Posted on: September 27, 2016

Officials announce craft brewery for River District

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Mayor John Gilstrap joined with Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore and other state and local officials and citizens Tuesday in announcing a brewery will be constructed at 600 Craghead St. in the River District. The brewery — Ballad Brewing — pla...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Police will stop raising hoods of patrol vehicles

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The Danville Police Department today discontinued the practice of raising the hood on patrol vehicles because of concerns from citizens that raising the hoods prevented the in-car camera from recording a police/citizen interaction.

The practice of ra...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Danville welcomes new Centra medical facility

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Danville city officials joined other area leaders and citizens Sunday afternoon for the grand opening of the Centra Danville Medical Center at 414 Park Ave. The facility, which opened to the public today, offers offering primary care, urgent care, cardiol...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Crushed brick available from Schoolfield site

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The Industrial Development Authority has announced that the crushed brick at the former Schoolfield site of Dan River mills is now available to contractors and residents.

The crushed brick is free, and there is no limit in the amount that can be taken....Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Top things to do in Danville this weekend

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Everybody’s workin’ for the weekend! No plans yet? Don't worry! Here are the best things to do in Danville this weekend. Ready? Let’s go!

FOOTBALL FEVER

When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: J.T. Christopher Stadium

After two away games and a bye, George W...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Commerce secretary coming to Danville

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Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Todd Haymore will join local officials on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 600 Craghead St. in making an announcement. The ceremony will begin at 3:30 p.m.

As secretary of commerce and trade, Haymore serves as the state’s ...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

City Council votes to allow towed food trailers

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City Council voted Tuesday night to amend its regulations for mobile food vendors. The changes will allow operators of towed food trailers the same privileges as those provided for food trucks on city streets and public property.

When City Council ado...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Chef at the Market set for Saturday morning

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The Chef at the Market series continues on Saturday, Sept. 24, with a cooking demonstration by chef Dustin Haberer of Sodexo. The demonstration begins at 8 a.m. at the Danville Farmers' Market, which is located at 629 Craghead St.

The event is free and...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Security enhancements complete at courthouse

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Modifications to the front entrance at the James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) are complete. The entrance is now open to the public.

The project was designed to enhance the security of the courthouse. It included construction of an int...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

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City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 20, 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 ...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Financial center to close Monday, half-day Tuesday

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The Charles H. Harris Financial Service Center at 311 Memorial Drive will be closed to the public on Monday, Sept. 19, and the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 20, to allow for a business system upgrade. The closure will include all offices – central collections...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Kyocera SGS Precision Tool will locate in Cyber Park

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Kyocera SGS Precision Tool Inc. (KSPT), a wholly owned Kyocera Corp. (KYO) company and a leader in solid carbide cutting tool manufacturing, announced today that it will invest $9.5 million to establish a North American technology and strategic manufactur...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

Airport gets $2.4 million for taxiway upgrades

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Danville Regional Airport is getting nearing two-and-a-half million dollars for runway improvements.

Airport Director Marc Adelman says the money will be used for taxiway improvements to the lanes that parallel the main runways.

The upgrades were an...Read on...