Vehicle Damages Concrete Divider in Martinsville Henry Hotel Tranferred Unattended Cooking Blamed For Sunday Afternoon House Fire In Danville Sheriff’s Office Investigating Convenience Store Break-In/Attempted Break-In Near Reidsville
Vehicle Damages Concrete Divider in Martinsville

Vehicle Damages Concrete Divider in Martinsville

Martinsville, VA.- A Chevrolet Tahoe lost control and struck a concrete divider located at 20 Ellsworth Street. The Martinsville Police Department are currently investigating the crash. It is unclear what… Read more »

Henry Hotel Tranferred

Henry Hotel Tranferred

Martinsville, Va.- The City Council transferred the keys to the Henry Hotels new owners. See the full story here:

Unattended Cooking Blamed For Sunday Afternoon House Fire In Danville

Unattended Cooking Blamed For Sunday Afternoon House Fire In Danville

A house in Danville suffered extensive damage in a Sunday afternoon fire. At 3:03 p.m., the Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire located at 323 East Thomas… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Convenience Store Break-In/Attempted Break-In Near Reidsville

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Convenience Store Break-In/Attempted Break-In Near Reidsville

On Saturday, August 30th at around 5:40 a.m., DJ’s Community Mart, located at 120 Iron Works Road near Reidsville, was broken into. There were two people; one entered the store… Read more »

Bassett Resident Killed in Pursuit

Bassett Resident Killed in Pursuit

Henry County VA.- A Bassett man was killed in a motor vehicle accident on saturday night.  Here is the press release from the Virginia State Police: The Virginia State Police… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death Case Near Reidsville

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death Case Near Reidsville

Rockingham County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the case of a Reidsville area man who was found dead inside his home on Saturday night. According to a news release from the… Read more »

Martinsville City Sheriff Talks Motorcycle Safety

Martinsville City Sheriff Talks Motorcycle Safety

Martinsville, VA.- Martinsville City Sheriff, Steve Draper, spoke about motorcycle safety on Wednesday.  Draper explained the importance of bright clothing and also spoke about a class that he teaches. The… Read more »

Fire Causes Minor Damage on Keel Street

Fire Causes Minor Damage on Keel Street

Martinsville, VA- A fire occurred in the 800th block of Keel Street in the City of Martinsville , at around 8:20 pm on Wednesday night. Star News spoke to Martinsville… Read more »

Gas Leak Discovered at Apartment Complex in Martinsville

Gas Leak Discovered at Apartment Complex in Martinsville

Martinsville, VA – An anonymous caller to Star News alerted us to a possible gas leak at an apartment complex in the city. A resident of Northview Gardens Apartments, located… Read more »

Former Danville Utilities Employee Indicted For Grand Larceny

Former Danville Utilities Employee Indicted For Grand Larceny

A former City of Danville Utilities employee was indicted Monday for grand larceny. Henry Willis Bowen, III, age 48, of Danville was arrested Tuesday and served with three counts of… Read more »

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