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    Meeting set on biking, walking in River District

    (Posted Tuesday, March 28) Learn about the River District bicycle and pedestrian study, review draft recommendations and share improvement ideas at a community meeting from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, at the Pepsi Building. Read on...
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    IdeaFest to give away $10,000 in prize money

    (Posted Monday, March 27) Entrepreneurs will compete Friday in the fourth annual IdeaFest at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. The event is a business pitch competition held by The Launch Place. The winner receives $10,000. Read on...
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    Council will continue budget review process

    (Posted Monday, March 27) City Council will continue its budget review process this week. First, Council will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday with the School Board. On Wednesday at 6 p.m., Council will hold a work session to review departmental budgets. Read on...
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    City will briefly close trestle bridge for repairs

    (Posted Monday, March 27) Parks and Recreation will close the Riverwalk Trail trestle bridge at the Crossing at the Dan today at 3 p.m. to repair conduit and wiring damaged in the recent fire. Repairs should be completed Tuesday morning.
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    Police warn about gun thefts from unlocked cars

    (Posted Friday, March 24) Police said today the theft of firearms from unlocked vehicles continues to be a serious crime problem. They urge gun owners to secure their weapon. If left in a vehicle, place it in a locked box in the trunk. Read on...
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    Officials break ground at Berry Hill Industrial Park

    (Posted Thursday, March 23) More than eight years of work by local leaders from Danville, Pittsylvania County and the City of Eden culminated Thursday in a groundbreaking ceremony for the phase one development at Berry Hill Industrial Park. Read on...
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    Proposed budget addresses crime, schools, growth

    (Posted Tuesday, March 21) Danville City Manager Ken Larking tonight submitted a proposed budget that includes additional crime reduction initiatives, invests more money in public schools and continues projects designed to grow Danville. Read on...
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    What would you do if you were in a tornado?

    (Posted Tuesday, March 21) Virginia held its statewide tornado drill this morning at 9:45 a.m. The annual drill is an opportunity to think about what you would do during a real tornado — and practice those actions. Learn more from Ready.gov. Read on...
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    The Launch Place invests $250,000 in iScribes

    (Posted Friday, March 17) The Launch Place today announced it is investing $250,000 in iScribes, which will further develop its operational capacity and technology for delivering virtual scribe services to healthcare providers across the nation. Read on...
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    City reopens trestle bridge on Riverwalk Trail

    (Posted Thursday, March 16) The Parks and Recreation Department today reopened the Riverwalk Trail trestle bridge over the Dan River at the Crossing at The Dan. Boards and other material damaged by a fire earlier this week were replaced. Read on...
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    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Wednesday, March 15) City Council will meet Tuesday, March 21, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public. River City TV airs live the business session. Read on...
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    Danville Utilities seeks to survey riverbank

    (Posted Tuesday, March 14) Danville Utilities is seeking permission from property owners upstream on the Dan River to carry out geophysical surveys. The surveys would help determine if a riverbank filtration system would be feasible. Read on...
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    City seeks vendors for home improvement expo

    (Posted Tuesday, March 14) The City of Danville is seeking qualified vendors to participate in a home improvement expo on Saturday, May 6, at the Community Market. This expo will kick off the fifth annual Make Danville Shine campaign. Read on...
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    City set to monitor overnight weather

    (Posted Monday, March 13) A Public Works crew will be on duty Monday night and Tuesday morning to monitor road conditions and apply salt and sand as needed to streets and bridges if slick conditions develop from an approaching winter storm. Read on...
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    Tickets on sale for concert featuring Old Dominion

    (Posted Friday, March 10) Tickets are on sale for Danville Harvest Jubilee's first show in the Summer Concert Series. The show will be held Saturday, June 3, at the Carrington Pavilion and features RCA Nashville recording band Old Dominion. Read on...
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    City sets up observation camera for osprey nest

    (Posted Thursday, March 9) An observation camera has been installed above an osprey nest platform, giving citizens a bird’s eye view of the bird. The camera project is an educational opportunity and will not interfere with the birds. Read on...
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    City Council views plans for riverfront park

    (Posted Wednesday, March 8) City Council on Tuesday night viewed a conceptual plan for a riverfront park adjacent the White Mill on four acres of the former Dan River Mills property. The park could potentially include a whitewater component. Read on...
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    Music series continues with Dirty Grass Soul

    (Posted Tuesday, March 7) The Cabin Fever Music Series continues Saturday, March 11, with the southern rock and alternative country sound of Dirty Grass Soul. Doors at the Community Market open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 at the door Read on...
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