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    Project Imagine readies group for the future

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 16) Project Imagine participants today received instruction on life skills and available resources that will assist them upon completion of their nine-week work readiness program, which is now at its midpoint. Read on...
  2. Public Works notice

    City extends waiver on debris collection limits

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 16) The City is extending until Nov. 30 its waiver on restrictions for pickup of storm debris for residents who pay the full refuse fee. The waiver also is extended for collection of flood-damaged items. Read on...
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    City Council will meet in business, work sessions

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 16) City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 20, in a business session and a work session. The business session begins at 7 p.m., followed by the work session. River City TV airs live the business session. Read on...
  4. Holiday Bazaar banner

    Holiday Bazaar to feature more than 100 vendors

    (Posted Thursday, Nov. 15) Kick off your holiday season on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the annual Holiday Bazaar. The show will feature more than 100 vendor booths. The event is held at the Community Market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Read on...
  5. Storm cleanup image

    SBA opens disaster loan outreach center in city

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 14) Gov. Northam announced today the opening of a Small Business Administration disaster loan outreach center at 515 Main St. in Danville. The center will open tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. Governor's news release.....
  6. Community holiday light show logo

    Holiday Light Show nets place among top events

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 14) The annual Community Holiday Light Show has been designated once again by the Southeast Tourism Society as a Top 20 event in the Southeast for the month of December. This year's show will begin Dec. 8. Read on...
  7. Free firewood available outside former Schoolfield plant

    City makes available trees from storm for firewood

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 14) The City is making available the tree trunks it has collected from Tropical Storm Michael for use as firewood. The trees are located outside the fence of the Bishop Road entrance to the former Schoolfield plant. Read on...
  8. Parks and Recreation staffers display awards

    City Parks and Recreation receives four awards

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 12) The Parks and Recreation Department has garnered four awards from the Virginia Recreation and Park Society. The awards included best new program, best new special event and best health and wellness initiative. Read on...
  9. Loose leaf collection crew in action

    City to resume full-scale collection of loose leaves

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 9) Beginning Monday, Nov. 12, Public Works crews will resume full-scale collection of loose leaves at the curb in neighborhoods. The crews have been assisting with cleanup and recovery from Tropical Storm Michael. Read on...
  10. Public Works notice

    City extends waiver on debris collection limits

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 9) The City is extending until Nov. 16 its waiver on restrictions for pickup of storm debris for residents who pay the full refuse fee. The waiver also is extended for collection of flood-damaged items. Read on...
  11. Fire Department logo

    Danville chosen to host fire safety campaign

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 6) The Fire Department has been chosen to host a fire safety campaign in which students will work alongside firefighters to conduct home safety visits and install 2,500 smoke and CO alarms donated by First Alert. Read on...
  12. Exterior photo of James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse)

    Courthouse to be closed Monday for Veterans Day

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 6) The James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, for the Veterans Day holiday. The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be open.
  13. Council Chambers

    City Council will meet in business, work sessions

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 5) City Council will meet Thursday, Nov. 8, in a business session and two work sessions. The first session is a work session at 5:30 p.m. The business session begins at 7 p.m., followed by a second work session. Read on...
  14. Governor speaks with City Councilman Sherman Saunders

    Harlow Group chooses Danville for first U.S. plant

    (Posted Thursday, Nov. 1) United Kingdom-based Harlow Group Ltd., an advanced manufacturer of highly engineered assemblies, fabrications and precision metal work services, has chosen the Cyber Park as the site of its first U.S. plant. Read on...
  15. Poster - Danville got a TKO

    Danville wins grant in Main Street campaign

    (Posted Tuesday, Oct. 30) Danville will receive a grant of $150,000 toward revitalizing two historic properties — 206 and 208 North Union St. — after finishing in the top 10 in a public online “Vote Your Main Street” campaign. Read on...
  16. PlayDanville logo

    Parks and Recreation Fit Mobile program recognized

    (Posted Tuesday, Oct. 30) Parks and Recreation’s Fit Mobile program has been recognized by the Health Collaborative for addressing barriers to participation in health and wellness programs by providing on-site fitness and nutrition classes. Read on...
  17. Halloween Jack O&#39Lanterns

    Halloween to be observed on Wednesday, Oct. 31

    (Posted Monday, Oct. 29) Halloween trick-or-treating in Danville will be observed on Wednesday, Oct. 31. Police urge citizens to prepare now, follow safety tips and use common sense so that children enjoy the boo, and avoid the boo-boos. Read on...
  18. Police car with Community and Youth Engagement logo

    Police Department holds ninth community walk

    (Posted Friday, Oct. 26) Danville Police officers walked door-to-door Thursday evening in the White Rock neighborhood to reach out to residents. The community engagement walk was the ninth in a series that will be held across the city. Read on...
  19. Vote graphic

    City to offer free bus service on Election Day

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 25) Danville Transit will offer free bus service on Election Day for all fixed route and reservation-based trips. Passengers interested in reservation-based services are urged to make reservations well in advance. Read on...
  20. Bus locator service map

    Danville Transit launches bus locator system

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 25) Danville Transit has launched a new bus locator system that will allow riders to use their smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop devices to track the location of all fixed route buses in real time. Read on...
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    Danville Transit


    Danville's Mass Transit System offers flexible, convenient and economical service options. From traditional fixed route service, to Handivan accomdations and senior transportation, to door-to-door service from Reserve-a-Ride, Danville Transit can get you there!
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    Danville Roots Story Map


    Dig into Danville’s roots by exploring historic events that have occurred over the past two and a quarter centuries. Visit the Danville Roots story map and journey through five sections that include the historic figures, places and events that make our town unique.

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    Danville Utilities Website

    Danville Utilities has a new website for customers! You can create an account to view your usage, make account changes, pay your bill, and report an outage. The new design also has  resources for our customers on ways to conserve, save, and stay safe. Information is also available on the new resources available at the Danville Public Library: Kill-A-Watt Energy Monitors and thermal cameras!


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