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UPDATE: Storm caused $8.7 M in damages to Danville

Four residential structures were destroyed, 17 received major damages and 134 more were damaged, the city reported Thursday. The total cost of damages to residential structures is estimated at $2.9 million.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-10-18 16:37:00

FOUND: Police find missing woman in Danville

Danville Police department say that Joni Webster has been found. UPDATE 1: The Danville Police department stated that Joni Webster has a cognitive impairment and that her disappearance is a threat to her health and safety. They continue to say that if Webster is located, she may need medical attenti

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-18 11:05:00

Danville man dies from injuries in Saturday wreck

Police report that a 2005 Toyota 4runner was traveling south when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road, lost control, crossed the roadway and then hit an embankment and trees.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-10-18 12:40:00

Woman rescued from flood waters in Danville reunites with her rescuer

DANVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - One week ago, Kim Drawdy called her family and told them goodbye. She didn't think she was going to make it out of a severely flooded Goodyear Blvd. Billy Wilson didn't let that happen. "I see her phone sticking out the water so I dove in and went straight after her," said

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-19 03:31:00

Danville schools closed from storm damage could reopen next week

"We had to have a special pump. We had our entire team mobilize over here at George Washington High School to get all of the water out. After we got all the water out of the vault, we also had to get all the equipment that was floating in the water out. So it's been a tiresome project," Jones explai

WSLS - 2018-10-18 20:03:00

2 CNU students die over fall break, one student from Danville killed in crash

One student, 21-year-old George Atostolos Grekos, was from Danville. The other, Alex Hagen, was from Charlottesville.

VIRGINIAFIRST.COM - 2018-10-18 13:06:08

Tropical Storm Michael damage totals $12.9 million in Dan River Region

Tropical Storm Michael’s path of destruction through the Dan River Region caused an estimated $12.9 million in damages to streets, utilities, homes, business and other property.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-10-18 23:10:00

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.


Police identify driver of fatal crash, believe the driver may have been under the influenceinflu

PITTYSLVANIA, Va. (WDBJ7) - The Virginia State Police identified the driver of a fatal crash that occurred on Saturday, October 13 in Pittsylvania County. The driver who ran off the rightside of the roadway, was identified as George Atostolos Grekos, age 21, of Danville, Va. Grekos was not wearing h

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-10-18 16:14:00

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

Senior Alert issued for missing woman in Danville

DANVILLE, Va. (WHSV) —Virginia State Police has issued a Senior Alert for a missing woman in Danville.The Danville Police Department is looking for 64-year-old Joni Webster. She was last seen around 2:15 p.m. at 142 South Main St. in Danville wearing a blue shower robe, jeans and brown boots.Accordi

WHSV - 2018-10-18 04:52:00

GW, Langston closed Thursday; all other Danville schools on two-hour delay

“Due to the hard work and dedication of a lot of people, we are now in a position to send our students and staff back to the schools safely with the exception of George Washington High School and the Danville Alternative Program at Langston,” Danville Public Schools wrote in a statement.

GODANRIVER.COM - 2018-10-17 18:22:00

Danville Police looking for missing senior

The Danville Police Department is looking for Joni Webster, a white female, 64 years old, 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighting 103 pounds, with hazel eyes and brown hair. She was last seen wearing a teal/blue shower robe, blue jeans, and brown boots.

WSLS - 2018-10-18 08:16:18

Utility crews continue to restore power throughout Danville

Earlier in the day, it was reported that there were about 800 to 1,000 cutomers without power, and they expect to lower it to fewer than 500 customers without power.


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.


Danville church offering disaster response services to homeowners

According to a Danville City Spokesman, the services include providing tarps for roof damage, removal of trees from the property, removal of debris from flood-damaged basements and mitigation of structural damage.


Danville bus service to be free on Election Day

In aninterview with 10 Newsearlier this month, Danville's vice mayor said the city is expected to lose about $1,200 in bus fees for the day, but he felt it is a good trade-off.

WSLS - 2018-10-17 21:25:02

'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.


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


Fewer than 500 Danville customers expected to be without power soon

DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR News) - By the end of Tuesday, Danville city leaders expect fewer than 500 customers to be without power.