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    Danville United will meet July 16 to elect officers

    (Posted Monday, July 6) The next meeting of the Danville United Community Relations Coalition will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 16, in the fellowship hall at Holbrook Street Presbyterian Church. The agenda includes the election of officers. Read on...
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    City Council meets Tuesday in business, work sessions

    (Posted Monday, July 6) City Council will meet Tuesday, with a business session beginning at 7 p.m., followed by a work session. River City TV will air the business session. Watch it live on Comcast and Gamewood cable or streaming at RiverCityTV.org. Read on...
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    Crews finish restoring power service after storms

    (Posted Monday, July 6) UPDATE: Line crews have restored service to all customers who lost power during the weekend storms. These storms produced heavy rain and high wind that downed trees and power lines, leaving hundreds of customers without power. Read on...
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    City closes River Street lane for trail project

    (Posted Wednesday, July 1) The City of Danville has closed the right, eastbound lane on Riverside Drive and River Street from Keen Street to Bryant Avenue to allow for construction of the pedestrian trail on Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge. Read on...
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    Entertainment, fireworks set for Fourth Celebration

    (Posted Wednesday, July 1) Danville’s annual Fourth of July Celebration will be held Saturday and will feature the Patriot’s Challenge races, a pie baking contest, free entertainment, arts and crafts, amusement rides, food concessions and fireworks. Read on...
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    Mayor will not bring flag issue before City Council

    (Posted Wednesday, July 1) Mayor Sherman Saunders announced Wednesday that he will not bring before City Council next week the issue of the Confederate flag on the Sutherlin Mansion grounds. He said his decision follow discussions with the city attorney. Read on...
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    Farmers' Market now open on Wednesday afternoons

    (Posted Wednesday, July 1) The Danville Farmers’ Market will open on Wednesday afternoons beginning this week, with locally grown fruits and vegetables available for purchase. The afternoon hours are 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will continue through August. Read on...
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    City offices will close Friday to observe holiday

    (Posted Tuesday, June 30) The Municipal Building and all other city of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The public library will be closed on Friday and Saturday. Read on...
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    Danville Transit seeks input on proposed changes

    (Posted Friday, June 26) Danville Transit System will hold public information meetings on Tuesday, June 30, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the Ballou Park Senior Citizen Center to obtain public input on proposed service changes. Read on...
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    UPDATE: Crews finish restoring power service

    (Posted Friday, June 26) Danville Utilities line crews have restored service to all customers who lost power during Thursday evening's storms. These storms produced high winds that downed trees and lines, leaving 400 to 500 customers without power. Read on...
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    City, County to discuss resolution on permits

    (Posted Friday, June 26) Danville City Council and the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors will consider adopting a joint resolution in support of the Commonsense Permitting for Job Creation Act of 2013 when the two boards meet together on Tuesday. Read on...
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    Danville Utilities offers tips on conserving energy

    (Posted Monday, June 22) With the arrival of the first official day of summer and temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, Danville Utilities customers will receive an insert in their next bill that lists simple steps to stay cool and keep costs in check. Read on...
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    Central Boulevard bridge repairs underway

    (Posted Friday, June 19) Repairs to Central Boulevard bridge over Sandy Creek began today and will continue over the next three to four months. The repairs will require alternating lane closures for both northbound and southbound travel. Read on...
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    Danville named Playful City for eighth year

    (Posted Friday, June 19) Danville continues to hold the distinction of being one of only two communities in Virginia to have earned the Playful City USA designation. This year’s recognition marks the eighth consecutive time Danville has been honored. Read on...
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    City manager notifies City Council of plans to retire

    (Posted Wednesday, June 17) Mayor Sherman Saunders announced today that City Manager Joe King has notified the City Council of his intent to retire on Nov. 30. King is announcing his plans months in advance in order to enable a smooth transition. Read on...
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    City Council adopts budget on unanimous vote

    (Posted Wednesday, June 17) City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt a budget that maintains municipal services and programs at current levels, with no increases in real estate, meals and lodging taxes. The budget takes effect July 1. Read on...
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    City closes bridge lane for pedestrian trail project

    (Posted Tuesday, June 16) The City of Danville today closed the right northbound lane of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge to allow for creation of a bridge pedestrian trail that will connect the Riverwalk Trail on its north and south banks. Read on...
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    Danville boosts carbon dose in water treatment

    (Posted Tuesday, June 16) Water plant operators today began feeding a higher dosage of activated carbon in the water treatment process as a precautionary measure after detecting a slight elevation in odor at the city’s raw water intake. Read on...
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    Free concert Thursday will feature blues music

    (Posted Monday, June 15) Parks and Recreation’s Music on Main concert series will continue at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, at the Main Street Plaza. The concert will feature the blues music of the Greensboro band Lawyers, Guns and Money. Read on...
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    Coffee shop wins contest for Craghead Street space

    (Posted Tuesday, June 9) Brewed Awakening, a restaurant featuring gourmet coffees, fresh baked goods, ice cream and menu options for breakfast, lunch and dinner, has won the contest to occupy commercial space at The Continental project on Craghead Street. Read on...
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    Planning board Oks plans for Wal-Mart gas station

    (Posted Tuesday, June 9) The Planning Commission has recommended that Wal-Mart be allowed to operate a gas station at Nor-Dan Shopping Center. If approved next month by City Council, Wal-Mart will proceed with its grocery store project at the center. Read on...
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    Free outdoor movie series will kick off with ‘Frozen’

    (Posted Monday, June 8) Danville Parks and Recreation’s Movies in the Park Series will get under way at 9 p.m. on Friday, June 12, at Ballou Park, with the Disney animated film “Frozen.” The movie is free and will play on a 20-foot screen. Read on...
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    FY 2016 Introductory Budget
    Municipal services and programs would remain at current levels with no increases in real estate, meals and lodging taxes. The proposed budget also includes a utility rate study recommendation for an average 3.5 percent increase in wastewater rates. The bill for the typical residential customer would increase by $1.85 a month. No increases for electricity, gas and water in the next fiscal year are in the proposed budget.
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    Water Taste and Odor Information
    Danville Utilities along with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR) continue to work hard to resolve the algae issues that are causing a water taste and odor problem for Danville Utilities’ water customers. See this page for more information, FAQs, and related documents and links.  
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