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Posted on: June 25, 2019

May cleanup campaign nets 269 tons of debris

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Danville Public Works Department crews collected 269.7 tons of debris during the seventh annual “Make Danville Shine” campaign, a month-long effort held in May.

The total was an increase of 20.7 percent or 46.27 tons from the prior year...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Free concert will feature Elvis tribute artist

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Danville Parks and Recreation’s Music on Main concert series will continue in the River District at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, with Elvis tribute artist Wayne Euliss.

The outdoor concert is free and will be held in the Main Street Plaza at 11...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 20, 2019

City Council OKs budget for next fiscal year

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City Council voted Tuesday night to adopt the full budget that will serve as a framework for city operations from July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020.

The budget maintains basic city services and programs, gives Danville Public Schools an increase of $2.3 ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Danville Utilities receives national award

Jason Grey, center, with APPA Chair Decosta Jennings, left, and Coleman Smoak.

Danville Utilities has received the E.F. Scattergood System Achievement Award from the American Public Power Association (APPA). This award honors public power systems with outstanding accomplishments.

In winning the award, the APPA cited projects by Danvi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 14, 2019

City honors second Project Imagine graduates

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A graduation ceremony was held today for the second Project Imagine class, with the four members receiving certificates for completing a nine-week work readiness program that gives gang-affiliated youth a future off the streets by providing them with a pa...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 14, 2019

VDOT opens all lanes on U.S. 29 Bypass

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The Virginia Department of Transportation has opened all lanes on the Danville Expressway/U.S. 29 Bypass near Barkers Branch. The remaining signage also has been removed, and there are no travel restrictions.

The reopening of all lanes took place late Thur...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 14, 2019

North Union to be closed to through traffic

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Weather permitting, North Union Street is scheduled to be closed to through traffic on Monday, June 17, and Tuesday, June 18, to allow for the installation of a crosswalk. All businesses will be accessible.

The crosswalk will be installed in the area of th...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 13, 2019

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

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City Council will meet Tuesday, June 18, 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 lo...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Airport releases details on open house, rally

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On Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., an Airport Open House and Young Eagles Rally will be held at the Danville Regional Airport. Up to 15 pilots from Virginia and North Carolina will complete free plane rides for children ages 8 to 17, who hav...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Children’s Festival will offer new attractions

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The Danville Children’s Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, at the Carrington Pavilion, 629 Craghead St. The event will feature a talent showcase, amusement rides, crafts, a splash zone, and tubing rides on the riv...

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

Music on Main concert series will open Thursday

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Music on Main returns to Main Street Plaza this week for a summer full of music down by the river.

The free music series kicks off Thursday, June 13, with the jazz-stylings of Small Town Orchestra. All shows start at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at 111 Main ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 7, 2019

City’s 2019 aerial photos now available online

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The City of Danville today announced that the 2019 aerial photographs are now available on its geographic information systems (GIS) website using the Parcel Viewer application.

The photos were taken between Jan. 1 and Jan. 6 with a 3-inch resolution. At th...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 5, 2019

City Council OKs tax hikes to fund schools

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City Council voted Tuesday night to raise taxes on real estate, personal property and lodging to invest additional money in public schools, better support the Danville Life Saving Crew, and provide a current revenue source for projects designed to grow Da...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 4, 2019

City receives Strategic Partnership Award

(Posted Tuesday, June 4) The City of Danville was among the winners of the first-ever Strategic Partnership Award winners presented last week by Danville Public Schools. The award is given for support of school programs and initiatives.

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Artisan Expo will present crafters at work Saturday

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The Artisan Expo, which features local artisans demonstrating their crafts as well as selling the goods they make, will return for its fifth season on Saturday, June 8, at the Community Market.

The event will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon in the community...

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