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UPDATE: The National Weather Service reported the damage in Westover was caused by a microburst with winds above 80 miles per hour. A microburst is an intense small-scale downdraft produced by a thunderstorm or rain shower.

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The Danville Water Treatment plant has received some calls regarding an odor and taste difference in the city’s water.

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A jury trial date has been set for alleged Mexican cartel members who law enforcement officials say used homes in the Axton area to move and distribute large amounts of drugs from at least 2015 until 2019. 

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The Danville Police Department said in a tweet Wednesday, Aug. 21 that officers arrested Jerome Jermaine Davis on Tuesday, Aug. 20 without incident.

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The Virginia State Police are investigating a motorcycle crash which resulted in a fatality. The crash occurred this morning at 8:43 a.m. on Route 40, two tenths of a mile south of Route 876 in Pittsylvania County.

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Danville police have arrested a man for robbery following an incident Thursday, Aug. 15 inside the Mount Cross Road Walmart.

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The Danville Police Department received its sixth accreditation award at the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission meeting Thursday morning, Aug. 15 in Richmond. 

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine announced $3,426,635 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for 21 Virginia health clinics. These grants will expand access to integrated mental health and substance use disorder s…

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In June, Danville’s Planning Commission considered the rezoning, filed by the Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority (DRHA), of areas on Shelton, Cabell and Monument Streets from OT-R Old Town Residential and TW-C Tobacco Warehouse Commercial to NT-R Neo-Traditional Residential Distric…

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The Pittsylvania County Industrial Development Authority voted unanimously Tuesday, Aug. 13 to not approve a funding match for a broadband tower at Laurel Grove Volunteer Fire Department. 

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Construction of a temporary bridge over Pigg River has started and the speed limit reduced to 45 mph on Route 40 from approximately 1 mile east of Route 751, Grassland Drive to 1 mile west of Route 774, Darby Road in Pittsylvania County. 

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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will hold a Mountain Valley Pipeline public comment session Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex. 

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Richmond, VA – It was announced today, Aug. 12 that Gefertec, LLC will open their first U.S. manufacturing facility. The project is expected to create 8 new jobs and includes $1.9 million in capital investment. The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is assisting this project with a $45…

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The Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex hosted the first Wagfest event on Saturday with live music by Bearded Whiskey, food, vendors, activities and raffle prizes.

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This summer, Aaron Book, a U.S. History and Government teacher at Tunstall High School, traveled to Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, to attend a weeklong graduate-level professional development seminar entitled “Presidents at War: McKinley to Obama.”

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During Thursday night’s Danville City Council meeting, the council voted to approve a zoning ordinance amendment and a special use permit to allow for a new boutique hotel project in Danville.

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Danville Police Department patrol officers developed information Wednesday night, Aug. 7 on a possible location for Rakim La’Tae Knight, 29, of Danville.

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Danville Regional Airport played host to Goodyear’s Wingfoot One Friday, Aug. 2 through Sunday, Aug. 4. Wingfoot One was participating in the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina over the weekend according to Goodyear spokesperson Ed Ogden. Throughout…

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At Thursday night’s meeting of the Danville School Board, the board considered board-member Crystal Cobbs’ suggestion of creating a community forum.

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On Monday afternoon, the Danville Police Department lead another HEART Walk in the Parker Road community affected by Friday night’s homicide. Heal and Engage After Recent Trauma is a law enforcement program that partners with Danville Pittsylvania Community Services, the Danville Commonwealt…