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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Mayor declares May as ‘Make Danville Shine Month’

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Mayor Alonzo Jones on Tuesday officially declared the month of May as “Make Danville Shine Month.” The goal of the seventh annual “Make Danville Shine” campaign is to encourage residents and businesses to clean up a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2019

City launches official ‘Danville VA’ mobile app

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The City of Danville today announced a new free mobile app is available that puts city hall at the fingertips of residents and visitors.

The official “Danville, VA” app, which is available in the Apple iTunes app store and the Android G...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Police hold fourth community walk of year

Police car with Community and Youth Engagement logo

Danville Police officers walked door-to-door on Monday in the Westover Manor neighborhood. The community engagement walk was the fourth of the year and the department’s 15th since these events began.

The walk included the Westover Manor Trailer C...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2019

City offices to close for Easter holiday on Monday

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The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, April 22, in observance of the Easter holiday. Both the main and branch public libraries will be closed, and there will be no Danville Transit service.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 11, 2019

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

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City Council will meet Tuesday, April 16, 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, which is l...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Danville launches new geographic data hub

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The City of Danville today announced the launch of a new geographic information website for the public, the Danville Geographic Data Hub. This site features data available for search or download, as well as maps that come to life at the click of a mouse.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2019

National Weather Service seeks flood stage input

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The National Weather Service in Blacksburg is seeking public comment on proposed changes to flood stage categories for the Dan River in Danville.

The changes, which are scheduled to take effect on May 15, are needed because recent flood events show that th...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Mainline Trolley service resumes on Friday

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Danville Transit will renew seasonal weekend Mainline Trolley operations on Friday, April 5. Service is provided each weekend on Fridays and Saturday from April through December and passengers can complete off route requests within a quarter mile of the r...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Proposed budget keeps focus on future

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City Manager Ken Larking on Thursday night submitted to City Council a proposed budget that invests additional money in public schools, crime reduction and public safety initiatives, and projects designed to grow Danville.

As proposed, Danville Public Scho...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 27, 2019

Police Department holds 14th community walk

Police car with Community and Youth Engagement logo

Danville Police officers walked door-to-door Tuesday in the Third Avenue neighborhood. The community engagement walk was the third of the year and the department’s 14th since these events began.

The police officers were joined by staff members fr...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Cabin Creek Initiative aims to break barriers

Booth set up for Cabin Creek Initiative open house

The City of Danville joined on Monday with Averett University’s Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness, Danville Community College, River District Auto Spa and River District Barbershop to launch an initiative that will bring skill-bas...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements