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Danville Police On Lookout For 45 Missing Manhole Covers
Dozens of manhole covers are disappearing in Danville and now police are on the lookout for whoever is behind it.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Housing program move proposed
Martinsville is considering turning over its housing assistance program, which also serves Henry County residents, to Danville as a money-saving measure.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Snow Continues Adding Up in Southside
A warm nose of air has changed the snow over to sleet for areas further east around Danville, but the warm nose never made it into sections of Henry, Franklin, and Patrick Counties, where the highest snowfall amounts can be found.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Nanaimo Daily News
Judge rules Duke must take immediate action to clean up contaminated groundwater at ash ponds
Coal ash swirls on the surface of the Dan River fllowing the spill of coal ash into the river in Danville, Va., Feb. 5, 2014.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Former church, duplexes in Danville will be turned into apartments
The Danville City Council approved the project Tuesday night. The three buildings include the former Sledd Memorial Church at 608 Upper St., which was most recently used for the Head Start program, and two vacant duplexes on Floyd St. The church will be converted into 11 one- and two-bedroom apartments.
Local Tech Wire
New $30,000 pitch challenge to feature NC, Va. startups
The First Flight Venture Center in RTP and Virginia-based Launch Place are teaming up to put on "The Big Launch Challenge" in which startups will compete for top prizes of up to $15,000 each.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Governor seeks review of Tobacco Commission funds
Two area members of the Virginia Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission say they do not expect any problems to arise from Gov. Terry McAuliffe's request for a financial accounting of the panel.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Midday open thread: Volodymyr Parasiuk, 'wetbacks' and a canoe
A Republican Senate candidate argued to The Dallas Morning News editorial board earlier this month that ranchers in Texas should be allowed to shoot "wetbacks" trying to cross the border illegally.
With a canoe and a camera, AP journalists told story of coal ash spill
After a long day of reporting, Michael Biesecker sat by himself at a table at Outback Steakhouse in Danville, Va.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Coal ash spill delivers Rockingham County one more economic blow
Mark Bishopric doesn't want to sound like an alarmist. However churned up he might feel inside about t he coal ash spill in the Dan River , one of the worst in U.S. history and just a few miles from his canoe-and-kayak company here, he's reluctant to let on.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Daily News Leader
Civil War soldier's letters donated to Danville group
For 150 years, the letters written by a Confederate soldier -- Pvt. Joseph Payne -- back home to his wife in the Whitmell community of Pittsylvania County were carefully stored by descendants who had since moved to Michigan.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
WXII 12 Winston-Salem
WXII 12 Mobile Cast
GREENSBORO POLICE SAY A 21-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WAS KILLED WHEN HER CAR FLIPPED OVER EARLY THIS MORNING ON INTERSTATE 40. POLICE SAY THE CAR "JASMINE GOINS" WAS DRIVING RAN OFF THE ROAD NEAR MARTIN LUTHER KING JUNIOR DRIVE AND HIT A GUARDRAIL AROUND 4:45 THIS MORNING.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
New director of central Ill. VA named
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has named a new director for its Illiana Health Care System based in Danville.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Duke Energy CEO: Dan River spill 'should never have occurred'
Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good made her first public comments, beyond a telephoned apology to the mayor Danville, Va., on the Dan River coal ash spill during Duke's earnings call Tuesday.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
DOJ to Investigate NC Coal Ash Spill
The U.S. Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into the state environmental agency tasked with regulating Duke Energy after a coal ash spill left the Dan River so polluted that people were told not to touch the water.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Herbal lozenge reduces nasal inflammation from common allergens: Study
Allergease, a dietary supplement lozenge product aimed at the allergy market, has evidence of efficacy based on the finished product formulation, according to the company's founders.
Dr. Fox: Humane stewardship must include occasional euthanasia
I am the director of and humane investigator for the Danville Area Humane Society in Danville, Va.
Backtracking, Officials Admit Coal Ash Spill Caused Dangerous Arsenic Levels
Coal ash contamination in the Dan River at the Danville, VA drinking water intake, approximately 20 miles downstream from the spill.
Grand jury issues 39 indictments
An indictment is not an indication of guilt. It is a grand jury's determination that enough evidence exists to hold a trial.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Halifax County jobless rate declines in December
Halifax County's jobless rate declined in December to 8.1 percent, down a tick from 8.3 percent in November.