News Flash

Posted on: October 15, 2018

Utility crews continue efforts to restore power

Exterior photo of Municipal Building

UPDATE AT 8:30 P.M. MONDAY: Utility crews continue making progress in restoring power service. We have about 800 to 1,000 customers remaining without power. Today, we have completed working on main lines along primary roadways. We are now working in neigh...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 14, 2018

City waives restrictions on storm debris collection

Public Works notice

For the next two weeks, the Public Works Department is waiving restrictions for collection of tree limbs, brush and other storm debris for residents who pay the full refuse fee. In addition, restrictions are being waived for collection of flood-damaged fu...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2018

Program aims for youths to trade gang life for working life

Project Imagine logo - color

The City of Danville today kicked off a new program designed to give gang members a future off the streets by providing them with a paid work experience and mentoring while on the job.

The nine-week training and employment program, called Project Imagine, ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 5, 2018

City Council OKs low rate for data centers

Exterior photo of Municipal Building

City Council on Thursday night voted unanimously to create a new, low tangible personal property tax rate specific to data processing centers. The new rate — 25 cents for every $100 of assessed value — is designed to attract centers to...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: October 4, 2018

City collecting loose leaves from neighborhoods

Loose leaf collection crew in action

Public Works Department crews will collect loose leaves from residential neighborhoods through Jan. 31. There is no charge for this service, and no phone call is necessary. Leaves are collected each week on the same day as scheduled garbage collection as ...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Courthouse to close for Columbus Day

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

(Posted Wednesday, Oct. 3) The James F. Ingram Justice Center (Danville courthouse) will be closed on Monday, Oct. 8, for the Columbus 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: September 26, 2018

Police launch Bus & Breakfast Buddies program

Police car with Community and Youth Engagement logo

The Police Department on Tuesday launched a new program that pairs officers with students arriving at schools as the students exit their bus and head to breakfast before beginning classes.

The program, called “Bus & Breakfast Buddies,&rdq...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 26, 2018

City gearing up for Market Monster Mash

Market Monster Mash Logo

Danville Parks and Recreation is looking for families, churches, civic groups, businesses and/or families interested in handing out candy during this year’s Market Monster Mash on Oct. 31.

There is no charge to enter a vehicle and decorated trucks can be e...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Danville competing to win preservation grant

Preservation In Partnership map of competing cities

(Posted Monday, Sept. 24) Danville has been selected as one of 20 participants in the National 2018 Partners in Preservation campaign. Visit VoteYourMainStreet.org to secure funding to help preserve properties at 206-208 North Union St.

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Coworking space opens in the River District

River City Coworking logo

Danville is following the shift away from traditional office space to coworking space with the opening of River City Coworking in the River District.

 Located below Solex Architecture at 101 South Ridge St., the site offers different levels of mem...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 23, 2018

Storms lead to flash flooding, power outages

Graphic - Turn around, don't drown

UPDATE AT 8:30 P.M. SUNDAY: Danville Utilities and contract crews have restored service to all residential customers. A contract crew is working on an underground transformer vault downtown. That outage has been isolated, which has allowed restoration of ...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Riverside Drive rebuild coming to a close

Road work sign

Final paving is scheduled to begin Friday on the two reconstructed eastbound lanes of Riverside Drive from the bridge over Sandy Creek to Audubon Drive. The paving operation will include repaving the third eastbound lane.

Alternate lane closures will be in...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Danville Utilities warns of bill payment scam

Danville Utilities logo

Danville Utilities is warning its customers about a payment scam involving a threat to disconnect service if payment of their utility bill is not made immediately.

In this scam, a customer receives a phone call from an individual falsely claiming to be wit...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Riverwalk Trail reopens as floodwater recedes

Riverwalk Trail - Virginia Treasure section

The Riverwalk Trail was opened this morning and signage placed along it to warn of the hazards from the mud and sections still with water on them. Anglers Park and Dan Daniel Memorial Park will reopen at 7.a.m. Thursday.

The trail was closed on the morning...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements
Posted on: September 18, 2018

KYOCERA holds grand opening for new facility

Photo of Kyocera SGS Tech Hub exterior

KYOCERA SGS corporate leadership joined with state and local officials today for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate its newly constructed manufacturing and research hub located at 149 Slayton Ave. in the Cyber Park.

From the 30,000 square-foot purpose...

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Danville, VA Local Government News and Announcements