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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Wednesday, Oct. 26) The weekend offers 12 big events from which to choose, ranging from Halloween-themed events to classical music by the Danville Symphony Orchestra. Or take a short drive to Martinsville for NASCAR action. Read on...
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    Danville Farmers’ Market will close Saturday

    (Posted Wednesday, Oct. 26) The Danville Farmers’ Market will close for the season on Saturday, Oct. 29. It will reopen for the Winter Market on Saturday, Jan. 7, with baked goods, wines, meats, eggs, coffee, crafts and seasonal produce. Read on...
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    City Council identifies focus areas at retreat

    (Posted Tuesday, Oct. 25) City Council has established three areas that it wants to work with the city manager and his staff to address immediately. The areas are violent crime, education and sustained economic growth. Read on...
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    City Council accepts state funds for street projects

    (Posted Monday, Oct. 24) City Council has amended the City budget to provide for receipt of state money to install a storm water drainage system along Patton Street and to continue street and sidewalk improvements on Craghead Street. Read on...
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    Halloween to be observed on Monday, Oct. 31

    (Posted Friday, Oct. 21) Halloween trick-or-treating in Danville will be observed on Monday, Oct. 31. Police urge citizens to prepare now so that children enjoy the boo, and avoid the boo-boos. Safety tips are available at www.danvilleva.gov. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Friday, Oct. 21) The annual Children’s Festival features pirate stories and games, pumpkin hunts, a mobile video game theater and more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Crossing at the Dan. Read on...
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    City will host meeting on River Front Park

    (Posted Wednesday, Oct. 19) Danville Parks and Recreation will host a public input meeting from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Pepsi Building to receive comments on two concepts for River Front Park. Read on...
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    New website promotes 'all things River District'

    (Posted Wednesday, Oct. 19) The River District Association and Office of Economic Development have launched DanvilleRiverDistrict.com — a website that vividly displays images of the district and provides information about what it has to offer. Read on...
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    Police will take back prescription drugs Saturday

    (Posted Monday, Oct. 17) The Police Department will give citizens the opportunity to dispose of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at KARE Pharmacy, 411 Park Ave. Read on...
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    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Friday, Oct. 14) City Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 18, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. View the agendas at www.danvilleva.gov. Both sessions are open to the public. River City TV airs live the business session. Read on...
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    BB&T Scott & Stringfellow moving to River District

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 13) BB&T Scott & Stringfellow will relocate its Danville office to 554 Craghead St. in the River District. The firm will complete the move by Dec. 5, occupying the second floor of the former Piedmont Hardware Building. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Wednesday, Oct. 12) The sixth annual River District Festival offers opens Thursday evening with events and activities throughout the district, and then continues Saturday and Sunday. For a full schedule, go to www.riverdistrictfestival.org. Read on...
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    Developer reveals plans for 500 block Craghead Street

    (Posted Wednesday, Oct. 12) Rick Barker Properties of Danville today released plans for the 500 block of Craghead Street. In the first phase of the project, the Charles E. Hughes and William C. Venable buildings are being fully renovated. Read on...
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    Virginia Supreme Court again rejects flag appeal

    (Posted Friday, Oct. 7) The Virginia Supreme Court announced Friday that it will not rehear an appeal of a local judge’s decision upholding the City of Danville’s removal of a Confederate flag from a monument on the grounds of the Sutherlin Mansion. Read on...
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    Children's Festival pushed back to Saturday, Oct. 22

    (Posted Friday, Oct. 7) UPDATE: Due to the weather forecast, the Children’s Festival scheduled for this weekend has been postponed. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Carrington Pavilion. Read on...
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    Danville Transit considers new trolley bus service

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 6) Danville Transit encourages residents and visitors to complete a survey that will assist in evaluating the possibility of providing trolley bus service between the River District and the historic districts. Read on...
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    Courthouse will be closed Monday for Columbus Day

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 6) The James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10, for the Columbus Day holiday. The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be open.
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    City Council backs facility renovation for Overfinch

    (Posted Wednesday, Oct. 5) City Council voted Tuesday night to approve a moral obligation agreement for renovation of the Cyber Park facility that will be used by Overfinch. The renovaton will cost up to $500,000. Read on...
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    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Friday, Sept. 30) City Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 4, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. View the agendas at www.danvilleva.gov. Both sessions are open to the public. River City TV airs live the business session. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Thursday, Sept. 29) The weekend opens with Yappy Hour at the Crossing, G.W. hosting Tunstall in football, and the Havana Cuba All-Stars in concert. The Callands Festival is Saturday, and Averett volleyball and soccer teams are in action. Read on...
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    Officials announce craft brewery for River District

    (Posted Tuesday, Sept. 27) State and local officials today announced a brewery will be constructed as part of the mixed-use warehouse project at 600 Craghead St. The brewery — Ballad Brewing — plans to open in April. Read on...
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    Police will stop raising hoods of patrol vehicles

    (Posted Monday, Sept. 26) The Police Department today discontinued the practice of raising the hood on patrol vehicles because of concerns from citizens that raising the hoods prevented the in-car camera from recording a police/citizen interaction. Read on...
  23. Exterior photo of Centra Danville Medical Center

    Danville welcomes new Centra medical facility

    (Posted Monday, Sept. 26) Danville city officials joined other area leaders and citizens Sunday afternoon for the grand opening of the Centra Danville Medical Center at 414 Park Ave. The facility opened to the public today. Read on...
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    River District Story Map
    Throughout the Danville River District, there’s a captivating synergy between people and place marked by everything from buildings to long held beliefs, being reimagined into something newer, fresher, and more relevant. Learn more about it in our Story Map.

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    Find all of Danville’s parks, playgrounds, baseball/soccer fields, disc golf courses, trails, and more! Use the measure tool to plan a nice 2 mile walk along the trails, use the drawing tools to show your friends where to meet up! Bookmark your favorite places, and use the Base Map Gallery to view the map in new and different ways...go out and play, Danville!

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    Scheduled Road Closures Map
    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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