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  1. JTI Leaf Services sign at Riverview Industrial Park

    JTI Leaf Services adds new facility in Danville

    (Posted Thursday, Dec. 1) JTI Leaf Services (US), known locally as Japan Tobacco, announced today that its has expanded its facility at Riverview Industrial Park to improve material handling efficiency and state-of-the-art storage for tobacco. Read on...
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    Eight holiday events fill list of things to do

    (Posted Thursday, Dec. 1) The holidays are an exciting time. This weekend features eight fun-filled events, ranging from carols and concerts to storybook readings and movies. And, of course, don't miss the annual Christmas parade on Sunday. Read on...
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    Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 30) Danville Utilities is warning its customers about a scam involving a demand for immediate payment of their utility bill. Small businesses are the target. Danville Utilities does not contact customers by phone for payment. Read on...
  4. Photo of Ken Gillie

    City names Gillie to lead community development

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 29) City Manager Ken Larking today announced he has named Kenneth C. Gillie Jr. as director of community development. Gillie will oversee the department’s housing, inspections and planning and zoning divisions. Read on...
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    Police will close Main Street for Christmas parade

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 29) Danville Police will close Main Street to traffic at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, in preparation for the annual Christmas parade, which begins at 3 p.m.. Other streets along the parade route will be closed at 2:30 p.m. Read on...
  6. Citizen gets photo with Santa at 2015 Holiday Market

    Holiday Market will feature more than 100 vendors

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 29) Celebrate the holiday season on Saturday, Dec. 3, at the annual Holiday Market. The event features more than 100 vendors and breakfast with Santa at the Community Market building on Craghead Street. Admission is free. Read on...
  7. Photo of city equipment collecting loose leaves along curbside

    Residents can take steps to assist in leaf collection

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 28) With the arrival of peak leaf fall, the Public Works staff reminds citizens to not place loose leaves next to vehicles or behind poles, mailboxes, guardrails and fire hydrants. Crews will collect leaf piles through Jan. 31. Read on...
  8. Photo of handgun

    Police urge citizens to secure personal firearms

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 23) Danville Police reminds citizens to secure personal firearms. In three months, 32 firearms have been reported stolen. The majority of these weapons were stolen from vehicles or during residential burglaries. Read on...
  9. Photo of Santa shopper carrying gift bags

    Danville Police provides holiday safety tips

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 22) Danville Police would like you to have a safe holiday season! Be aware of your surroundings and anyone approaching your vehicle. After dark, shop with a friend. Keep packages locked in the trunk. Report suspicious activity. Read on...
  10. Thanksgiving holiday graphic

    City offices will be closed for Thanksgiving holiday

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 21) The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday. In addition, the public library will be closed both days. Read on...
  11. Photo of Police Chief Philip Broadfoot at news conference Saturday

    Police chief declares steps to reduce violent crime

    (Posted Saturday, Nov. 19) Police Chief Philip Broadfoot announced today that he has instructed staff to take steps now to increase the number of officers on the streets in an effort to interrupt drug and gang activities and reduce violent crime. Read on...
  12. Fire Department truck

    Fire Department puts open burn ban in effect

    (Posted Thursday, Nov. 17) Due to the dry weather conditions, the Fire Department is instituting a ban on open burning without a permit in the City of Danville until the moisture level increases, eliminating hazardous fire conditions. Read on...
  13. Municipal Building exterior photo

    City Council holds hearing on shuttle bus service

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 16) City Council held a public hearing Tuesday night on whether to accept state money to purchase two propane buses for a shuttle service along Mount Cross Road to Averett University’s north campus. Read on...
  14. Intertape Ploymer logo

    Intertape will add new manufacturing lines

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 16) Intertape Polymer Group will invest $22 million in new manufacturing lines at its local facility. The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved incentives, including machine and tools tax grants. Read on...
  15. 2015 Holiday Bazaar vendor

    Holiday Bazaar will feature more than 100 vendors

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 15) Kick off your holiday season on Saturday, Nov. 19, at the annual Holiday Bazaar. The show will feature more than 100 vendor booths. The event is held at the Community Market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Read on...
  16. Craghead Street milling and paving

    Craghead Street paving set for Wednesday

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 14) Paving operations will require alternating lane closures Wednesday, Nov. 16, on Craghead Street from Patton to Newton streets. Motorists are urged to be alert to altered traffic patterns or consider an alternate route. Read on...
  17. Loose leaf collection at residenial curb

    City on schedule for collecting loose leaves

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 14) Despite heavier volume, Public Works crews remain on schedule for collecting loose leaves at the curb in neighborhoods. Leaves are collected on the same day as scheduled garbage collection as volume allows. Read on...
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    City Parks and Recreation receives three awards

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 11) Parks and Recreation has garnered awards from the Virginia Recreation and Park Society for the Rover Walk campaign, creation of the Danville Art Trail and renovation of the historic Ballou Recreation Center. Read on...
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    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 11) City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 15, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. View the agendas at www.danvilleva.gov. Both sessions are open to the public. River City TV airs live the business session. Read on...
  20. Disney's Mulan JR

    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Thursday, Nov. 10) Thirty-nine local youth will take part Friday and Saturday night and Sunday afternoon in the stage production Disney’s Mulan JR. at the North Theatre. Also, cheer on the GW Eagles in football playoff action Friday night. Read on...
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