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    Library to begin ‘Supplies for Fines’ campaign

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 22) The Danville Public Library will conduct a 'Supplies for Fines' campaign from Dec. 1 to Dec. 30 to provide much-needed school supplies to kids in the city. For more information, visit ReadDanvilleVA.org. Read on...
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    Fire Department urges caution in use of heaters

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 22) The Danville Fire Department reminds citizens to be diligent with heating safety by keeping a three-foot clearance around portable space heaters and stationary heating units regardless of the type. Read on...
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    City Council votes to authorize bond financing

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 22) City Council voted last night to authorize bond financing for $7.9 million in electric system projects, $3 million for general governmental projects and $2 million for school projects. Read on...
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    Police Department shares holiday safety tips

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 21) The Police Department urges citizens to take steps for a safe holiday season! Be aware of your surroundings and anyone approaching your vehicle. After dark, shop with a friend. Report suspicious activity. Read on...
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    Cabin Fever Music Series kicks off on Saturday

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 21) The Cabin Fever Music Series opens Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Community Market. Dirt Road Scholars will play. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 at the door. River District shoppers with a receipt can get in free. Read on...
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    City offices will be closed for Thanksgiving holiday

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 21) The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, for the Thanksgiving holiday. In addition, the public library will be closed both days. Read on...
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    City Council will meet in business, work sessions

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 20) City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 21, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public. River City TV airs live the business session. Read on...
  8. The Buddy Holly Story poster

    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 17) Cheer on the GW Eagles in football playoff action tonight. Enjoy theater productions of “Xanadu Jr.” and “Doubt” all weekend. Don’t forget the annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday and “The Buddy Holly Story” on Sunday. Read on...
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    December on the Dan holiday events set

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 15) Parks and Recreation has joined with the River District Association to promote this season's holiday events as "December on the Dan." For a list of events, visit www.Facebook.com/DecemberontheDan. Read on...
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    Holiday Bazaar to feature more than 100 vendors

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 14) Kick off your holiday season on Saturday, Nov. 18, 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...
  11. Charles Duke receives key to house during ceremony

    Realtors, Post 1097 hand house keys to veteran

    (Posted Saturday, Nov. 11) A home on Dallas Avenue in the Schoolfield community was given this morning to Charles Duke, a former Marine and Afghanistan war veteran who served nearly 10 years before suffering a traumatic brain injury. Read on...
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    City Council seeks money for three street projects

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 10) City Council last night to adopted a series of resolutions requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation allow unspent money to be used for projects on North Union Street and Airport Drive. Read on...
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    City urges continuation of historic tax credits

    (Posted Thursday, Nov. 9) City Council voted unanimously tonight to adopt a resolution urging President Trump and Congress to keep the Historic Tax Credit Program, which encourages the redevelopment of historic and abandoned buildings. Read on...
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    Police officers taking part in ‘No Shave November’

    (Posted Thursday, Nov. 9) During November, you may notice some Danville Police officers wearing more facial hair. With a $10 donation to the FOP Lodge 36 "Cops and Kids" program, officers will be allowed to grow facial hair for the month. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Thursday, Nov. 9) Cheer on the GW Eagles in football playoff action Friday night. Enjoy theater productions of “Xanadu Jr.” and “The Glass Menagerie” all weekend. Don’t forget the annual Bright Leaf Brew Fest on Saturday. Read on...
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    City Council will meet in business, work sessions

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 8) City Council will meet Thursday, Nov. 9, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public. River City TV airs live the business session. Read on...
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    Courthouse will be closed Friday for Veterans Day

    (Posted Tuesday, Nov. 7) The James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, for the Veterans Day holiday. The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be open.
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    Mayor’s committee seeks ways to engage youths

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 3) A mayor’s committee that is focusing on how best to engage youths in Danville wants to take a look a models used successfully by other cities. Those models will presented for discussion at the next committee meeting. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Thursday, Nov. 2) The weekend offers several events from which to choose, beginning on Friday with the Science Center’s Science After Dark and ending on Sunday with the annual Veterans Day Parade. Read on...
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    Patton Street project moves to next phase

    (Posted Tuesday, Oct. 31) The Patton Street storm water drainage project will enter its second phase. South Market Street will be closed. Patton Street will remain closed to through traffic, with northbound traffic detoured onto Court Street. Read on...
  21. Photo od prescription drugs collected during &#39Take-back Day&#39

    'Take-back Day’ nets more than 250 pounds of meds

    (Posted Monday, Oct. 30) Danville Police say 267.8 pounds of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs were collected for safe disposal on Saturday as part of "Take-back Day.” The event was held in the parking lot at Kare Pharmacy. Read on...
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    Danville Rides Bike Share


    The Danville Rides Program is a way to provide transportation and recreation to the citizens of Danville. Users can check out a bike from one of our five bike lockers situated conveniently along the Riverwalk Trail and return the bike to the same or a different locker when they are done using it; all for a very minimal fee.

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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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    Danville Utilities Customer Portal

    The City of Danville has launched a new utility customer web portal with an interactive map that provides real-time information about power outages. This portal allows customers to not only search for or report power outages online, but also to track their utility consumption, view their bills and make payments.


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