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CHATHAM, Va. — Twenty-five years ago on Feb. 1, 1996, Pittsylvania County Public Library introduced internet access at its two existing branches in Chatham and Brosville-Cascade. In 1996, internet access meant filling out a paper “Internet Search Request” form so that a library staff member …

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DANVILLE, Va. — The Board of Directors and staff of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Danville Area (BGCDA) wish to announce that after more than seven years of leadership, Faith Stamps will be leaving the position of CEO to join Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s government relations team …

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CHATHAM, Va. — The Pittsylvania County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) last night approved a construction contract and amended facility lease for the Staunton River Plastics, Inc. manufacturing facility at the Southern Virginia Multimodal Park in Hurt that will bring a $34 million inv…

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CHATHAM, Va. — Hargrave Military Academy’s board of trustees today announced a leadership transition.Colonel Mike Brown, who has served as president for the last three years, will depart at the end of this school year. Sloan Gibson, a 1971 graduate of Hargrave, will assume the position of in…

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During the month of April, citizens may notice rows of t-shirts on clotheslines waving in the field on Memorial Drive, the same one that usually boasts hundreds of American flags around Independence Day.

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DANVILLE, Va. — During their meeting on Tuesday morning, Danville’s Industrial Development Authority (IDA) approved the donation of the pocket park located on South Union Street to the City of Danville.

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GRETNA, Va. — During Monday evening’s meeting of Gretna Town Council, member Jim Hunt announced his resignation from the body, and the council approved it.

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CHATHAM, Va. — This year, Pittsylvania County Schools (PCS) plans to hold in-person outdoor graduations at each of its four high schools, which the Pittsylvania County School Board approved the schedule for on Tuesday evening.

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CHATHAM, Va. — Chatham Town Council convened Monday night for its routine monthly meeting, unanimously agreeing on numerous motions coming out of committee. Most notably, the council approved the investment of $1 million in town money and sought to resolve communication issues with the town'…

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GRETNA, Va. — For one Gretna High School student, art began as a therapeutic outlet to navigate the emotional and developmental challenges he faced as a child. Now, a blossoming young adult, this student has won a statewide art contest to selflessly earn thousands of dollars for Gretna High …

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DANVILLE, Va. — Sandwiched between the Danville Science Center and Carrington Pavilion on the banks of the Dan River, the Pepsi Building has been a fixture of the River District vista for the better part of a century.

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In what could be described as a “treasure hunt” in the form of a store, a new business in the Riverside Shopping Center offers shoppers the opportunity to find products at discounted rates.

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The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the budget for fiscal year 2022 during a called meeting on Thursday night. This budget, which will include no tax or rate increases, features a general fund of $71.5 million and continues to increase funding for public…

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CHATHAM, Va. — U.S. Rep. Bob Good (R-5) toured the Town of Chatham Thursday afternoon, speaking with prominent community figures and getting to know what he said is one of the most charming towns in Virginia's 5th Congressional District.

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DANVILLE, Va. — During their April 1 meeting, the Danville School Board heard Superintendent Dr. Angela Hairston’s budget recommendation in a presentation by Director of Finance Sharon Barksdale.

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Kindergarteners at G. L. H. Johnson Elementary School got a special treat on Thursday morning, thanks in part to their gym teacher Cookie Edmunds. Both face-to-face and virtual students got a visit from her sons, NFL players Trey, Terrell and Tremaine Edmunds. 

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DANVILLE, Va. — In March, Gov. Ralph Northam announced that Danville was chosen as one of three locations in the state to hold a state-run COVID-19 vaccination clinic. A FEMA-funded, Virginia Department of Emergency Management-run clinic opened at the former JCPenney location in Danville on …

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DANVILLE, Va. — Jordan Powell, RN of Sovah Health – Danville was honored today with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's programs to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. 

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DANVILLE, Va. — The Danville City Council voted to refinance existing IDA bonds and to issue a bond anticipation note under the city’s master lease financing program, with guidance from the city’s financial advisor Davenport & Company and support from the city’s finance department. 

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With grant funding from the Danville Regional Foundation and in response to demands of the marketplace, Averett University is launching four new academic programs through Averett Online and converting to a new student information system (SIS).