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    Virginia Tech presents river study findings

    (Posted Friday, March 23) A research team from Virginia Tech presented on Friday its findings from a study of the Dan and Smith rivers following unusual taste and odor events during 2015 in drinking water for Danville and South Boston. Read on...
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    Riverside Drive paving resumes Monday

    (Posted Friday, March 24) UPDATE: Milling and paving on the intersections and crossovers of Riverside Drive has been completed. On Monday, travel restrictions will be back in place to allow for milling and paving of the right westbound lane. Read on...
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    City Council closes loophole in bid contracts

    (Posted Wednesday, March 21) City Council last night voted to add potential conflicts of interest as a consideration when evaluating competitive bid proposals. The change will protect the City from predatory bids on building demolitions. Read on...
  4. Police Chief Scott Booth speaks to officers before Thursday&#39s first community walk.

    Police to hold second community walk

    (Posted Tuesday, March 20) Police Chief Scott Booth and other police staff will hold a second community engagement walk Thursday afternoon, March 22, in the neighborhoods adjacent to G.L.H. Johnson Elementary School. Read on...
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    Virginia Tech to present river study findings

    (Posted Monday, March 19) A public information meeting will be held on Friday, March 23, on findings from a study by Virginia Tech of the Dan and Smith rivers. The meeting begins at 2 p.m. at the Institute for Advance Learning and Research. Read on...
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    Danville Utilities answers customer concerns

    (Posted Monday, March 19) Danville Utilities responded today to questions from customers who voiced complaints at the last Utility Commission meeting about high utility bills. The answers are available at danvilleva.gov/utilitiesquestions. Read on...
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    Osprey Cam back again for nesting season

    (Posted Friday, March 9) Parks and Recreation announced Friday the Osprey Cam has returned for the nesting season and can be viewed live on its website, www.PlayDanvilleVA.com. Osprey are known to return to the same nest annually. Read on...
  8. Police Chief Scott Booth speaking at news conference

    Police working to take illegal guns off the street

    (Posted Friday, March 9) Police have seized on average one gun every other day from the streets of Danville so far this year, and on Friday, they told stories behind the guns, one of which was found by children playing near a playground. Read on...
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    City Council Oks funds for generator repairs

    (Posted Wednesday, March 7) City Council last night voted to use insurance proceeds from flood damage at the Pinnacles hydroelectric complex to repair and replace components of a generator damaged by the flood. Read on...
  10. Panaceutics logo

    Governor announces 70 jobs in Ringgold East park

    (Posted Tuesday, March 6) Gov. Northam today announced that Panaceutics, a personalized medicine and nutrition company, will create 70 jobs at a research and development and manufacturing facility in the Ringgold East Industrial Park. Read on...
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    State Board of Elections issues primary notice

    (Posted Monday, March 5) The State Board of Elections has issued an official notice that a Republican Party primary election will be held on Tuesday, June 12, to nominate a candidate for the U.S. Senate. The General Election will be Nov. 6. Read on...
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    Patton Street project moving to next phase

    (Posted Thursday, March 1) The Patton Street storm water drainage project will move to is fourth phase on Monday, March 5. South Union Street will be closed to vehicular traffic. Patton Street will remain closed to through traffic. Read on...
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  1. Scheduled City Road Closure Map

    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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    Utility Bill Q&A

    Danville Utilities has responded to questions from customers who attended the last Danville Utility Commission meeting to voice complaints about high utility bills. More than 125 people attended the meeting held on Feb. 26 in City Council Chambers. Twenty-two citizens spoke during a public comment period. The Danville Utility Commission will also review these questions and answers at their next meeting. 

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    New GIS Homepage

    As part of our commitment to providing the best possible spatial maps, apps, and information, the Information Technology's GIS Division is proud to present a new homepage! All of our mapping applications are available here in a brand new tile-based format. As part of this new rollout, we will be phasing out the existing 'Maps' page with greater functionality on the new site. We hope you will enjoy the City’s latest interactive mapping experience!

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