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    Mayor to take part in 10-minute walk campaign

    (Posted Wednesday, Oct. 18) Mayor John Gilstrap, along with Parks and Recreation Department staff, will host a 10-minute walk from the Crossing at the Dan to Main Street Plaza. The walk will take place at noon on Friday, Oct. 26. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Tuesday, Oct. 17) This weekend offers a range of activity from an exhibit at Union Church on Main Street and radio control tank battles at AAF Tank Museum to the annual River District Festival and Averett University Homecoming. Read on...
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    Danville Rides, Complete Streets win awards

    (Posted Monday, Oct. 16) The City of Danville received awards last week for the Danville Rides bike share program and the Complete Streets Policy. The Health Collaborative presented the awards at the 2017 Regional Health Summit. Read on...
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    City Council will meet in business, work sessions

    (Posted Friday, Oct. 13) City Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 17, 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...
  5. Citizens gather inside restaurant following grand opening

    Danville welcomes Crema & Vine to Old West End

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 12) City leaders gathered yesterday to welcome Crema & Vine to the Old West End neighborhood. The restaurant at 1009 Main St. offers wine, craft beer, specialty coffees and teas, and sandwiches, salads and wraps. Read on...
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    Cash prizes arranged for Market Monster Mash

    (Posted Tuesday, Oct. 10) Thanks to local businesses, Danville Parks and Recreation will offer cash prizes for the best decorated trunk and carved pumpkins at the Market Monster Mash on Oct. 31. For details, visit www.playdanvilleva.com. Read on...
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    Tobacco auctioneer demo to precede concert

    (Posted Monday, Oct. 9) Returning to its roots, Danville Harvest Jubilee will feature a tobacco auctioneer demonstration on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Carrington Pavilion. The demo will be held prior to Trace Adkins taking the concert stage. Read on...
  8. Photo of Police Chief Philip Broadfoot

    Police Department will hold job fair Wednesday

    (Posted Friday, Oct. 6) The Police Department will hold a job fair from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Pepsi Building to fill positions within its law enforcement, adult detention and juvenile detention divisions. Read on...
  9. Loose leaf collection crew in action

    City collecting loose leaves from neighborhoods

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 5) Public Works crews will collect loose leaves at the curb from residential neighborhoods through Jan. 31. Leaves are collected each week on the same day as scheduled garbage collection as volume of leaves allows. Read on...
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    Recreation center to host Veterans Day celebration

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 5) Ballou Recreation Center will host a Veterans Day Celebration and Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 10. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. To register, contact Ballou Recreation Center by Nov. 7. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Thursday, Oct. 5) On Friday evening, enjoy some spooky science at the Danville Science Center. Also that evening, Jason Springs will be in concert at Averett University. On Saturday, take a short drive to the Callands Festival. Read on...
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    Courthouse to close for Columbus Day

    (Posted Wednesday, Oct. 4) The James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) will be closed on Monday, Oct. 9, for the Columbus Day holiday. The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be open. Read on...
  13. Patton Street storm drainage project underway

    Patton Street project gets underway today

    (Posted Wednesday, Oct. 4) Patton Street between Craghead and Lynn streets was closed today to through traffic for the start of a storm water drainage project that will impact traffic and Danville Transit routes for six months or more. Read on...
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    City wins two Virginia Municipal League awards

    (Posted Tuesday, Oct. 3) The City of Danville’s use of Facebook Live on River City TV and its “Dan River Twins” children’s book project were among the winners Monday night in the 2017 Innovation Awards for excellence in local government. Read on...
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    Top things to do in Danville this weekend

    (Posted Thursday, Sept. 28) This weekend offers a range of activity from musical performances at Averett University to annual favorites such as Chef at the Market, the Dirty Dan Dash and the Danville Museum Meets Margaritaville. Read on...
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    Chef at the Market returns on Saturday

    (Posted Wednesday, Sept. 27) The Chef at the Market series resumes on Saturday, Sept. 30, with chef Dustin Haberer of Nana Karen’s Cruisin Kitchen preparing on site recipes from foods at the Farmers' Market. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. Read on...
  17. Child safety seat flyer

    Police, fire to offer free child safety seat checks

    (Posted Tuesday, Sept. 28) City police officers and firefighters will provide child safety seat checks from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Old Navy on Holt Garrison Parkway. Anyone who transports children is encouraged to stop by. Read on...
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  1. Scheduled City Road Closure Map

    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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    Danville Rides Bike Share


    The Danville Rides Program is a way to provide transportation and recreation to the citizens of Danville. Users can check out a bike from one of our five bike lockers situated conveniently along the Riverwalk Trail and return the bike to the same or a different locker when they are done using it; all for a very minimal fee.

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    Danville Utilities Customer Portal

    The City of Danville has launched a new utility customer web portal with an interactive map that provides real-time information about power outages. This portal allows customers to not only search for or report power outages online, but also to track their utility consumption, view their bills and make payments.


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