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Gun incident at Magna Vista High has parents concerned for safety  WDBJ7

Ridgeway, Va. (WDBJ)- Parents of students at Magna Vista High School are upset at how the school handled a gun incident on Monday. Henry County Sheriff's ...



Beloved educator dies when her home in Martinsville burns  Martinsville Bulletin

Joe DeVault on Saturday was working on the eulogy of longtime colleague and dear friend, Lynn Fitzgibbons.



Magna Vista JROTC team dominates regional championship  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY-Led by Captain Jordan Ramsey and students Nathan Randolph and Kolby Quigg, the Magna Vista High School JROTC Raiders dominated the ...



Writing Their Own Script: Magna Vista students earn film award  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – Last school year, Magna Vista High School students Kei Troxell and Emily Maxey and Kaitlyn Thompson.



Henry County Career Academy students cozy up to the board of education  Martinsville Bulletin

The Henry County offers instruction in cosmetology; industrial maintenance/HVAC; and forestry/small animal/equine/veterinary science.



Magna Vista High's Class of 2018 celebrates graduation | Gallery  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista High School honored the Class of 2018 in graduation ceremonies Friday night.



Raiders bring home state title again  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY — When the Magna Vista High School JROTC Raiders arrived in Powhatan the weekend before Thanksgiving, they anticipated the challenge ...



Listen to 911 calls in fire caused by smoking, medical oxygen that killed beloved Martinsville educator (AUDIO)  Martinsville Bulletin

Investigators have determined that a combination of smoking and a medical oxygen tank caused the fire that killed Lynn Fitzgibbons in her home in Martinsville ...



Williams, Martha Louise Sweitzer | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

WILLIAMS Martha Louise Sweitzer March 8, 1934 November 27, 2018 Martha Louise Sweitzer Williams died Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in Charlotte, N.C.



Fund set up for Henry County educator who died in recent fire  Martinsville Bulletin

A fund has been created to continue the legacy of a beloved former educator who died in house fire last month.



Girls basketball: Floyd County clamps down in 4th quarter, tops Martinsville in Region 3C final  Roanoke Times

RIDGEWAY — Floyd County locked down the lane in the fourth quarter and pulled away from Martinsville for a 62-51 win in the Region 2C girls basketball ...



In a long road to a fix, residents weigh in on U.S. 220 upgrades  Martinsville Bulletin

Area residents are weighing in on whether U.S. 220 from the North Carolina border to U.S. 58 should be improved — or whether a whole new bypass should be ...



Dreams Become Reality: Magna Vista graduates told to "live the life that you want"  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – Saturday marked the final day for the Class of 2017 at Magna Vista High School as students, faculty, family and friends gathered at the football ...



JV girls soccer team's season ends with loss  YourGV.com

The Halifax County High School junior varsity girls soccer team saw its season end last Thursday with a 4-0 loss to Magna Vista High School at Magna Vista ...



Doors Open: Magna Vista greenhouse opens for the Christmas season  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY–Some students take a test in a classroom, marking the answer on a sheet of paper. For members of the horticulture department at Magna Vista High ...



Students take robotics to space  Henrico Citizen

Virginia high school students – including several teams from Henrico – competed in the FIRSTDestination: Deep Space District Competition last month hosted ...



Former Magna Vista coach Ramey honored by school, Town of Ridgeway  Martinsville Bulletin

It was a special day at Magna Vista Friday afternoon. Prior to the first pitch of the Warriors baseball game against Tunstall, the school honored longtime head ...



Henry County School Board members state their priorities  Martinsville Bulletin

Safety of students and employees continues to be the top priority of the Henry County School Board, newly elected chairman Francis Zehr said in a recent ...



The Band Plays On: Magna Vista wins Dixie Classic competition  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY–The morning of the Dixie Classic competition, Christian Crowder woke up feeling positive.



Henry County investigators debunk fake school shooting claim  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY-A rumor started circulating Thursday on social media, with people claiming that a student was planning a shooting at Magna Vista High on Friday.



Area Roundup: Magna Vista’s Scales named All-State  Martinsville Bulletin

Plus other All-Region and All-Piedmont District selections from this spring.



Comets get back on track | Prep Sports  YourGV.com

After having sustained a tough one-point loss to Martinsville High School Tuesday night, the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team got back ...



Ridgeway greets Warriors with parade  Martinsville Bulletin

What a day to be a Magna Vista Warrior,” Henry County school board member Dr. Joe DeVault said as he began speaking to a crowd of Magna Vista football ...



Locals place holiday wreaths on graves at Arlington  Martinsville Bulletin

In driving rains and packed crowds, several locals were among the 60000 volunteers who placed 253000 wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday.



Magna Vista's Nance puts emphasis on growth  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – “My favorite classes were always in the agriculture-horticulture department,” Lauren Nance said. “That was my reason for wanting to go to school ...



Hands-On Learning: Warrior Tech students build bug habitats  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – Usually, students learn about pollinators by reading a paragraph or two in a textbook.



Magna Vista teacher makes class a 'hoot'  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – If there's any hooting at Magna Vista High School, it likely comes from Robb Herbst's classroom. However, the sounds don't originate from the ...



Prep roundup: Altavista outlasts ARGS, Boyd in Region 1B girls semis  Lynchburg News and Advance

In Altavista, Casey Allen's free throws in the final seconds of overtime gave Altavista a thrilling 58-57 victory over Appomattox Regional Governor's School in the ...



BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Danville stymies Eagles by 10 in league opener  Franklin News Post

Franklin County employed an effective zone defense that was able to thwart George Washington-Danville's initial attacks at the basket Tuesday night.



Comets fall to Magna Vista HS 14-6 in heartbreaker  YourGV.com

RIDGEWAY — On a night on which the Halifax County High School football team badly needed a win, it was left to deal with a heartbreaker.



