Posted on: April 26, 2016

Tickets on sale for concert featuring Chris Janson

Chris Janson

Tickets are now on sale for Danville Harvest Jubilee’s first show in the Summer Concert Series featuring national recording artist Chris Janson.

Janson will perform live at the Carrington Pavilion on Saturday, June 11. Tickets cost $30 for reserved sea...Read on...

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Posted on: April 26, 2016

Police will take back prescription drugs Saturday

Bags of prescription drug collections

On Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Danville Police Department, in partnership with other local and state law enforcement agencies, will give citizens the opportunity to dispose of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescrip...Read on...

Event flyer....
Posted on: April 22, 2016

Mayor declares May as ‘Make Danville Shine Month’

Make Danville Shine logo

Mayor Sherman Saunders has officially declared the month of May as “Make Danville Shine Month.” The goal of the annual “Make Danville Shine” campaign is to encourage residents to spend time cleaning up and fixing up their homes and neighborhoods.

To as...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016

City Council approves coal ash settlement

City Council meeting (file photo)

City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a $2.4 million settlement agreement with Duke Energy related to the coal ash accident in 2014. The agreement includes $1.3 million in unrestricted funds and $1.1 million for specific projects.

Cit...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2016

Danville welcomes Cuisine to River District

Cuisine ribbon cutting ceremony

Mayor Sherman Saunders and other city officials and citizens gathered Tuesday morning to welcome Cuisine as the latest addition to the River District’s growing list of restaurant options.

The restaurant is located at 621 Main St. and offers seasonal me...Read on...

Link to Facebook page for Cuisine
Posted on: April 19, 2016

Music on Main, Summer Movie Series lineups set

Music on Main logo

Spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner and with that, two family-friendly entertainment series hosted by Danville Parks and Recreation make their return. Music on Main is set to begin this week and the Summer Movie Series hits the screen ...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2016

Danville dedicates propane autogas fueling station

Mayor Sherman Saunders speaks at ceremony

City of Danville leaders gathered Tuesday to dedicate a propane autogas fueling station that will service a growing fleet of propane-powered vehicles.

So far, the fleet includes eight light-duty service trucks, one sport utility vehicle and one mass tr...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Danville Utilities will hold Earth Day event Friday

Earth Day poster

Representatives from Danville Utilities will be on location at Lowe’s Home Improvement, located at 280 Lowe’s Drive in Danville, on Friday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to celebrate Earth Day by sharing energy efficiency information and offering prize...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Dedication ceremony set for new fueling station

Reimagine That logo

The City of Danville will hold a dedication ceremony next week for its propane autogas fueling station. The station will serve the City’s vehicles that are being converted to propane autogas. Propane conversions have been installed on 10 City vehicles. Ad...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2016

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

City Council chambers (file photo)

UPDATE: City Council has scheduled a special work session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, for legal consultation with the city attorney. This session will be closed to the public. State law allows governing bodies to meet in closed sessions to discuss leg...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2016

City will close Craghead Street block on Monday

Map of Craghead Street closure

On Monday, April 18, the City of Danville will close one block of Craghead Street from Wilson Street to Newton Street to allow for installation of temporary streetlights. The work is scheduled for one day only.

The lane closures will be in place from 8...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Drive-thru lane work at Harris center set to start

Charles Harris Financial Service Center

The High Street entrance to the Charles Harris Financial Service Center at 311 Memorial Drive will be closed beginning Monday, April 11, to allow construction that will improve traffic flow at the center by expanding the existing lanes for drop box and dr...Read on...

Schematic drawing of lane expansion...
Posted on: April 6, 2016

City Council approves indoor gun range

City Council meeting (file photo)

City Council voted Tuesday night to allow the operation of an indoor shooting facility at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Camelot Court.

The applicant, Phil Strader, plans to construct an advanced indoor shooting range, sporting goods retail es...Read on...

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Posted on: April 6, 2016

City will restore marker for Frederick Delius

Frederick Delius marker

The City of Danville will restore the “Frederick Delius” state historical marker that was erected on North Main Street at Keen Street to commemorate the time that the internationally acclaimed composer spent living and teaching music in Danville. The rest...Read on...

Story map tour of historic markers in Danville....
Posted on: April 5, 2016

Council names Ken Larking as city manager

Ken Larking sworn in as city manager

Danville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to name Ken Larking as city manager. Larking, 43, joined the City of Danville three years ago as deputy city manager and has served as interim city manager since Dec. 1.

He was selected through a national...Read on...

Ken Larking photo
Posted on: April 5, 2016

Owen, Janson highlight Summer Concert Series

Jake Owen

National recording artists Jake Owen and Chris Janson will highlight Danville Harvest Jubilee’s Concert Series this summer with the first show set for June.

Janson, best known for his single “Buy Me a Boat,” will perform June 11 at the Carrington Pavil...Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2016

The Launch Place invests $250,000 in Netarus

The Launch Place logo

The Launch Place announced Monday that it is investing $250,000 in Netarus LLC to facilitate the company’s rapid expansion of its visual safety and analytic platforms in the construction, industrial, marine and transportation markets.

The company’s in...Read on...