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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Six police officers receive lifesaving award

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The Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police (VACP) awarded six Danville Police officers the Award for Lifesaving for their selfless actions during Tropical Storm Michael on Oct.11, 2018.

Chief Scott Booth recognized Major Timothy Jones, Lt. David Whitley,...

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Posted on: September 14, 2019

Police major graduates from FBI academy

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Danville Police Major Timothy W. Jones recently attended and graduated from the 277th Session of the FBI National Academy.

Jones completed the ten-week academy that was held at Quantico, Va. and hosted law enforcement leaders from 50 states and the Distric...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2019

City using carbon treatment in water

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Water plant operators are using a carbon treatment in the City’s drinking water because of complaints from customers in various areas of a musty smell in the drinking water.

Operators on Thursday began adding powdered activated carbon, which is t...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Local health, wellness efforts win awards

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Danville Parks and Recreation and the regional Health Collaborative each received an award, during the Virginia Recreation and Park Society’s 64th Annual State Conference last week in Tyson’s Corner.  Over 500 delegates from a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 12, 2019

The Launch Place holds Big Launch Challenge

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The Launch Place received 129 applications for its 6th Annual Big Launch Challenge Pitch Competition from various start-up companies located in the U.S. and abroad. The top 10 competitors took the stage and presented their innovative business ideas in the...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Project Imagine wins state award for excellence

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The City of Danville’s Project Imagine program has been named as one of the winners of the Virginia Municipal League’s annual awards for innovation and excellence in local government.

Local governments of all size populations competed i...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

RDA begins planning for River District Festival

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The River District Association is asking stakeholders and citizens for feedback and ideas for the annual River District Festival. For information about the festival, go to www.riverdistrictassociation.com.

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

City council to meet in special work session

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City Council will meet in a special work session at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, to discuss a lease agreement for a fixed-base operator to provide fuel sales and other aviation services at Danville Regional Airport.

The session will be held in the Counc...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Mount Cross Road project to begin next phase

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The Mount Cross Road improvement project will enter its second phase on Monday, Sept. 9. The switch to the next phase will require a change in the traffic pattern through the work zone, with travel shifting onto the lanes graded and paved during the first...

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

Eagle to retire as fire chief in Danville

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City Manager Ken Larking announced today the retirement of Fire Chief David Eagle, who has served in that position for 12 years and 25 years as a firefighter. Though retiring from the City of Danville, Eagle will join the City of Williamsburg as fire chie...

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

Registration opens for Christmas parade

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Registration is now open for the 2019 Danville Riverview Rotary Christmas Parade, which will be held at 3 p.m. on Dec. 8.

This year’s parade theme is “A Hometown Christmas.” The deadline to register is 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2...

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

Fire Dept. program to prep seniors on home safety

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The Danville Fire Department will present a program on Thursday, Sept. 12, to provide seniors with practical tips for preventing fires and falls and staying safe in their homes.

Also, fire officials will arrange for seniors in attendance to receive free sm...

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

Police hold eighth community walk of year

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Danville Police officers walked door-to-door on Thursday afternoon in the Girard Street neighborhood. The community engagement walk was the eighth of the year and the department’s 19th since these events began.

Police officers were joined by memb...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 29, 2019

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

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City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 3, 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: August 27, 2019

City government offices closed on Labor Day

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The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2, in observance of Labor Day.

In addition, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed. Danville Transit...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Donation to provide police K9 with protective vest

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The Danville Police Department’s K9 Tina will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. K9 Tina’s vest is sponsored by Vested Interest in K9s Inc....

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