Around a dozen people boarded Danville's trolley Thursday afternoon for a tour of the city led by Averett University senior Beth Powell.
Free trolley rides offered in Danville Thursday to promote city
Four River District businesses snag part of $75,000 for expansion
The River District Association has awarded four new businesses a total of $75,000 to open or expand their brick-and-mortar establishments in the River District by fall. The River District Association Dream Launch 2019 is a multi-phase ...
Axe throwing venue and escape room to open in Danville
DANVILLE, Va. (WSET0 — The City of Danville has announced that two new entertainment concepts will be moving into the River District, including Grizzly’s Axe Throwing and River City Escapes. Both will be opening at 680 Lynn Street. ...
Competitors walk away with cash prizes from annual IdeaFest
The Launch Place received 99 applications for the sixth annual IdeaFest Pitch Competition from various start-up companies located in the US and abroad. The top 20 competitors took the stage Thursday in Danville’s River District to present their ...
Kaine tours advancing machining labs in schools, attends health care discussion
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine visited Danville on Monday, touring career and technical program labs at Danville Community College and George Washington High School and holding a roundtable discussion at PATHS. “This is impressive,” Kaine said, marveling ...
Grant sets in motion new career connection labs for Dan River Region students
The Dan River Region will get two new career connection labs for middle-school students following approval of state grant money. Danville and Pittsylvania County are among dozens of localities that will get a share of about $6.7 million for ...
After falling into disrepair, apartment complex proposed to preserve Pittsylvania County’s first black high school
BLAIRS — Flipping through the hardbound pages of his high school’s history, Edward Hairston pointed out the teachers and students that he still remembered 53 years after attending Pittsylvania County’s first high school for black students. ...
Economic successes win praise at summit; regional collaboration celebrated in job growth, mega park
Virginia’s unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in about 20 years, but areas such as Southside Virginia still lag behind most of the commonwealth when it comes to employment. “All regions in our state don’t have that same unemployment ...