The spread of COVID-19 -- the coronavirus -- continues to take its told. There are two dead now in Virginia, and 51 diagnosed cases statewide. As of this morning 489 people had been tested, based on data from the Virginia Department of Health. So far no known cases in Martinsville, Henry County and Patrick County. John Hopkins University's live tracking shows 4,661 confirmed cases in the U.S. and 185,067 worldside. There have been 7,330 deaths.
The American Red Cross announced Tuesday they are facing a severe blood shortage “because of an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellati…
Henry County declared a state of emergency on Monday, canceling recreational events and suspending jail visitations among other efforts to pre…
Patients at Sovah-Martinsville are allowed only one visitor at a time, but residents of nursing homes and rehab centers aren’t allowed any.
Area residents took to social media Saturday morning to complain that a run on paper products and other necessary items at the Kroger store on…