Of the two amendments to the Virginia Constitution which will be on November's ballot, one seeks to create a Virginia Redistricting Commission responsible for redrawing legislative district maps.
Biscuitville may be a North Carolina staple, but the Greensboro-based restaurant's first ever location opened on Patton Street in downtown Danville. Officials announced Sunday that the location is now closed on a permanent basis.
The Old Callands Post Office building, previously located at the intersection of Franklin Turnpike and Callands Road, was picked up off its foundations and moved to the historical site on Sago Road Saturday afternoon.
Haven of the Dan River Region hosted their second annual Heels to Heal challenge on Saturday at Two Witches Winery and Brewery in Danville.
🚓 Locals rallied together to form a parade today through the streets of Chatham, honoring former Chatham Police Chief Marvin Wright who retired earlier this month. 🚓
A Pittsylvania County quarry today was declassified by the EPA after 33 years on the national registry of hazardous waste sites.
At the regularly scheduled school board meeting held tonight, the Danville City School Board approved the Return to Face-to-Face Instruction Plan recommended by Dr. Catherine Magouyrk, Interim Superintendent.
Del. Les Adams and other state and local officials gathered at Chatham Town Hall Thursday afternoon to dedicate the bridge north of Chatham to former Chatham Mayor and county supervisor Roy P. Byrd, a change passed by the Virginia General Assembly in April.
Project Red could bring $8 million in new money to Pittsylvania County, but local residents have expressed some concerns.
During the month of September, students in fourth and fifth grade at Brosville Elementary School in Pittsylvania County were invited to participate in an essay contest to honor people involved in the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
DANVILLE — The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) is the first in Virginia to enter a regional partnership with Raleigh-based nonprofit District C, bringing an innovative work-based learning model to Southern Virginia and surrounding localities.
DANVILLE — Halloween represents an exciting and fun time of the year for children and adults alike, but the current Halloween season may look different this year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
MARTINSVILLE — At approximately 5:45 p.m. yesterday evening, an inmate of the Henry County Jail notified deputies that she had taken an excessive amount of prescription blood pressure medication.
ROANOKE — A pair of Danville men, Kunta Daniels and Joe Daniels, were indicted by a federal grand jury last week and charged via a superseding indictment with a variety of drug and gun charges.
A fiber optic internet cable was severed yesterday near Richmond, shutting down the online voter registration portal on the final day Virginians could register to vote for the Nov. 3 general election.
The Virginia Department of Elections this morning announced that a fiber-optic internet cable was severed near the Commonwealth Enterprise Solutions Center in Chester (CESC), Virginia, outside of Richmond.
Update 5:20 p.m.: In a press release, Pittsylvania County Voter Registrar Kelly Keesee has confirmed that the voter who made a report to the Chatham Police Department Monday morning was the same individual who opened the Chatham ballot box.
At Monday's meeting of the Chatham Town Council, council members unanimously adopted a recomendation from the personnel committee chair Andrew Wall to promote acting police chief Lt. Randy Lawson to full-time police chief.
The Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) is offering free, virtual water quality monitoring trainings for residents in Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Dan River Region.
When virtual meetings took the world by storm following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness at Averett University seized the opportunity to learn how it could better prepare students for job interviews and resume building in a virtual setting.
The Danville Community College Educational Foundation is offering scholarships to 2019 and 2020 Pittsylvania County public high school graduates for a "second-chance," eight week semester starting on Oct. 19 as well as for the spring 2021 semester.
Anthony Swann, a Danville native, Averett University alumnus and fifth-grade teacher at Rocky Mount Elementary, was named 2021 Virginia Teacher of the Year on Friday evening during a virtual recognition ceremony live-streamed on social media.
The Gretna American Legion Post 232 hosted a traditional flag retirement ceremony Friday night at their post building in Gretna, where dozens of American flags were honorifically burned.
A two vehicle crash has blocked the west-bound lanes of traffic on Franklin Turnpike in Danville, just past the intersection of Piney Forest Road.
The second week of October this year is recognized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as National Wildlife Refuge Week. While Chatham is not a federal wildlife refuge, it is a bona fide bird sanctuary—protected by the local government.
Danville Public Schools and Pittsylvania County Schools will receive a combined $2,394,316 in Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to be used for educational resources, Gov. Ralph Northam announced today.
Get ready for “spooktacular’ fun and treats as the Cool Branch Volunteer Rescue Squad and the Cool Branch Volunteer Fire Company jointly host a drive-thru trunk-or-treat event.
NORFOLK — A remembrance ceremony will be conducted at Naval Station Norfolk Oct. 12, commemorating the 20-year anniversary of the terrorist attack on the USS Cole.
The Martinsville-Henry County 911 Center received a call Oct. 5 at 11:42 p.m. from a female stating that someone had tried to assault Duran Baker at the Travel Inn located at 4520 Greensboro Rd. in Ridgeway, Virginia.
Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Ralph Northam announced the allocation of $30 million in Coronavirus Aid, Recovery and Economic Security (CARES) money to be used to improve broadband access in underserved localities in Virginia.