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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Ceremony officially marks solar project completion

Danville Utilities sign on building

Today, Kentuck Solar Project stakeholders, led by WGL Energy Systems (WGL Energy), a WGL company, and Sol Systems, a Washington, D.C.-based solar development and finance company, joined to celebrate the completion of a 6-megawatt (MW) alternating current ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 22, 2018

City offices to be closed on Memorial Day

Exterior photo of Municipal Building

The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. In addition, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

Danville Trans...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Police warn of traffic congestion at graduations

Traffic delays sign

With Pittsylvania County Schools graduation ceremonies set for Friday evening and Saturday at Averett University’s north campus, the Danville Police Department reminds motorists to expect heavy traffic in the area.

Tunstall High School’s graduation ceremon...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Community launches effort to reduce violence

Jean Jackson speaks at rally Monday

Community members and officials from Danville gathered Monday at Green Street Park to declare the month of June as “Violence Awareness and Prevention Month,” with a goal of no shootings in the city.

Jean Jackson, founder of Mothers Stro...

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

Police Department holds fourth community walk

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Danville Police officers walked door-to-door Thursday evening in the neighborhood adjacent to North Main and Moffett streets and in the vicinity of Woodrow Wilson Elementary School.They talked with residents about their needs and how the Police Department...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Five firefighters graduate from city’s fire academy

Firefighters take oath

Nearly 40 family members and friends today celebrated the training academy graduation of the Danville Fire Department’s five newest professional firefighters. Each firefighter received their individual badge, which was then pinned to their unifo...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 9, 2018

Farmers’ Market now open through October

Farmers' Market logo

A long-standing tradition, the Danville Farmers’ Market is now open for the season, with more than 50 vendors selling goods each Saturday through October at the Community Market on Craghead Street.

The market’s hours are 7:30 a.m. to no...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 4, 2018

City seeks public input on Mainline Trolley

Mainline Trolley stop at the Danville Science Center

The Danville Transit System is seeking public input concerning the Mainline Trolley service that operates along West Main Street, Main Street, North Main Street and within the River District. Survey responses will be evaluated for potential route and serv...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Police warn of traffic congestion at graduations

Traffic delays sign

With graduation ceremonies set for Saturday, May 5, and Saturday, May 12, at Averett University’s North Campus, the Danville Police Department reminds motorists to expect heavy traffic in the area.

Averett University will hold a commencement cere...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Music on Main concert series will open in June

Music on Main Logo

Danville Parks and Recreation recently announced the lineup for this year’s Music on Main Concert Series, which will kick off on June 14 with the beach, boogie, and blues stylings of Cruize Control Band of Greensboro, N.C.

“Thi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Unofficial results reported in City Council election

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All three incumbents who sought re-election to City Council won another four-year term, with the fourth seat going to former two-term councilman Adam Tomer, according to unofficial election results reported Tuesday.

The incumbents were the James Buckner, V...

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Unofficial election results.... Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Community Development to close for two hours

Exterior photo of Municipal Building

Community Development Department offices will be closed to the public from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, May 7, to allow staff to attend a mandatory training session.

The department consists of three divisions: Planning and Zoning, Building Inspections, and H...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Make Danville Shine Expo will be held Saturday

Make Danville Shine logo

The Make Danville Shine Expo is scheduled for Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Community Market at 629 Craghead St. The event is free and open to the public.

Learn about home repair and lawn care from experts who will be on site to talk with cit...

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

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

Photo od prescription drugs collected during 'Take-back Day'

Danville Police are pleased with the turnout at Saturday’s prescription drug “Take-back Day.” A total of 250 pounds of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs were collected.

The event was held in...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Council meeting moves to Thursday this week

Photo of Council Chambers

The next meeting of City Council will be held on Thursday, May 3, instead of the first Tuesday of the month as normal. The change in dates is due to the Tuesday, May 1, local elections, which include City Council and the School Board.

Council's meeting wil...

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