Authorities searching for suspect in Henry County shooting
HENRY COUNTY, Va. – The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect in a shooting that injured a man Saturday morning. Authorities said on Saturday at around 4:53 a.m., the 911 center received a call reporting someone had been shot at 5269 Mitchell Road in Ridgeway.
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 14 year old
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – Investigators with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help in finding a missing teen. They said 14-year-old Kassie Palmer was last seen on Feb. 16, in Franklin County. They believe she may be in Henry County or Roanoke County. Authorities...
59-year-old man killed in head-on crash in Pittsylvania Co.
PITTSYLVANIA CO., Va. – A man was killed in a head-on crash in Pittsylvania County on Friday afternoon, according to Virginia State Police. Police said it happened on Walkers Well Road, about one-tenth of a mile south of Cherrystone Lake Road at 11:15 a.m. when a 2001 Toyota Corolla crossed the centerline and hit a 1989 GMC 2500 head-on.
Eden Man Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges
An Eden man was arrested on several drug trafficking charges on Wednesday following the execution of a search warrant. Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators executed the search warrant at 224 Kirkwood Dr. As a result of this search warrant, Sheriff’s Narcotics Investigators seized Methamphetamine, Amphetamine, Alprazolam, Suboxone, Buprenorphine,...
Purina factory to open in Rockingham County in March
EDEN, N.C. — Purina, a pet care company, is preparing to open its newest factory in Eden. The company will host a grand opening celebration on March 26. Get the latest news stories of interest by clicking here. Eden's factory is Purina’s — and parent company Nestlé’s — first...
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Pelham man arrested on narcotics charge
On Sunday, February 25, the Caswell County Sheriff’s Office served a Felony Warrant for Arrest on 41 year old Pelham Township resident Ricky Allen Cannon, Jr. He was charged by Caswell County with Felony Possession of Methamphetamine and Misdemeanor Possession of Drug. He was placed in the Caswell County Detention Center under a $5,000.00 Secured Bond. His first appearance in Caswell District Court was scheduled for Wednesday, February 28th, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.
Pittsylvania County Pet Center Debuts New Outdoor Area for Isolated Dogs, Enhancing Animal Welfare
The Pittsylvania County Pet Center recently added a separate outdoor area for isolated dogs. This allows them to get fresh air and exercise. Dogs may be isolated for reasons like observation, illness, or behavioral issues. The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region funded the new area, which helps prevent contamination with other outdoor spaces at the shelter.
Roanoke Police investigating woman’s death as a homicide
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke Police have identified a deceased woman found on February 24th and are investigating her death as a homicide. Nicole C. Dingle, 54 of Roanoke, was found dead in a home on the 2800 block of Forest Hill Avenue NW during a wellbeing check requested by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
Weather Authority Alert Day | 5 p.m. - Feb. 28, 2024
Weather Alert: Heavy rain and thunderstorms hit Henry to Charlotte County, with lighter showers westward. Danville braces for intense downpours, while Martinsville sees relief. The storm system moves out by evening, making way for a colder, sunnier Thursday. Friday forecasts rain and possible wintry mix in higher elevations.
Tractor-trailer crash on US-58 in Pittsylvania County cleared
PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WFXR)– VDOT reports the tractor-trailer accident on US-58 in Pittsylvania County has been cleared. The detour is no longer in effect. – PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – The Virginia Department of Transportation reports there is currently a tractor-trailer accident on US-58 near Martinsville Hwy; BUS US-58W and the ramp intersection in Pittsylvania […]
Henry County Secures Third Place in Statewide Deer Harvest for 2023-24 Season
The final deer harvest numbers for the 2023-24 season are in, according to the TWRA, and Henry County was ranked No. 3. The top five counties by total harvest were Giles, Sumner, Henry, Maury and Franklin. with Carroll County ranked 10th. Totals for Giles were 3,873; Sumner 3514; and Henry 3434, with Carroll County at 2,942. The total deer harvest statewide totalled 152,738. Archery, 19,782; muzzleloader, 25,950 and rifle, 107,06Visit here for more details.
Franklin County residents concerned about how school closures will impact their taxes
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WDBJ) - Some Franklin County residents are feeling sentimental after the school board voted Wednesday to close Burnt Chimney Elementary and Henry Elementary schools. “It’s sad that they are going to close the schools that have been here for so long,” said Donna Barnhart, a Franklin County...
Franklin County superintendent responds to frustration over school closures
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – Two beloved elementary schools in Franklin County are closing, to the frustration of parents in the county. “We understand what it means to these communities to have their elementary schools closed,” Superintendent Kevin Siers said. 10 News spoke with Superintendent Kevin Siers to get...
Danville Feb 28 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, a total of 25 crime cases were reported in Danville, as per the data provided. The most common crimes were Theft and Assault, each with 7 incidents, accounting for 28% of the total crimes respectively. This was followed by Hit & Run cases, which stood at 4, making up 16% of the total crimes. Arrests were made in 3 instances, while Other crimes, including disorderly conduct, were reported twice. Vandalism and Burglary were the least reported, with only one case each. It's troubling to see such a high number of Theft and Assault cases in the place, indicating a need for increased security measures and public awareness campaigns. The number of hit and run incidents also raises concerns about road safety and adherence to traffic rules.
New parking garage planned for Downtown Danville
DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - More parking could be coming to the River District as leaders plan ahead for the growth Danville is seeing. City leaders are in the early planning stages of constructing a new parking garage downtown. It would be built on the corner of North Union and Spring Street, a five-minute walk to the future Riverfront Park and apartments at Dan River Falls.
Martinsville is working to revive an abandoned affordable housing project
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WSET) — Martinsville is working to revive an affordable housing project that was abandoned four years ago. The city is working to start the Aaron Mills Senior Housing Project to address housing needs. The housing development on Aaron Street will have 64 units tailored specifically for seniors and handicapped individuals.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.91 and $3.14 in Danville as of 2024-03-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Providing emergency services is a challenge in rural areas. Population growth makes it even more complicated.
Largely rural Pittsylvania County recently approved a new 1,900-unit housing development. But volunteer fire and EMS ranks are already dwindling. The post Providing emergency services is a challenge in rural areas. Population growth makes it even more complicated. appeared first on Cardinal News.