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Farm Life: Sky High Prices, Crop Failure & ANOTHER Thing to Fix in Milton (Caswell, County North Carolina)

Meredith Bernard runs the Youtube channel This Farm Wife and documents her life as a farm family in Milton, North Carolina. You can find out more about her at her website She just did a new video update, with this description: “Trying to sum up some of my videos is really hard. 😜 This one has a lot going on, y’all! From field failure and a shock of an oil change to re-connecting with nature through LB the animal whisperer (I WILL get this on video) and finding more than I bargained for on my daily walk – this is what we’re doing and where we’re at. 🙃 We appreciate you being here! Until next time, Farm Hard Live Well! xx, The Bernards.”
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One man dead in eight victim shooting in Sutherlin

A Danville man is dead after a shooting early Sunday morning at 1220 Kerns Church Road in Sutherlin that involved a total of eight victims. Jerome Jaheim White, 20, of Danville, died at a Roanoke hospital. The cause and manner of his death is pending a report from the medical examiner's office.
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ROE v. WHO? – Barry Koplen

Years ago, I asked my Humanities students to prepare for their next controversial debate. Its topic was abortion. In preparation, we had watched a documentary that featured the woman who had been at the center of the Roe v. Wade case. Who Was Norma McCorvey, the Woman Behind Roe v....

One dead, seven more shot at Pittsylvania Co. party

PITTSYLVANIA, Co. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: A 20-year-old man died in a shooting early Sunday morning in Pittsylvania County. The incident is being treated as a homicide. Jerome Jaheim White, of Danville, died at a hospital. No one have been arrested. Anonymous information about the incident can be sent to

Huge Entry List, New Format, Dazzling Fireworks, Free Fan Fest Bring Excitement to Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 at South Boston Speedway

The largest entry list in years, a new format, a dazzling post-race Fourth of July fireworks display and a free Friday night Fan Fest are all part of South Boston Speedway’s premier showcase NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car Division event, the Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 presented by Grand Atlantic Ocean Resort, set for 7 p.m. Saturday night, July 2.

Penn State Football All 105: WR Tyler Johnson

All 105 is a Nittany Sports Now series profiling each Penn State football player. Here is a profile of true freshman wide receiver Tyler Johnson. Before Penn State: Johnson, who also played point guard for Magna Vista High School, was a football team captain twice and team MVP twice. In his senior season, Johnson caught 40 passes for 1,278 yards and 15 touchdowns.
Johnson City Press

Doughboys defense holds, beats Danville in extras

DANVILLE, Va. — Despite never taking a lead in Sunday’s Appalachian League baseball contest, the Johnson City Doughboys found a way to win in extra innings over Danville 1-1 at Dan Daniel Memorial Park. Johnson City (9-13) went on defense in the extra frame and was able to...

Structure fire on North Main Street in Danville, Virginia

The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire located at 1468 North Main Street at 9:36 PM. Upon the arrival of E5(3rd Ave.) fire and smoke was visible and units initially had reports from bystanders that someone may be inside the building. Danville Fire Dept. responded with 4 Engines, 1 Ladder truck, 1 Support unit, and 1 Command unit. Engine crews pulled handlines to begin extinguishment and the ladder crew conducted a search of the building and verified that no one was inside the building. The DFD was assisted on scene by the Danville Life Saving Crew, Danville Police Dept., Danville Electric, and Danville Utilities. The building was unoccupied at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported of responders. Danville Fire Marshal’s office personnel was also on scene and the cause of the fire is still being investigated.

No injuries in Danville building fire

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — The Danville Fire Department responded to a building on fire with a person potentially inside on Saturday night. On Saturday, June 25, units were dispatched at 9:36 p.m. to 1468 North Main Street where fire and smoke were visible from outside of a burning building, according to the department. Initial reports […]

United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County announces new president/CEO

The United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County has announced the appointment of Cathy Gore as their new President/CEO effective this month. Previously, Gore worked for Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services as the director of business and financial services for the Prevention Services Division. A native of Pittsylvania County, Gore received her degree in business administration from Liberty University. She is well known in the community for her work on multiple boards of directors, including Danville-Pittsylvania Cancer Association, The Arc of Southside and Pilot International.

Tony Stewart edges Greg Biffle for SRX victory at SOBO

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. - Tony Stewart knows what it feels like to win a race at South Boston Speedway. The former NASCAR champion won a USAC national midget series race at the famed Virginia short track in 2002, topping Bobby East for the win. Saturday night Stewart topped a field...
Franklin News Post

Franklin County's April unemployment rate was 2.5%

Unemployment rates continue to fall across the region, state and throughout the country, improving across the board compared to the prior month and prior year. Even through Martinsville’s unemployment rate is approaching record lows, the city is listed with the third-highest rate in the state. Martinsville is at 4.9%,...

SRX: South Boston Speedway Post-Race Notes

Race Recap: In front of packed grandstands on Saturday night at South Boston Speedway, Tony Stewart earned his first SRX win of the 2022 season. Greg Biffle and Bobby Labonte followed close behind to earn podium finishes. Biffle won Heat 1 and the season-opener winner Helio Castroneves won stage two.

Bridge work on Riverside Drive

Starting Sunday evening, June 26, alternating lane closures will be in place on eastbound Riverside Drive near Dairy Queen in Danville. The lane closures will allow crews to apply an epoxy overlay on the bridge over the Sandy River. At least one lane will be open at all times. Weather...


(Obituaries air at 8:25 a.m., 9:55 a.m., 12:25 p.m., 4:25 p.m., and 5:25 p.m.) Mildred Brown, 89, of Martinsville, died Thursday, June 23. The funeral will be Wednesday, June 29, at 11:30 a.m. at Wright Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow at Carver Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends thirty minutes prior to the service. A floating visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 28, from 1-5 Wright Funeral Service Chapel. Wright Funeral Service is in charge.