• On May 26, 2021, a joint meeting of the Henry County Board of Supervisors and Martinsville City Council was held. Attorneys for each party presented the Memorandum of Understanding the two groups have reached regarding the reversion of Martinsville City. 

    Both bodies voted to support the MOU.
    The agreement went to the Commission on Local Government and the CLG recommended an effective date of July 1, 2023 at their October 15, 2021 review.
    Martinsville City Council approved a reversion ordinance in November 2021. Henry County Board of Supervisors have tabled action on the ordinance.
    On August 23, 2022, Henry County officials learned that the Supreme Court of Virginia did not act and dismissed the case brought before them to declare special legislation requiring a referendum on reversion unconstitutional.
    At this time, The School Board of Henry County has held no discussion or planning meetings on reversion. 
    For more information on the Martinsville reversion, please visit https://www.henrycountyva.gov/reversion