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    City Council to consider opioid crisis lawsuit

    (Posted Tuesday, Dec. 11) City Council will consider a resolution declaring the opioid crisis a public nuisance that must be abated. If adopted, the City of Danville will join a lawsuit against drug manufacturers and wholesale distributors. Read on...
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    City snowfall highest one-day total in 22 years

    (Posted Monday, Dec. 10) Danville on Sunday received its highest one-day snowfall in 22 years, according to the National Weather Service. A total of 12.5 inches of snow was measured at Danville Regional Airport on Sunday. Read on...
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    Snowplow crews to move into residential streets

    (Posted Sunday, Dec. 9) Heavy snowfall fell throughout the day, but has ended. City snowplow crews are making a final pass over the major streets, and then will move overnight onto secondary and residential streets. Read on...
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    Winter storm leads to closings, cancellations

    (Posted Sunday, Dec. 9) The winter storm will affect a number of City of Danville services and programs for Monday. Danville Transit will not operate on Monday. All Parks and Recreation programs are canceled and facilities closed. Read on...
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    Highway section dedicated to honor Wendell Scott Sr.

    (Posted Saturday, Dec. 8) State and local leaders gathered today to dedicate an 8.5-mile section of the Danville Expressway in memory of Danville native son and NASCAR legend and Hall of Fame driver Wendell O. Scott Sr. Read on...
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    Mayor proclaims Saturday as Wendell Scott Sr. Day

    (Posted Wednesday, Dec. 5) Mayor Alonzo Jones last night proclaimed Saturday, Dec. 8, as Wendell O. Scott Sr. Day. On Saturday, state and local leaders will gather to dedicate a section of the Danville Expressway in memory of Scott. Read on...
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    Police Department shares holiday safety tips

    (Posted Tuesday, Dec. 4) The Police Department urges citizens to take steps for a safe holiday season! Be aware of your surroundings and anyone approaching your vehicle. After dark, shop with a friend. Report suspicious activity. Read on...
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    Library begins ‘Donation December’ campaign

    (Posted Monday, Dec. 3) The Danville Public Library is conducting a 'Donation December' campaign through Jan. 4 to support the Danville Division of Social Service’s foster care program. For more information, visit ReadDanvilleVA.org. Read on...
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    Police Department holds 10th community walk

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 30) Danville Police officers walked door-to-door Thursday evening in the Seminole Trail neighborhood to reach out to residents. The community engagement walk was the 10th in a series held this year across the city. Read on...
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    Streetlight conversion project hits milestone

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 28) Danville Utilities’ streetlight conversion project has reached a milestone, with more than one quarter of the 4,000 standard sodium vapor lamps scheduled for conversion having been replaced with LEDs. Read on...
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    New story map digs into Danville’s roots

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 28) The Information Technology Department has created an online story map called “Danville Roots,” showcasing story points over 225 years of the city’s history. Each story point includes an image and narrative text. Read on...
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    Holiday Market, Trail Walk to kick off festivities

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 26) Parks and Recreation once again will offer a full lineup of holiday events in December, beginning this weekend with the 10th annual Holiday Market, the Luminaria Trail Walk and the Riverview Rotary Christmas Parade. Read on...
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    SBA loan center enters final week in city

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 26) The Small Business Administration’s Disaster Loan Outreach Center today entered its final week in Danville to assist businesses and residents affected by Tropical Storm Michael. The office is located at 515 Main St. Read on...
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    Mount Cross Road widening set to begin

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 21) The City has issued a notice for the contractor to proceed with the Mount Cross Road improvement project, which would widen the roadway from Lowe’s Drive to Dimon Drive to five lanes with a center turn lane. Read on...
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    SBA extends outreach operation in Danville

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 19) The Small Business Administration announced today that its Disaster Loan Outreach Center at 515 Main St. will remain open for another week to assist businesses and residents affected by Tropical Storm Michael. Read on...
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    City offices will be closed for Thanksgiving holiday

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 19) The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23, for the Thanksgiving holiday. In addition, the public library will be closed both days. Read on...
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    Revitalization Station opens in the River District

    (Posted Monday, Nov. 19) City officials joined other area leaders and citizens Friday in welcoming Revitalization Station to the River District. Located at 610-A Craghead St., Revitalization Station is a natural health and wellness company. Read on...
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    Project Imagine readies group for the future

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 16) Project Imagine participants today received instruction on life skills and available resources that will assist them upon completion of their nine-week work readiness program, which is now at its midpoint. Read on...
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    City extends waiver on debris collection limits

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 16) The City is extending until Nov. 30 its waiver on restrictions for pickup of storm debris for residents who pay the full refuse fee. The waiver also is extended for collection of flood-damaged items. Read on...
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    City Council will meet in business, work sessions

    (Posted Friday, Nov. 16) City Council will meet Tuesday, Nov. 20, 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...
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    Holiday Bazaar to feature more than 100 vendors

    (Posted Thursday, Nov. 15) Kick off your holiday season on Saturday, Nov. 17, at the annual Holiday Bazaar. The show will feature more than 100 vendor booths. The event is held at the Community Market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Read on...
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    SBA opens disaster loan outreach center in city

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 14) Gov. Northam announced today the opening of a Small Business Administration disaster loan outreach center at 515 Main St. in Danville. The center will open tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. Governor's news release.....
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    Holiday Light Show nets place among top events

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 14) The annual Community Holiday Light Show has been designated once again by the Southeast Tourism Society as a Top 20 event in the Southeast for the month of December. This year's show will begin Dec. 8. Read on...
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    City makes available trees from storm for firewood

    (Posted Wednesday, Nov. 14) The City is making available the tree trunks it has collected from Tropical Storm Michael for use as firewood. The trees are located outside the fence of the Bishop Road entrance to the former Schoolfield plant. Read on...
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    Danville Roots Story Map

    Dig into Danville’s roots by exploring historic events that have occurred over the past two and a quarter centuries. Visit the Danville Roots story map and journey through five sections that include the historic figures, places and events that make our town unique.

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    Winter Weather Updates

    The City of Danville strongly encourages residents and businesses to prepare for the upcoming winter weather. Find out more about preparing for cold weather, municipal service interruptions, safety tips, and information on snow removal.

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    Danville Utilities Website

    Danville Utilities has a new website for customers! You can create an account to view your usage, make account changes, pay your bill, and report an outage. The new design also has  resources for our customers on ways to conserve, save, and stay safe. Information is also available on the new resources available at the Danville Public Library: Kill-A-Watt Energy Monitors and thermal cameras!

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