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March 31, 2011

To review the recently adopted City Council Goals & Initiatives 2010-2011, go to city website at

Joint school boards to discuss school merger Monday March 28 at 4:00PM

March 28, 2011

Comments from the "Community Conversations" meetings will be reviewed by the City and County school boards at a joint meeting at 4 PM Monday March 28 at the ARMORY on Commonwealth Boulevard

Human Relations Advisory Comm now taking applications to serve

March 28, 2011

Human Relations Advisory Committee has been established by City Council.

City Council regular meeting 7:30 pm Tues., March 22, 2011 meeting

March 22, 2011

For agenda materials for Tuesday, March 22, 2011 City Council meeting, go to city website at

Special City Council joint mtg with Power Advisory Comm. March 21 at 2:00pm

March 21, 2011

For agenda details on Monday, March 21, 2011 Council meeting go to city website at

Upcoming events at the Historic Henry County Courthouse

March 17, 2011

Below are some of the upcoming events at the historic Henry County Courthouse in Uptown Martinsville.

City Government Employees Mandatory Unpaid Furlough Day March 14, 2011

March 14, 2011

City budget FY11 was approved with some City employees taking a mandatory furlough day on Monday, March 14, 2011.

Hooker Field Events for Summer 2011

March 14, 2011

Hooker Field Events for Summer 2011

Want to express your opinion on merger of local school systems?

March 10, 2011

Email your feedback to or you can attend 1 of 3 info sessions-"Community Conversation"-Thurs. March 10 at 6 PM @ Bassett HS,Magna Vista HS, and Martinsville HS. Comments to be reviewed at joint school board mtg at 4pm Mar 28

City Council mtg Tues., March 8, 2011 at 7:30pm

March 8, 2011

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 Council Agenda materials may be viewed on city website at

March 15 is Tornado Preparedness Day

March 1, 2011

Governor proclaims March 15 as Tornado Preparedness Day More than 760,000 have registered to participate in Statewide Tornado Drill