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BREAKING NEWS: Woman taken to hospital after car accident in city
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By HOLLY KOZELSKY - Bulletin Staff Writer

A woman was rushed to the emergency room Monday after a car accident at the football field beside Martinsville High School.

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Artist residency brings student work to the public
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Piedmont Arts has permanently installed 37 mobiles in local schools and businesses as part of Mobilizing Our Community, a four-week mobile-making artist residency sponsored by the museum.

“We are excited to bring these student-made works of art to the community,” said Barbara Parker, Piedmont Arts director of programs. “Their presence will be a wonderful reminder of the hard work of our talented students and the support of the community.”

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BREAKING NEWS: McDonnell will be free during appeal

RICHMOND — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions, a federal court ruled Monday.

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond said McDonnell’s appeal raises a substantial question of law or fact that could warrant reversal or a new trial.

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Storm heads north
System called ‘potentially historic’

NEW YORK (AP) — A “potentially historic” storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said.

A blizzard warning was issued for a 250-mile stretch of the Northeast, including New York and Boston, and the National Weather Service said the massive storm would bring heavy snow, powerful winds and widespread coastal flooding starting Monday and through Tuesday.

“This could be a storm the likes of which we have never seen before,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference Sunday.

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Supervisors to discuss school funds

The Henry County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will consider appropriating $255,359 in state funds to county schools.

According to board documents, the Henry County School Board has requested that the supervisors approve an additional appropriation of $255,359 that it received from the state Department of Education as a result of increased student enrollment.

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Superintendent for Patrick schools pens book of poetry
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By PAUL COLLINS - Bulletin Staff Writer

Patrick County Public Schools Superintendent William Sroufe, who has kept a journal for years, has completed his first book, a poetry volume titled “Words from a Journal.” It’s a collection of more than 40 poems reflecting his life experiences.

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Sewer line repair on council agenda

Martinsville City Council on Tuesday will consider taking the first steps toward financing repairs to a damaged portion of a major sewer line.

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