Posted on: October 16, 2017

Danville Rides, Complete Streets win awards

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The City of Danville was recognized recently for its dedication to improving the community’s health.

During the 2017 Regional Health Summit at Averett University presented by The Health Collaborative, the City of Danville received awards for the ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 13, 2017

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

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City Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 17, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public.

The business session will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, wh...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Danville welcomes Crema & Vine to Old West End

Citizens gather inside restaurant following grand opening

City officials joined other area leaders and citizens yesterday in welcoming Crema & Vine  in the Old West End Neighborhood. The restaurant is located at 1009 Main St., adjacent the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History.

Owned by Steve DelG...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Cash prizes arranged for Market Monster Mash

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Thanks to a partnership with several local businesses, Danville Parks and Recreation will be offering cash prizes for the best decorated trunk and the best carved pumpkins during the upcoming Market Monster Mash on Oct. 31.

The Market Monster Mash will sta...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Tobacco auctioneer demo to precede concert

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Returning to its roots, Danville Harvest Jubilee will feature a tobacco auctioneer demonstration on Friday, Oct. 13, sponsored by JTI Leaf Services Inc.

 

The demonstration, set to take the stage prior to national recording artist Trace Adkins, wi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2017

Police Department will hold job fair Wednesday

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The Danville Police Department will hold a job fair to fill a number of positions within its law enforcement, adult detention and juvenile detention divisions.

The job fair takes place from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Pepsi Building, whi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2017

City collecting loose leaves from neighborhoods

Loose leaf collection crew in action

Public Works Department crews will collect loose leaves from residential neighborhoods through Jan. 31. There is no charge for this service, and no phone call is necessary. Leaves are collected each week on the same day as scheduled garbage collection as ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Recreation center to host Veterans Day celebration

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Ballou Recreation Center will host a Veterans Day Celebration and Luncheon from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10.

The celebration will include George Washington High School’s ROTC color guard and a performance by the Danville Symphony Orchest...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Top things to do in Danville this weekend

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No plans yet for the weekend? Here is information on things to do in Danville. The events begin Friday evening at the Danville Science Center with an opportunity to experience some spooky science while you observe and take part in some live demonstrations...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Courthouse to close for Columbus Day

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The James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) will be closed on Monday, Oct. 9, for the Columbus Day holiday. The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be open.

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Patton Street project gets underway today

Patton Street storm drainage project underway

 Patton Street between Craghead and Lynn streets was closed this afternoon to through traffic to allow for the start of a storm water drainage project that will impact traffic along this corridor for six months or more.

The project not only will a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 3, 2017

City wins two Virginia Municipal League awards

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The City of Danville’s use of Facebook Live on River City TV and its “Dan River Twins” children’s book project were among the winners Monday night in the 2017 Innovation Awards for excellence in local government.

The...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Top things to do in Danville this weekend

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No plans yet for the weekend? Here is information on things to do in Danville. The events include an annual favorite — the Danville Museum Meets Margaritaville at the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History.

If you are looking for something new,...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Chef at the Market returns on Saturday

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The Chef at the Market series resumes on Saturday, Sept. 30, with local chef Dustin Haberer, owner of Nana Karen’s Cruisin Kitchen, preparing on site recipes made from fresh foods found at the Farmers' Market.

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and en...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Police, fire to offer free child safety seat checks

Child safety seat flyer

Danville Police and Fire departments are partnering to provide child safety seat checks and installation from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Old Navy on Holt Garrison Parkway. Anyone who provides transportation to children is encouraged to st...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Magazine ranks city high for economic potential

Corrie Teague Bobe (center), and Telly Tucker (right) receive award.

The City of Danville has received an award from fDI (Foreign Direct Investment) Magazine, which ranked the city among the top micro cities for economic potential in its 2017-2018 American Cities of the Future study. Danville ranked eighth in the list.

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Community invited to decorate Ballou Park

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Danville Parks and Recreation is looking for families, organizations or individuals to help decorate Ballou Park this holiday season in preparation for the Community Holiday Light Show.

“This event is only possible because the community helps dec...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Patton Street project set to get underway

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Beginning next week, the City of Danville will close the portion of Patton Street between Craghead and Lynn streets to through traffic to allow for the start of a storm water drainage project that will impact traffic along this corridor for six months or ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 20, 2017

City Council paves way for airport upgrades

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City Council last night paved the way for upgrades to the terminal building at Danville Regional Airport. The upgrades will include new carpeting, bathroom renovation and new flooring in the hallway.

In addition, grounds equipment will be replaced.

The upgr...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Top things to do in Danville this weekend

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No plans yet for the weekend? Here is information on things to do in Danville. The events include annual favorites such as the Danville Pittsylvania County Fair and the Old 97 Rail Days. Sports fans will enjoy high school and college football and sports c...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements