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    City Council meets Thursday in business session

    (Posted Monday, August 3) City Council will meet Thursday, Aug. 6, with a business session beginning at 7 p.m. River City TV will air the session. Watch it live on Comcast and Gamewood cable or streaming at RiverCityTV.org. No work session is scheduled Read on...
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    Neighborhoods prepare for National Night Out events

    (Posted Monday, Aug. 3) The annual National Night Out on Tuesday will feature activities at nine neighborhood sites across Danville. Opening ceremonies will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Trinity United Methodist Church at 409 Arnett Blvd. Read on...
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    Library hosts traveling exhibit, speaker series

    (Posted Thursday, July 30) Danville Public Library will host a traveling exhibit that honors eight African Americans for their contributions to Virginia. A weekly speaker series is being held in conjunction with the exhibit, which concludes Aug. 22. Read on...
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    Council OKs permit for gas sales at Nor Dan center

    (Posted Wednesday, July 22) City Council on Tuesday night approved a special use permit to allow Wal-Mart to sell gasoline at Nor-Dan Shopping Center. Council also approved zoning changes to allow urban agriculture through a special use permit process. Read on...
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    Audit of Danville Utilities meters set to begin next week

    (Posted Wednesday, July 22) A system-wide audit and survey of electric, gas and water meters will be conducted over the next five months, beginning Monday, July 27. The audit will require a contract team of meter readers to locate and inspect all meters. Read on...
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    City awarded grant for Sandy Creek Park

    (Posted Tuesday, July 21) The Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded a grant to assist us in plans to develop Sandy Creek Park, a 6.9 acre tract of land located on Riverside Drive adjacent to the current Dan River Church center. Read on...
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    Danville launches interactive road closure map

    (Posted Monday, July 20) Danville today launched an interactive road map that shows motorists scheduled road closures throughout the city. To find the map, go to the city’s website – danvilleva.gov – and click on the “maps” link at the bottom of the page. Read on...
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    Danville United will meet Aug. 13 to elect officers

    (Posted Friday, July 17) A special meeting of the Danville United Community Relations Coalition will be held Thursday, Aug. 13, at Holbrook Street Presbyterian Church to elect officers. The church is located at 353 Holbrook St. Read on...
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    City of Danville launches new Instagram account

    (Posted Friday, July 17) The City of Danville has launched a new Instagram account @cityofdanville) to share and highlight the city’s unique assets visually. The account extends the City's growing use of social media, which includes Facebook and Twitter. Read on...
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    Repairs complete at Main, Memorial intersection

    (Posted Friday, July 17) A Public Works crew on Friday afternoon reopened all lanes at the intersection of Main Street and Memorial Drive following completion of repairs to brick pavers. Work remains incomplete, however, on a portion of Arnett Boulevard. Read on...
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    Music on Main outdoor concert draws hundreds

    (Posted Friday, July 17) Danville Parks and Recreation’s Music on Main concert series drew hundreds on Thursday evening. Concert goers enjoyed both pleasant, sunny weather and the classic salsa and Latin jazz of West End Mambo. Read on...
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    Team effort leads to saving historic River District building

    (Posted Wednesday, July 15) Winston-Salem, N.C.- based development firm, Rehab Development Inc., and Washington, D.C.- based firm, Level 2 Development, today announced plans to acquire 549 High St. and redevelop it for use as market rate apartments. Read on...
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    City schedules storm drain repair on Arnett Boulevard

    (Posted Tuesday, July 14) The City of Danville today announced it will repair a storm drain Thursday and Friday, July 16-17, on Arnett Boulevard from Riverside Drive to Hampton Drive. The repair will require closure of the right northbound lane. Read on...
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    Repairs begin at Memorial Drive, Main Street intersection

    (Posted Monday, July 13) Lane closures are in place at the intersection of Memorial Drive and Main Street to allow for repair of brick pavers. Also, lane closures continue on Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge and on Central Boulevard at Sandy Creek. Read on...
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    Tickets available for concert featuring Blackberry Smoke

    (Posted Monday, July 13) Tickets remain available for the Danville Harvest Jubilee concert featuring grass-roots phenomenon Blackberry Smoke, which will bring its southern rock and roll styling to the Carrington Pavilion on Saturday, July 18. Read on...
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    Danville United will meet Thursday to elect officers

    (Posted Monday, July 13) The next meeting of the Danville United Community Relations Coalition will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 16, in the fellowship hall at Holbrook Street Presbyterian Church. The agenda includes the election of officers. Read on...
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    Agencies upgrade Danville’s bond rating, outlook

    Standard and Poor’s Rating Services has raised Danville’s bond rating, citing “very strong” management and strong financial policies and practices. A second agency – Moody’s Investor Services – has upgraded the city’s outlook from stable to positive. Read on...
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    Foundation creates fund to redevelop River District

    (Posted Tuesday, July 7) Danville Regional Foundation announced today a 10-year, $10 million redevelopment fund that will acquire and invest in the redevelopment of underutilized real estate in the River District. Watershed Ventures will manage the fund. Read on...
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    City Council meets Tuesday in business, work sessions

    (Posted Monday, July 6) City Council will meet Tuesday, with a business session beginning at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. River City TV will air the business session. Watch it live on Comcast and Gamewood cable or streaming at RiverCityTV.org. Read on...
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    Crews finish restoring power service after storms

    (Posted Monday, July 6) UPDATE: Line crews have restored service to all customers who lost power during the weekend storms. These storms produced heavy rain and high wind that downed trees and power lines, leaving hundreds of customers without power. Read on...
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    FY 2016 Adopted Budget
    This budget supports continued efforts to reclaim Danville’s status as a place of economic opportunity and an attractive, safe, desirable place in which to live. The Adopted FY 2016 Budget supports the right mix of municipal services and facilities to satisfy current resident demands and attract newcomers.  And it does so while operating cost-effectively with affordable taxes, fees, and utility rates.  
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    River District Development Project
    The River District, generally consisting of the traditional central business district, historic tobacco warehouse district and manufacturing area, and contiguous areas. This area has been the commercial and administrative heart of the city since the 1790s, is a vital element to the future of Danville and the surrounding region. 
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    Scheduled Road Closures Map
    This interactive map pinpoints the location of scheduled road closures/traffic disruptions and provides detail on the number of lanes closed, the lane side and direction and scheduled date and time of the closure. This map also provides added detail on the purpose of the construction, suggested alternate routes and contact information if additional information is needed. Search by address to discover scheduled projects in your area.

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