville on Sunday, and it turned to ice in parts of both the county and city.
Data: Minority teacher/student gap exists
Recent data reveal that there are lower percentages of minority teachers than minority students in area school systems, and some officials would like to see more done to change that.
Reversion input to continue
The city is looking at reverting from an independent city to a town in Henry County, which surrounds it.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Slippery Sunday forecast
Wayne Eanes of Fieldale leaves the Heritage Home Center in Stanleytown on Saturday with two bags of ice melt and extra batteries in preparation for today's icy forecast.
Pearl Harbor attack survivors' memories vivid
Even now, 72 years later, Herbert Gibbs can recall the sound and the sight of Japanese fighters overhead and into the distance, aiming to destroy American planes and ships - seemingly all but the one he was on.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Assistant city manager interviews planned
City officials intend to conduct interviews for Martinsville's assistant city manager's job before they meet with applicants for police chief.
Adkins seeks support for stalled project
Martinsville Mayor Kim Adkins stands with Danville Mayor Sherman Saunders at the White House Mayors Manufacturing Summit in Washington.
Citizens urged to take precautions against flu
If you have the flu, you probably think this flu season is worse than usual. But so far, that's not the case.
Kudzu bug is making presence known
Winter may be just around the corner, but that hasn't stopped the kudzu bug from appearing in and around area homes.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Local crews ready to tackle winter weather conditions
Eddie Frazier, city public works field superintendent, stands with two city trucks ready to take to the roads to treat snow and ice.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
NCI building on track for completion in May
The New College Institute building on the Baldwin Block in Martinsville is about 50 percent complete, according to NCI Executive Director William Wampler.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Reversion referendum is at issue
A Martinsville City Council member's request that a state senator introduce legislation that would require the city to put the reversion proposal to a vote is being resisted by Mayor Kim Adkins.
Fire damages house in city; one displaced
Unattended cooking caused a fire that did about $12,000 in damage to a house at 117 Village St., but no one was injured, said Wesley Brooks, captain with the Martinsville Fire Department.