Jan 27, 2013
Icy weather fades away
Sparse traffic travels down Cleveland Avenue on Friday in Martinsville. Though the area received only .13 inches of rain Friday, local schools closed and travel was hazardous in many areas until Saturday's milder temperatures melted most of the ice.
Bassett woman to serve as marshal of Christmas parade
Ella Turner has been named grand marshal of the ninth annual Bassett Christmas Parade on Saturday, in honor of her 100th birthday next April.
The Henry County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider paying its share of state bonuses to certain employees in the Henry-Martinsville Health Department, despite the fact that the county staff calls it an "inherently unfair practice." The state promised a 3 percent bonus to employees if state agencies met certain budget targets.
Thomas waiting for answers
His remains were found the following March, buried in a makeshift grave in a wooded area about 50 yards behind an abandoned residence at 330 Woodland Road in Bassett.
Fire destroys home in Nathalie area
School trustees will meet for their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in the second floor meeting room of the Mary Bethune Complex.