Danville Community College is launching a new grant program to support low-income students who are starting career training programs. The SCALE UP 2 program seeks to build workplace readiness skills prior to students entering employment in their ...
Danville Community College gets grant for new workplace readiness training
Virginia’s next casino is training dozens of card dealers. And it’s still hiring.
Adjacent to the Caesars Virginia construction zone in Danville stands a group of trailers that serve as classrooms. Inside each trailer are multiple game tables, Caesars instructors and lots of local trainees. It’s a high-energy scene, with ...
Danville and Pittsylvania now have more industrial sites ready for development than any other locality
Almost 20 industrial sites in Danville and Pittsylvania County are being upgraded to shovel-ready status, and these localities now have the highest number of developed industrial sites in the state, according to Virginia Economic Development ...
Danville’s downtown wins national award for its revitalization
Danville’s River District Association has won the Great American Main Street Award, a designation that recognizes communities for their revitalization of historic commercial districts. In September, the RDA was named a semifinalist for the award ...
New Danville park, one of the city’s many ongoing riverfront projects, breaks ground today
Local officials hope that Riverfront Park, which will sit on the banks of the Dan River, will promote tourism, recreation and revitalization.
Zollner Elektronik investment in Danville will create 80 jobs
The European company is expanding its presence in Virginia, including a $14 million investment in its Danville manufacturing operations.
Danville’s revitalization plan faced skepticism, but now it’s a model for other communities. Here’s how the city did it.
Danville’s Industrial Development Authority bought old, empty buildings — sometimes at above-market prices — with the goal of selling them to developers. The strategy drew some criticism over the years, but local leaders believe it’s paid off in ...
Danville opens storefront space where residents can share input on comprehensive plan
The 20-year plan will rely heavily on community voices, and the Plan Danville space on North Union Street is a place where residents can come to share their thoughts.