Martinsville, Virginia


Meet Debra Buchanan

Meet a Martinsville Insider, Debra Buchanan. Lace up your running shoes and be prepared to catch up though, because she is always on the go! Debra is the owner of Debra's Antiques, a Senior Sales Executive with WGSR 47, a TV personality on "Good Morning Southside" and is also serving her fifth term on the Henry County Board of Supervisors. She stays very busy but you can also tell that she really loves what she is doing. Here are Debra's tips for enjoying Martinsville-Henry County, Virginia...

What is the best-kept secret in Martinsville-Henry County?

"The friendly and caring people, low real estate taxes in Henry County and the many activities associated with the Smith River."

What is the most interesting tidbit about Debra's Antiques & Collectibles?

"I grew up in the antique business and its been a part of my life; owning an antique business for 33 years. I have an understanding of antique trends and try to cater to that demand."

Hot Tip: Debra's Antiques has quite a collection of vintage Barbie Dolls and other antique and vintage toys. See photos of her inventory on Facebook

What are your favorite Martinsville-Henry County festivals and why?

"I enjoy the annual Fieldale Heritage Festival held in May. This festival has revitalized a community that suffered the loss of Fieldcrest Mills."

Hot Tip: This festival was recently named one of the Top 20 Festivals in the Southeast for May by the Southeast Tourism Society! 

Get out to explore Martinsville-Henry County for yourself and see...