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    City will close lanes on Riverside Drive for repair

    (Posted Friday, Sept. 4) The two left eastbound lanes of Riverside Drive between Audubon Drive and Arnett Boulevard will be closed for street repairs on Wednesday, Sept. 9, and Thursday, Sept. 10. The lanes will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Read on...
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    Chef at the Market returns Saturday morning

    (Posted Friday, Sept. 4) The Chef at the Market series continues on Saturday, Sept. 5, with Chef Rob Melton of RuRoux Melt & Que Catering preparing on site a dish made from ingredients available at the Farmers' Market. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. Read on...
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    City offices will be closed Monday to observe holiday

    (Posted Thursday, Sept. 3) The Municipal Building and all other city of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, for the Labor Day holiday. The public library and courthouse also will be closed. Danville Transit will not operate. Read on...
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    Council discusses search for next city manager

    (Posted Wednesday, Sept. 2) Mayor Sherman Saunders said Tuesday that the search for the next city manager will take as long as needed in order “to get it right.” All members of City Council, he said, will be involved in the process. Read on...
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    City Council accepts grant to rehab Pine Street house exterior

    (Posted Tuesday, Sept. 1) City Council voted Tuesday to accept a grant to stabilize and restore the exterior of a house that once was a fine Italianate example in the Old West End Historic District. The house at 864 Pine St. has endured years of neglect. Read on...
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    Danville Transit will launch automated notification system

    (Posted Thursday, Aug. 27) Danville Transit System will begin using an automated phone system on Monday, Aug. 31, to notify passengers who have reserved service of their scheduled boarding time. Passengers can confirm or cancel trips using the system. Read on...
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    City will seek proposals for outsourcing water plant operations

    (Posted Wednesday, Aug. 26) The City of Danville will seek proposals from commercial water plant operators in order to determine whether operation of the city’s water treatment plant and storage facilities could be cost-effectively privatized. Read on...
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    Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

    (Posted Tuesday, Aug. 25) Danville Utilities is warning customers about a scam involving a demand for immediate payment of their utility bill. Commercial businesses are the target. Danville Utilities does not contact customers by phone to demand payment. Read on...
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    Danville welcomes Brewed Awakening to River District

    (Posted Tuesday, Aug. 25) City officials joined other area leaders and citizens Tuesday morning in welcoming Brewed Awakening as the latest addition to the River District’s growing list of restaurant options. The restaurant is located at 610 Craghead St. Read on...
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    City Council, IDA view parking deck presentation

    (Posted Friday, Aug. 21) City Council and the Industrial Development Authority this week reviewed preliminary designs for a parking deck at Main and North Union street that would provide 618 parking spaces and 12,800 square feet of commercial space. Read on...
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    Tickets available for Jam on the Dan

    (Posted Friday, Aug. 21) Tickets remain available for Jam on the Dan on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Carrington Pavilion. The concert features three Americana and country music bands: Yarn with Josh Shilling, L Shape Lot and The Band Concord. Read on...
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    Council affirms decision on historic district house

    (Posted Wednesday, Aug. 19) City Council affirmed Tuesday night a decision made earlier this year by the Commission of Architectural Review to allow a rear porch of a house in the Old West Neighborhood to be enclosed with vinyl doors and vinyl siding. Read on...
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    Free outdoor movie will bring ‘Annie’ to big screen

    (Posted Tuesday, Aug. 18) Danville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park summer series will conclude on Friday, Aug. 21, at Ballou Park, with the film “Annie.” The film is free. It begins at 9 p.m. and will play on a 20-foot screen. Read on...
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    Firehouse magazine features Lynn Street fire station

    (Posted Friday, Aug. 14) Firehouse, a magazine for the fire service, features Danville's Station No. 1 on Lynn Street in its latest edition. In addition to an active station and administrative headquarters, Station No. 1 houses a museum and memorials. Read on...
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    Danville United officers remain unchanged

    (Posted Friday, Aug. 14) The Rev. Ron Johnson agreed Thursday night to continue to serve as chairman of the Danville United Community Relations Coalition. The Rev. John Carroll also agreed to continue as vice chairman. The next meeting will be Oct. 22. Read on...
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    Mayor: Region stronger, must continue to adapt

    (Posted Tuesday, Aug. 11) Mayor Sherman Saunders told area business leaders on Tuesday that the region is growing stronger because the spirit of reinvention is at work. Going forward, the region must continue to adapt to changes and challenges. Read on...
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    Tickets on sale for Jam on the Dan

    (Posted Monday, Aug. 10) Tickets are now on sale for Jam on the Dan on Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Carrington Pavilion. The concert features three bands performing Americana and country music. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $30 for VIP. Read on...
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    Danville removes Confederate flag from grounds of Sutherlin Mansion

    (Posted Thursday, August 6) Danville Police on Thursday night removed the Third National flag of the Confederate States of America from the grounds of the Sutherlin Mansion following City Council’s adoption of a flag ordinance. Read on...
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    Paticipants needed for Community Light Show

    (Posted Thursday, Aug. 6) Parks and Recreation is looking for groups to participate in the 2016 Community Holiday Light Show, which will be held Dec. 12 -27 in Ballou Park. Groups can range from school or organizational specific to family and friends. Read on...
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    Fantastic Shakers will perform in concert Friday

    (Posted Thursday, Aug. 6) Danville Harvest Jubilee will hold its final Fridays at the Crossing concert of the year on Friday, Aug. 7, with The Fantastic Shakers playing a variety of up-tempo dance and rock music at the Carrington Pavilion. Read on...
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    FY 2016 Adopted Budget
    This budget supports continued efforts to reclaim Danville’s status as a place of economic opportunity and an attractive, safe, desirable place in which to live. The Adopted FY 2016 Budget supports the right mix of municipal services and facilities to satisfy current resident demands and attract newcomers.  And it does so while operating cost-effectively with affordable taxes, fees, and utility rates.  
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    River District Development Project
    The River District, generally consisting of the traditional central business district, historic tobacco warehouse district and manufacturing area, and contiguous areas. This area has been the commercial and administrative heart of the city since the 1790s, is a vital element to the future of Danville and the surrounding region. 
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    This interactive map pinpoints the location of scheduled road closures/traffic disruptions and provides detail on the number of lanes closed, the lane side and direction and scheduled date and time of the closure. This map also provides added detail on the purpose of the construction, suggested alternate routes and contact information if additional information is needed. Search by address to discover scheduled projects in your area.

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