Blackwell Automotive of Danville announced today they will close for the weekend following tensions that resulted from firing a former employee after he allegedly stole from the company.
The Danville School Board announced today that it will begin the process of hiring a new superintendent by seeking public input on qualifications.
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) in Danville hosted a class for students grades 3-8 on Friday in their mobile Inspiration Lab at Cardinal Village in Danville.
The Chatham Sartomer 5K and One Mile Fun Run has set the date for the next community race. The race is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19. The funding raised each year supports local emergency agencies and nonprofits.
Dr. Catherine Magouyrk has been named Interim Superintendent for Danville Public Schools, effective July 15, 2020. Dr. Magouyrk was approved by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) and by School Board members at the regular School Board meeting held on Thursday, July 9, 2020.
Gov. Ralph Northam today celebrated passage of historic gun safety laws in the Commonwealth of Virginia, which includes sweeping new measures to require background checks on all gun sales, establish an Extreme Risk Protective Order, reinstate Virginia’s successful one-handgun-a-month policy,…
Las Vegas-based Caesar's Entertainment Corp., the company that won the bid to bring a casino to Danville less than two months ago, was acquired in majority part by Eldorado Resorts Inc. in Reno yesterday to the tune of $17.3 billion.
Virginia Republicans yesterday called on Gov. Ralph Northam to return children to school full-time, five days a week in-person this fall.
On Wednesday, Danville Office of Economic Development held stakeholder sessions to share the findings of a River District parking study completed by Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates.
The American Angus Association announced publicly today that Penny the cow won Owned Senior Heifer Calf Champion at the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Junior Angus Classic Regional Preview Show on March 15 in Harrisonburg.
Gov. Ralph Northam announced today that the Commonwealth of Virginia has become the newest member of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a market-based collaborative effort among Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states to combat climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from th…
With many Virginians working at home and staying home more than usual, overall traffic deaths have decreased, however, the rate of people dying on the Commonwealth’s roads in unbelted crashes during the pandemic has increased.
Virginia State Police is investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash in Bedford County. The crash occurred July 3 at 6:39 a.m. on Radford Church Road/Route 654 less than a mile east of Tuck Road/Route 633.
During their meeting Tuesday night, Danville City Council appointed former mayor Samuel Kushner as an interim to fill the vacated seat by Councilman Adam Tomer.
The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office in partnership with the Pittsylvania County Crime Stoppers have increased a reward offering of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Tykese Draeshawn Tinsley.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine visited Danville Monday to meet with Mayor Alonzo Jones and other city officials to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on economic development, as well as the historic tax credit programs.
More than half of the Commonwealth's 486 COVID-19 outbreaks originated in long-term care facilities, such as skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, and nearly 96 percent of all deaths from COVID outbreaks have occurred in long-term care centers since the pandemic began.
Allowing someone you don’t know to drive away with your belongings is among the many stressful aspects of a long-distance move, especially if that move is complicated or may be prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, some consumers find their stress compounded by fraudulent movers …
Christopher France died early Sunday morning, July 5, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital after being stabbed by his girlfriend in Danville three weeks ago.
Danville Utilities is requesting that its electric customers curtail usage from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. each weekday through July 17 because of an advisory issued by its wholesale power supplier.
Pittsylvania County confirmed 14 new cases of COVID-19 over the holiday weekend. Danville officials confirmed ten more in the city, six of which were reported since yesterday.
After a closed work session on Thursday evening, Danville City Council passed a motion stating their intent to appoint Samuel A. Kushner as an interim council member to fill the vacant seat left by Adam Tomer. Council will revisit this at their July 7 meeting.
The City of Danville will resume utility disconnections for delinquent residential and commercial accounts starting Sept. 1. Also, on Sept. 1, the City will resume charging a $50 delinquent account fee for all utility customer classes.
Robert David, youth and gang violence prevention coordinator for the City of Danville, has been named as a winner of the Frederic Milton Thrasher Award by the National Gang Crime Research Center.
Due to health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, no visitors have been allowed at the Chatham Health and Rehabilitation Center since March.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will join Danville Mayor Alonzo Jones and other Danville city leaders Monday, July 6, for a walking tour of the River District to see the significant investments Danville has made in revitalizing the area with the help of federal tax credits.
For the eighth consecutive year, Virginia has earned the U.S. Department of Education’s highest rating for improving outcomes for students with disabilities and for compliance with the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Danville Sheriff Mike Mondul announced today that the Danville City Jail received a perfect rating during a recent jail inspection by the Virginia Department of Corrections.
With Virginia having moved into Phase Three of Governor Northam’s COVID-19 guidelines, the Virginia State Police is encouraging everyone to plan ahead for their celebratory travel plans this coming holiday weekend.
The Gretna man accused of sexually abusing a ten-year-old girl had his preliminary hearing in Pittsylvania Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court continued as the defense has moved to evaluate him for competency to stand trial.
Over 50,000 new COVID-19 cases were diagnosed since yesterday in the U.S., marking the highest single-day total since the pandemic began.
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) has received funding for two AmeriCorps programs and is seeking applicants for service members to start Sept. 1.
Starting today, Virginians are no longer confined to binary gender options when earning or renewing their Virginia driver's license. In addition to Male (M) and Female (F), driver's license applicants can now check Non-binary (X), according to the Virginia DMV.
Several bills passed by the General Assembly this year take effect today. The bills aim to protect vulnerable road users and increase penalties for reckless driving.
Modeling the best practices of other states and industry leaders, the Virginia DMV will implement a new method for passenger vehicle road skills testing that ensures new drivers demonstrate safe driving skills while incorporating social distancing for the health and wellbeing of customers an…
Seven community organizations across the state were recently awarded a total of $62,000 in Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) Education and Prevention grants to help reduce underage and high-risk drinking in their communities.