The pandemic was a blow to all places of worship. For Black churches in particular, it was the most recent development in a decades-long trend.
The library in Henry County is embarking on a $2.25 million expansion that will add 4,000 square feet of space.
The Harvest Foundation’s Youth Board gives high school students firsthand experience in the kind of work that’s typical of local government and professional organizations.
Developers Jim Cherney and John Garland are converting four properties in Martinsville and Henry County into housing.
The Rev. Matthew Brown’s address, “The Legacy and History of African American Churches,” will cap Black History Month in the Martinsville area.
The Martinsville center requested $175,000 for planning a K-12 STEM school. It’s the only lab school proposal the state has rejected so far.
An almost 40-year tradition has been passed down to Shannon Barker, who has been named director of Henry County’s Victim-Witness Assistance Program. First mandated in 1984 and established in 1985 by the General Assembly, the program has become an integral part of criminal justice proceedings for localities throughout the state. Its purpose is to provide […]
Patrick County’s only hospital closed in 2017 and was scheduled to reopen under new ownership in early 2023. But the project has been delayed, and county officials offer different predictions about a realistic opening date.
Joe Sumner declined to talk about how he might approach the challenges that have faced NCI in recent years but said he plans to work with the community to address any issues.
The New College Institute has a new executive director after officials appointed Joe Sumner to the position. Sumner comes to the Martinsville-based NCI by way of Georgia, where he currently serves as the associate vice president for economic development at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. He will officially start Feb. 28, according to a news release […]