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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

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Posted on: November 29, 2014

Committee will continue electric services study Monday

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The fourth meeting of a steering committee that will make recommendations on how best to cost-effectively serve Danville’s electric customers will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in the City Council Chambers on the fourth... Read on...

Posted on: November 28, 2014

Storm drain replacement continues Monday on Crestview Drive

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Crestview Drive from South Boston Road to Halifax Road will be closed again on Monday, Dec. 1, and Tuesday, Dec. 2, to allow a contractor to complete replacement of a storm drain pipe, weather permitting.

Posted on: November 26, 2014

Holiday schedule for Public Works collections

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Citizens are reminded that the Public Works Department's collection of refuse, yard waste, loose leaves and curbside recycling will change as follows. Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day collections will take place on Saturdays.

Holiday schedule....
Posted on: November 25, 2014

River City TV airing presentation on utility finances

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Danville Utilities customers will have the opportunity over the next 10 days to view a presentation on the financial health of the city’s five utilities. A consulting firm made the presentation Monday to the Danville Utility... Read on...

PowerPoint - Utilities Financial Overview
Posted on: November 24, 2014

Riverview Rotary Christmas Parade set for Dec. 13

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The Riverview Rotary Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. This year’s theme is "Christmas Future." The grand marshals will be children of the Rotarians.

The parade route will begin at... Read on...

Posted on: November 24, 2014

City offices, library and courthouse closed for Thanksgiving holiday

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The Municipal Building and all other city of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

In addition, the public library will be closed on both days.... Read on...

Posted on: November 21, 2014

Danville United focuses on youth issues

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Nearly 50 citizens, including several Danville City Council members, gathered Thursday at a meeting of the Danville United Community Relations Coalition to discuss youth issues, including high school dropout, poverty and... Read on...

Posted on: November 19, 2014

City joins Science Center to put geography into action for students

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The City of Danville partnered with the Danville Science Center to put geography into action for students from Danville Public Schools. Students participated in activities such as a geography-based Jeopardy game and story... Read on...

Posted on: November 19, 2014

Council approves posting of ‘In God We Trust’

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Danville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt a resolution supporting the display of the national motto “In God We Trust” over the door leading into the Council Chambers and at the area where the mayor’s... Read on...

Posted on: November 13, 2014

Duke Energy announces plans to begin removing coal ash from Eden site

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Duke Energy today announced plans to begin removing coal ash from the Dan River Steam Station in Eden, N.C., and three other sites. Ash from the Eden plant will be moved by rail to a lined landfill in Jetersville. The plans require regulatory approval.

Duke Energy news release
Posted on: November 11, 2014

Danville rededicates WWI memorial during Veterans Day ceremony

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A bell tolled Tuesday in memory of each of the 41 soldiers from Danville who died in service during World War I as the City of Danville rededicated the World War I memorial erected on Mount Vernon and Virginia avenues for... Read on...

Veterans Day ceremony photo album
Posted on: November 10, 2014

Danville celebrates New City Dance Space opening in historic building

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Danville city officials joined citizens Monday morning in celebrating the opening of New City Dance Space at the renovated historic building located at 616 North Main St. The building once was known as the Red Men Building... Read on...

Posted on: November 7, 2014

Registration deadline approaching for holiday light show

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Danville Parks and Recreation is asking anyone interested in entering a display into the Community Holiday Light Show to complete a registration form by Nov. 14 to secure a spot in the show.

“We really want this to be a... Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2014

City goes into full gear to collect loose leaves from neighborhoods

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With the arrival of peak leaf fall, the Danville Public Works Department this week began using all available vacuums to collect loose leaves from neighborhoods. To operate the additional equipment, the department is... Read on...

Loose leaf collection flyer...
Posted on: November 3, 2014

Committee continues electric services study

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The second meeting of a steering committee that will make recommendations on how best to cost-effectively serve Danville’s electric customers was held Monday in the City Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal... Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2014

The Launch Place partners with North Carolina-based technology incubator

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The Launch Place, a Danville-based nonprofit organization that provides consulting services and investment and subsidy opportunities for startups, is partnering with a Research Triangle Park-based technology incubator, First Flight Venture Center.

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Posted on: October 8, 2014

City begins collecting loose leaves from neighborhoods

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City of Danville Public Works Department crews have begun collecting loose leaves from residential neighborhoods and will continue through Jan. 31.

There is no charge for this service, and no phone call is necessary. As... Read on...

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