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    Tickets on sale for concert featuring Chris Janson

    (Posted Tuesday, April 26) Tickets are on sale for Danville Harvest Jubilee's first show in the Summer Concert Series. The first show will be held Saturday, June 11, at the Carrington Pavilion and features national recording artist Chris Janson Read on...
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    Police will take back prescription drugs Saturday

    (Posted Tuesday, April 26) The Police Department will give citizens the opportunity to dispose of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the CVS Pharmacy parking lot on Riverside Drive. Read on...
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    Mayor declares May as ‘Make Danville Shine Month’

    (Posted Friday, April 22) Mayor Sherman Saunders has declared the month of May as “Make Danville Shine Month.” This year's clean-up and fix-up campaign kicks off Saturday morning, May 7, with a home improvement expo at the Community Market. Read on...
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    City Council approves coal ash settlement

    (Posted Thursday, April 21) City Council voted Tuesday night to approve a settlement agreement with Duke Energy related to the coal ash accident in 2014. The amount is $2.4 million, with $1.3 million unrestricted and $1.1 million for specific projects. Read on...
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    Danville welcomes Cuisine to River District

    (Posted Tuesday, April 19) Mayor Sherman Saunders and other city officials gathered Tuesday morning to welcome Cuisine as the latest addition to the River District’s growing list of restaurant options. The restaurant is located at 621 Main St. Read on...
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    Music on Main, Summer Movie Series lineups set

    (Posted Tuesday, April 19) Two family-friendly entertainment series hosted by Danville Parks and Recreation make their return. Music on Main is begins this week and the Summer Movie Series hits the screen in June. These are free, outdoor events. Read on...
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    Danville dedicates propane autogas fueling station

    (Posted Tuesday, April 19) City leaders on Tuesday officially marked Danville’s status as one of a growing number of localities across the nation using alternative fuel to power vehicle fleets. A propane station has been installed to fuel vehicles. Read on...
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    Danville Utilities will hold Earth Day event Friday

    (Posted Monday, April 18) In honor of Earth Day, representatives from Danville Utilities will be at Lowe’s Home Improvement on Friday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to share energy efficiency information and offer prizes and giveaways. Read on...
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    Dedication ceremony set for new fueling station

    (Posted Friday, April 15) The City of Danville will dedicate its propane autogas fueling station during a ceremony to be held at noon Tuesday, April 19, at the mass transit facility on South Boston Road. The City has converted 10 vehicles to autogas. Read on...
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    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Friday, April 15) City Council will meet Tuesday, April 19, 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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    City will close Craghead Street block on Monday

    (Posted Friday, April 15) On Monday, April 18, the City will close one block of Craghead Street from Wilson to Newton streets to install temporary streetlights. The block will be closed from 8 a.m. to noon. The work is part of the streetscape project. Read on...
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    Drive-thru lane work at Harris center set to start

    (Posted Friday, April 8) The High Street entrance to the Charles Harris Financial Service Center will be closed beginning Monday, April 11, to allow expansion of the existing lanes for drive-thru services. The expansion will improve traffic flow. Read on...
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    City Council approves indoor gun range

    (Posted Wednesday, April 6) City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to allow the operation of an indoor shooting facility at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Camelot Court. Former Danville police officer Phil Strader will operate the range. Read on...
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    City will restore marker for Frederick Delius

    (Posted Wednesday, April 6) The City of Danville will restore the “Frederick Delius” state historical marker on North Main Street to commemorate the time that the internationally acclaimed composer spent living and teaching music in Danville. Read on...
  15. Ken Larking sworn in as city manager

    Council names Ken Larking as city manager

    (Posted Tuesday, April 5) Danville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to name Ken Larking as city manager. Larking, 43, joined the City of Danville three years ago as deputy city manager and has served as interim city manager since Dec. 1. Read on...
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    Owen, Janson highlight Summer Concert Series

    (Posted Tuesday, April 5) National recording artists Chris Janson and Jake Owen will highlight Danville Harvest Jubilee’s Summer Concert Series. Janson will perform in concert on June 11; and Owen, on Aug. 6. Tickets go on sale April 18 and May 2. Read on...
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    The Launch Place invests $250,000 in Netarus

    (Posted Tuesday, April 5) Netarus, a Norfolk-based maker of wireless cameras that eliminates blind spots for crane operators working on large-scale construction projects will set up shop in Danville thanks to an investment by The Launch Place. Read on...
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