Posted on: July 25, 2017

Firefighters plan to ‘Fill the Fire Truck’ again

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The Danville Fire Department is teaming up with Danville Public Schools to collect school supplies for local area students in need. Donations to “Fill the Fire Truck” will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 29, at Kmart.

A “Fill the Fire Tru...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Free concert will feature beach, boogie and blues

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Danville Parks and Recreation’s Music on Main concert series will continue in the River District at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, with the beach, boogie and blues band Cruize Control.

Cruize Control is a Greensboro, N.C., band that performs a hi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Police to hold document shredding event

Document shredding

The Police Department will hold a free document shredding event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 29, at the URW Community Federal Credit Union on Lowes Drive. The event will give citizens an opportunity to rid their homes of personal paperwork and ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 19, 2017

City Council pushes back first meeting in August

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City Council on Tuesday night voted to move its first regular meeting date in August to Thursday, Aug. 3. The change in dates will allow Council members and City staff to attend local National Night Out events being planned for Tuesday, Aug. 1.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Tenants announced for Craghead Street block

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Rick Barker Properties, LLC, a Danville‐based real estate development company, today announced three tenants that will locate to the 500 block of Craghead Street.

As renovations to the Charles E. Hughes (530, c1909) and William C. Venable buildings (534‐54...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Danville Rides bike share program opens today

Photo of City Council members posing on bikes at ribbon cutting ceremony.

Danville Parks and Recreation hosted a ribbon cutting Friday, marking the opening of the Danville Rides Bike Share Program.

“The Danville Rides Program is a way to provide transportation and recreation to the citizens of Danville,” said Bill Sgrinia, Danvi...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2017

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

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City Council will meet Tuesday, July 18, in a business session at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. Both sessions are open to the public.

The business session will be held in the Council Chambers on the fourth floor of the Municipal Building, which is lo...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Harvest Jubilee presents Jam on the Dan concert

Jam on the Dan 2017 poster

Danville Harvest Jubilee will present Jam on the Dan, a rock music concert, on Saturday, July 15, at the Carrington Pavilion. The show will feature Wrocksnake, a Whitesnake tribute band out of Atlanta.

Jeff Mullins is lead vocalist for Wrocksnake. He will ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Main library will be closed Saturday for renovation

Exterior photo of Danville Public Library's main branch at 511 Patton St.

(Posted Thursday, July 13) The Danville Public Library's main branch on Patton Street will be closed Saturday, July 15, for a small renovation project. The library will reopen at its regularly scheduled hours at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 17.

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 12, 2017

City will demonstrate new street concept

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The City of Danville is joining with several community organizations on Friday, July 14, to demonstrate the potential of city streets to be inclusive spaces for bicyclists and pedestrians as well as motorists. The demonstration, called &ldquo...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Take precautions due to heat, humidity

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As the first major heat wave of the year settles in, the Fire Department urges citizens to take precautions, such as staying hydrated and wearing loose-fitting clothing.

Assistant chief Steve Dishman also says it's important to be able to recognize the sig...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Two utility workers injured in explosion

Danville Utilities sign on building

UPDATE POSTED AT 10:30 A.M. TUESDAY: David Ward, the second City of Danville utilities workers injured Monday outside the Intertape Polymer Group plant in Pittsylvania County, is in stable condition this morning at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 5, 2017

Farmers' Market open Wednesday afternoons

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The Danville Farmers’ Market will open on Wednesday afternoons beginning today, with locally grown fruits and vegetables, beef, pork, chicken, baked goods and handmade gifts available for purchase.

The afternoon hours are 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and wil...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: July 3, 2017

City urges community to get out and play

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Danville Parks and Recreation is challenging the community to get out and play this July as a part of National Parks and Recreation Association’s Parks and Recreation Month.

“Play is a vital part of every community,” said Recr...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 29, 2017

State awards grant for SCALE UP program

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Danville has been awarded a $339,600 state grant to launch a new program to boost community training and employment efforts that will move low-income individuals out of poverty.

The name of the program is “SCALE UP,” which stands for &a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: June 27, 2017

Ceremony marks return of ‘Future I-785´signs

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State and local officials gathered Tuesday to reveal the “Future I-785 Corridor” signs that have been reinstalled along the roadside of the U.S. 29 bypass from the Virginia-North Carolina line to its intersection at U.S. 58.

The ceremon...

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