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Danville police investigate mall cellphone smash and grab
DANVILLE, Va. - Danville police need your help figuring out who stole cellphones from the mall. Police say the suspects broke into the mall Sunday night by smashing out the glass in the doors near JC Penney.
Reward offered after dozens of cats reportedly abandoned in Danville Monday
DANVILLE, Va. - The Danville Area Humane Society is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of whoever, the Humane Society says, abandoned dozens of cats Monday.
Danville company to create jobs with $31 M expansion
The global tube-packaging company Essel Propack will spend $31.2 million to expand its Danville facility, Gov. Ralph Northam’s office announced Monday in a press release. The expansion is expected to create 45 new jobs.
45 New Jobs Coming to Danville
~ Essel Propack to invest $31.2 million to expand manufacturing facility ~. RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Essel Propack, a global specialty packaging company serving the consumer goods and pharmaceutical sectors, will invest $31.2 million to expand its manufacturing facility i
Danville’s Restaurant Heart Line Restaurant to close following flooding woes
Heart Line Restaurant owner Debra Layne is closing her eatery because she cannot afford to keep making repairs to the building, especially since flooding from Tropical Storm Michael in October.
PHOTOS: Danville Holiday Tour
The Danville Historical Society held its 46th Holiday Tour on Sunday. The theme was “The Spirit of Heard,” with the tour encompassing nine structures, including some designed by local architect J. Bryant Heard.
Friday afternoon fire damages trailer in Danville
A fire blamed on faulty wiring damaged a single-wide trailer Friday afternoon in Danville, authorities reported. Danville firefighters responded to a call shortly before 3 p.m. at 135 Reuben Court, lot 19. When crews arrived they found smoke inside the home, according to a news release from the Danv
Essel Propack Investing $31.2M In Virginia
Essel Propack, a global specialty packaging company serving the consumer goods and pharmaceutical sectors, will invest $31.2 million to expand its manufacturing facility in the City of Danville, VA. The Mumbai, India-based company also considered Brazil and Argentina for this project, which will cre
Elizabeth “Faye” Martin Dunovant
Elizabeth “Faye” Martin Dunovant, 70, of Martinsville, VA passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018 at her home. She was born June 8, 1948 in Danville, VA to the late William Elvin Martin and Marion Robertson Martin. Mrs. Dunovant was a member of County Line Christian Church and worked for CenturyLink f
State may fine Pittsylvania Pet Center up to $65,000
In the weeks before the Lynchburg Humane Society opted to terminate its agreement with the county, the state notified both parties of several code violations found during an inspection of the Pittsylvania Pet Center on Aug. 20, according to emails acquired through a Freedom of Information Act reques
Arrest warrants reveal new information about shooting of state police vehicle in Danville
DANVILLE, Va. - Arrest warrants reveal new information about Tuesday's shooting of a state police special agent's vehicle in Danville. Arrest warrants for 19-year-old Daviez Hairston say he admitted to firing five to seven shots out the open rear driver's side window of the car police say he was in
Police issue alert for Virginia truck driver convicted of child sex crime
RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia State Police have issued an alert for a convicted sex offender now wanted for failing to re-register. Domonique Michael Jerome Brown, 29, is known to frequent Richmond and Roanoke, according to police.
Wettest year on record for Roanoke, Lynchburg and Danville
ROANOKE, Va - After a soggy few days, the area of low pressure has finally departed the region. The recent rainfall pushed Roanoke into the top spot for wettest year on record.
With school out, free lunches offered to Danville Public Schools students
DANVILLE, Va. - No school all week in Danville meant some kids may not have gotten enough to eat. On Friday, the school district did something about that, offering bag lunches at Gibson Elementary School to any Danville Public Schools student who wanted one.
Helping to feed a need in Danville area, group continues tradition of food distribution at Christmastime
It was cold and wet at the warehouse on the east side of Danville. A light rain fell and poured rivulets off the top of the metal veranda where volunteers lifted boxes of food into waiting cars.
Danville fire crews battle mobile home blaze
DANVILLE, VA (WFXR News) - Danville Fire crews spent Friday afternoon battling a mobile home blaze. It happened in the 100 block of Reuben Court. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control, but the mobile does have fire and smoke damage.
Northern Virginia Weather: Vast Improvement For Work Week
STERLING, VA—With the three-day weekend deluge finally in the rear-view mirror, folks in the Northern Virginia area will be treated to a work week with lots of sun and scant chances of rain until Thursday. That's the word from the National Weather Service and other area forecasting outlets.
VDOT closing northbound U.S. 29 in Danville after pipe failure
The traffic on US 29 North Bypass over Barkers Branch near the Danville Welcome Center will be detoured through the City of Danville effective Friday afternoon, Dec. 14. The signed detour route is from Route 29 North to Route 29 Business (Main Street), to Memorial Drive to Central Boulevard, across
First class graduates from Danville gang prevention program
DANVILLE, Va. - Danville's new gang prevention program has reached a milestone. On Friday afternoon, the first group of teens graduated from the program. The five teens all had some connection to gang activity and spent the past nine weeks working for different city departments.
Heartline restaurant closes its door after 61 years
DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - No matter what time you walk in, its hard to find a table or a bar stool at Heartline. The people that come here, are here every morning. "Its not everywhere that the owner would come up, black or white, kiss you on the cheek, tell you that she loves you," said customer Billy