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 ...
The Reinvention of Danville’s Downtown: Part 1
Thomas T. Cullen column: Violent crime reduction in Danville
According to the Danville Police Department, the first four months of 2019 have been among the safest on record. The murder rate is down by 33% from last year; robberies have decreased 73%; and aggravated assaults with firearms have dropped 70%.
Litehouse Creating 160 New Jobs At Virginia Production Facility
The packaged food company will invest $46 million in the City of Danville, VA at its first East Coast production facility.
Free trolley rides offered in Danville Thursday to promote city
Around a dozen people boarded Danville's trolley Thursday afternoon for a tour of the city led by Averett University senior Beth Powell.
Gefertec, LLC to Open First U.S. Facility in Danville, Pittsylvania County
Richmond, VA – It was announced today, Aug. 12 that Gefertec, LLC will open their first U.S. manufacturing facility. The project is expected to create 8 new jobs and includes $1.9 million in capital investment.
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 ...