Weather permitting, milling and paving will begin Tuesday on the westbound lanes of South Boston Road from the Danville Expressway overpass to Old Halifax Road. The work will require alternating lane closures.
The Danville Mall announced today the results of its inaugural search for Danville’s Next Great Pop-Up Shop naming two winners, Divine Boutique and Cocoa Trail Chocolates, that will each be awarded a six-week pop-up shop in the Mall this holiday season.
Averett University and the Danville Police Department are issuing a joint statement regarding the lockdown on Averett’s campus late Saturday evening:
Danville Commonwealth Attorney Michael Newman has stepped down as a special prosecutor for the United States in a federal gang trial that is currently underway in Roanoke.
At the Oct. 1 meeting of Danville’s city council, Vice Mayor Lee Vogler raised the idea of eliminating the minimum parking requirements as set forth in the city’s code.
On Thursday, Oct. 17, the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (VACDL) awarded Sen. Bill Stanley (R-20) their prestigious “Champion of Justice” Award, recognizing his twenty-five year career as a criminal defense attorney, and for his dedication as a Virginia State Senator for se…
During the afternoon of Oct. 11, the Pittsylvania County chapter of the NAACP toured precision machining facilities in Pittsylvania County and the City of Danville to learn what opportunities are available to high school and college students.
Governor Ralph Northam today awarded $6 million in School Security Equipment Grants to help protect students and teachers in 340 schools in 70 school divisions. The grants will pay for video monitoring systems, voice and video internal communications systems, mass notification systems, visit…
An arrest warrant obtained Thursday, Oct. 17 from Pittsylvania County Juvenile and Domestic Relations court states Xavier Tyler Slayton, 25, was shot by a 17-year-old relative after he was attempting to break into his mother's home.
Pittsylvania County Sheriff Mike Taylor has reported sheriff's deputies are searching the area around Poplar Road of Mt. Cross Road for burglary suspects following a break-in that reportedly occurred Tuesday evening, Oct. 15.
The Danville Police Department and its partners will conduct a HEART walk, Heal and Engage After Recent Trauma, in the neighborhood impacted by Friday’s homicide.
The Garden Bros. Circus is set to perform at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 at the Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex.
RICHMOND, VA – The voter registration deadline for the November 5, 2019 General Election in Virginia is Tuesday, October 15, 2019. To register to vote or update your voter registration information:
Bridge washing operations will require lane restrictions over the next two weeks, beginning Monday evening, Oct. 14. The work will take place mostly overnight.
The Danville Fire Department battled a structure fire Sunday, Oct. 13 after officials say someone went into the station to notify them.
According to information from the Pittsylvania County School Board Office, administrative changes are coming to Gretna schools, effective Oct. 14.
Tuesday, Oct. 15, is the deadline for citizens to comment on safety improvements needed along Riverside Drive from North Main Street to Piedmont Drive. Details on the study and how citizens can provide input are available by following this link: http://www.danville-va.gov/2143/Riverside-Driv…
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam on Friday, Oct. 11 announced a statewide drought watch advisory for the Commonwealth of Virginia. A drought watch is intended to increase awareness of current conditions that are likely to precede a significant drought event. Localities, water suppliers, self-…
Tip Top Poultry, Inc, a Rockmart, Ga., establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat (RTE) poultry products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The Pittsylvania-Danville Health District will offer free seasonal flu vaccines at two special clinics on Saturday, Oct. 26.
On Wednesday, Oct. 9, Gretna Elementary School held a truck event for the pre-kindergarten students of Gretna, Mt. Airy, Union Hall, and Hurt Elementary Schools. Trucks from the Gretna Volunteer Fire and Rescue department, the Gretna Police Department, River City Networks, and more were pres…
The moderate drought affecting Danville and Pittsylvania County has slowed after temperatures in the Southside plummeted overnight between Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5 according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Blacksburg.
Governor Ralph Northam today announced today that since he took office in January 2018, his administration has restored the civil rights of 22,205 Virginians previously convicted of a felony. The civil rights restored include the right to vote, serve on a jury, run for public office, and bec…
The Danville Municipal Building and all other city administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Oct. 14, for Columbus Day, as well as the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse).
United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County is pleased to announce that Andrew Becker, Manufacturing Director for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and longtime United Way supporter, is serving as chair for the 2019 Annual United Way Campaign.
Floor Care Specialists, Inc. (FCS) of Danville recently donated a mobile breakfast cart to Bonner Middle School to help local students start their school day with a healthy meal.
The Danville Police Department today announced the implementation of a web-based and mobile platform that allows citizens to anonymously submit crime tips, suspicious behavior, and bullying information from their personal computers or smartphone.
For the month of September, Danville Police Department Chief Scott C. Booth would like to congratulate the following officers for their selection as the officers of the month:
Last month, the Danville Planning Commission postponed decisions on eleven special use permits for commercial indoor recreation to allow convenience stores to operate gaming machines, due to lack of information.
Pittsylvania Pet Center in Chatham has begun using facial recognition technology to identify lost dogs and cats. The center now offers the community an additional tool to help lost and adoptable dogs and cats find their forever home.
Danville Public Schools (DPS) will conduct an active shooter drill on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Galileo High School beginning at 2:00 p.m. This day is a full professional development day for teachers, so there will be no Galileo students on campus during the active drill.
With school officially back in session in Pittsylvania County and across the Commonwealth, the question of how Virginia supports public education is often asked.
Governor Ralph Northam today announced that the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued permits for the construction and operation of four new solar projects across the Commonwealth. These four projects are expected to generate 192 megawatts (MW) of electricity, which w…
The U.S. Department of Defense announced Friday that the Lynchburg-based Capps Shoe Company, which has a facility in Gretna, has been awarded a contract to make shoes for military services.
Mary Ross entered the sixth annual SOVA Career Choice Youth Expo at the Olde Dominion Agricultural Center knowing she was interested in being a professional chef or baker.
A new weather map released Thursday morning, Oct. 3 indicates Pittsylvania County remains in moderate drought conditions while large areas of Virginia are now in widespread severe conditions.
Mayor Alonzo Jones issued a proclamation Tuesday night proclaiming the month of October as “Bullying Prevention Month” in the city as part of an effort to call attention to the issue of bullying within the community.
After testifying before Pittsylvania County General District Court Judge George Jones Tuesday, Oct. 1, Eric Clay collapsed in the court vestibule.