News Articles

Program helps turn dreams into reality

Letter to Editor - from Lynn Pritchett. "Our region is very fortunate to have such wonderful leaders and organizations that facilitate and empower citizens who have lost jobs and need guidance."

Area's new tourism director finds there's plenty to do here

By MICKEY POWELL - Bulletin Staff Writer. EDC Tourism Director Jennifer Doss thinks Henry County and Martinsville have enough attractions to entice tourists to come here and stay a week or longer.

Effective Marketing Workshop Scheduled for April 13

This event is free and will cover the basics in marketing, components of an effective marketing plan, where to obtain marketing research, and creative marketing techniques.

Despot brings the world of art to city of Martinsville

By Rick Houston, Special to NASCAR.COM. Owner of the de Spot Art Gallery in Martinsville, Va., Karen Despot offers regular art lessons to those in and around the Martinsville area.

Peters gives back to race fans

By CHASE YOUNG - Bulletin Sports Writer. The Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. teamed with Martinsville Speedway to give tickets to local fans.

Showcase Dubbed Big Success

By JOHNNY BUCK - Bulletin Sports Editor. The Smith River College Showcase featured six men's college soccer teams on Saturday at the Smith River Sports Complex, drawing roughly 1,500 total spectators.

Multi-million dollar investment unveiled at CPFilms

By DEBBIE HALL - Bulletin Staff Writer. The company, a subsidiary of Solutia Inc., unveiled a new laminating machine, known simply as Machine 35, at its Fieldale plant, according to Joe Stultz, plant

All Welcome at Smith River Sports Complex

By DEBBIE HALL - Bulletin Staff Writer. Jimmy McGarry issued a standing invitation to everyone considering a visit to the Smith River Sports Complex.

Business Plan in 60 Minutes Scheduled for the Area

This workshop will focus on how to write or improve an existing business plan, why it is so important to have a business plan, and resources available after completion of the business plan.