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    Art trail will showcase eight new sculptures

    (Posted Thursday, Jan. 19) Artists selected for the second round of the Danville Art Trail, will begin installing their sculptures. The outdoor trail has several sites, including the Crossing at the Dan, Main Street Plaza and public library. Read on...
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    Youth Council discusses project ideas at meeting

    (Posted Thursday, Jan. 19) The Danville City Youth Council met on Tuesday to discuss project ideas for the term and will begin work over the next month to determine the feasibility of the ideas. The next meeting will be held on Feb. 14. Read on...
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    City Council OKs Pine Street drainage project

    (Posted Wednesday, Jan. 18) City Council voted Tuesday night to authorize a second phase of the Pine Street storm drainage project. The project will fix the current system, which is causing flooding behind and under houses on the street. Read on...
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    The Launch Place invests $75,000 in ProAxion

    (Posted Tuesday, Jan. 17) The Launch Place has announced that it is investing $75,000 in ProAxion. ProAxion is a technology company that will use the money to bring its machine health monitoring system from development to commercial market. Read on...
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    Parks and Recreation launches children’s book

    (Posted Tuesday, Jan. 17) Fourth grade students preparing for Virginia Standards of Learning testing in Danville Public Schools will have assistance from a children’s book commissioned by Danville Parks and Recreation and the Public Library. Read on...
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    Contractor cleans up areas affected by fuel spill

    (Story posted Friday, Jan. 13) A contract company was in Danville today to clean up in the aftermath of a fuel spill Thursday night at a service station at 642 Worsham St. The areas affected by the spill will be returned to their original state. Read on...
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    Commission votes to let 'Home' sign stay on site

    (Posted Friday, Jan. 13) The River District Design Commission voted Thursday to allow the popular historic “Home” sign to remain longer at 121 N. Union St. Another sign with a brief history of the “Home” sign will be installed next to it. Read on...
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    Holiday Light Show raises $8,500 for community

    (Posted Wednesday, Jan. 11) The Community Holiday Light Show held last month will give back a record $8,500 to the community. Of the total, $5,500 will go to groups working the gate and $3,000 to non-profits on behalf of best-in-show winners. Read on...
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    City Council will meet in business, work sessions

    (Posted Wednesday, Jan. 11) City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 17, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public. River City TV airs the business session. View the agendas at www.danvilleva.gov. Read on...
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    Winter Farmers’ Market will open Saturday

    (Posted Wednesday, Jan. 11) After a delay due to inclement weather, the Danville Farmers’ Market reopens for the winter on Saturday, Jan. 14, in the Community Market building at 629 Craghead St. The market hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read on...
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    City plans brief power outage in Whitmell area

    (Posted Tuesday, Jan. 10) Danville Utilities has scheduled a planned power outage for the Whitmell electric substation at 12:01 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13, to allow for preventative maintenance of a transformer. The outage is expected to be brief. Read on...
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    City releases schedule for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    (Posted Tuesday, Jan. 10) The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The public library also will be closed. Danville Transit will not operate. Read on...
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    Danville sets record low of minus-1 degree

    (Posted Monday, Jan. 9) Danville this morning set a record low temperature for Jan. 9 when the temperature reach minus-1 degree, according to the National Weather Service. The previous record was 6 degrees set on Jan. 9, 1970. Read on...
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    Winter Farmers’ Market opening postponed

    (Posted Friday, Jan. 6) The Danville Farmers’ Market scheduled reopening for the winter has been postponed. The market will reopen instead on Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Community Market building at 629 Craghead St. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Read on...
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    Cabin Fever Music Series event postponed

    (Posted Friday, Jan. 6) The Cabin Fever Music Series concert scheduled at the Community Market building for Saturday, Jan. 7, has been postponed due to winter storm forecast. The event will be rescheduled for a later date to be announced. Read on...
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    City Council amends city budget for bond proceeds

    (Posted Wednesday, Jan. 4) City Council voted Tuesday night to amend the city budget to utilize $5.4 million in bond proceeds for more than a dozen capital projects. The proceeds also include nearly $2.2 million for Public Schools capital needs. Read on...
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    Seven firefighters graduate from city’s fire academy

    (Posted Friday, Dec. 30) Family and friends today celebrated the graduation of Danville's newest professional firefighters: Chance Bartee, Scott Birney, Adam Brown, Ryan Lankford, Cody Phelps, William Stephens and Lawrence Woodson III. Read on...
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    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Thursday, Dec. 29) City Council will meet Tuesday, Jan. 3, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. View the agendas at www.danvilleva.gov. Both sessions are open to the public. River City TV airs live the business session. Read on...
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    Offices will close Monday for New Year’s holiday

    (Posted Thursday, Dec. 29) The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 2, for the New Year’s Day holiday. The public library will be closed. Danville Transit will not operate. Read on...
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    Holiday Light Show draws record numbers

    (Posted Wednesday, Dec. 28) The Community Holiday Light Show's popularity surged this year, with a 60 percent increase in attendance. Nearly 3,000 cars and buses carried an estimated 9,600 people to Ballou Park during the 15-night event. Read on...
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    City collecting discarded natural Christmas trees

    (Posted Tuesday, Dec. 27) Public Works crews will collect and compost discarded natural Christmas trees when placed curbside with the yard waste collection. All trees must be free from plastic bags, ornamental decorations, lights and tinsel. Read on...
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