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 Reinvention of a Downtown: Danville’s Story, Part 2
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 ...
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 ...