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    ‘Dan River Twins’ book on sale at three locations

    (Posted Monday, Feb. 20) Copies of the recently released “Dan River Twins” children’s book are now available for purchase in three locations. The locations are the Welcome Center, Public Library and Karen’s Hallmark in Danville Mall. Read on...
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    Youth Council meets with city departments

    (Posted Friday, Feb. 17) Four members of Danville City Youth Council met this week with Economic Development and Community Development departmental staff to discuss projects that affect teens and to offer input on future projects. Read on...
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    Community garden plots available for planting

    (Posted Friday, Feb. 17) Planting spaces are available in the Community Garden next to Danville Community Market. If interested in signing up for a plot, then call the market office at 797-8961 or visit the market located at 629 Craghead St. Read on...
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    Police department honors officers at ceremony

    (Posted Thursday, Feb. 16) The Police Department honored officers at an awards and recognition ceremony held on Wednesday. Five officers received letters of commendation for public service and a sixth officer received a lifesaving award. Read on...
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    City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

    (Posted Thursday, Feb. 16) City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 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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    Virginia’s burning law goes into effect

    (Posted Wednesday, Feb. 15) Virginia’s burn ban took effect today. The law prohibits outdoor burning before 4 p.m. unless certain conditions are met. For more information, contact the Danville Fire Department's fire marshal office. Read on...
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    City, school leaders talk about education vision

    (Posted Monday, Feb. 13) City Council and the School Board met jointly Saturday to begin the process of developing a core vision and master plan to transform public education so the city can be better prepared for the knowledge economy. Read on...
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    Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

    (Posted Friday, Feb. 10) Danville Utilities is warning its customers about a payment scam involving a threat to disconnect service if payment of their utility bill is not made immediately. Small businesses are the target. Read on...
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    App available to report non-emergency problems

    (Posted Friday, Feb. 10) Is there a streetlight out or a pothole that needs fixing? Report non-emergency problems with a free mobile app called “SeeClickFix.” To become a user, download the app and select “Danville, VA” as the location. Read on...
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    City Council OKs Pine Tag emergency access

    (Posted Wednesday, Feb. 8) City Council voted Tuesday night to set aside money to acquire property and construct an emergency access for the Pine Tag neighborhood. Trains periodically block the neighborhood's only entrance for extended periods. Read on...
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    Former pro player will speak Friday to teens

    (Posted Tuesday, Feb. 7) Danville native and former professional basketball player John Bailey will bring his positive message to student athletes on Friday, Feb. 10, at Squire Recreation Center and the City Auditorium Gymnasium. Read on...
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    City reopens Memorial Drive to all traffic

    (Posted Monday, Feb. 6) The installation of a new transformer at the Schoolfield hydro plant was completed Monday morning. The detour on Memorial Drive has been removed and the street reopened to all traffic. Read on...
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    Danville Utilities joins clean water initiative

    (Posted Friday, Feb. 3) Danville Utilities and Severn Trent Services have joined a partnership for clean water. The national program assists wastewater utilities in optimizing the operations and performance at their treatment facilities. Read on...
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    City among RiverBank Fund grant recipients

    (Posted Thursday, Feb. 2) The City of Danville was among the recipients of grants recently from the RiverBank Fund. The City will use its grant to conduct a hydrological study and examine bank conditions on the river near Wynne’s Falls Dam. Read on...
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    Gang task force holds its initial meeting today

    (Posted Wednesday. Feb. 1) The City of Danville’s newly formed gang task force held its first meeting this afternoon at the Municipal Building, with 22 representatives from nearly 10 departments and agencies in attendance. Read on...
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    City installs monitoring station on Dan River

    (Posted Friday, Jan. 27) The City of Danville has installed an automated monitoring station upstream on the Dan River to collect real-time data on water quality that could provide early detection of contamination of river water. Read on...
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    DCC earns designation for cyber defense

    (Posted Thursday, Jan. 26) Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have designated Danville Community College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense. Read on...
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    City jail acheives unconditional certification

    (Posted Wednesday, Jan. 25) The Danville City Jail has achieved unconditional compliance with state standards. The award covers a three-year period. The jail also received 100 percent on the annual life, health and safety audit. Read on...
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    Fire Department responds to record number of calls

    (Posted Tuesday, Jan. 24) The year 2016 was the busiest year on record for the Fire Department. The department responded to 8,228 calls or an average of 22.48 calls a day. The department surpassed 8,000 calls for the first time. Read on...
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    River District Story Map
    Throughout the Danville River District, there’s a captivating synergy between people and place marked by everything from buildings to long held beliefs, being reimagined into something newer, fresher, and more relevant. Learn more about it in our Story Map.

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    Scheduled Road Closures Map
    This interactive map pinpoints the location of scheduled road closures/traffic disruptions and provides detail on the number of lanes closed, the lane side and direction and scheduled date and time of the closure. This map also provides added detail on the purpose of the construction, suggested alternate routes and contact information if additional information is needed. Search by address to discover scheduled projects in your area.

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    Crime Reduction Strategies
    Danville City Council has made crime reduction a priority. The City of Danville is committed to improving the quality of life for our residents and making our community safer through new initiatives, community outreach, and programming. Information on these efforts, including presentations and videos, are available online. 

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