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Sales Tax Holiday May 25-May 31, 2010 for Hurricane Preparedness items

May 24, 2010

Virginia Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday - starting tomorrow, May 25, 2010

Governor McDonnell Urges Virginians to Get Ready for Hurricane Season

May 24, 2010

RICHMOND - Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has recognized May 23rd-29th as Hurricane and Flooding Preparedness Week to emphasize the importance of emergency preparation. He is encouraging every Virginia family to take action now to get ready for hurricane

City of Martinsville announces furlough day for municipal employees

May 21, 2010

MARTINSVILLE ANNOUNCES FURLOUGH FOR CITY EMPLOYEES The City of Martinsville implemented an employee furlough policy effective April 6, 2010. This policy applies to all employees under the jurisdiction of the City Manager.

City & County seeking proposals for Uptown property at 20 E. Church St.

May 20, 2010

The City and County are seeking proposals for property at 20 E. Church St., Martinsville, which was formerly occupied by Social Services. For details go to: or call Wade Nester at 276-634-2570.

City Council to hold public hearing on FY11 BUDGET- May 25, 2010 at 7:30 pm

May 20, 2010

City residents will have the opportunity to have a voice in the City's FY11 budget, Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at 7:30 pm at the public hearing in the Circuit Courtroom at the Municipal Building. Citizens are encouraged to participate in your government.

Local Agencies Offer Free VIN Etching Program

May 20, 2010

Free VIN Etching Program, Saturday, May 22, 2010. For more information contact Major Laura Hopkins at Martinsville City Sheriff's office 276-403-5289.

Energy Efficient Appliances Rebate Program

May 11, 2010

MARTINSVILLE, Va. –Beginning April 28th, Virginia’s Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program will offer Virginians up to $300 on certain ENERGY STAR qualified appliances.