Watch as a Star-Tribune reporter speaks with Stephanie Adkins, director of the God's Storehouse Urban Farm on Memorial Drive, about how volunteer gardeners help feed the community.
Inframark, Chatham's contracted water and sewer service provider, reports that water service will be temporarily cut off in a small part of Tightsqueeze on Monday.
"It's vital that our staff gets access to these vaccines. I'm right on the frontline. But we are not in the list to get them yet."
SANDY LEVEL, Va. — A dump truck traveling eastbound on the 11000 block of West Gretna Road in Sandy Level this morning lost control and crashed through a guardrail in the opposite lane.
The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region announces today a total of 48 new grants to non-profit community agencies. The grants, totaling $681,461, are the result of The Community Foundation’s 2021 competitive grant cycle.
The Danville Area Humane Society is urgently offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the abandonment of two pit bull puppies found at the Whitmell School Road dumpster Wednesday.
DANVILLE, Va. — The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research is pleased to host the 2021 Industrial Hemp Summit Virtual Edition Feb. 22-23.
Members of the predominantly African American community just north of Chatham's town limits say that the bridge which in October was officially named after former Chatham Mayor Roy P. Byrd should be named after a local African American civil rights leader instead.
Sovah Health announced today that it is contacting patients to reschedule elective and non-urgent surgical cases and procedures that require an admission at its Danville campus.
The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office yesterday responded to a scene in the Mt. Hermon area where a county man had accidentally shot himself in the lower leg.
Several teachers spoke to the Pittsylvania County School Board at Tuesday’s meeting to express their concerns about in-person learning in the division.
Averett University is partnering with the Virginia Department of Health and the National Guard to hold an on-campus COVID-19 testing event tomorrow, Jan. 15, in Pritchett Auditorium, located at 150 Mountain View Ave.
The renovation of the Educational and Cultural Center (ECC) Auditorium, which was one of Pittsylvania County's largest projects with CARES Act funding, has been completed. The Pittsylvania County School Board has already hosted two meetings in the facility, which can safely seat dozens of sp…
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. — Nathaniel “Nate” J. Evans, formerly of Danville, recently began his role as Vice President of Advancement at Gardner-Webb University, directing the offices of alumni relations, major gifts, the Bulldog Club and the annual fund. Most recently, Evans served as senior ad…
The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Also, the public library and the James F. Ingram Justice Center (courthouse) will be closed.
DANVILLE, Va. and CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Virginia Humanities announced today that their History United program has been nominated for a Civvy Award.
In December, Farm Credit of the Virginias (FCV), a lending cooperative that provides financing to farmers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland, pledged a holiday donation of $17,500 divided amongst 19 charities local to their tri-state territory.
DANVILLE, Va. — The Southern Virginia Regional Alliance (SVRA) and Virginia’s Growth Alliance (VGA) joined forces with the chambers of commerce and economic development organizations and launched the Bridge to Recovery program to support the GO Virginia Region 3 service area. The program pro…
DANVILLE, Va. — The COVID-19 pandemic has left hundreds of thousands of Virginians without jobs and health insurance coverage. Project Connect, a special new partnership among the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF), the Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission (TRRC) and the Danville Reg…
In August of 1969, while recuperating in the hospital in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, George Henderson made a pledge that if and when he returned home, he would work with and dedicate his life to mentoring youth. He returned home in the spring of 1970, met and married Jackie Hearp and the two have…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Energy Regulation Commission recently began considering a request to complete construction at the northern end of the Mountain Valley Pipeline, the natural gas pipeline with a planned southern endpoint in Chatham.
At Sovah Health, we are following state and federal guidelines for vaccine distribution. We were given doses to distribute to people at highest risk of exposure to COVID-19: frontline healthcare providers and first responders.
Due to potential inclement weather on Friday, Jan. 8, Pittsylvania County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay for students and staff.
Due to the potential for inclement weather tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, Danville Public Schools is making adjustments to their operations. On Friday, all students will continue to work on assignments virtually from home.
The Public Works Department is pretreating main thoroughfares, bridges and overpasses today because of a threat of snow showers that is forecast to arrive on Friday and bring accumulations of two to four inches of wet snow to the city.
The Pittsylvania-Danville and Southside health districts are working to ensure the vaccination of the prioritized groups as defined by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and adopted by Virginia Disaster Medical Advisory Com…
The City of Danville will keep its holiday lights and decorations in the River District in place through Jan. 31 to show support and appreciation for local health care workers who have been on the front lines battling the COVID-19 virus.
Danville Public Library and Danville Public Schools recently developed the Student Access Program, giving all students, faculty, and staff associated with the school system access to materials, online databases, and streaming services through the library.
Danville Public Schools (DPS) announced today that a new strategic planning process for the division is currently underway. The process will chart the course of the division over the next five years.
Danville Police are asking for the public’s assistance to help identify a person of interest in a recent convenience store robbery.
Virginia State Police have named Cornell L. Lipscomb, 26, of Danville as the victim of Friday morning crash that took place on Tom Fork Road, two miles east of Ringgold Road.
RICHMOND – Eligible Virginians may now apply for a driver privilege card at the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). Applications will be accepted by appointment only; appointments can be made at dmvNOW.com/appt.
A single-vehicle crash on Tom Fork Road in Ringgold this morning resulted in 3 injuries and one fatality, State Police report. Authorities remain at the scene.
Virginia State Police Trooper K. Isom is investigating a fatal crash in Pittsylvania County. The crash occurred Dec. 28, 2020 at 7:20 p.m. on Wards Road, less than a mile west of Level Run Road.
The Danville Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance to help identify vandals who sprayed graffiti on cars and buildings on and around Averett University.
The Municipal Building and all other City of Danville government offices will be closed Friday, Jan. 1, for the New Year’s Day holiday.
DANVILLE, Va. — The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region is accepting applications beginning Jan. 1, 2021, for 55 different scholarship funds.