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    Police Department holds 12th community walk

    (Posted Thursday, Jan. 17) Danville Police officers walked door-to-door Thursday evening in the Windsor Heights neighborhood to reach out to residents. The community engagement walk was the 12th in a series held across the city. Read on...
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    Crossovers ready, U.S. 29 Bypass detour to change

    (Posted Thursday, Jan. 17) Motorists who use the Danville Expressway/U.S. 29 Bypass should prepare for a new traffic pattern on Tuesday, Jan. 22. Crossovers will be opened to allow northbound traffic to use one of the two southbound lanes. Read on...
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    Offices will be closed on Martin Luther King Day

    (Posted Tuesday, Jan. 15) The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The public library will be closed. Danville Transit will not operate. Read on...
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    Holiday Light Show raises $8,907 for community

    (Posted Friday, Jan. 11) An estimated 10,500 people visited Ballou Park last month for the Community Holiday Light Show and nearly $9,000 was given back to the community, making it one of the best seasons in the event’s five-year history. Read on...
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    City Council will meet in business, work sessions

    (Posted Friday, Jan. 11) City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 15, in a business session and a work session. The business session begins at 7 p.m., followed by the work session. River City TV airs live the business session. Read on...
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    Hospitality project creates buzz in River District

    (Posted Tuesday, Jan. 8) A Roanoke developer today announced plans to redevelop the former Knights of Pythias (119-121 South Union St.) and Register & Bee buildings (123 South Union St.) into a luxury hospitality concept. Read on...
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    IDA approves option on White Mill property

    (Posted Tuesday, Jan. 8) The Industrial Development Authority today approved an agreement that gives The Alexander Company an option to purchase contract involving the White Mill property at 424 Memorial Drive. Read on...
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    Flu shots to be offered at Community Market

    (Posted Monday, Jan. 7) The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free seasonal flu vaccine on Saturday, Jan. 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Market on Craghead Street. A limited supply will be available at this event. Read on...
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    Public input sought on police performance

    (Posted Monday, Jan. 7) Community members can weigh in on the Police Department's performance in a public meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the Municipal Building. Read on...
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    City asks drivers to report pothole locations

    (Posted Friday, Jan. 4) The Public Works Department is asking drivers to report the locations of potholes on city streets by calling the department’s administrative office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The number is 799-5245. Read on...
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    City Council approves casino resort resolution

    (Posted Friday, Jan. 4) City Council last night voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of legislation in the upcoming General Assembly session that would enable and require a local referendum on construction of a casino resort. Read on...
  12. Farmers&#39 Market logo

    Winter Farmers’ Market will open Saturday

    (Posted Thursday, Jan. 3) The Farmers’ Market reopens for the winter beginning Saturday, Jan. 5. Located in the Community Market building at 629 Craghead St., the market will be open each Saturday through March from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read on...
  13. Cabin Fever Music Series logo

    Cabin Fever Music Series resumes Friday

    (Posted Wednesday, Jan. 2) The Cabin Fever Music Series resumes Friday, Jan. 4, at the Community Market. The band Liquid Pleasures will perform a mix of Top 40, Rock, Disco and Motown. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 at the door. Read on...
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    Public input sought for Riverwalk Trail plan

    (Posted Wednesday, Jan. 2) Parks and Recreation officials encourage citizens to visit the Pepsi Building on Craghead Street from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, to discuss proposed routes connecting neighborhoods to the Riverwalk Trail. Read on...
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    City Council to consider casino resort resolution

    (Posted Friday, Dec. 28) City Council next week will consider adopting a resolution in support of legislation in the upcoming General Assembly session that would enable and require a local referendum on construction of a casino resort. Read on...
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    Offices will close Tuesday for New Year’s holiday

    (Posted Friday, Dec. 28) The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s Day holiday. The public library will be closed. Danville Transit will not operate. Read on...
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    Police chief announces promotion of 26 officers

    (Posted Thursday, Dec. 27) Saying that they show leadership on a daily basis, Police Chief Scott Booth today promoted 26 officers to the ranks of captain, lieutenant, sergeant and corporal in a ceremony held at Bonner Middle School. Read on...
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    Mainline Trolley service to close for season

    (Posted Wednesday, Dec. 26) Danville Transit’s seasonal Mainline Trolley Service is provided on Fridays and Saturdays from April through December. Trolley operations will be suspended after service Saturday, Dec. 29, and will resume April 5. Read on...
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    Give your live, fresh cut Christmas tree a new life

    (Posted Wednesday, Dec. 26) Give your live, fresh cut Christmas tree another life. Crews will collect and compost trees placed curbside with the yard waste. Trees must be free from plastic bags, ornamental decorations, lights and tinsel. Read on...
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    City urges recycling of discarded gift boxes

    (Posted Monday, Dec. 24) With the extra gift boxes and paper used for Christmas, residents are urged to take discarded cardboard, wrapping paper and tissue paper to the City's recycling drop-off sites. Ribbons and bows are not recycled. Read on...
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    Danville Roots Story Map


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    The City of Danville strongly encourages residents and businesses to prepare for the upcoming winter weather. Find out more about preparing for cold weather, municipal service interruptions, safety tips, and information on snow removal.

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    Danville Utilities Website

    Danville Utilities has a new website for customers! You can create an account to view your usage, make account changes, pay your bill, and report an outage. The new design also has  resources for our customers on ways to conserve, save, and stay safe. Information is also available on the new resources available at the Danville Public Library: Kill-A-Watt Energy Monitors and thermal cameras!


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