MARTINSVILLE, Va. – On Tuesday evening Martinsville City Council received the latest update on its plan to revert to a town and join Henry County.
It’s a move that’s been on the city’s radar for quite some time following the beginning of its decline a few decades ago.
At this point, Henry County officials said the county won’t fight the plan, but they don’t like the current revision. They want a say in what the next one looks like.
If the city and county are unable to agree, they’ll go before a panel of three judges to decide.
The city is eying a July 2022 completion date and said public meetings will be scheduled in the coming time.