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Posted on: May 21, 2019

City offices to be closed on Memorial Day

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The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Also, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.

Danville Transit will...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Police warn of traffic congestion at graduations

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With Pittsylvania County Schools graduation ceremonies set for Friday evening and Saturday at Averett University’s north campus, the Danville Police Department reminds motorists to expect heavy traffic in the area.

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Police set up gang and violent crime tip line

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The Danville Police Department, in conjunction with Danville Crime Stoppers, a local non-profit organization, would like to announce a new partnership, the Gang and Violent Crime Tip Line. This effort is another tool aimed at further reducing crime and ga...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Events set for ‘Business Appreciation Week’

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In collaboration with the City of Danville Economic Development, the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, Pittsylvania County Economic Development and the River District Association, Business Appreciation Week will be celebrated June 3-7, 201...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 16, 2019

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

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City Council will meet Tuesday, May 21, 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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Posted on: May 15, 2019

VDOT changes traffic pattern on U.S. 29 Bypass

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UPDATE: The Virginia Department of Transportation this morning changed the traffic pattern on the Danville Expressway/U.S. 29 Bypass near Barkers Branch. The right northbound lane is now open for northbound traffic. All exits and on and off ramps are open...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Police hold fifth community walk of year

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Danville Police officers walked door-to-door on Monday afternoon in the Virginia Avenue neighborhood. The community engagement walk was the fifth of the year and the department’s 16th since these events began.

The community engagement walks serve...

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

Festival In The Park set to open at Ballou Park

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Danville’s annual Festival in the Park opens Friday, May 17, in historic Ballou Park. This year’s three-day event once again features children’s rides, a children’s area, children’s entertainment, festival...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Danville welcomes pharmacy to River District

Ribbon cutting for Commonwealth Pharmacy of the River City

City officials joined other area leaders and citizens Thursday morning in welcoming Commonwealth Pharmacy of the River City as the latest addition to the River District’s growing list of businesses. The pharmacy is located at 318 Craghead St.

May...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 7, 2019

City unveils health care center for employees

City manager speaks at ribbon-cutting ceremony

The City of Danville, in partnership with CareTeam, today unveiled a concierge-style health care center that will provide city employees and their spouses and dependents on the health plan with high-quality primary care.

The CareTeam Corporate Health Cente...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Safe Streets initiative expands patrol presence

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Over the past week, the Danville Police Department in partnership with the Virginia State Police rolled out an initiative called “Safe Streets Southside.” The goal of this initiative is to continue focused crime reduction efforts in th...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Science Center opens a new permanent exhibit

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Elected officials, community partners, and financial supporters joined Danville Science Center staff and board members Thursday morning for a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the first new permanent exhibit at the STEM-focused organization s...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Police warn of traffic congestion at graduations

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With graduation ceremonies set for Saturday, May 4, and Saturday, May 11, at Averett University’s North Campus, the Danville Police Department reminds motorists to expect heavy traffic in the area.

Averett University will hold a commencement cere...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2019

City Council will meet in business, work sessions

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City Council will meet Tuesday, May 7, in a business session and two work sessions.

Council's meeting will begin with a special work session at 5:30 p.m. to discuss a prospective business or industry related to economic development, as well as acquisition ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Council moves forward with new budget draft

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City Council on Tuesday evening agreed to move forward with a new budget draft that includes eliminating a proposed cigarette tax and cutting in half a proposed increase in the real estate tax rate.

Added in the latest draft were a one-percentage point inc...

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

Make Danville Shine Expo will be held Saturday

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The Make Danville Shine Expo will be held on Saturday, May 4, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Community Market at 629 Craghead St. The event is free and open to the public.

Home and property maintenance experts will be there to teach you and your neighbors the ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Danville Farmers’ Market will open Saturday

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A long-standing tradition, the Danville Farmers’ Market will open for the season on Saturday, May 4, with vendors selling goods each Saturday through October at the Community Market on Craghead Street.

The market’s hours are 7:30 a.m. t...

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