Posted on: February 19, 2018

Repairs slated for trail bridge behind Public Works

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The Riverwalk Trail walking bridge located behind the Public Works yard, downstream from the Crossing at the Dan pedestrian bridge, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, and Wednesday, Feb. 21, for maintenance.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Council will meet Tuesday in a business session

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City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 20, in a business session at 7 p.m. The session is open to the public.

The business session will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is located at 427 Patton St.

During th...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Courthouse to close for Presidents Day

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(Posted Wednesday, Feb. 14) The James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) will be closed on Monday, Feb. 19, for Presidents Day. The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be open.

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Danville named runner friendly community

(Left to Right) Danville Running and Fitness Club President L.C. Moore, The Brick Running and Tri St

Danville recently was named a Runner Friendly Community by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA). The city is one of three locations to receive the designation this winter and meets “the program’s criteria, which includes community i...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

The Launch Place invests in IoT company

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A new company will be joining the diverse portfolio of The Launch Place in February. Chapel Hill-based mesur.io, an internet of things (IoT) company that focuses on providing ag-based businesses with automated data tracking and analytics, received a $200,...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 12, 2018

Riverwalk Trail sections inaccessible due to flooding

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Due to flooding, sections of the Riverwalk Trail are inaccessible. These sections include the access at Sandy River Park, portions of the trail from Sandy River Park to the Union Street overlook, and the canoe launch at Dan Daniel Memorial Park.

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

City Council Oks sign changes for downtown

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City Council voted unanimously earlier this week to approve changes to the sign code that create identical regulations for both the Central Business Commercial and Tobacco Warehouse Commercial zones.

The amendments also permit wall signs for each establish...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

City introduces Booth as new chief of police

Scott Booth, right, sworn in by Clerk of Circuit Court Gerald Gibson

A packed-house gathering in City Council Chambers earlier this week welcomed Scott Booth as Danville’s new chief of police.

At a ceremonial swearing-in on Tuesday, Booth took the oath of office, which was administered by Clerk of Circuit Court Ge...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

City plans electrical line upgrade on Arnett

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Weathering permitting, Danville Utilities will begin an electrical line upgrade beginning Monday, Feb. 12, on a portion of Arnett Boulevard and the surrounding area that will require intermittent power outages. The project will take three to four weeks to...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Cabin Fever Music Series resumes Saturday

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Danville Harvest Jubilee’s Cabin Fever Music Series will resume Saturday, Feb. 10, with The Castaways performing its unique flavor of beach, soul and rock n’ roll at the Community Market.

A reputable band known throughout the South, The...

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Health District sets up free flu shot clinics

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The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District office has set up two free flu shot drive-thru clinics to be held in Danville. The first will be held on Friday, Feb. 2, at Hobby Lobby, which is located at 135 Collins Drive. The second clinic will be held on Sat...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

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City Councilwill meet Tuesday, Feb. 6, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public.

The business session will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is loca...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

City to receive top fire protection rating

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A national company that rates fire departments based on their training and fire suppression and prevention capabilities has reclassified the City of Danville as a class 1 community, which is the highest rating possible.

The new rating makes Danville one of...

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