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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
The Center for Rural Virginia announced this morning that Delegate Les Adams has been appointed to serve on the Center for Rural Virginia Board of Trustees. Delegate Adams recently received his appointment to the Board from the Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates.
James Madison University announced that the following students made the president's list for the spring 2020 semester. Students who earn president's list honors must carry at least 12 graded credit hours and earn a GPA of 3.900 or above. Those honored are:
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.
The Virginia Department of Health encourages all Virginians to respond and engage with legitimate contact tracing calls and emails while remaining vigilant against scams. Caller ID will read “VDH COVID Team.”
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.
An Alabama woman has been charged in Danville with reckless handling of a firearm after a man was accidentally shot in an adjacent hotel room early Monday morning.
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.
A New York man who is wanted in Bath, New York for allegedly participating in an armed robbery and stabbing incident on June 3 has been arrested in Danville.
The Virginia Board of Education today recognized 447 schools and six school divisions for high student achievement, continuous improvement or innovative practices under the board’s exemplar performance school recognition program. The awards are based on performance and practice during 2018-2…
The suspect in the June 11 homicide of Xochil Ochoa in her home at 8601 Mt. Cross Road has been charged with first-degree murder and assault of a police officer.
Averett University today announced its phased, on-campus reopening plan for the upcoming fall 2020 semester called “One Averett, Together Again.”
An overturned oil tanker truck has closed Route 40 East between Ray Mill Road and Crown Road. Traffic is being diverted onto Rockford School Road.
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…