The year-old Adult Detention Center was built with the idea that it would make money by housing inmates from other localities and from the federal government. Those inmates have been slow to materialize.
While hospital leaders still aren’t saying when they expect it to open, crews have been removing asbestos and doing other work to the building’s interior.
A Danville-based agency has opened a Martinsville office that will offer loans to fix up dilapidated residential structures. They are the only two of their kind in the state.
The Martinsville Henry County Equity Collaborative used Virginia Tech students for a survey on healthcare disparities.
The U.S. senator toured the Pittsylvania County site and said that workforce development has now become a bigger issue than tax incentives to businesses considering a site.
The Martinsville Speedway is known just as much for its camping as it is the actual races, according to Ridgeway Mayor Craig O’der. Some campers arrive over a week before the big race.
Local officials anticipate record attendance at the 45,000-seat Martinsville Speedway.
Henry County native Greg Hodges will be officially inaugurated as president of Patrick & Henry Community College on Friday, but he’s been at the helm since 2021.
Work to expand the Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Center and Museum is expected to take a year and cost between $2 million and $4 million.
Sara Wall, a student at Patrick & Henry Community College, received the $1,000 top prize in the annual RISE Collegiate Business Plan Competition.