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    Panel: Regional efforts fuel optimistic outlook

    (Posted Wednesday, July 26) Mayor John Gilstrap and City Manager Ken Larking told area business leaders Tuesday that they are optimistic for the future because of the strong working relationship between Danville and Pittsylvania County. Read on...
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    Chef at the Market returns on Saturday

    (Posted Wednesday, July 26) The Chef at the Market series resumes on Saturday, July 29, with local chef Dustin Haberer of Nana Karen’s preparing on site recipes from fresh foods found at the Farmers' Market. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. Read on...
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    Firefighters plan to ‘Fill the Fire Truck’ again

    (Posted Tuesday, July 25) The Danville Fire Department is teaming up with Danville Public Schools to collect school supplies for students in need. The next “Fill the Fire Truck” event will be 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, July 29, at Kmart. Read on...
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    Police to hold document shredding event

    (Posted Tuesday, July 25) The Police Department will hold a free document shredding event on Saturday, July 29, to help citizens safely dispose of personal paperwork. Come to URW Community Federal on Lowes Drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read on...
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    Free concert will feature beach, boogie and blues

    (Posted Tuesday, July 25) Parks and Recreation’s Music on Main concert series will continue at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, at the Main Street Plaza. The free, outdoor concert will feature the beach, boogie and blues band Cruize Control. Read on...
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    City Council pushes back first meeting in August

    (Posted Wednesday, July 19) City Council has moved its first regular meeting in August to Thursday, Aug. 3. The change will allow Council members and staff to attend local National Night Out activities being planned for Tuesday, Aug. 1. Read on...
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    Tenants announced for Craghead Street block

    (Posted Monday, July 17) Rick Barker Properties LLC, a Danville-based real estate development company, today announced three tenants that will locate to the 500 block of Craghead Street. The tenants will be a restaurant, grocery and brewpub. Read on...
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    Danville Rides bike share program opens today

    (Posted Friday, July 14) Parks and Recreation hosted a ribbon cutting today to mark the start of the Danville Rides bike share program. The program has five bike lockers along the Riverwalk Trail. Stations have 10 locks and five bikes. Read on...
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    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Thursday, July 13) City Council will meet Tuesday, July 18, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public. River City TV airs live the business session. Read on...
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    Main library will be closed Saturday for renovation

    (Posted Thursday, July 13) The Danville Public Library's main branch on Patton Street will be closed Saturday, July 15, for a small renovation project. The library will reopen at its regularly scheduled hours at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 17.
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    Harvest Jubilee presents Jam on the Dan concert

    (Posted Thursday, July 13) Danville Harvest Jubilee will present Jam on the Dan, a rock music concert, on Saturday, July 15, at the Carrington Pavilion. Wrocksnake, a Whitesnake tribute band, will perform. Tickets are $10. Gates open at 6 p.m. Read on...
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    City will demonstrate new street concept

    (Posted Wednesday, July 12) The City of Danville will demonstrate on Friday, July 14, the potential of streets to be less car-centric spaces. The event is open to the public and will be held 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the 900 block of Main Street. Read on...
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    Take precautions due to heat, humidity

    (Posted Tuesday, July 11) As the first major heat wave of the year settles in, the Fire Department urges citizens to take precautions, such as limiting exposure to the sun, staying hydrated and wearing loose-fitting, light-colored clothing. Read on...
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    Two utility workers injured in explosion

    (Posted Tuesday, July 11) UPDATE: One of two City of Danville utility workers injured Monday outside the Intertape Polymer Group plant is in stable condition in the hospital today. The second worker was treated and released Monday. Read on...
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    Farmers' Market open Wednesday afternoons

    (Posted Wednesday, July 5) The Farmers’ Market will open on Wednesday afternoons beginning today, with locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods and handmade gifts available for purchase. The hours are 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. through August. Read on...
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  1. Danville Bike Share

    Danville Rides Bike Share
    The Danville Rides Program is a way to provide transportation and recreation to the citizens of Danville. Users can check out a bike from one of our five bike lockers situated conveniently along the Riverwalk Trail and return the bike to the same or a different locker when they are done using it; all for a very minimal fee.

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    Play Danville Park Finder
    Find all of Danville’s parks, playgrounds, baseball/soccer fields, disc golf courses, trails, and more! Use the measure tool to plan a nice 2 mile walk along the trails, use the drawing tools to show your friends where to meet up! Bookmark your favorite places, and use the Base Map Gallery to view the map in new and different ways...go out and play, Danville!

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    Danville Utilities Customer Portal
    The City of Danville has launched a new utility customer web portal with an interactive map that provides real-time information about power outages. This portal allows customers to not only search for or report power outages online, but also to track their utility consumption, view their bills and make payments.
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