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Posted on: August 11, 2018

Mayor dedicates Ruby B. Archie Public Library

Ruby B. Archie Public Library sign outside building entrance

Mayor Alonzo Jones today dedicated the public library building at 511 Patton St. as the Ruby B. Archie Public Library. The naming of the building, he said, was a fitting tribute to Archie, who was an “exceptional leader, an exceptional educator ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 9, 2018

Police officers welcome students back to school

Danville Police officers prepare to ride school buses

In support of the Danville Public School system's start of the new school year, Danville Police welcomed students back to school today. Officers rode buses and greeted students on school grounds.

The effort was part of the Police Department’s com...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Neighborhoods participate in National Night Out

National Night Out 2018 logo

Mayor Alonzo Jones, City Council members and City staff participated in National Night Out activities at 13 neighborhood sites across the city Tuesday evening.

The Police Department coordinates the event to build new community connections and strengthen ex...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Back to school: Safely share the streets

Back to school logo

With area schools starting back for fall classes, remember to safely share the streets with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists and provide children with the necessary knowledge to stay safe at school.

The Danville Police Department shares tips on how...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Art trail will showcase nine new sculptures

Jim Gallucci Koi Bench

The votes have been tallied and the winners of this year’s People’s Choice Vote for the next round of the Danville Art Trail are “Koi Bench” by Jim Gallucci and “Triad” by Scott Strader.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 6, 2018

City sets library renaming ceremony for Saturday

Exterior photo of main branch of the Danville Public Library

The City of Danville invites the community to the renaming dedication ceremony of the Danville Public Library main branch on Saturday, Aug. 11, beginning at 11 a.m. Danville City Council has decided, on the recommendation of the Alpha Phi Omega Chapter, A...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Free concert will feature bluegrass band

Music on Main Logo

Danville Parks and Recreation’s Music on Main concert series will continue in the River District at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, with the bluegrass band The New Habit.

The hard-driving, young bluegrass band consists of Josh Marlowe on guitar, Brandon Dick...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Council meeting to be held on Thursday

Photo of Council Chambers

The next meeting of City Council will be held on Thursday, Aug. 9, instead of the first Tuesday of the month as normal. The change in dates is to allow City Council to attend National Night Out activities on Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Meeting agendas are posted.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Riverwalk Trail users asked to avoid flooded sections

PlayDanville logo

Due to the recent rain amounts, Parks and Recreation reminds Riverwalk Trail users to avoid flooded sections of the trail.

While the majority of the trail is clear of flood waters, low-lying sections could be under water or close to being underwater and po...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 30, 2018

Mainline Trolley service changes begin Friday

Mainline Trolley stop at the Danville Science Center

The Danville Transit System will initiate new route and schedule changes for the Mainline Trolley service on Friday, Aug. 3, that will expand transportation access and improve passenger convenience for the operation.

One of the major service changes includ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Police officers continue community engagement

Cedar Terrace youth engagement photo

The Police Department today held its second community engagement day in as many days. Today, the officers were at Cedar Terrace Apartments. On Thursday, officers were at Danville Family Homes on Joanis Drive.

The events included games, music, food and info...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 26, 2018

Police Department holds sixth community walk

Police car with Community and Youth Engagement logo

Danville Police officers walked door-to-door Thursday evening in the neighborhood of the Woodside Village Apartments. The apartments are located at 1321 Piney Forest Road. They talked with residents about their needs and how the Police Department can make...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Danville Utilities launches newly redesigned website

Danville Utilities website screenshot

Danville Utilities invites customers to explore its newly redesigned website — danvilleutilities.com. The mobile friendly website serves as a one-stop shop for all information regarding electric, natural gas and water services.

This information i...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 23, 2018

Free concert will feature Elvis tribute artist

Music on Main Logo

Danville Parks and Recreation’s Music on Main concert series will continue in the River District at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 12, with Elvis tribute artist Wayne Euliss.

Euliss is a Guilford County, N.C., resident who has been bringing the late...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements