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    Deadline Tuesday for voter registration, changes

    (Posted Monday, Oct. 12) The Danville Registrar’s Office reminds citizens registering for the first time that 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 13, is the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 3 elections. Changes of address or name also are due Tuesday. Read on...
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    Children’s Festival draws 3,000 to Carrington Pavilion

    (Posted Monday, Oct. 12) The Imagine Children’s Festival drew more than 3,000 children and parents Saturday to the Carrington Pavilion. The festival offered more than 30 activities from amusement rides to magic shows and karaoke to rock climbing. Read on...
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    Police will hold document shredding event on Tuesday

    (Posted Monday, Oct. 12) Danville Police and Commonwealth Document Management will provide free document shredding from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Southside Show-Biz Trade Show at Averett University's North Campus. The event is free. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Friday, Oct. 9) Everybody’s workin’ for the weekend! No plans yet? Don't worry! Here are the best things to do in Danville this weekend, including a stage play at the North Theatre, the annual Children's Festival, and GW and Averett football. Read on...
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    Council amends budget to reflect bond money received

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 8) City Council on Thursday night took another procedural step toward utilizing the $10.2 million received from its bond issue. Last night, Council voted, as required, to amend the city budget to reflect receipt of the money. Read on...
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    City closing West Main St. section this weekend

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 8) West Main Street between Montague Street and Canterbury Road will be closed Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11, to allow for removal of two willow oak trees at the northwest corner of Lady Astor Street and West Main Street. Read on...
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    Rivertop, DTI mark start of full commercial production

    (Posted Tuesday, Oct. 6) Rivertop Renewables and DTI today celebrated the start-up of full commercial manufacturing in Danville of Rivertop’s glucarate-based products. One product is for the consumer segment of the automatic dishwashing detergent market. Read on...
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    Children’s Festival returns Saturday to Carrington Pavilion

    (Posted Tuesday, Oct. 6)The Children’s Festival returns to the Carrington Pavilion on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. From amusement rides to magic shows and kids’ karaoke to rock climbing, there is something to put a smile on each child’s face. Read on...
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    Agencies team up to help farmers boost market sales

    (Posted Tuesday, Oct. 6) State and local agencies and organizations will hold a three-part training series for farmers who want to learn best practices for participating in farmers’ markets. The series will be held at Community Market beginning Nov. 10. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Weather agency cancels flood warning for Danville

    (Posted Monday, Oct. 5) Only two points monitored along the Dan River remain in flood stages, according to the National Weather Service. Those points are at Paces and South Boston. The flood warning for Danville was canceled at 11:56 p.m. Sunday. Read on...
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    City reschedules The Dirty Dan race for Oct. 18

    (Posted Friday, Oct. 2) Danville Parks and Recreation announced Friday that it has rescheduled The Dirty Dan race for Sunday, Oct. 18. Registration is reopened. The race is a 3.7-mile mud run through the River District and Dan Daniel Memorial Park. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 1) The weather forecast again calls for a soggy weekend, but there are indoor options for entertainment in Danville, including shows at the Science Center's Digital Dome, art exhibits and a dramatization at High Street Church. Read on...
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    Danville Police probe credit card fraud incidents

    (Posted Tuesday, Sept. 29) Danville Police are investigating related incidents of credit card fraud. They have warned banks and credit unions of possible devices being attached to ATMs. They urge customers to review their credit card and banking activity. Read on.....
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    Registrar's Office announces Nov. 3 election deadlines

    (Posted Monday, Sept. 28) The Danville Registrar’s Office announces key deadlines for the Nov. 3 General Election. Those deadlines include 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 13, for first-time voter registration and for submitting any change of address or name. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Thursday, Sept. 24) The weather forecast calls for a soggy weekend, but there are several indoor options for entertainment in Danville, including flamenco dance, trains and a musical comedy based on the popular "Peanuts" cartoon characters. Read on...
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    Police will take back prescription drugs Saturday

    (Posted Monday, Sept. 21) The Police Department will give citizens the opportunity to dispose of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the parking lot of CVS Pharmacy on Riverside Drive. Read on...
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    City to hold public hearing on Mount Cross Road project

    (Posted Friday, Sept. 18) The City of Danville will hold a public hearing from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14, regarding the proposed Mount Cross Road widening project. The hearing will be held in the second floor conference room at the Municipal Building. Read on...
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    City celebrates opening of River District Barbershop

    (Posted Friday, Sept. 18) Mayor Sherman Saunders and other local leaders on Friday joined the owners and staff of River District Barbershop to cut the ribbon to its new facility at 136 South Ridge St. River District Barbershop is an upscale barbershop. Read on...
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    City Council rezones parcels on Five Forks corner

    (Posted Wednesday, Sept. 16) City Council voted Tuesday to rezone four properties in the Five Forks area to a classification that will be a better fit for future development of this commercial corner. The new classification will allow for mixed use. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Tuesday, Sept. 15) Everybody’s workin’ for the weekend! No plans yet? Don't worry! Here are the best things to do in Danville this weekend, including the 25th annual fair, motorcycle races, and a ribs rhythm & blues jazz festival. Ready? Let’s go! Read on...
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    Parks and Recreation urges active lifestyle for fall

    (Posted Tuesday, Sept. 15) With fall approaching, Danville Parks and Recreation encourages everyone to get out and get active by participating in one of the many racing events throughout the community, beginning Oct. 3 with the Dirty Dan mud run. Read on...
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    City will alternate lane closures on Riverside Drive

    (Posted Monday, Sept. 14) Westbound travel on Riverside Drive from Locust Lane to Arnett Boulevard will be restricted to one lane to allow for street repairs on Tuesday, Sept. 15, and Wednesday, Sept. 16. Travel will be restricted from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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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