Registration begins Saturday — the first of two days — for Back2School, the annual event to help provide support for thousands of students as they prepare for school.

Registration will be at 15 sites: six city and county locations as well as one in Ferrum, two in Danville and a few in other states.

For more information, contact or call at 276-565-8234. The website is

Registration locations

The Community Fellowship, 2674 Virginia Ave., Collinsville

Albert Harris Elementary School, 710 Smith St., Martinsville

Fairway Baptist Church, 9427 Fairystone Park Highway, Bassett

First Baptist Ridgeway, 15 Church St., Ridgeway

Mercy Crossing, 1978 Joseph Martin Highway, Martinsville

Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 7174 Mountain Valley Road, Axton

Surrounding areas:

Mercy Church, Rotary Building, 264 Woodland Dr. Stuart

Moffitt Memorial, 1026 North Main Street, Danville

The River Church, 120 River Oak Drive, Danville

Prillaman Baptist, 3480 Prillaman Switch Road, Ferrum

Steven Doyle is Local Editor of the Martinsville Bulletin. Contact him at 276-638-8801 ext. 245. Follow @StevenLDoyle.

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