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Council meeting Jan. 3, 2011 at 7:30pm at Municipal Bldg

December 30, 2010

Council meeting Jan 3rd at 7:30pm

Martinsville announces Government Academy

December 21, 2010

MARTINSVILLE ANNOUNCES GOVERNMENT ACADEMY FOR CITIZENS The city of Martinsville is proud to announce the establishment of a Government Academy for its citizens.

City of Martinsville Christmas Holiday Closing

December 20, 2010

In observance of the Christmas holiday the City Municipal Building and administrative offices along with Constitutional offices will be closed Thursday, December 23rd and Friday, December 24th and will reopen on Monday, December 27, 2010.

Martinsville still in the running for Google high speed broadband project

December 16, 2010

Google advises that Martinsville is still in the running for the experimental ultra high-speed broadband network. Please see email received today:

Citizens' Survey Urban Development Area Project

December 15, 2010

Citizens' Survey Urban Development Area Project

Council meeting Dec. 14, 2010 at 7:30pm at Municipal Bldg.

December 14, 2010

Council meeting agenda items include discussion of potential properties for demolition, graffiti ordinance, & hear a report from Mark Heath of the EDC. Agenda is on website at

Winter Preparedness Week Dec 5-11

December 7, 2010

Winter Preparedness Week is Dec 5-11, 2010 & is the time to get ready for bad weather

2010 Real Estate & Personal Property Taxes Due Dec. 6th

December 6, 2010

Important Tax Notice….2010 real estate and personal property taxes for the City of Martinsville are due Monday, December 6th, 2010

Uptown Courthouse Christmas Tree Lighting Fri., Dec. 3, at 5:30pm

December 3, 2010

Fri,Dec 3 at 5:30pm-at Historic Courthouse Uptown. Feel the bite of winter in the air as you attend the Uptown Christmas Tree & Historic Courthouse Lighting. Listen to holiday music and enjoy the tradition in Uptown Martinsville. More info call 276.632.56

Mike Scaffidi recognized by SPTC

December 3, 2010

Mike Scaffidi of the City of Martinsville was recently presented the Leadership in Government Award by the Southern Piedmont Technology Council for technological advances in government operations and functions.

Southern Finishing adding 67 new jobs.....

December 1, 2010

Southern Finishing to consolidate operations adding 67 new jobs in Martinsville and save 137 additional jobs.