| Sep 18, 2012
| 7:49 PM
Centra Health wants to build a new medical center in Gretna.
The company shared its plans with the Pittsylvania County board of supervisors tonight.
The new center would replace the current Gretna Medical Center.
Centra says the new medical center...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:51 AM
The dispute over prayer in Pittsylvania County returned to a federal courtroom Friday morning.
Barbara Hudson and the American Civil Liberties Union have been suing the county Board of Supervisors. They say prayers conducted before board meetings are...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Every minute counts during an emergency, but people living in northern Pittsylvania County usually waste those minutes driving. The closest emergency rooms are almost an hour away.
Priscilla Cook and Karen Moore make regular trips to Lynchburg General...
| 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 14, 2012
| 1:36 PM
We're still waiting to hear how a fire started at a medical center in Pittsylvania County. Firefighters were called to the Staunton River Medical Center in Hurt around 1:30 yesterday afternoon.
Flames shot high into the sky and thick, dark smoke billowed...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 2:24 PM
It was a place for treatment, healing and care. Fire crews were still on the scene Sunday, one day after a fire destroyed a medical center in the town of Hurt in Pittsylvania County. Medical staff met with officials to try to figure out where to go...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:08 PM
The home-building industry is slowly, but steadily making a comeback.
Last month, contractors broke ground on the most homes since 2008.
There may be hope for more improvement this year.
In Martinsville only four homes were built in 2011, that number...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 1:09 PM
A lot of folks will be heading out to eat tonight or this weekend. But many others don't have enough money for food at home, let alone a dinner out.
Those people could soon get big help from the nation's largest retail store.
Potato chips, a sweet and...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 7:18 AM
A calf is the most recent animal to test positive for rabies in Pittsylvania County.
Several animals in the past few months have been deemed rabid. On Monday the Virginia Department of Health announced that a calf tested positive in the Climax community...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 2:41 PM
A piece of Virginia history could soon be in a junk yard. A one-lane bridge on Taylor's Mill Road in Pittsylvania County is nearly 100 years old.
It was used in Orange County, Virginia near Fredricksburg then moved to Gretna in 1944.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 10:49 AM
Saturday is National Prescription Drug Takeback Day, and several hometowns in our area are participating.
According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, about 377,000 pounds of prescription drugs were turned in across the country during the last...