News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Fire Cause Determination

The Fire Marshal's Office determined that the cause of the fire at 305 Plum Street was incendiary. The Fire Marshal's Office obtained an Arson Warrant for Clifford Tribble. He has been arrested and is currently in the Danville City Jail. No other informat...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Structure fire on Plum Street

The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 305 Plum Street today (June 20th) at 12:31 pm. Crews arrived at 12:35 pm and found a small one story house with moderate smoke coming from the structure. Engine 1’s crew (from Lynn St ...

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Danville, VA Fire Department Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: June 20, 2019

City Council OKs budget for next fiscal year

Photo of Council Chambers

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 20, 2019

Chef at the Market returns on Saturday

Farmers market logo

The Chef at the Market series continues on Saturday, June 22, with local chef Chris King of King Cropp Food. He will be preparing onsite three recipes made from fresh foods found at the Farmers' Market. The event begins at 8 a.m. It is free and open to th...

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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

Traffic alert sign

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

Photo - North Union Street scheduled closure

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

Photo of Council Chambers

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

Airport releases details on open house, rally

Airport Open House Flyer - Danville Regional Airport

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

Childrens Festival 2018 logo

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

Music on Main Logo

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

GIS web page

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

Photo of Council Chambers

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.

Full news release..... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Artisan Expo will present crafters at work Saturday

Farmers market logo

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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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Profiles of Honor tour coming to Danville

Profiles of Honor Tour mobile museum

The Virginia WWI and WWII Profiles of Honor Tour will be in the City of Danville on Saturday, June 15, where it will be located at the Danville Children’s Festival at the Carrington Pavilion. The mobile museum, free and open to the publ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 30, 2019

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

Photo of Council Chambers

City Council will meet Tuesday, June 4, 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 loc...

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Agendas.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Mayor officially welcomes restaurant to River District

King Cropp Food ribbon cutting

Mayor Alonzo Jones joined other area leaders and citizens Tuesday morning in a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially welcome King Cropp Food to the River District. The restaurant is located at 621 Main St.

Jones said restaurant owners Chr...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: June 18, 2019

Arrest Photos

The information supplied are the Photos of individuals arrested (and the charge) in the previous seven days.

Arrest Photos in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Arrest Information

The information supplied are the names of all individuals arrested (and the charge) in the previous seven days.

Arrest Information in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Warrants

Warrant information, including race and sex of the accused offender, is based on information supplied by the complainant. All information is subject to verification prior to warrant service. If you know the location of any of the individuals on this list,...

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Warrant list in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Reported Incidents

The information supplied is compiled from the incidents reported to the Danville Police Department in the prior seven day period.

Reported Incidents in PDF format Danville, VA Police Activity Report

News Flash

Posted on: June 20, 2019

06-20-2019 Animal Cruelty

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Danville Police responded to the 300 blk. of Edmonds St. last night for a report of animal cruelty.  Officers located a dog that was obviously dead inside of a fenced lot. During the investigation, officers determined the identity of the owners w...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2019

05-24-2019 Homicide

The Danville Police Department responded to a call for a person who had been shot to the 1000 Blk. of Lanier Ave. at 12:50 PM this afternoon.  When officers arrived on scene they found a victim inside a house suffering from an apparent gunshot wo...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2019

05-21-2019 Press Conference

Chief Scott Booth will hold a press conference on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 10:30 AM at the Municipal Building in the second-floor conference room.  This press conference is being held to inform the public on the Danville Police Department&r...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

05-17-2019 Gang and Violent Crime Tip Line

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The Danville Police Department in conjunction with Danville Crime Stoppers, a local non-profit organization, would like to announce a new partnership, the Gang and Violent Crime Tip Line.  This effort is another tool aimed at further reducing cri...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2019

05-06-2019 Safe Streets Southside

Over the past week, the Danville Police Department in partnership with the Virginia State Police rolled out an initiative called “Safe Streets Southside.” The goal of this initiative is to continue focused crime reduction efforts in th...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 24, 2019

04-24-2019 Arnett Blvd Homicide Update

Jones, Burton, Brandon, Carter

A Danville grand jury indicted four people with additional charges in relation to the murder of a 17-year-old on Arnett Blvd. that took place on, March 10, 2019.  The charges are as follows:

Justin Montel Jones, Age 21

18.2-32 – First deg...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2019

04-23-2019 Homicide Arrest

Shore, John Robert

Yesterday, a Danville grand jury handed down indictments on John Robert Shore, age 30, for felony homicide and abuse and neglect of children.  These indictments stem from an incident that took place in January 2019 on Doolittle St.  Offi...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2019

04-15-2019 Community Walk

Danville Police Chief Scott Booth and officers of the Danville Police Department will hold a community engagement walk today, 04-15-2019 at Westover Manor Trailer Ct. and Westover Trailer Ct. This will be the fourth community walk of 2019.  The w...

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Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 14, 2012

02-14-12 Burglary Arrest

At approximately 11:34 pm on 02-13-12, officers responded to Sacred Heart School, 540 Central Blvd., in reference to an alarm. Officers located 34 year old David Dwayne Dabbs of Danville in the area of the school.

After further investigation, Mr. Dabb...David Dwayne Dabbs

David Dwayne Dabbs Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2012

02-13-12 Charges Brought in Vehicle Crash

As a result of the investigation into the vehicle crash this afternoon on the Route 29 Expressway, the driver of the Nissan, John Joseph Beckelheimer, age 46 of Pittsylvania County was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Due to ongoing me...John Joseph Beckelheimer

John Joseph Beckelheimer Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2012

02-13-12 Vehicle Crash

At approximately 3:30 pm this afternoon Danville Police and EMS personnel responded to the Route 29 Expressway near Holland Road for a report of a vehicle crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 Nissan Pickup was being operated by a 4...Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2012

01-24-12 Pedestrian Struck By Vehicle Update

The Danville Police Department continues to investigate an accident where a pedestrian was struck last week.

At approximately 8:20 pm on 1-17-12 a 21-year-old male was crossing Kemper Road coming from the area of Danville Community College when he was...Read on...

Danville, VA Police Department Media Releases