Students reinvent a classic with 'Sister Act' musical  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY – “You can't go wrong with dancing nuns,” said Bryan Dunn, MagnaVista High School Theatre, Film and Forensics teacher.



Abdul-Mbacke files to run for Henry County school board  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE - Being the only school board candidate with children in county schools, Dr. Makunda Abdul-Mbacke feels she has an understanding of the ...



Raccoon hunters played key role in finding missing 3-year-old near Martinsville  Richmond.com

When Magna Vista High School agriculture teacher Darryl Holland recently learned that a 3-year-old boy was missing in an area in which Holland has hunted ...



Martinsville celebrates the Arts: Hooker Awards handed out  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE– Joan Montgomery and Ridgeway Signs were among the people and group celebrated for their involvement in the arts Thursday evening at ...



Magna Vista football defeats Heritage, heads to 3A West second round  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista's defense started strong, then the Warriors' offense got rolling in the second quarter on the way to a 49-20 win over No. 13 Heritage in the opening ...



Bulldogs pull out improbable 41-39 victory over Dan River  GoDanRiver.com

RIDGEWAY — Martinsville's Dasyne Hairston got exactly 12.5 seconds of playing time Friday night in the Region 2C boys basketball semifinals.



Franklin County to develop 'school within a school' concept for 100 8th graders next year  Roanoke Times

Franklin County will be only the second school district in the state to implement the New Tech program.



First-half run lifts JV boys | Prep Sports  YourGV.com

It took the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball a little time to get going in Friday night's game against Magna Vista High School at Magna ...



JV losing streak snapped with win over Magna Vista  YourGV.com

The Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team snapped its two-game losing streak Tuesday night with a 54-46 win over Magna Vista High ...



Henry County Parks and Recreation | Sport  Martinsville Bulletin

Henry County Parks and Recreation (HCPR) will hold a variety of activities throughout the summer.



New choral group begins to perform  Martinsville Bulletin

A new local music school is looking to its next term after holding its first series of performances.



Traveon Redd eager to return for Wake Forest Football  247Sports

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A quick glance at the defensive statistics from Saturday night's Wake Forest Football scrimmage gives a small indication at how deep ...



The Places You’ll Go: Residents celebrate Seuss’s birthday by reading  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY–”The more that you read, the more things you will know.” That was Theodor Geisel's argument, when asked why people should read books.



Comets girls blast Magna Vista | Prep Sports  YourGV.com

Raegan Ridgeway hurled a one-hit shutout with nine strikeouts, and Halifax County High School slugged its way past Magna Vista High School 13-0 on ...



Prep Sports  YourGV.com

GLEN ALLEN — For the third straight year the Halifax County High School baseball team was close enough to the Virginia High School League Class 5 state ...



BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Danville seizes title with late run  Franklin News Post

Franklin County opens Class 6 Region B tournament play Monday at home.



ROTC teams do well  Pilot Mountain News

The East Surry JROTC Raider team awoke early on a recent Saturday for a trip to Ridgeway, VA, to take part in the Magna Vista VA State Western Region ...



NANCE-WILLIS WEDDING  Martinsville Bulletin

Nance- Willis Lauren Elizabeth Nance of Ridgeway and Zachary Steven Willis of Nokesville were married on Aug. 5 at Oakhaven Poperties in Pelham, North ...



MORRIS-VALDERRAMA WEDDING  Martinsville Bulletin

Morris-Valderrama Logan Morris of Ridgeway and Alberto Valderrama of Axton were married on May 21 at Luna's Tail Farm in Westfield, North Carolina, ...



Supervisors race: Zehr seeks Ridgeway seat  Martinsville Bulletin

With a focus on jobs, education, and parks and recreation, Ryan Zehr hopes to win the Ridgeway District Henry County Board of Supervisors seat in the ...



MVHS graduate worked on new 'Star Wars' film  Martinsville Bulletin

Reminiscent of Han Solo's quote "Never tell me the odds," Ridgeway native Nick Hiatt, one of the art directors for the new movie "Star Wars: The Force Awakens ...



All-Timesland 2017: Football | High Schools  Roanoke Times

Grayson Overstreet and Noah Overstreet are the Players of the Year.



Lady Comets look for Senior Night win | Prep Sports  YourGV.com

Friday night will be Senior Night for the Halifax County High School varsity softball team, if weather and field conditions permit, with the Comets facing Tunstall ...



Davenport Energy awards $31,000 in education grants | Education  YourGV.com

Davenport Energy Inc. in Chatham will award $31000 in ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grants to schools in Virginia and North Carolina.



Comets softball edged in doubleheader | Prep Sports  YourGV.com

Unable to string enough hits together at key times, the Halifax County High School softball team dropped a close, intense doubleheader Saturday to Roxboro ...



Alleghany High School girls basketball coach killed in car crash  Roanoke Times

Danny Keene died Sunday in West Virginia on the eve of the season opener.



Catch ‘Em All: Teacher’s app helps students learn history  Martinsville Bulletin

RIDGEWAY — Pikachu, Eevee and Charizard gave way to Marco Polo, astronauts and the Vikings in Sara Davis-Leonard's World History II class at Magna Vista ...



Ridgeway woman works to live a 'pura vida'  Martinsville Bulletin

HENRY COUNTY-Ridgeway resident Nira Penn is on a mission of pura vida, both professionally and personally.



Club News and Events for Oct. 2  Martinsville Bulletin

The Fontaine Ruritan Club held its annual *Service* Awards meeting in September.



Comets take fourth win in a row; roll over Dan River HS 9-1  YourGV.com

There have been times this season when Halifax County High School's baseball team has struggled at the plate. Tuesday night was not one of them.



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