Posted on: September 25, 2017

Magazine ranks city high for economic potential

Corrie Teague Bobe (center), and Telly Tucker (right) receive award.

The City of Danville has received an award from fDI (Foreign Direct Investment) Magazine, which ranked the city among the top micro cities for economic potential in its 2017-2018 American Cities of the Future study. Danville ranked eighth in the list.

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Report: fDi American Cities of the future 2017-18 Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Community invited to decorate Ballou Park

community holiday light show graphic

Danville Parks and Recreation is looking for families, organizations or individuals to help decorate Ballou Park this holiday season in preparation for the Community Holiday Light Show.

“This event is only possible because the community helps dec...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Patton Street project set to get underway

Traffic alert sign

Beginning next week, the City of Danville will close the portion of Patton Street between Craghead and Lynn streets to through traffic to allow for the start of a storm water drainage project that will impact traffic along this corridor for six months or ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 20, 2017

City Council paves way for airport upgrades

Photo of exterior of Municipal Building

City Council last night paved the way for upgrades to the terminal building at Danville Regional Airport. The upgrades will include new carpeting, bathroom renovation and new flooring in the hallway.

In addition, grounds equipment will be replaced.

The upgr...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Top things to do in Danville this weekend

Barktober Fest logo

No plans yet for the weekend? Here is information on things to do in Danville. The events include annual favorites such as the Danville Pittsylvania County Fair and the Old 97 Rail Days. Sports fans will enjoy high school and college football and sports c...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 18, 2017

University unveils state historical marker

Main Hall historical marker unveiled in ceremony at Averett University

Averett University unveiled its new state historical marker issued by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. At a ceremony in front of the university’s Main Hall, a large crowd gathered to hear remarks from college and city leaders.

“Today marks a ...

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

Recreation coordinators earn certification

PlayDanville logo

Danville Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that Community Program Coordinator Morgan Kerns and Sports and Athletic Program Coordinator Justin Price have each earned the distinction of Certified Parks and Recreation Professional through the Natio...

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

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

Photo of exterior of Municipal Building

City Councilwill meet Tuesday, Sept. 19, 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: September 7, 2017

Governor announces expansion at Intertape

Berry Hill Industrial Park map

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Intertape Polymer Group (IPG), a packaging products and systems company that supplies to retailers and manufacturers, will invest $7 million to add significant manufacturing and distribution capacity at its fa...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Governor marks start of precision machining lab

Governor joins students in ribbon cutting for precision machine lab.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe joined state and local leaders today in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Danville Public Schools’ new precision machining program. The lab is located at George Washington High School on Broad Street in Danville.

McAuliffe ca...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 7, 2017

UK-based company will bring jobs to region

Governor Terry McAuliffe presents flag to Unison representatives

Unison Ltd, a United Kingdom-based tube bending specialist, announced today it has chosen the Cane Creek Centre Industrial Park in Pittsylvania County as the site for its first U.S. manufacturing operation. The company will create 35 new jobs in the first...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

WGL Energy new owner of Kentuck solar project

Danville Utilities sign on building

Today, Kentuck Solar Project stakeholders announced that WGL Energy Systems (WGL Energy), a WGL company, has taken ownership of the project, which is a six-megawatt alternating current system sited at 2048 Kentuck Church Road in Ringgold.

The previous owne...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Police chief announces retirement plans

Photo of Police Chief Philip Broadfoot

Police Chief Philip Broadfoot announced today that he will retire on Jan. 1, ending a 44-year career in law enforcement that included 13 years as chief of police in Waynesboro and 14 years as chief of police in Danville.

In Danville, Broadfoot leads a depa...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Police Department releases new crime map to public

Crime map screenshot

The Danville Police Department announced today that it has partnered with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to provide a new crime map that will allow the public to stay informed about crime in their neighborhood.

To find the map, go to www.communitycrimemap.com a...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2017

City government offices will be closed Labor Day

Photo of exterior of Municipal Building

The Municipal Building and all other city of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day.

In addition, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Mainline Trolley service enters second month

Mainline Trolley stop at the Danville Science Center

Danville Transit’sMainline Trolley enters its second month of service on Friday, Sept. 1. Take a trolley bus to enjoy the sights and sounds of Danville’s beautiful historic districts. A trolley bus departs every 45 minutes and travels along a route path u...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: August 28, 2017

Farmers’ Market to hold final Wednesday sale

Farmers Market logo

The Danville Farmers’ Market this week will hold its final Wednesday afternoon sales for the season. The hours will be 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Farmers’ Market, which takes place at the Community Market building at 629 Craghead St., will re...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements