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  1. Mayor John Gilstrap, left, receives plaque of appreciation Tuesday.

    Mayor bids farewell, says ‘privilege to serve’

    (Posted Thursday, June 21) John Gilstrap bid farewell as mayor earlier this week at the business meeting of City Council, saying, “I truly love this city, and it has been a joy, pleasure and privilege to serve as long as I have.” Read on...
  2. Exterior photo of Municipal Building

    City Council OKs budget for next fiscal year

    (Posted Wednesday, June 20) City Council voted last night to adopt a budget that maintains basic city services and programs and provides enhanced benefits for public safety employees effective. The budget takes effect July 1. Read on...
  3. Sun of a Beach Cover logo

    Tickets available for Sun of a Beach concert

    (Posted Tuesday, June 19) Tickets remain available for Saturday’s Sun of a Beach concert featuring the beach music stylings of the Band Oz, Jim Quick and Coastline and others. The show starts at 1:30 p.m. at the Carrington Pavilion. Read on...
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    Chef at the Market continues on Saturday

    (Posted Tuesday, June 19) The Chef at the Market series continues on Saturday, June 23, with chef Dustin Haberer of Nana Karen’s Cruisin Kitchen preparing on site recipes from foods at the Farmers' Market. The free event begins at 8:30 a.m. Read on...
  5. Fireworks show

    Change in fireworks show to affect traffic patterns

    (Posted Monday, June 18) The annual Fourth of July Celebration fireworks show will be detonated at a new location — the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge. The move will require a change that day in traffic patterns at the bridge. Read on...
  6. Photo of Council Chambers

    City Council will meet in business, work sessions

    (Posted Monday, June 18) City Council will meet Tuesday, June 19, in a business session and a work session. The business session begins at 7 p.m., followed by the work session. River City TV airs live the business session. Read on...
  7. Danville Utilities sign on building

    Danville Utilities receives peak power alert

    (Posted Friday, June 15) Danville Utilities today received a peak power alert and requests electric customers conserve power from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 18, Tuesday, June 19, and Wednesday, June 20. Help us beat the peak! Read on...
  8. Childrens Festival 2018 logo

    Children’s Festival will offer new attractions

    (Posted Thursday, June 14) The Children’s Festival is set for Saturday, June 16, at the Carrington Pavilion and will feature interactive arts, amusement rides, crafts, a splash zone, and tubing rides on the river. Admission is free. Read on...
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    Riverwalk Trail detour in place behind Public Works

    (Posted Tuesday, June 12) Riverwalk Trail users can expect a detour along the trail section located behind Public Works for the next few weeks. The detour will allow construction crews to repair the section damaged last month by a flood. Read on...
  10. Danville Utilities sign on building

    Thermal cameras, energy monitors ready for loan

    (Posted Monday, June 11) Danville Utilities, in partnership with the Danville Public Library, is making available thermal imaging cameras and energy usage monitors to help customers see their way to saving on cooling and heating bills. Read on...
  11. Jim Gallucci Koi Bench

    Voting underway for new pieces on Art Trail

    (Posted Friday, June 8) Voting is underway for new pieces to be installed on the Danville Art Trail, replacing the current pieces on display. Voting will be open through June 25. To vote, visit PlayDanvilleVA.com/DanvilleArtTrail. Read on...
  12. Danville Harvest Jubilee logo

    Harvest Jubilee unveils summer concert series

    (Posted Friday, June 8) Danville Harvest Jubilee has announced a summer concert lineup that features four shows. The lineup includes performances by Easton Corbin and Travis Tritt as well as the Sun of a Beach and Jam on the Dan shows. Read on...
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    Police: Can YOU SEE your house numbers?

    (Posted Thursday, June 7) Can YOU SEE your house numbers on your mailbox and/or house? For Police officers, EMS and Fire that may be responding to your house in the event of an emergency, your house numbers are what they are looking for. Read on...
  14. Exterior photo of main branch of the Danville Public Library

    Public library to hold summer reading kickoff

    (Posted Wednesday, June 6) The Danville Public Library will celebrate the start of its summer reading challenge with a kickoff party at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, at the library. This year’s theme is “Reading Takes You Everywhere.” Read on...
  15. Exterior photo of Municipal Building

    City names gang violence prevention coordinator

    (Posted Tuesday, June 5) City Manager Ken Larking today announced that Robert David Sr., a juvenile court counselor in Rockingham, N.C., has been selected as the City’s first youth and gang violence prevention coordinator. Read on...
  16. Rock work sign

    Milling, paving continues on West Main Street

    (Posted Tuesday, June 5) Milling and paving continues this week on West Main Street from Wooding Avenue to Central Boulevard and will then begin from Tunstall Road to Memorial Drive. The work will require alternating lane closures. Read on...
  17. Photo of Council Chambers

    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Thursday, May 31) City Council will meet Tuesday, June 5, in a business session and two work sessions. The first session is a budget work session at 5:30 p.m. The business session begins at 7 p.m., followed by a second work session. Read on...
  18. Traffic delays sign

    Police warn of traffic congestion at graduation

    (Posted Thursday, May 31) With George Washington High School graduation ceremonies set for Saturday morning at Averett University’s north campus, the Danville Police Department reminds motorists to expect heavy traffic in the area. Read on...
  19. Rock work sign

    Milling, paving underway on West Main Street

    (Posted Wednesday, May 30) Milling and paving operations began today on West Main Street from Wooding Avenue to Central Boulevard. The work will require alternating lane closures. Motorists are urged to be alert to altered traffic patterns. Read on...
  20. Business Appreciation Week logo 2018

    Events set for ‘Business Appreciation Week’

    (Posted Wednesday, May 30) The Danville Office of Economic Development, Pittsylvania County Economic Development and Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce will hold a series of events next week for “Business Appreciation Week." Read on...
  21. Child safety seats poster 2018

    Police, fire to offer free child safety seat checks

    (Posted Tuesday, May 29) Police officers and firefighters will provide child safety seat checks from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 2, at the Community Market on Craghead Street. Anyone who transports children is encouraged to stop by. Read on...
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    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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    FY 2019 Introductory Budget


    This budget supports continued efforts to reclaim Danville’s status as a place of economic opportunity and an attractive, safe, desirable place in which to live. The Introductory FY 2019 Budget includes resources to continue to provide basic municipal services and also make additional investments in the focus areas identified by City Council: reduce crime, improve education, and grow Danville. 
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