We know more today about the new case of a woman in Franklin County who tested positive for COVID-19. We also see an effort by Wood Brothers Racing in Stuart to help the community by getting their fans to contribute. The Virginia Department of Health reports 152 cases statewide, and the death county remains 2. Some 25 people are hospitalized. Johns Hopkins University's real-time map shows 311,988 cases world wide and 13,407 deaths, more than a third of those in Italy. There are 26,747 cases in the U.S. Worldmeters coronavirus update -- which always trends a little higher -- shows the death count in the U.S. at 348.
The trickle down effects of coronavirus quarantines are numerous and widespread, but Wood Brothers Racing is hoping to help residents of nursi…
Over the years, Pastor Michael Jordan of Mount Vernon Baptist Church has preached that a church is not a building – it’s the people of God.
The West Piedmont Health District, which includes Martinsville and Henry County, now has its first confirmed case of COVID-19.
Miles in Martinsville announced Thursday the cancellation of the 10th Annual Martinsville Half Marathon & 5K. This decision was driven by …
The Henry County Board of Supervisors will meet as scheduled at 3 and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, but with some changes because of coronavirus precautions.
When we have a question about our health or that of people around us, what do we do? Typically we call a doctor or a clinic. Maybe we will get…
John D. Rockefeller, considered to be the wealthiest American of all time and the richest person in modern history, once said, “I always tried…
For some Virginians, the purchase of firearms and ammunition has become more important than stockpiling toilet paper as anxiety spreads about the potential long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
The first station in the nation to drop the cost of a gallon of gasoline below $1 did so Thursday morning, just as people are adjusting to wha…
Childcare assistance is coming to people who work in the medical and emergency fields.
Do all of the event cancellations and “social distancing” precautions around COVID-19 have you feeling isolated? The Martinsville-Henry County…
A Martinsville priest has defied his bishop’s order to stop communicating online and resumed posting to a blog he made popular with his critic…