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    Music on Main concert series will open in June

    (Posted Friday, April 21) Parks and Recreation’s Music on Main concert series will open in June this year and will feature two concerts a month through August. The series opens on June 8 with the blues and jazz music of The Les Moore Trio. Read on...
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    City helps dedicate Tobacco Heritage Mural

    (Posted Friday April 21) City officials joined other area leaders and citizens Friday in dedicating the Tobacco Heritage Mural painted on the side of 308 Craghead St. and visible from the River District’s busiest intersection at Main Street. Read on...
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    Council tables action on Mount Cross Road project

    (Posted Wednesday, April 19) City Council on Tuesday night tabled resolutions to authorize eminent domain for acquisition of right-of-way and easements for the widening of Mount Cross Road from Lowes Drive to Parker Road. Read on...
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    City will advertise higher tax rates

    (Posted Wednesday, April 19) The City of Danville will advertise higher real estate and personal property tax rates and higher meals, lodging and aircraft taxes. City Council has the option of choosing lower rates than advertised, but not higher. Read on...
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    Central Boulevard, River Street bridge work begins

    (Posted Tuesday, April 18) Repairs to Central Boulevard bridge over Piedmont Drive and the River Street bridge at Fall Creek are underway and will continue over the next three to four months. The repairs will require alternating lane closures. Read on...
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    City Council will meet in business, work sessions

    (Posted Friday, April 14) City Council will meet Tuesday, April 18, 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...
  7. This Bradford pear tree on Riverside Drive is marked to be topped Tuesday.

    City to remove four trees on Riverside Drive

    (Posted Friday, April 14) Danville Utilities on Tuesday, April 18, will top four large trees on Riverside Drive between Westover Drive and Riverview Drive to restore streetlight service. The trees will be removed and replaced at a later date. Read on...
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    Meeting set on Mount Cross Road corridor study

    (Posted Thursday, April 13) Learn about the Mount Cross Road corridor study, review preliminary concepts and share improvement ideas at a community meeting from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, at Averett’s Grant Center. Read on...
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    City celebrates opening of housing education center

    (Posted Thursday April 13) City officials joined other area leaders Wednesday morning in celebrating the grand opening of The Center for Housing Education on Franklin Street, where citizens can learn about every aspect of homeownership. Read on...
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    City offices to close Monday for Easter holiday

    (Posted on Tuesday, April 11) The Municipal Building and all other city administrative offices will be closed on Monday, April 17, in observance of the Easter holiday. The public library also will be closed. Danville Transit will not operate. Read on...
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    City Council sets aside funds for White Mill

    (Posted Thursday, April 6) City Council on Tuesday night set aside $1.5 million from reserve funds for use by the Industrial Development Authority to purchase the White Mill property. The IDA will perform due diligence before the purchase. Read on...
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    Public hearing set for transportation projects

    (Posted Thursday, April 6) The Danville Metropolitan Planning Organization will hold a public hearing from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, at Danville Regional Airport to gather citizen input on transportation improvement projects. Read on...
  13. Sanjay Patel displays a TiO home automation product

    The Launch Place invests $250,000 in TiO

    (Posted Wednesday, April 5) The Launch Place today announced it is investing $250,000 in TiO, a provider of simple and intuitive home automation and control systems. TiO will extend its brand in the home building and custom installation market. Read on...
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    Nominate Danville for ‘Meet Me at the Park’

    (Posted Monday, April 3) The National Recreation and Park Association is collaborating with The Walt Disney Co. to award a $20,000 park revitalization grant to the city with the most nominations. Visit NRPA.org/BeInspired to nominate Danville. Read on...
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    City Council will meet in business, work sessions

    (Posted Monday, April 3) City Council will meet Tuesday, April 4, 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...
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    City to host fair housing symposium April 25

    (Posted Thursday, March 30) The City of Danville and the Dan River Region Association of REALTORS will host a symposium on Tuesday, April 25, at the Community Market to discuss fair housing rights and introduce new homeownership strategies. Read on...
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    City announces Blue Ridge Fiberboard investment

    (Posted Thursday, March 30) The Danville Office of Economic Development said today Blue Ridge Fiberboard Inc. will invest $2 million at its Danville facility. The capital investment will improve the efficiency of fiberboard manufacturing. Read on...
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    City seeks sponsors for bike rental service

    (Posted Wednesday, March 29) The City of Danville is seeking sponsors for the proposed Danville Rides Bike Rental Service to offset the costs for the program. The proposed plan includes five rental stations with five bikes at each station. Read on...
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    Meeting set on biking, walking in River District

    (Posted Tuesday, March 28) Learn about the River District bicycle and pedestrian study, review draft recommendations and share improvement ideas at a community meeting from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, at the Pepsi Building. Read on...
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    IdeaFest to give away $10,000 in prize money

    (Posted Monday, March 27) Entrepreneurs will compete Friday in the fourth annual IdeaFest at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. The event is a business pitch competition held by The Launch Place. The winner receives $10,000. Read on...
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    Council will continue budget review process

    (Posted Monday, March 27) City Council will continue its budget review process this week. First, Council will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday with the School Board. On Wednesday at 6 p.m., Council will hold a work session to review departmental budgets. Read on...
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    City will briefly close trestle bridge for repairs

    (Posted Monday, March 27) Parks and Recreation will close the Riverwalk Trail trestle bridge at the Crossing at the Dan today at 3 p.m. to repair conduit and wiring damaged in the recent fire. Repairs should be completed Tuesday morning.
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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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    Scheduled Road Closures Map
    This interactive map pinpoints the location of scheduled road closures/traffic disruptions and provides detail on the number of lanes closed, the lane side and direction and scheduled date and time of the closure. This map also provides added detail on the purpose of the construction, suggested alternate routes and contact information if additional information is needed. Search by address to discover scheduled projects in your area.

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    Crime Reduction Strategies
    Danville City Council has made crime reduction a priority. The City of Danville is committed to improving the quality of life for our residents and making our community safer through new initiatives, community outreach, and programming. Information on these efforts, including presentations and videos, are available online. 

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