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Posted on: February 14, 2019

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

Photo of Council Chambers

City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 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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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Courthouse to close for Presidents Day

Exterior photo of James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse)

(Posted Thursday, Feb. 14) The James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, for the Presidents Day holiday. The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be open.

Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Danville Transit debuts Black history bus wrap

Black History Bus Wrap - Passenger Side

In observance of Black History Month, the Danville Transit System has placed in service a bus wrap that celebrates Black history over a 150-year period.

The concept for Danville’s bus wrap is similar to the Corpus Christi (Texas) Transit System’s 2018 Blac...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Cabin Fever Music Series resumes Saturday

Cabin Fever Music Series logo

Danville Harvest Jubilee’s Cabin Fever Music Series will resume Saturday, Feb. 9, with Matt Boswell and The HBB bringing their bluegrass and country music sound to the stage at the Community Market.

Doors open at 7 p.m. Stage time for Matt Boswel...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Damage report deadline nears for organizations

Storm cleanup image

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding eligible private non-profit organizations (PNPs) in Virginia of the Feb. 19 deadline to submit disaster loan applications for physical damages caused by Tropical Storm Michael, which occurred Oct. 9 -16....

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Police chief announces promotion of 10 officers

Police Department logo

Police Chief Scott Booth today promoted 10 officers to the ranks of captain, lieutenant, sergeant and corporal, saying that as new leaders they will take the Police Department to “where we haven’t been before as an organization and as ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Property survey set for DCC area on Saturday

Danville Neighborhood Development Corp. logo

The Danville Neighborhood Development Corporation (DNDC) on Saturday, Feb. 2, will survey property in the neighborhood surrounding Danville Community College. The survey marks the first step toward developing a revitalization plan for the area.

The neighbo...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

City posts agendas for next City Council meeting

Photo of Council Chambers

City Council will meet Tuesday, Feb. 5, 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 loc...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 28, 2019

New center to assist advanced manufacturers

Rendering of Center for Manufacturing Advancement

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research today announced plans to build a 51,250-square-foot Center for Manufacturing Advancement to assist advanced manufacturers to establish or expand their presence here.

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Flu shots to be offered at Community Market

Community Market exterior photo

The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free seasonal flu vaccine at a special dispensing clinic on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Community Market at 629 Craghead St.

A limited supply of free influenza vaccine will be availabl...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Fire Department’s call volume sets record

Fire Department logo

The Fire Department responded last year to a record 8,411 calls – an increase that was due in part to Tropical Storm Michael that came through the area in October.

The average number of calls per day was 23.04, but call volume reached 109 calls o...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

City homeowners can apply for dehumidifiers

Exterior photo of The Center for Housing Education on Franklin Street

Danville homeowners who still need to rid their house from moisture following Tropical Storm Michael can apply for a free dehumidifier. Applications will be taken from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at The Center for Housing Education. The center ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

City schedules meetings on regional bus service

Danville Transit buses

The Danville Transit System will hold two public information meetings on Monday, Jan. 28, about proposed regional bus service for Pittsylvania and Halifax counties. The purpose of these meetings is to obtain public input on the proposed bus service, which...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

City Council will meet with School Board

Exterior photo of Galileo_Magnet_High_School,_Danville

(Posted Monday, Jan. 21) City Council will meet with the School Board in a special joint work session this week. The joint meeting will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 23, beginning at 6 p.m. at Galileo Magnet School on Ridge Street.

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