News Flash

Posted on: February 28, 2024

New team named Danville Dairy Daddies

The Danville Otterbots and Knuckleball Entertainment today announced the "Danville Dairy Daddies" will be the name of the new summer collegiate baseball team that will play in the Old North State League. The name of the new team pays homage to t...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 28, 2024

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

The City Council will meet on Tuesday, March 5, in a business session at 7 p.m. followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public and will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is located at 42...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 23, 2024

Police Department's 'Boys to Men' graduates 15

Boys to Men Graduation

On Friday, Feb. 23, the fourth graduation ceremony for the Boys to Men program was held at the Danville Police Department.

The program, with 15 graduates Friday from the RISE Academy, began in 2023. Under the leadership of Sgt. D.C. Ferguson, Boys to Men p...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 22, 2024

More baseball coming to Danville in 2024

News release by the Danville Otterbots

With the 2024 baseball season just around the corner, the Danville Otterbots and parent-organization, Knuckleball Entertainment, have announced that a second summer collegiate baseball team is coming to Danville. Effe...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Sign-ups open for Police Department's 'Easterific'

Easterific

The Danville Police Department’s annual Easterific event returns on March 28.

Donations and sign-ups are now open until full.

This year, the Department has a goal of reaching 100 children who otherwise may not receive an Easter basket.

For anyone i...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 16, 2024

Second volunteer swear-in ceremony held

Danville Police Department Volunteers Group Photo

Nine new volunteers officially took a pledge Thursday, Feb. 15, with the Danville Police Department during a ceremony held in the multipurpose room at 1 Community Way.

During the ceremony, the volunteers raised their right hand and recited a pledge read by...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2024

City posts agenda for next City Council meeting

The City Council will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 20, in a business session. No work session is scheduled. The business session will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is located at 427 ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 14, 2024

Holiday schedule for city offices, services

Presidents Day image of flag and George Washington

The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville government offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, in observance of George Washington Day, also known as Presidents Day. The public library will also be closed. However, Danville Transit will operat...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2024

Governor awards funds for Danville building

News release from the Governor’s Office

Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that $1.76 million in Site Remediation Grants from the Virginia Brownfields Restoration and Economic Redevelopment Assistance Fund (VBAF) will be awarded to six local...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Library programs honor Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, staff at the Ruby B. Archie Public Library recently launched a new initiative entitled Seen & Heard designed to honor Danville’s local Black history, celebrate local heroes both past and present, and am...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2024

Danville Transit unveils Black history bus wrap

Bus at High Street

To commemorate Black History Month, the Danville Transit System today unveiled a bus wrap that honors local African American figures, featuring images of 13 notable individuals who live in Danville or have lived in the city.

Unlike the transit system&r...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2024

City offers new online housing information tool

The City of Danville’s Information Technology Department, in collaboration with the Community Development Department’s Division of Housing & Development, has created an interactive “story map” that provides a co...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2024

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

The City Council will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 6, in a business session at 7 p.m. followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public and will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is located at 427...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2024

Project Imagine honors eight graduates

Group photo of Project Imagine graduates

Eight teenagers were honored recently for completing life skills training and goal-setting exercises through the City of Danville’s Project Imagine collaborative, which works to steer youths away from gang activity and community violence.

Graduat...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2024

Police Department issues scam warning

News Alert

The Danville Police Department is aware of phone calls being made regarding missed court dates, and payment being requested over the phone to clear charges.

This is a scam. The Danville Police Department will never call individuals seeking payment over the...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 23, 2024

JTI Leaf Services expanding operations

JTI Leaf Services, located in Danville, VA, is growing its organizational footprint and undergoing a multi-million-dollar expansion over the next twelve months.

“Our latest expansion is part of JTI’s long-term commitment to both Danvill...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 23, 2024

Date nears for Enterprise Zone workshop

The Danville Office of Economic Development & Tourism reminds businesses that it will host an Enterprise Zone workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 30. Businesses interested in expanding their facility or hiring new staff will receive information on incentive opp...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 23, 2024

Cabin Fever Music Series continues Saturday

The second concert in Danville Harvest Jubilee’s annual Cabin Fever Music Series continues Saturday, Jan. 27, inside the Community Market with the Danville band Old 97 performing.

Formed in 2020, the southern rock band likes to play many types of...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 17, 2024

City can assist those needing warming shelter

With the extreme cold temperatures being experienced this week in the city, the City of Danville reminds residents and visitors that it is prepared to assist in arranging a warming shelter and providing directions to resources that meet their needs.

Reside...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 14, 2024

City crews prepare for snow

Public Works Department crews will pretreat the major thoroughfares, bridges, and overpasses starting this evening because of a winter storm system that is forecast to bring snow to the city on Monday.

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg this aftern...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 10, 2024

City announces tourism funding opportunities

The Danville Office of Economic Development & Tourism recently announced the Visit SoSi Tourism Sponsorship Program, a reimbursable funding opportunity tailored for stakeholders seeking to host events and attract new visitors to the City of Danville a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 10, 2024

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

The City Council will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 16, in a business session at 7 p.m. followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public and will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is located at 42...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 10, 2024

Holiday schedule for city offices, services

The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville government offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Also, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

Danville T...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 8, 2024

City announces launch of tourism website

 The Danville Office of Economic Development & Tourism announced the launch of its newly designed website for the regional tourism brand, Visit SoSi.

The website showcases local attractions, dining options, lodging accommodations, and travel i...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements