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 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.

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An accident involving an overturned car on Highway 29 in Gretna on Wednesday called helicopters to the scene, state police say. 

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No new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Pittsylvania county today. Just one new case was reported in Danville.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The SOVAH Blood Donor Center will hold a Blood Drive on Thursday July 9 at Reid Street Gallery, located at 24 Reid St. in Chatham, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Each year, "VMFA on the Road: An Artmobile for the 21st Century" travels across the landscape of Virginia from the Eastern Shore to the mountains of the Southwest.

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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…

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After reporting over 50 new COVID-19 cases in the past two weeks, Pittsylvania County made no new diagnoses today. This is only the second day since June 24 with no new cases reported.

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Kelly Hawker, who was recently hired by the town council of Chatham to take the position of Clerk/Treasurer, was sworn in by the county's clerk of court on Wednesday morning. 

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A navy blue sedan with a single passenger onboard crashed into a residence on the 12000 block of Rockford School Road around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Damage to the home is minimal and the residents are unharmed.

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A Danville grand jury indicted Chauncey L. Montague on Monday for involuntary manslaughter in connection with the Oct. 24 death of 30-year-old Amanda Rose of Danville.

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Over 5,000 Pittsylvania County children collect free or reduced lunch, according to the Virginia Department of Education. One local group ensures children don’t go hungry in the summer.

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Pittsylvania County confirmed nine new cases of COVID-19 since yesterday. Danville officials confirmed two more in the city.

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A group of citizens has gathered in front of the courthouse building on Main Street in Chatham to continue both a celebration of "Juneteenth" as well as the local protest "Protest for Progress" which began in Gretna on Friday. 

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A group organized by the Kell Stone Ministries in Gretna marched from the Bridge Center on Northside Drive onto Main Street in Gretna on Friday. 

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The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a flood warning for Northern Pittsylvania County until 2:15 p.m. today. Other areas of possible impact include southcentral Charlotte County, southwestern Campbell County, Halifax County, Southwestern Bedford County and Northeastern Frank…