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N.C. company to relocate in Danville, bring 65 new jobs

BGF Industries, a manufacturer of technical fiber materials, announced Tuesday it will invest $7 million to relocate its corporate headquarters and research and development operations from Greensboro, North Carolina, to the Cyber Park in Danville.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-10-16 15:07:00

'I called my husband and my kid'; Woman thankful for stranger who saved her life in flood

She had to tread water in the dark for 20 minutes, she said she was trying to stay afloat while getting hit by debris, when finally a Good Samaritan arrived to help.

WSET - 2018-10-16 17:33:02

NC state trooper shot and killed, suspect in custody

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WECT)- A North Carolina State Trooper is dead Wednesday morning following a shooting,WECT reports.

WSLS - 2018-10-17 10:05:13

Help available for Guilford County food stamp recipients to replace food spoiled by power outage

StockbyteGREENSBORO —The Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services is trying to spread the word about an emergency food replacement option.It's available for people who participate in Food and Nutrition Services program and includes items bought with EBT benefit cards.People who used b

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-10-16 16:00:00

Local state of emergency extended in Danville

DANVILLE, Va.- A local state of emergency willremain in effectthrough next week in Danville.At Tuesday night's Danville City Council meeting, council members approved the request from the city manager.A state of emergency has been in effect since last Thursday because of the damage caused by Tropica

WSLS - 2018-10-17 15:50:15

Man to serve 15 years for drug, gun charges

A traffic stop on Philpott Road in June 2017 led to charges against a 32-year-old Richmond man that resulted in his being sentenced Monday in Halifax County Circuit Court to an effective 15 years in prison.Judge Kimberley S. White sentenced Antonio Delonte Logan to a total of 77 years in prison for

YOURGV.COM - 2018-10-17 12:15:00

Warriors unable to contain lethal G.W.-Danville offense Tuesday night

The game was played through a consistent rainfall, so the early parts of the first quarter weren’t smooth for either team. G.W.-Danville finally got on the board with 2:37 left in the opening quarter when Carlos Poole hit Shawn Watlington on a middle screen, Watlington broke a tackle, went all the w

MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN - 2018-10-17 03:10:00

Mudslide leads to new power outage in Danville

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR News) - Danville has a new power outage affecting about 1,800 customers in the city.

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-10-15 21:02:34

1,800 customers without power after mudslide takes out poles in Danville

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- 1,800 more customers are without power after a mudslide took out a pole on Maple Lane, which then tripped a sub station feeder.


Danville man recovering after being impaled by tree during storms

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- A man was seriously hurt inside his truck that was crushed by a large falling tree in Danville during Hurricane Michael last week.The tree fell right outside Linda Baldwin's home on Wilton Avenue.Baldwin and her neighbors rushed outside and saw a man in a truck crushed by a t


Manhunt is on for inmate who escaped from a North Carolina prison on Sunday

A 44-year-oldinmate escaped Sundayfrom a minimum-security prison near Fayetteville, North Carolina, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.Prison officials said in a press release that Cul Jones was reported missing Sunday at about 7:45 p.m. fromHoke Correctional Institution in


Hundreds of Dan River Region residents go through third day without power in tropical storm’s aftermath

“I thought, ‘Those trees aren’t going to make it,’” he recalled on Sunday while sitting on his patio on FC Beverly Road in Pittsylvania County.


Mudslide adds to power woes in Danville

The broken pole, on Maple Lane, stopped power to roughly 1,800 customers in the neighborhoods of Forest Hills, Beverstone and Westmoreland, city spokesman Arnold Hendrix wrote in a release.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-10-15 20:50:00

City waives collection restrictions during tropical storm cleanup, schools closed

City spokesman Arnold Hendrix said residents are asked to place smaller items, like books, in a box or bag to speed up collection.


One confirmed death after a head-on collision involving a dump truck on Bent Mountain Road

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va.- Roanoke County police say one person is dead after a dump truck carrying dirt and gravel hit a sedan head-on in the 8200 block of Bent Mountain Road.Police say it happened just before 3 p.m. Sunday.They say both the vehicles ran over the ravine.Bent Mountain Road is now closed b


Danville crews working to restore power

“Crews are working in the Schoolfield and West Main Street areas now, and will be moving to the South Main Street area later,” Danville City Manager Ken Larking wrote in a news release.


Police investigating possible abduction on I-495 in Virginia

According to officials, police were informed about the incident at around 12:15 p.m. Monday. Two women reported that they voluntarily got into a vehicle driven by a man they knew. However, after the women asked to get out of the vehicle, the suspect continued to drive on.

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-10-15 21:07:00

BREAKING: Ex-West Virginia RB Justin Crawford Arrested For Incest, Sodomy

Officials stated the ex-WVU star is facing a multitude of charges that include incest, sodomy and enticing a child for indecent purposes, which are all felonies.


How to tell whats still good in your fridge after a power outage.

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- Power outages happen, but when the lights come back on we start to question what is still good in our refrigerator.


Thursday’s rain sets record for Danville

Tropical Storm Michael dumped 6 inches of rain on Danville, the most in any given day, according to the National Weather Service in Blacksburg.