Danville officials have changed where it will allow medical cannabis dispensaries in the city. The change comes after a cannabis dispensing company, Dharma Pharmaceuticals, LLC, decided they no longer wanted to locate in the city’s ...
City changes where medical cannabis facilities will be allowed
Danville museum earns spot on historic U.S. Civil Rights Trail
The Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History has received designation as a site on the historic U.S. Civil Rights Trail, officials announced Tuesday morning. The trail debuted in 2018 and includes more than 120 sites — churches, schools, ...
Solar projects planned near mega site, Java
Two solar projects are planned in Pittsylvania County. An 800-acre, 125-megawatt project is anticipated near the Southern Virginia Megasite at Berry Hill in the southwestern part of the county. Another 60-megawatt project covering about 370 ...
Danville center launches companies faster
British aerospace and defense components manufacturer MEP Ltd. isn’t moving into its U.S. facility for another few years, but that isn’t stopping the company from getting its operation off the ground in Danville sooner. In August 2021, MEP ...
2021 YEAR IN REVIEW: A viral hit that keeps coming leads Register & Bee’s top 10
In what could be viewed as the most ironic of circumstances, 2021 is ending the same way it began: surging COVID-19 cases proving the coronavirus pandemic is still in control. Amid the gloom — between then and now — there were days, weeks and ...
Danville’s Next Big Step
Construction of a $25.5 million Center for Manufacturing Advancement at Danville’s Institute for Advanced Learning and Research is just the latest step in Danville’s decades-long effort to turn Danville into an advanced manufacturing hub. “We ...
IALR Announces New Round of Vineyard Grant Funding, Accepting Applications
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR), program manager of the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission’s (TRRC) Vineyard Development and Expansion Program, has announced a new round of grant funding available to ...
Chicken, waffles joint opens on North Main
The Lazy Bee Chicken & Waffles Bar & Grill opened up shop at 616 North Main Street. Owner Eljir Clark is a Danville native who is returning to the River City after 25 years in Greensboro.