The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a Dan River student was allegedly armed with a handgun during the Dan River and George Washington High School football game Friday, Aug. 23.
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Pittsylvania County, Danville, and the surrounding areas until 7:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23.
Brenda Preston knew right away. The Danville woman was scratching a Jewel 7s ticket from the Virginia Lottery, and she quickly realized she’d won the game’s $200,000 top prize.
The Public Works Department is waiving restrictions for collection of tree limbs and cuttings, brush and other storm debris to help city residents affected by Thursday’s storm. The waiver will be in effect for three weeks.
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.
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Pittsylvania County, Danville, and the surrounding areas until 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22.
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Pittsylvania County, Danville, and the surrounding areas until 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22.
The Danville Area Humane Society recently announced that the PETA mobile spay/neuter clinic will come to this area for the fourth time. From October 8-10, 200 spay/neuter surgeries will be performed.
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.
The Danville Police Department said in a tweet Wednesday, Aug. 21 that officers arrested Jerome Jermaine Davis on Tuesday, Aug. 20 without incident.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for the Mount Hermon, Chatham, and Blairs communities of Pittsylvania County until 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20.
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.
The Danville Police Department held a press conference Tuesday, Aug. 20 to share arrest and seizure information from Operation Safe Streets Southside.
The Danville Police Department and Virginia State Police will hold a press conference to discuss the results of Operation Safe Streets Southside.
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Chatmoss, Laurel Grove, and Sandy Level communities of Pittsylvania County until 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17.
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Danville and Pittsylvania County until 11:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15.
Mayor Alonzo Jones is asking the community to come together to end bullying in the city and to ensure that Danville is a place of belonging, acceptance, and respect for all people.
The Danville Police Department received its sixth accreditation award at the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission meeting Thursday morning, Aug. 15 in Richmond.
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…
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg said in a Tweet Wednesday morning a weak front will drift southeast and into the Piedmont today, dissipating with time.
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…
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.
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.
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.
The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred early Sunday morning, Aug. 11, in the 8000 block of West Gretna Road.
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…
The Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex hosted the first Wagfest event on Saturday with live music by Bearded Whiskey, food, vendors, activities and raffle prizes.
One block of Kemper Road – between Lanier Avenue and Wooding Avenue – is scheduled to be closed to through traffic next week to allow for the replacement of a water service line.
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.”
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.
Big Lots announced today it is celebrating the grand opening of its newest store in Danville, on Friday, August 23. This store will reflect a new format, which is part of a broader initiative to reposition the brand as a community retailer offering trustworthy value and friendly service.
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…
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…
Taft Yeatts, director of safety for Davenport Energy Inc. in Chatham, has been appointed president of the Virginia Propane Gas Association.