DANVILLE—Governor Ralph Northam announced today that Morgan Olson, LLC, North America’s leading manufacturer of all-aluminum walk-in step vans, will invest $57.8 million to establish a new walk-in step van assembly operation in a ...
Governor Northam Announces 703 New Jobs in Danville-Pittsylvania County
Project Imagine wins top award from VML
The Virginia Municipal League has named Project Imagine – a program designed to give gang-affiliated youth a future off the streets – as the winner of its President’s Award, which is the top award for innovative solutions by a local government.
City to kick off fundraising efforts for Riverfront Park with Glow with the Flow race, block party
Fundraising efforts for the Riverfront Park project will have its official kickoff at Danville’s annual Glow with the Flow race and block party Oct. 18.
Editorial: Lessons from Danville
The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research in Danville has figured in Danville’s economic comeback. Our editorial at left looks at why the city has been singled out for national praise recently, and what lessons that holds for other communities.
Two additional restaurants, Airbnb project set to build on Danville’s Craghead Street success
Rick Barker, owner of Mucho Taqueria and Tequileria on Craghead Street, plans to open a second eatery behind that restaurant and has sights set for a third next year.
The Reinvention of a Downtown: Danville’s Story, Part 2
Previously in this series: why the ups and downs of economic history have left the southern Virginia town of Danville with a genuine problem (what to do after its big mills closed), but also a significant advantage (the physical infrastructure ...
The ultimate weekend getaway in Danville, Virginia
From paddling to cocktails, mountain biking to fine dining, the Southside Virginia city of Danville offers plenty of attractions for a long weekend escape.
The Reinvention of Danville’s Downtown: Part 1
Factory towns face problems when the factories shut down. Everyone has heard versions of that story—involving steel and auto plants in the Midwest, sawmills in the Northwest, coal mines in Appalachia or copper mines in the Southwest, other ...