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Posted on: September 22, 2014

Repairs scheduled Thursday on Riverwalk Trail at Danville Family YMCA

The Riverwalk Trail in front of the Danville Family YMCA will be closed on Thursday, Sept. 25, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., to allow for repairs. Users can expect heavy equipment in the area and are advised to stay away for their own safety.

Posted on: September 19, 2014

City schedules resurfacing on South Boston Road

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Lane closures are scheduled on westbound South Boston Road, from Floral Hills cemetery to Airport Drive, to allow for street resurfacing, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 24, weather permitting. Alternating lanes will be closed... Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2014

Danville Public Library will reopen children’s area Sept. 29

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The children's area at the main branch of the Danville Public Library is scheduled to reopen Monday, Sept. 29. All story times and other programs and activities normally held on the second floor of the library will resume... Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2014

Parks and Recreation will host second annual Cardboard Challenge

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This fall, Danville Parks and Recreation is providing a way for citizens to give back to their community; just by playing with cardboard.

The Second Annual Cardboard Challenge will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on... Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2014

City will hold citizen meeting Tuesday on Mount Cross Road widening

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The City of Danville will hold a citizen information meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 23, regarding proposed widening improvements to Mount Cross Road between Lowes Drive and the city limits.

The meeting will be held from 4 p.m.... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

You spot it, we fix it: City launches ‘Fix It Danville’

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Is there a damaged curb in your neighborhood or a pothole that needs fixing? Now you can help report non-emergency problems such as these to the City of Danville using a free mobile app available for iPhones and Android... Read on...

Click here to learn more...
Posted on: September 3, 2014

City Council declares two former schools as surplus property

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Danville City Council voted Tuesday night to declare the former W. Townes Lee Elementary School and a portion of the former Glenwood Elementary School as surplus property. In addition, City Council authorized city staff to... Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2014

Inspection finds no problems at Schoolfield Dam

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Danville Utilities and STS Hydro officials found no problems during their inspection of the Schoolfield Dam. The water level at the dam was lowered about 15 feet Thursday, allowing them to inspect the wood and metal normally submerged behind the dam.

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Posted on: September 1, 2014

Governor declares September as National Preparedness Month in Virginia

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Governor Terry McAuliffe has recognized September as National Preparedness Month in Virginia, calling on families, business owners and communities to take specific steps to be ready for emergencies.

“Most Virginians know... Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2014

New firm opens in River District

Solex Architecture formally opened its new office on Craghead Street on Thursday. Licensed in Virginia and North Carolina, Solex offers design services for all aspects of building. Solex is short for “solution exploration.”

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Posted on: August 28, 2014

Foundation provides grant to help students learn while serving community

The Danville Regional Foundation has provided a grant to Averett University to create a center that will match university and community college students with local businesses and nonprofit organizations through internships and service-learning programs.

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

Foundation announces creation of RiverBank Fund

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The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region (CFDRR) has announced that it has established the RiverBank Fund to gather substantial donations throughout Virginia and North Carolina earmarked for the protection and... Read on...

Posted on: August 23, 2014

State officials urge citizens to register for Great SouthEast ShakeOut drill

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Many Virginians remember where they were and how they reacted Aug. 23, 2011, when an historic 5.8 earthquake centered in Louisa County knocked homes and buildings from foundations, destroyed schools and heavily damaged the... Read on...

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