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    Police will take back prescription drugs Saturday

    (Posted Tuesday, April 24) The Police Department will give citizens the opportunity to dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Centra Danville Medical Center parking lot. Read on...
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    City seeks vendors for home improvement expo

    (Posted Thursday, April 19) The City of Danville is still seeking qualified vendors to participate in a home improvement expo on Saturday, May 5, at the Community Market. The expo will kick off the sixth annual Make Danville Shine campaign. Read on...
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    Police Department holds third community walk

    (Posted Wednesday, April 18) Danville Police officers walked door-to-door this evening in the Old West Neighborhood to reach out to residents. The community engagement walk was the third in a series of 12 planned for the next year. Read on...
  4. Photo of house in Danville damaged by tornado

    National Weather Service confirms tornado in city

    (Posted Wednesday, April 18) The National Weather Service has confirmed a category EF1 tornado touched down in Danville and southern Pittsylvania County on Sunday. The EF scale classifies EF1 as a weak tornado with winds from 86 to 110 mph. Read on...
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    North Union Street water main project underway

    (Posted Monday, April 16) Danville Utilities has started replacing the water main within the block of North Union Street between Spring Street and Memorial Drive. The northbound lane is closed. Detours are in place. Read on...
  6. Community Economic Development Award presentation. From left to right, Left to right Corrie Teague B

    City receives economic development award

    (Posted Friday, April 13) The Virginia Economic Developers Association today presented its Community Economic Development Award to the Danville Office of Economic Development for the regional precision machining program. Read on...
  7. Traffic alert sign

    North Union Street project begins next week

    (Posted Friday, April 13) Danville Utilities will begin on Monday, April 16, replacing the water main within the block of North Union Street between Spring Street and Memorial Drive. The work will require closure of the northbound lane. Read on...
  8. Exterior photo of Municipal Building

    City Council meets this week to review budget

    (Posted Monday, April 9) City Council will continue its budget review process this week. Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday and then again at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday in work sessions to review departmental budgets Read on...
  9. Rock work sign

    Work underway on Park Avenue at Piedmont Drive

    (Posted Thursday, April 5) Excavation of a bank on Park Avenue at Piedmont Drive is underway. The excavation will provide for installation of a right turn lane from Park Avenue onto Piedmont Drive, plus a new storm drain and curb and gutter. Read on...
  10. Photo of Council Chambers

    City Council delays vote on renaming highway

    (Posted Wednesday, April 4) City Council last night tabled action on a resolution requesting the Virginia Department of Transportation to rename a portion of the U.S. 58/29 bypass as the “Wendell O. Scott Sr. Memorial Highway.” Read on...
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    Report details busy year for Parks and Recreation

    (Posted Wednesday, April 4) In 2017, Parks and Recreation hosted five major special events, four races, two Farmers’ Market seasons, 23 teen basketball tournaments, two youth sports leagues, 39 paddling trips and thousands of programs. Read on...
  12. Exterior photo of Municipal Building

    City manager submits proposed budget

    (Posted Tuesday, April 3) City Manager Ken Larking tonight submitted a proposed budget that maintains basic city services and programs, addresses budget challenges, and invests additional money in focus areas established by City Council. Read on...
  13. Reimagine That Danville logo

    City named certified work ready community

    (Posted Tuesday, April 3) Gov. Northam has announced that the City of Danville has been designated as a Certified Work Ready Community by American College Testing. Danville is the fifth Virginia community to receive the designation. Read on...
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    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Wednesday, March 28) City Council will meet Tuesday, April 3, in a business session and two work sessions. The first session is a work session at 5:30 p.m. The business session begins at 7 p.m., following by a second work session. Read on...
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    Riverside Drive milling, paving concludes

    (Posted Wednesday, March 28) UPDATE: Milling and paving operations on the westbound lanes of Riverside Drive are complete. The lanes from Camelot Court at Riverside Health & Rehabilitation Center to Westover Drive will be striped Monday. Read on...
  16. Exterior photo of Municipal Building

    City offices to close for Easter holiday on Monday

    (Posted on Tuesday, March 27) The Municipal Building and all other city administrative offices will be closed on Monday, April 2, in observance of the Easter holiday. The public library also will be closed. Danville Transit will not operate. Read on...
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  1. Scheduled City Road Closure Map

    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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    Utility Bill Q&A

    Danville Utilities has responded to questions from customers who attended the last Danville Utility Commission meeting to voice complaints about high utility bills. More than 125 people attended the meeting held on Feb. 26 in City Council Chambers. Twenty-two citizens spoke during a public comment period. The Danville Utility Commission will also review these questions and answers at their next meeting. 


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  1. GIS New Webpage

    New GIS Homepage


    As part of our commitment to providing the best possible spatial maps, apps, and information, the Information Technology's GIS Division is proud to present a new homepage! All of our mapping applications are available here in a brand new tile-based format. As part of this new rollout, we will be phasing out the existing 'Maps' page with greater functionality on the new site. We hope you will enjoy the City’s latest interactive mapping experience!

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