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The City of Danville today reminds owners and operators of convenience stores and other businesses with electronic skilled game machines that they cannot operate those machines without the approval of City Council.

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After several meetings with citizens packing city council chambers, asking them to show support for the Second Amendment, Danville City Council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night, showing their support for the constitution.

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The Chatham Concert Series brings ballet and live music together for the first time on Sunday, January 26 at 3:00. p.m. in the VanVoorhis Hall at Chatham Hall. The Roanoke Ballet Theatre’s new choreography to Piazzolla’s famous tangos “The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires” brings them to life. O…

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Citizens of the Town of Hurt watched as the Klopman Mills smokestack toppled Wednesday, sending bricks flying across the empty lot and leaving a pile of rubble behind.

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On Jan. 7, Danville City Council passed a resolution asking permission from the General Assembly to conduct a referendum on creating an additional one-percent sales tax to provide for construction and renovation for Danville schools.

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The Danville Fire Department was dispatched to 500 Keen Street for a kitchen on fire at 6:57 pm. The first apparatus arrived to find light smoke from the front door of a small, two-story house.

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The Pittsylvania County Board of Zoning Appeals met Tuesday evening, where they, without opposition, approved an appeal for a special use permit to build a campground on Huntington Trail. 

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Kenyon Scott, director of transportation for Pittsylvania County Schools, informed the Pittsylvania County School Board Tuesday night that the division was chosen to receive funding for two electric buses, after applying for Dominion Energy’s Electric School Buses grant program in the fall.

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Frazier Millner Armstrong, who grew up in Chatham, was listed in Virginia Business's "100 People to Meet in 2020" list as an "Impact Maker," one of seven "impactful Virginians who use their influence to empower others.”

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Donald Scott Layne, 53, a Danville man charged with murder, attempted murder, kidnapping and rape made a brief court appearance in the Caswell County, NC Superior Court Monday. 

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The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for our area until 1 a.m.   A line of showers and embedded thunderstorms may bring isolated damaging wind gusts tonight. 

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In this world today when every minute seems to be filled with a plethora of duties and responsibilities, it may be hard to even consider spending precious “free” time volunteering. In fact, people may think that unless they have a huge amount of time, they cannot volunteer at the animal shel…

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Danville City Council passed a resolution to go to the General Assembly to authorize the city to levy a sales tax to provide for capital projects for construction and renovation of Danville schools during their business meeting Tuesday night.

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Virginia State Police Trooper W.W. McCraw is investigating a pedestrian being struck while in the roadway. The crash occurred Sunday, Jan. 5 at 11:43 p.m. on Route 29, one tenth of a mile north of Route 703 in Pittsylvania County.

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The Public Works Department is pretreating main thoroughfares, bridges, and overpasses today because of a threat of snow and sleet that is currently forecast to begin in the city during the work commute hours on Tuesday morning.

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Brown Bag Reviews, a popular weekly event featuring the thoughts of local readers on their favorite books, will return to the Chatham Public Library in 2020 starting Jan. 8. 

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At their first meeting of the new year, the Board of Supervisors met in the County Administration office in Chatham Thursday to swear in two new members and two re-elected members and elect Chairman and Vice-Chairman.

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During a special meeting of the Pittsylvania County School Board Thursday night, Sam Burton was named chairman of the Pittsylvania County School Board.