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Fishers of Men Tournament Visits Area

Wednesday October 5, 2016

Philpott Lake Hosts 58 Anglers


Fishing Championship Planned This Month on Philpott Lake

Monday September 19, 2016

Area will host 90 fisherman


New Resident Finds Fun in Record Time with Activity Guide

Friday September 9, 2016
New Resident Finds Fun in Record Time with Activity Guide

Sheila Dye visits a variety of Martinsville-Henry County attractions


Craig “Rocky” Rockwell Honored by American Recreation Coalition

Friday March 18, 2016

Philpott Lake Operations Project Manager Receives Prestigious “Legends” Award 


Fishing Championship to Come to Philpott Lake

Friday February 5, 2016

Area will host 90 fishermen 


Students from Italy Say “Ciao” to MHC

Thursday February 4, 2016

Italian exchange students and local students tour Martinsville-Henry County.


Philpott Marina Recognized as Best New Facility

Thursday November 19, 2015

Philpott Marina received Best New Facility award from the Virginia Recreation and Park Society


Dan River Basin Association Paddles on Philpott Lake July 4

Thursday June 25, 2015

Participants will make a round trip from Twin Ridge Recreation area to Deer Island


The Great Outdoors in MHC

Tuesday June 2, 2015

Explore the many ways to explore the great outdoors in Martinsville-Henry County


Open House Planned for Visitor Center

Friday April 17, 2015

State-Certified Martinsville-Henry County Visitor Center Open for Residents and Visitors


Fishing Philpott Lake

Wednesday March 4, 2015

Fishing Philpott Lake


National Day of Unplugging

Wednesday February 25, 2015

What will you do when you unplug?


Little Free Libraries Project

Wednesday February 25, 2015

Project enhances community assets


Military Discounts

Monday January 26, 2015

Military Discounts


Win a Foodie Getaway Package

Tuesday November 25, 2014

Click for full details


Virginia Tourism and Local Leaders Participate in FAM Tour

Friday October 31, 2014

Twenty-one people toured Martinsville-Henry County on FAM Tour. 


Take Back Your Vacation

Thursday August 21, 2014

Escape to Philpott Lake


Discover the Great Outdoors

Tuesday June 17, 2014

"Not all who wonder are lost."- J.R.R. Tolkien 


Fishing At Its Finest

Thursday June 5, 2014

Fishing for fun, memories, and more in Martinsville-Henry County, VA!


Get to MHC and Get Outdoors

Monday June 2, 2014

Outdoor fun for June


Area Businesses Win “Best Of Virginia” Awards

Friday May 9, 2014

More than forty local businesses featured in Virginia Living magazine


A Three-Day Escape

Monday May 5, 2014

Enjoy a long weekend in Martinsville-Henry County


The College of William & Mary Win at Hooker Field

Monday May 5, 2014

The College of William & Mary District III Champion


Earth Day Every Day

Monday April 21, 2014

Treat every day like Earth Day


Philpott Marina Open House Rescheduled

Sunday February 16, 2014

Philpott Marina Open House Rescheduled for Sunday, February 23.


The Great Philpott Lake Escape

Monday November 4, 2013

Enjoy a relaxing weekend getaway in Southern Virginia


Bassett and Fieldale Areas Featured on Regional Television

Friday October 11, 2013

Area Promoted on Daytime Blue Ridge’s “In A Day’s Drive”


Discover Bassett, Virginia

Tuesday September 10, 2013

Tidbits and Trivia About this Southern Virginia Town