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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Riverwalk Trail reopens as floodwater recedes

Riverwalk Trail - Virginia Treasure section

The Riverwalk Trail was opened this morning and signage placed along it to warn of the hazards from the mud and sections still with water on them. Anglers Park and Dan Daniel Memorial Park will reopen at 7.a.m. Thursday.

The trail was closed on the morning...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 18, 2018

KYOCERA holds grand opening for new facility

Photo of Kyocera SGS Tech Hub exterior

KYOCERA SGS corporate leadership joined with state and local officials today for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate its newly constructed manufacturing and research hub located at 149 Slayton Ave. in the Cyber Park.

From the 30,000 square-foot purpose...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 17, 2018

National Weather Service lowers flood projections

Graphic - Turn around, don't drown

UPDATE AT 5:35 P.M. MONDAY, SEPT. 17: The National Weather Service this afternoon has significantly lowered its river flood projections for the Dan River at all points, including Danville. For Danville, moderate flooding is now expected. The river may bri...

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Map - Hurricane Florence projected path Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2018

RIFA enters into option for industrial park lot

Map - Southern Virginia Mega Site at Berry Hill in Pittsylvania County

The Danville Pittsylvania Regional Industrial Facility Authority today approved and entered into an option with INDEVPROP, LLC, a Virginia limited liability company, for approximately 149-acres located within the northern confines of the Southern Virginia...

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

Florence to lead to closing of Riverwalk Trail

Riverwalk Trail - Virginia Treasure section

Effective Friday morning, Danville Parks and Recreation will close the Riverwalk Trail in preparation for Hurricane Florence. While the forecast has improved for Danville, excessive rain totals in North Carolina may still cause the Dan River to flood its ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Crews to start next cast iron replacement phase

Danville Utilities logo

On Thursday, Sept. 6, Danville Utilities will begin replacing cast iron water and gas mains on Loyal, Wilson and Newton Streets and on side streets between Court Street and Jefferson Avenue and Jefferson Street.

The project is estimated to take six months ...

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Map of Phase 19 project.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2018

State certifies mega site as ‘infrastructure ready’

Map of Southern Virginia Mega Site at Berry Hill

The Southern Virginia Mega Site at Berry Hill has been certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia as infrastructure ready, announced Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Brian Ball and Stephen Moret, President and CEO of the Virginia Economic Developme...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Firefighters deliver school supplies for students

Fill the fire truck poster

The Fire Department this summer raised more than $3,000 to purchase school supplies for students of Danville Public Schools. Today, firefighters delivered those supplies to the school system.

The department raised the money as part of its annual “Fill The ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Special projects fund created for River District

Reimagine That logo

The Danville Office of Economic Development today announced the creation of a new financing tool for high-impact historic redevelopment projects in the River District. The program, named the Special Projects Loan Fund (SPLF), has been established to help ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Danville Utilities to host electric car ride & drive

Danville Plugs In-2018 logo

Danville Utilities will hold an electric vehicle ride and drive on Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Community Market. The event, Danville Plugs In, will provide an opportunity for area residents to learn more about electric vehicles.

In addition, Danville Utiliti...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 28, 2018

City government offices closed on Labor Day

Exterior photo of Municipal Building

The Municipal Building and all other city of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day. In addition, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Danville Utilities receives peak power alert

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Danville Utilities is requesting that its electric customers conserve power today from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. because of a peak alert issued by its wholesale power supplier.

A peak alert means that conditions wi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements