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    City will change stop pattern at Lynn and Loyal streets

    (Posted Thursday, May 28) The stop pattern at the intersection of Lynn and Loyal streets will change to improve the response time for fire trucks from the Lynn Street station to Patton and Main streets. Traffic on Lynn Street will gain the right of way. Read on...
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    Outfield fences available for business advertising

    (Posted Thursday, May 28) Danville Parks and Recreation is offering businesses the opportunity to advertise on the outfield fences of Danville Distributing and Goodyear fields at Dan Daniel Memorial Park. Visit www.PlayDanvilleVA.com for more information. Read on...
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    Concert will feature southern rock band Blackberry Smoke

    (Posted Tuesday, May 26) Danville Harvest Jubilee announces the southern rock band Blackberry Smoke will perform Saturday, July 18, at the Carrington Pavilion. Country music duo Halfway to Hazard also will perform. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 5. Read on...
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    Council tables decision on city budget

    (Posted Tuesday, May 19) City Council on Tuesday tabled action on the proposed city budget and capital improvements plan for the next fiscal year due to continued concerns over pay compression for some city employees. Read on...
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    Photography studio will locate to River District

    (Posted Tuesday, May 19) Bobby Carlsen Photography will locate to the River District, where it will occupy the upper floors at 312 Main St. The space at one time was occupied by The Atrium Furniture & Design. Carlsen plans to open the studio this summer. Read on...
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    Repairs begin Wednesday on Riverside Drive bridge

    (Posted Tuesday, May 19) Burleigh Construction Co. is scheduled on Wednesday to begin making permanent repairs to the bridge at the interchange of Riverside Drive and Piedmont Drive. Motorists can expect lane restrictions over the next three weeks. Read on...
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    Governor says new center will provide the skilled workforce CEOs demand

    (Posted Monday, May 18) Gov. Terry McAuliffe came to Danville on Friday to honor the freshly completed Gene Haas Center for Integrated Machining, which will provide advanced manufacturing students with high-end instruction on state-of-the-art equipment. Read on...
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    River District Commission approves five projects

    (Posted Friday, May 15) Five proposed projects in the River District, including renovation of the former Wise Hundley Building for retail and residential use, have received certificates of appropriateness from the River District Design Commission. Read on...
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    Ray Scott, The Cadillac Three will kick off Festival in the Park entertainment

    (Posted Wednesday, May 13) Country music will fill the air Friday night as the 41st annual Festival in the Park opens at Ballou Park. National recording artist Ray Scott will take the stage at 6:30 p.m., followed by The Cadillac Three at 7:45 p.m. Read on...
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    ‘Make Danville Shine Month’ nears halfway point

    (Posted Wednesday, May 13) “Make Danville Shine Month” is nearing the halfway point for citizens to clean, paint and fix their property. Public Works crews are picking up oversized piles of separated yard waste and household debris placed at curbside. Read on...
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    Danville United will 'Reimagine You and Me' on Thursday

    (Posted Wednesday, May 13) Danville United will meet Thursday, May 14, at the Pepsi Building. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will feature a relationship building activity for small groups using the theme “Reimagine You and Me.” Read on...
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    Municipal Building roof replacement scheduled to begin Monday

    (Posted Friday, May 8) Beginning Monday, May 11, the Patton Street entrance to the Municipal Building and sidewalk in front of the building will be blocked periodically to allow for replacement of the roof. Two-way travel on the street will continue. Read on...
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    City Council OKs school budget and higher wastewater rate, meter charge

    (Posted Tuesday, May 5) City Council on Tuesday night approved the Danville Public Schools budget for the next school year. Council also raised the wastewater rate and meter charge effective July 1 and tabled action on natural gas and electricity. Read on...
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    Festival in the Park returns with new twists

    (Posted Tuesday, May 5) A tradition for 41 years, Festival in the Park, presented by Pepsi, makes its return May 15, 16 and 17, and this year, tradition will have a few new twists, including sand sculpting, an aquatic dog competition, and human foosball. Read on...
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    Danville unveils new brand for the River District: ‘Reimagine That’

    (Posted Friday, May 1) Danville’s River District, which today boasts a new look and vibe thanks to added amenities and a repurposing of buildings, introduced a new brand Friday to capture the spirit of changes taking place. Read on...
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    Update: Danville continues treating water with activated carbon

    (Posted Friday, May 1) Water plant operators continue to use activated carbon to treat drinking water, and the process will be ongoing until all customers receive water free of bad taste and odor, Interim Director of Utilities Jason Grey said Friday. Read on...
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    Youth Council holds photography showcase, discussion at YMCA

    (Posted Friday, May 1) The Danville City Youth Council held a photography showcase and community panel discussion on Wednesday. The photography exhibit focused on their concerns about blighted buildings and unoccupied structures in the city. Read on...
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    FY 2016 Introductory Budget
    Municipal services and programs would remain at current levels with no increases in real estate, meals and lodging taxes. The proposed budget also includes a utility rate study recommendation for an average 3.5 percent increase in wastewater rates. The bill for the typical residential customer would increase by $1.85 a month. No increases for electricity, gas and water in the next fiscal year are in the proposed budget.
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    Clean Up, Paint Up, Fix Up!
    Start making your spring cleaning plans because next month is Make Danville Shine month! To help our residents better beautify their homes and neighborhoods, we are offering extra refuse collection options including as allowing over-sized yardwaste and debris piles on your collection day, roll-off container rentals, and free tire collection during the month of May.  Get more information about incentives and meet home repair experts at the Home Expo on May 2 at the Community Market!
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    Water Taste and Odor Information
    Danville Utilities along with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) continue to work hard to resolve the algae issues that are causing a water taste and odor problem for Danville Utilities’ water customers. See this page for more information, FAQs, and related documents and links.  
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