Starting Tuesday, nurses with the Whitestar Home Health Agency are collecting donations that will soon be sent to the victims of this week's tragic tornado in Oklahoma.
Wed May 22, 2013
Four moving into new positions in Danville schools
Phillips will succeed Brenda Yoho, who will become the district's educational supports program director on July 1. Phillips will earn an annual salary of $84,000. An educator for almost 24 years, Phillips has been a Danville High assistant principal since 2006, and she became administrator of the Freshman House when that program was established in ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Danville OKs median on Vermilion after thorough discussion
Aldermen eagerly supported Tuesday night pledging tax dollars toward a new McDonald's restaurant and the relocation of a local company, Steel Grip, but debated long and passionately over whether to spend money on building a two-block median on North Vermilion Street in downtown Danville.
1 dead, 3 injured in two Danville shootings
Danville police are investigating two separate shootings overnight that left a 21-year-old female dead and sent three other people to the hospital.
Danville may choose school administrators
The Danville school board will meet at 6:30 p.m on Wednesday at the Jackson Building, 516 N. Jackson St., Danville.
Mon May 20, 2013
Danville council to decide on grant for work near high school
Some aldermen are not in favor of the city applying for up to $15 million in federal grant money to rebuild Jackson Street from Danville High School to Newell Street.
Sat May 18, 2013
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Train hits semi-trailer truck in eastern Illinois
The diver of a semi-trailer truck has walked away without serious injury after his vehicle collided with a freight train in eastern Illinois.
Fri May 17, 2013
Background on property transaction for Steel Grip
Documents recorded in March at the Vermilion County recorder's office confirm that a local company, Steel Grip, does not already own the industrial property on East Voorhees where the company plans to relocate later this year and ultimately buy the site with financial assistance from the city of Danville.
Thu May 16, 2013
Former legislator to speak at DACC commencement
Danville Area Community College officials will confer nearly 450 associate degrees and certificates, and nearly 200 graduates will participate in this year's commencement exercises.
Wed May 15, 2013
Some disappointed in Danville's electric rate
This time last year, Urbana signed an electric aggregation contract with Homefield Energy to supply 100 percent renewable electricity to residents at a rate of 4.08 cents per kilowatt-hour. Following the same bidding process and using the same consultant, the city of Danville ended up Wednesday with a higher rate for its electric aggregation ... (more)
Danville panel OKs incentive to retain Steel Grip
Aldermen agreed Tuesday night to return up to $250,000 in property-tax revenue to Steel Grip to help the local company and its 100 employees relocate to a new facility in Danville, rather than moving the operation to Indiana where it already has two other facilities.
Mon May 13, 2013
Crash on Voorhees kills Danville man
Danville police and the Vermilion County coroner's office are investigating a collision on East Voorhees Street that killed a Danville man and injured an Indiana man early Monday afternoon.
Veterans to pick up high school diplomas after decades
After watching the images of young American troops fighting in South Vietnam on TV each night, Jack Crawley decided to join the U.S. Marine Corps so he could fight alongside them.
Sun May 12, 2013
City targets more eyesores for demolition
When Katherine Lee has visitors to her house, she closes the blinds in her dining room to hide the view of the dilapidated house next door.
Sat May 11, 2013
National stamp out hunger day
It's for National Stamp Out Hunger Day. Mail carriers in Danville say there was a lot of participation around town.
Danville club holds pancake breakfast
Breakfast will be served from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the club, 850 N. Griffin St., Danville.
Thu May 09, 2013
Vermilion County considers line of credit for juvenile detention costs
In the last several years, the state has cut the amount it pays for salaries at juvenile detention centers around the state, including centers in Vermilion and Champaign counties.
Tue May 07, 2013
Sherfield patient, despite Illini offer
Danville quarterback Trent Sherfield picked up an offer from Illinois over the weekend, but he says he is in no hurry to commit.
Veterans eligible for high school diploma
World War II, Korean and Vietnam veterans who left an Illinois high school before receiving a diploma are eligible to receive a diploma from their home high school.