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    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Wednesday, Feb. 10) City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 16, 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...
  2. Danville Utilities sign (file photo)

    City asks power customers to conserve in peak hours

    (Posted Wednesday, Feb. 10) With wind chill values expected in the single digits, the City of Danville asks its electric customers to conserve power during peak periods on Thursday, Friday and Monday. The periods are from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Read on...
  3. River District Tower outside view

    City Council eyes progress of River District Tower

    (Posted Tuesday, Feb. 9) Several City Council members on Tuesday toured the former Dan River Research Building, which is being adapted for use as medical and mixed retail space to be known as River District Tower. Construction is ahead of schedule. Read on...
  4. Cabin Fever Music Series poster

    Music series resumes Friday with 80’s Night

    (Posted Monday, Feb. 8) The Cabin Fever Music Series resumes Friday, Feb. 12, with an 80’s Night theme. The band Little Johnny Trailer Trash will perform. Era-appropriate dress welcomed. Doors at the Community Market open at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $8. Read on...
  5. Statewide Tornado Drill poster

    Registration opens for Statewide Tornado Drill

    (Posted Monday, Feb. 8) While in the throes of winter, it’s hard to imagine a tornado showing up, but tornado season is year-round. Know where to go and what to do. Register at www.ReadyVirginia.gov for the Statewide Tornado Drill to be held March 22. Read on...
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    Riverwalk Trail sections under water today

    (Posted Thursday, Feb. 4) Due to the heavy rainfall the city received in the last 48 hours, sections of the Riverwalk Trail are under water today. Please use caution when using the trail. Flood waters are never safe and should be avoided at all times. Read on...
  7. Danville Police logo

    Police chief outlines steps to reduce crime rates

    (Posted Wednesday, Feb. 3) Danville’s violent crime rates are trending downward over the last 10 years, but on Tuesday night, Police Chief Philip Broadfoot outlined steps to address concerns by City Council that the rates remain too high. Read on...
  8. Under construction graphic

    City reopens Newton Street block following work

    (Posted Wednesday, Feb. 3) The City of Danville today reopened Newton Street between Craghead and Lynn streets. The block had been closed since Monday to allow a contract crew to install electric distribution and communications conduits. Read on...
  9. City Council meeting (file photo)

    Company withdraws plans for convenience store

    (Posted Tuesday, Feb. 2) City Council on Tuesday night voted to allow a company seeking to operate a convenience and deli store at 541 North Main St. to withdraw its request. KFG Properties LLC retreated following public opposition at the meeting. Read on...
  10. Municipal Building (file photo)

    City concluding probe into employee misconduct

    (Posted Tuesday, Feb. 2) City announces it is ending its work in response to misconduct by a small group of employees in one city division. The investigation led to the conviction of six employees and the creation of safeguard policies and procedures. Read on...
  11. George Washington Carver

    Library hosts exhibit for Black History Month

    (Posted Monday, Feb. 1) The Danville Public Library is hosting a special exhibit as part of its celebration of Black History Month. The exhibit, located near the reference desk, includes hand painted figures, baseball cards and other memorabilia. Read on...
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    City Council will meet on Tuesday; agendas posted

    (Posted Monday, Feb. 1) City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 2, 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...
  13. Loose leaf collection (file photo)

    Jonas leads City to extend loose-leaf collection

    (Posted Friday, Jan. 29) The Public Works Department is extending its loose-leaf collection because of Winter Storm Jonas, which last weekend produced 7.8 inches of snow and sleet. Crews will continue to vacuum leaves for three weeks, ending Feb. 19. Read on...
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    City will close Newton Street block for work

    (Posted Friday, Jan. 29) Beginning Monday, Feb. 1, the City will close Newton Street from Craghead Street to Lynn Street to install electric distribution and communications conduits. The block will be closed 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Thursday, Feb. 4. Read on...
  15. Farmers' Market logo

    Winter Farmers’ Market resumes on Saturday

    (Posted Friday, Jan. 29) The Danville Farmers’ Market, a long-standing tradition, resumes its winter operation on Saturday, Jan. 30. Located in the Community Market building at 629 Craghead St., the farmers' market will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read on...
  16. Winter storm update graphic

    All Danville Transit buses now in regular service

    (Posted Tuesday, Jan. 26) UPDATE AT 4:30 P.M. All Danville Transit buses are now in regular service. Overnight temperatures are expected to remain well above freezing, so on Wednesday, all buses are expected to start the day in regular service. Read on...
  17. City Council chambers (file photo)

    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Tuesday, Jan. 26) City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 2, 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...
  18. Winter storm update graphic

    City crews will apply sand to icy areas tonight, Tuesday

    (Posted Monday, Jan. 25) A Public Works sanding crew will be on duty overnight to monitor street conditions and apply sand as needed. Temperatures tonight are expected to fall to 31 degrees. Crews will continue to apply sand as needed Tuesday. Read on...
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    Mayor thanks employees, citizens for storm response

    (Posted Monday, Jan. 25) Mayor Sherman Saunders on Monday issued a statement on behalf of Danville City Council, to thank City employees for exemplary work in responding to Winter Storm Jonas. He also thanked citizens for their patience and cooperation. Read on...
  20. Winter storm graphic

    City arranges for shelters and warming centers

    (Posted Thursday, Jan. 21) The City of Danville has arranged for various agencies to provide shelters and warming centers to be available due to the winter storm. If any resident or visitor needs shelter, call this non-emergency number -- 434-799-5111. Read on...
  21. Danville Utilities sign

    City names Jason Grey as director of utilities

    (Posted Thursday, Jan. 21) The City of Danville announced today that Jason Grey has been selected as director of utilities. He has served as interim director of utilities since April 2014. Grey’s promotion is effective immediately. Read on...
  22. Farmers' Market logo

    City cancels this week’s Farmers’ Market, concert

    (Posted Wednesday, Jan. 20) Due to the winter storm expected this weekend, the Danville Farmers’ Market will not be held as scheduled on Saturday. In addition, the Harvest Jubilee’s Cabin Fever concert scheduled for Friday has been postponed. Read on...
  23. Community Fooundation logo

    Community Foundation awards two grants to city

    (Posted Tuesday, Jan. 19) The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region today awarded two grants to the City of Danville. One grant will allow police to replace its fingerprinting system. The other grant will purchase senior transportation services. Read on...
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    Danville Utilities receives peak power alert

    (Posted Monday, Jan. 18) Danville Utilities has received a peak power alert that covers a two-hour period on Tuesday, Jan. 19, beginning at 7 a.m. and ending at 9 a.m. Power and light customers are urged to conserve electrical usage during this period. Read on...
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    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 Adopted FY 2016 Budget supports the right mix of municipal services and facilities to satisfy current resident demands and attract newcomers.  And it does so while operating cost-effectively with affordable taxes, fees, and utility rates.  
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