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CHATHAM, Va. — A new cell tower will soon go up behind the Mount Hermon Volunteer Fire and Rescue headquarters on Route 41.

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After allegations surfaced that a Pittsylvania County supervisor made racist remarks to the county sheriff about another supervisor who is Black, the accused said it was one in "a series of false accusations."

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HURT, Va. — At its Oct. 5 meeting, Hurt Town Council discussed enforcement of noise ordinances and rules relating to public nuisances, along with future plans for local aesthetic improvements and infrastructure.

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DANVILLE, Va. — Before 1994, Danville had a community center on Green Street. It was converted into a police station as a precinct. Now, with an opening in December 2021, the space will be converted back into a community center. The name will be PEACE.

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DANVILLE, Va. — In June, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) approved 35 new historical markers covering a variety of topics, including one honoring Danville native Camilla Williams, the first African American woman to secure a contract with a major U.S. opera company.

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ROANOKE, Va. — Since the beginning of COVID-19, the cafeteria at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital has been closed for dine-in. Families have to place an order for food which could take hours to get to them.

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DANVILLE, Va. — Danville Community College (DCC) announced this week that TRIO Educational Opportunity Centers Project Director Sharon Harris has been named as the new president of the Virginia Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (VAEOPP).

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DRY FORK, Va. — After a fight at Tunstall High School injured at least one student last week, a Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office investigation lead to charges lodged against four students and one adult.

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DANVILLE, Va. — The Virginia Department of Health’s Pittsylvania-Danville Health District (PDHD) will hold a COVID-19 and influenza (flu) vaccination clinic Friday, Oct. 22 at the Danville Community Market located at 629 Craghead St.

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DANVILLE, Va. — Additional slots are available for parents to preregister their children ages 8 to 17 for free plane rides during the upcoming Airport Open House and Young Eagles Rally at the Danville Regional Airport.The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Pilo…

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BANGOR, Wash. — A Danville native is serving aboard USS Pennsylvania, one of the world’s most advanced nuclear-powered submarines.Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Bowman serves as a machinist's mate and joined the Navy to continue a family tradition of military service."My father, John Bowman, s…

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CHATHAM, Va. — The Chatham Concert Series kicks off its 14th season this Sunday, Oct. 24 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Chatham for a 3 p.m. concert with two of the most famous works written for violin and piano: Beethoven’s “Spring Sonata” and Brahms masterful “Sonata No. 3 in D Minor.

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CHATHAM, Va. — Chatham Mayor Will Pace and members of the Chatham Town Council Monday announced that the Town of Chatham will receive $3.3 million of grant funds from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), Office of Drinking Water (ODW) for the purposes of making improvements to Chatham’s …

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As half of health care workers report burnout amid COVID-19, AMA acknowledged Centra Health's achievements that improve joy in medicine. 

 

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DANVILLE, Va. — Sovah Health announced that Ramon Ruberte Thiele, MD, MS has joined its medical staff effective Oct. 1 and is offering orthopedic services for patients in Danville and Pittsylvania County and the surrounding region at Spectrum Medical. 

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DANVILLE, Va. — Two closed elementary schools in Danville could get new life under new owners. 

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DANVILLE, Va. — The Danville Police Department and Danville Sheriff’s Office held the first annual Faith and Blue event on Saturday.

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CHATHAM, Va. — After a gap-year during 2020 due to the pandemic, Pittsylvania County conducted its third annual employee satisfaction survey, and the results show that employees by and large enjoy working for the county, feel that their supervisors encourage and promote their development and…

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CHATHAM, Va. — Gov. Ralph Northam last month announced that Chad Shelton of Chatham had been appointed to the Virginia Board of Forestry (BOF).

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DANVILLE, Va. — Magnolia Avenue Boutique, the Danville-based online women's fashion retailer that was voted Best Boutique in Virginia in 2020, has opened a storefront on the second story of the Danville Mall.

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Four people were kicked out of last night's Pittsylvania County School Board meeting for defying COVID-19 protocol.

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DANVILLE, Va. — The Danville Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 3211 Riverside Drive, Western Sizzlin of Danville, Monday evening, Oct. 11, at 8:05 p.m.

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DANVILLE, Va. — The Danville Police Department has arrested two individuals for the homicide of 88-year-old Elizabeth Morris Adkins.24-year-old Lindsey Mae Johnson and 22-year-old Nicasio Antonio Guzman, both of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, have been arrested and charged with Second Degree M…