| Feb 20, 2012
| 7:05 AM
A cabinet manufacturer is bringing 30 new jobs to Henry County.
Laminate Technologies (LamTech) announced Monday that it will invest more than $2 million to establish an operation in Henry County.
The investment will create at least 30 new jobs....
| Feb 3, 2012
| 10:39 AM
It's an upsetting trend police in one hometown have seen all too often. When the economy plummets, crime increases.
In Henry County that crime includes a major rise in copper thefts.
The sheriff says whenever the region sees job loss or a rise in gas...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 6:06 AM
An Axton man was killed in an accident Thursday night in Henry County.
Jacob Matthew Boyd died when his pick-up truck went off the road and hit a utility pole.
Boyd was wearing a seat belt.
The accident occurred around 11 p.m. on Route 674, just...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 7:33 AM
A man and a woman from Martinsville have been arrested in connection to two purse snatchings that happened Saturday.
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office says the first purse snatching happened around 8:40 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of El Parral...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:56 PM
A joint operation between the Henry County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police has led to several drug arrests in Henry County.
The two law enforcement agencies worked together between January of 2011 and May of 2012 on the operation.
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Ninety-three percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited, according to numbers released Wednesday afternoon by the Virginia Department of Education.
According to the VDOE, 96 percent of elementary schools and 88 percent of middle schools...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:48 AM
A plane crashed at the Blue Ridge Regional Airport in Henry County early Sunday morning.
On that plane was the president of the Martinsville Speedway, Clay Campbell.
Campbell was one of seven people on the beachcraft.
No injuries were reported.
| Feb 2, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Carilion Clinic announced that it will add a third medical transport helicopter to its Lifeguard fleet. This one will be based in Lexington. Carilion already operates two other medical helicopters - one in Roanoke and the other in the New River...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:26 PM
Henry County sheriff's deputies are investigating a death in the county.
Deputies say George Crum was found dead in his Martinsville home at about 7:00am Monday. The cause of death hasn't been determined yet, but an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday....
| Nov 29, 2012
| 6:54 PM
Henry County deputies are looking for a man wanted for a home invasion and robbery.
Deputies were called to a home in the 200 block of Mars Drive in Axton around 10:30 Wednesday night. The homeowner said he heard a knock on the door, and a man pushed...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident in Henry County that happened Tuesday night
Investigators say Jason Slaughter of Bassett was pushing his bicycle south along Route 673 around 9:30 p.m. when he was hit from behind by a...