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The traffic signal at Piney Forest Road and Nor-Dan Drive is not operational because a vehicle overnight struck and damaged the traffic control box. We have put travel restrictions in place. Motorists traveling on Piney Forest Road cannot make left-hand turns onto Nor-Dan Drive and Nelson Av…

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At approximately 8:15 AM, the Danville Police Department was notified and responded to reports of a potential social media threat to George Washington High School.  The initial response included extra uniformed personnel partnering with Danville Public Schools employees and security to ensur…

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DANVILLE, Va. — James Edward Fultz IV, accused of killing taxi driver Wendy Harris on the corner of Valley and Gay Street in Danville, was convicted of first-degree murder and robbery Wednesday in Danville Circuit Court.

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Resurfacing operations are complete on eastbound Riverside Drive from Audubon Drive to Locust Lane. The intersections at Riverside Drive and Arnett Boulevard and Riverside Drive and Locust Lane are being reopened this afternoon. Traffic signals will be operational.

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On Saturday, Dec. 4, Averett University will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health. The clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Averett's E. Stuart James Grant North Campus. Many nursing students from the region will be administerin…

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DANVILLE, Va. — Habitat for Humanity along with its partners broke ground in Danville on the corner of Springfield Road and Seminole Drive for new housing for in-need families.

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DANVILLE - Just as organizations, businesses, and families across the nation face many difficult and new transitions in the wake of the ongoing pandemic, Danville Parks and Recreation will be forced to cancel the upcoming winter sports basketball league. Although disappointed, Department Dir…

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CHATHAM, Va. — In a bench trial of less than 30 minutes, a North Carolina man was found guilty of four out of six charges stemming from July to August 2020.

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For some, an increase in property value (thanks to the recent reassessment in Pittsylvania County) is a good thing, especially if they’re looking to sell. For others, it just points to the chance it may cost them more in the long run by paying more taxes.

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Dog owners are encouraged to bring their dogs to walk in the Chatham Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 4, with the SPCA. Everyone will meet in the Old Dutch Parking Lot on Main Street at 5:30 p.m. The parade starts at 6 p.m.

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The City of Danville Inspections office will not be able to issue permits, accept plans, or accept payments on Friday, Dec. 3, due to a transfer of computer systems. The office will be open for field inspections, and can schedule future inspections, but will be unable to process any requests…

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Due to the dry weather conditions prevalent in the City, the Danville Fire Department has issued an immediate burn ban for the City of Danville, beginning today Tuesday November 30.  The Danville City burning ban is the result of drought conditions that have created a serious risk of widespr…

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At approximately 7:15 PM on November 24, the Danville Police Department responded to a robbery of the Junior's Convenience Mart at Worsham Street. A single male suspect in a mask was reported to have entered the store, motioned as if he had a handgun, demanded money, and left with an undiscl…

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A Gretna man was was shot last Friday after attacking his estranged wife with a knife, according to a Bedford County Sheriff's Office statement provided by Sheriff Mike Miller.

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On 11/23/2021 at 10:04am the DFD responded to reports of Structure Fire at 215 Greenwich Circle. DFD responded with 3 Engines, 1 Ladder, 1 Battalion Chief, and 1 safety Officer with 15 fire personnel. On arrival, heavy fire and smoke were showing from the second floor. Crews were able to att…

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Danville Fire Department units responded to reported structure fire 46 Morris Ave. First arriving units found small trash fire in basement of small single story residence. Fire attack units extinguished small fire with minimal water and damage to structure and only slight smoke damage to bas…

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CHATHAM, Va.  — Carl and Anne Burke might be your average retired couple during normal times of the year, but every holiday season, they dust off their Christmas gear and dress up as Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

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CHATHAM, Va. — Not many families have generations of members that have attended the same school. However, the Wall family has done just that.

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CHATHAM, Va. — The Pittsylvania Pet Center held a massive pet food pantry Friday thanks to a partnership with Seattle-based charitable nonprofit GreaterGood.

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DANVILLE, Va. — Feeding Southwest Virginia hosted a drive-thru food bank at Dan River Church on Friday to give Thanksgiving essentials.

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DANVILLE, Va. — The Danville Police Department is now able to identify the deceased victim from Saturday night's tragic hit and run pedestrian accident on West Main Street as 74-year-old Nelson Baisas Baldemor of Danville.

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DANVILLE, Va. — The City of Danville Treasurer’s Office today announced that it will be hosting a virtual call event with the Virginia Department of the Treasury’s Unclaimed Property Office to assist citizens with looking for money that may be owed to them.

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DANVILLE, Va. — After a nonstop investigation Saturday night, the Danville Police Department arrested 44-year-old Danville resident Willie Junior Coles in reference the fatal hit and run accident of a pedestrian on West Main Street near Lady Astor Street.

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CHATHAM, Va. — The Pittsylvania County Public Library and other libraries across the commonwealth are partnering with the Virginia Department of Health in a pilot program to provide free rapid COVID-19 antigen tests that can be picked up at the library and taken at home. The pilot program ru…

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DANVILLE, Va. — The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) will hold Wreaths for a Cause this holiday season and invites the public to attend the open house where they may celebrate the holidays, enjoy prizes and have the chance to participate in a live and silent auction of wreaths.

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GRETNA, Va. — Virginia State Police is investigating a single vehicle crash, which resulted in a fatality.

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Centra announced its COVID-19 vaccine policy requirement on Aug. 16, 2021 Three weeks later, the Biden Administration announced plans for a federal mandate. While details regarding this mandate are still forthcoming, Centra’s deadline for the vaccine requirement ended on Nov. 1 at midnight, …

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DANVILLE, Va. — The Danville Police Department has charged 43-year-old Khaleel Latwain Rodgers with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in violation of VA Code 18.2-308.2, as the investigation into last night's deadly shooting on Rocklawn Avenue continues.

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DANVILLE, Va. — Shortly after 6:30 p.m. this evening, the Danville Police Department responded to multiple 911 calls for shots being fired in the Rocklawn Avenue area.  

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DANVILLE, Va. — Ruby B. Archie Public Library staff will host the Donation December amnesty program Nov. 19 through Jan. 7, offering patrons with negative balances the opportunity to give back to the community while reducing the amount of money owed. 

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DANVILLE, Va. — Starting Thursday, Nov. 18, asphalt milling and paving operations will require frequent shifts in traffic patterns on Riverside Drive from Audubon Drive to Locust Lane.

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CHATHAM, Va. — This Saturday, Nov. 20 will be the Olde Dominion Bluegrass Festival at the Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex, 19783 US.. HWY 29 in Chatham.