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ReporterA possible school merger will come down to dollars and cents. People in the Henry County and Martinsville area say cost is the biggest factor when it comes to consolidation. On Monday, the two school boards meet for a joint meeting to review survey...
A family in Henry County is mourning after getting confirmation a body found a few weeks ago is their loved one. The last time someone saw Corey Thomas was on Halloween. His body was found in a wooded area in Bassett last month. But it wasn't...
Authorities in Henry County have arrested a man for allegedly taking indecent liberties with a child. Jonathan Catron who's 20 is charged with Carnal Knowledge of a female under 15 as well as taking indecent liberties with the girl who was in his...
ReporterPeople have a lot to say about a possible merger of two school districts. It has been talked about for years but officials are now taking a closer look at consolidating the Henry County and Martinsville school districts. On Thursday, three meetings...
ReporterIt's no secret childhood obesity is a big problem. State lawmakers want to do something about it. They've passed a bill mandating 150 minutes of physical activity each week at school for elementary and middle school students. Many area school systems...
Tags: Executive Branch, Government, Lawyers, Roanoke County, Education
Millions of dollars are headed to local school systems to help with new construction, renovations and expansion projects. The Virginia Department of Education announced Wednesday the allocation of $229,551,000 in Qualified School Construction Bonds. ...
ReporterMore people are calling southwest Virginia home. Several local areas saw a population boost in the last decade. According to the 2010 Census, Franklin County was the top county in this region with 18%. Bedford County's population grew by 13% and...
reporter"I believe it's a solvable case. I believe it will be solved in some point in the future," says Kevin Foust, Supervisory Senior Resident Agent with the FBI. Foust is still hopeful nearly 9-years after the death of the Short Family Saturday the case...
PRESS RELEASE: Notice to Customers of the Henry County Public Service Authority Waterworks (Philpott / Upper Smith River Water Supply) Este informe contiene información muy importante sobre su agua potable. Tradúzcalo o hable con alguien que...
ReporterOne person is dead after an accident in Henry County Friday morning. Another four people were airlifted to a Roanoke hospital. The accident happened on Route 57 also known as Chatham Road, just west of Route 457. State Police say at 7:30 AM the driver...
Anchor/ReporterState Police say Janice Marie Sumler, who's 37 died in a car wreck this morning in Henry County. The crash happened on Route 606 near Route 656 around 8 a.m. Authorities say Sumler, who's from Bassett was driving a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix when she...
The state has approved changes to a Henry County road project. Virginia's transportation board has approved moving the proposed Interstate 73 closer to the city of Martinsville. Leaders there had been pushing for the change in hopes that the...
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