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    Community invited to decorate Ballou Park

    (Posted Friday, Sept. 22) Danville Parks and Recreation is looking for families, organizations or individuals to help decorate Ballou Park this holiday season in preparation for the Community Holiday Light Show. Read on...
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    Patton Street project set to get underway

    (Posted Friday, Sept. 22) A storm water drainage project set to begin next week will close Patton Street between Craghead and Lynn streets to through traffic. The project not only will affect traffic, but Danville Transit routes as well. Read on...
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    City Council paves way for airport upgrades

    (Posted Wednesday, Sept. 20) City Council last night paved the way for upgrades to the Danville Regional Airport’s terminal building. The upgrades will include new carpeting, bathroom renovation and new flooring for the hallway. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Wednesday, Sept. 20) This weekend offers lots of activity, ranging from the inaugural Barktober Fest to annual favorites such as the Danville-Pittsylvania County Fair, Old97 Rail Days and sports car vintage racing at VIR. Read on...
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    University unveils state historical marker

    (Posted Monday, Sept. 18) Mayor John Gilstrap joined other local leaders today at a ceremony marking the unveiling of a state historical marker for the iconic Main Hall on the campus of Averett University. The building was built in 1910. Read on...
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    Recreation coordinators earn certification

    (Posted Thursday, Sept. 14) The Parks and Recreation Department announced today that program coordinators Morgan Kerns and Justin Price have earned professional certifications through the National Recreation and Park Association. Read on...
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    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Thursday, Sept. 14) City Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 19, 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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    Governor announces expansion at Intertape

    (Posted Thursday, Sept. 7) Governor McAuliffe today announced that Intertape Polymer Group will invest $7 million to add significant manufacturing and distribution capacity at its facility in Pittsylvania County, creating 15 new jobs. Read on...
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    Governor marks start of precision machining lab

    (Posted Thursday, Sept. 7) Gov. Terry McAuliffe joined state and local leaders today in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Danville Public Schools’ new precision machining program. The lab is located at George Washington High School. Read on...
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    UK-based company will bring jobs to region

    (Posted Thursday, Sept. 7) Unison Ltd, a United Kingdom-based tube bending specialist, has chosen the Cane Creek Centre for its first U.S. manufacturing operation and will create 35 jobs in the first three years and 55 jobs in five years. Read on...
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    WGL Energy new owner of Kentuck solar project

    (Posted Wednesday, Sept. 6) Danville Utilities and other stakeholders in the Kentuck solar project today announced WGL Energy Systems has taken ownership of the solar array that will be part of the generation mix for Danville Utilities. Read on...
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    Police chief announces retirement plans

    (Posted Thursday, Aug. 31) Police Chief Philip Broadfoot announced today that he will retire on Jan. 1, ending a 44-year career in law enforcement, with 13 years as chief of police in Waynesboro and 14 years as chief of police in Danville. Read on...
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    Police Department releases new crime map to public

    (Posted Wednesday, Aug. 30) The Police Department has partnered with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to provide a crime map that will allow the public to stay informed about their neighborhood. To find the map, go to CommunityCrimeMap.com. Read on...
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    City government offices will be closed Labor Day

    (Posted on Wednesday, Aug. 30) The Municipal Building and all other city administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, for the Labor Day holiday. The public library also will be closed. Danville Transit will not operate. Read on...
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    Mainline Trolley service enters second month

    (Posted Wednesday, Aug. 30) The Mainline Trolley enters its second month of service. Take a trolley bus to enjoy Danville’s historic districts. Running the first Friday of every month and every Saturday, a bus departs every 45 minutes. Read on...
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    Farmers’ Market to hold final Wednesday sale

    (Posted Monday, Aug. 28) The Danville Farmers’ Market this week will hold its final Wednesday afternoon sales for the season, with the hours from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Farmers’ Market will remain open on Saturdays through October. 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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    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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    Careers in Community
    Interested in a career in law enforcement? Looking to make a positive impact on your community? Join members of the City of Danville’s Police Department, W. W. Moore Juvenile Detention Center, and Adult Detention to discuss how to become a part of the team at our job fair for Police positions. This event will be on Wednesday, October 11 from 3pm-7pm at the Pepsi Building!
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