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Posted on: November 12, 2018

City Parks and Recreation receives four awards

Parks and Recreation staffers display awards

Danville Parks and Recreation recently received four awards during Virginia Parks and Recreation Society’s Annual Conference.

“As always, we are humbled to represent the community so well on such a large stage,” said Departmen...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 9, 2018

City to resume full-scale collection of loose leaves

Loose leaf collection crew in action

Beginning Monday, Nov. 12, Public Works crews will resume full-scale collection of loose leaves at the curb in residential neighborhoods. The crews have been assisting with cleanup and recovery from Tropical Storm Michael.

Leaves are collected each week on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

City extends waiver on debris collection limits

Public Works notice

The Public Works Department is extending until Nov. 16 its waiver on restrictions for collection of tree limbs, brush and other storm debris for residents who pay the full refuse fee. In addition, restrictions are being waived until Nov. 16 for collection...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Danville chosen to host fire safety campaign

Fire Department logo

To raise awareness about campus and community fire safety, the Danville Fire Department, Averett University and Danville Community College are partnering with First Alert, the most trusted brand in home safety*, along with Campus Firewatch and the Michael...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Courthouse to be closed Monday for Veterans Day

Exterior photo of James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse)

(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.

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: November 5, 2018

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

Council Chambers

City Council will meet Thursday, Nov. 8, in a business session and two work sessions. All three sessions are open to the public.

City Council, which regularly meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month, moved its meeting to Thursday to avoid conflict...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Harlow Group chooses Danville for first U.S. plant

Governor speaks with City Councilman Sherman Saunders

United Kingdom-based Harlow Group Ltd., an advanced manufacturer of highly engineered assemblies, fabrications and precision metal work services to some of the best-known companies in the world, has chosen the Cyber Park in Danville as the site of its fir...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Danville wins grant in Main Street campaign

Poster - Danville got a TKO

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.

Danville accrue...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Parks and Recreation Fit Mobile program recognized

PlayDanville logo

Danville Parks and Recreation’s Fit Mobile program was recognized during last week’s Health Summit hosted by the Health Collaborative for its continued efforts to improve the region’s health.

“We are proud of this pr...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Halloween to be observed on Wednesday, Oct. 31

Halloween Jack O'Lanterns

Halloween trick-or-treating in Danville will be observed on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The Danville Police Department urges citizens to prepare for the activity so that children enjoy the boo, and avoid the boo-boos.

To assist in making the night a success for th...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Police Department holds ninth community walk

Police car with Community and Youth Engagement logo

Danville Police officers walked door-to-door Thursday evening in the White Rock neighborhood. More than 40 members of the department — along with City Manager Ken Larking and members of the Fire Department and Sheriff's Office — went d...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 25, 2018

City to offer free bus service on Election Day

Vote graphic

The Danville Transit System will offer free bus service on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6, for all fixed route and reservation based trips. Passengers interested in reserving door-to-door service for the Handivan, Reserve A Ride or Senior operations are en...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 25, 2018

Danville Transit launches bus locator system

Bus locator service map

Danville Transit has launched a new bus locator system that will allow riders to use their smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop devices to view the location of all fixed route buses in real time.

The information is available at https://dtbuslocator.com or...

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

City reopens sections of Riverwalk Trail sections

Riverwalk Trail - Virginia Treasure section

The Parks and Recreation Department has cleared and reopened sections of the Riverwalk Trail; however, all users should proceed with caution as there are multiple stream crossings out of commission, trail shoulders in need of repair, and slick mud in some...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Governor: N.C. relocating, bringing 65 jobs to city

BGF logo

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that BGF Industries, Inc., a leading U.S. manufacturer of high-performance technical fiber materials for global markets, will invest $7 million to relocate its corporate headquarters and R&D operation from Greens...

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