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Posted on: January 23, 2019

City homeowners can apply for dehumidifiers

Exterior photo of The Center for Housing Education on Franklin Street

Danville homeowners who still need to rid their house from moisture following Tropical Storm Michael can apply for a free dehumidifier. Applications will be taken from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at The Center for Housing Education. The center ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 22, 2019

City schedules meetings on regional bus service

Danville Transit buses

The Danville Transit System will hold two public information meetings on Monday, Jan. 28, about proposed regional bus service for Pittsylvania and Halifax counties. The purpose of these meetings is to obtain public input on the proposed bus service, which...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Northbound traffic flows again on U.S. 29 Bypass

Traffic alert sign

UPDATE: The Virginia Department of Transportation this afternoon opened the crossovers for northbound travel on the Danville Expressway/U.S. 29 Bypass near Barkers Branch. These crossovers restore northbound travel to through traffic.

With the crossovers i...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 22, 2019

City Council will meet with School Board

Exterior photo of Galileo_Magnet_High_School,_Danville

(Posted Monday, Jan. 21) City Council will meet with the School Board in a special joint work session this week. The joint meeting will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 23, beginning at 6 p.m. at Galileo Magnet School on Ridge Street.

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Police Department holds 12th community walk

Police car with Community and Youth Engagement logo

Danville Police officers walked door-to-door Thursday evening in the Windsor Heights neighborhood. The walk was the first of the year and the department’s 12th since these events began.

They talked with residents about their needs and how the Pol...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Offices will be closed on Martin Luther King Day

Exterior photo of Municipal Building

The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

In addition, the public library will be closed. Danville Transit will not operate. 

The Jam...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Holiday Light Show raises $8,907 for community

Community holiday light show logo

Despite a snowy start to the 2018 Community Holiday Light Show, the 17-night event attracted an estimated 10,500 people to historic Ballou Park.

“After that first weekend, we didn’t really know what to expect,” said Danville P...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 11, 2019

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

Photo of Council Chambers

City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 15, 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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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Hospitality project creates buzz in River District

Reimagine That logo

123 South Union, LLC today announced plans to redevelop the former Knights of Pythias (119-121 South Union Street) and Register & Bee buildings (123 South Union Street) into a luxury hospitality concept. Once completed, the two properties will be conv...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 8, 2019

IDA approves option on White Mill property

Exterior photo of White Mill

The Industrial Development Authority today approved an agreement that gives The Alexander Company an option to purchase contract involving the White Mill property at 424 Memorial Drive.

The purchase price will be $3 million, which is the same price paid by...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Flu shots to be offered at Community Market

Community Market exterior photo

The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free seasonal flu vaccine at a special dispensing clinic Saturday, Jan. 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Market at 629 Craghead St.

A limited supply of free influenza vaccine will be available ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Public input sought on police performance

Police Department logo

Community members can weigh in on the Police Department's performance in a public meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the City Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building. The building is l...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 4, 2019

City asks drivers to report pothole locations

Road work sign

The Public Works Department is asking drivers to report the locations of potholes on city streets by calling the department’s administrative office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The number is 799-5245.

Public Works Director Rick D...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 4, 2019

City Council approves casino resort resolution

Exterior photo of Municipal Building

City Council on Thursday night voted unanimously to support legislation that would allow a casino resort in Danville if first approved by voters in a local referendum. The legislation will be introduced in the upcoming General Assembly session

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Winter Farmers’ Market will open Saturday

Farmers' Market logo

For the fourth consecutive year, the Danville Farmers’ Market, one of the River District’s long-standing traditions, will not be just for the spring and summer. Beginning Saturday, Jan. 5, the market reopens for the winter.

Located in t...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Cabin Fever Music Series resumes Friday

Cabin Fever Music Series logo

Danville Harvest Jubilee’s Cabin Fever Music Series will resume Friday, Jan. 4, with the band Liquid Pleasures performing a mix of Top 40, Rock, Disco and Motown at the Community Market.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Stage time for Liquid Pleasure is 7:30...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Public input sought for Riverwalk Trail plan

Riverwalk Trail - Virginia Treasure section

Danville Parks and Recreation will host a public input meeting on Friday, Jan. 4, to discuss proposed routes connecting neighborhoods to the Riverwalk Trail. The meeting will be held at the Pepsi Building on Craghead Street.

Residents are encouraged to dro...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements