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  • Fire damages building at fiberboard plant in Danville

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Danville fire official says a building at a fiberboard plant sustained heavy damage from a fire. Danville Fire Department battalion chief Chris Key says the fire occurred Thursday afternoon in…

  • Cause of Danville’s water issues eludes investigators

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — The cause of Danville’s drinking water smell and odor problems continues to elude investigators. Tests conducted by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality were inconclusive. City officials had asked the DEQ…

  • Danville water issues prompt state study of Dan River

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — The state plans to survey the Dan River to find the cause of smell and odor problems with Danville’s drinking water. City officials asked the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to…

  • Danville officials seek solution to city’s smelly water

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Danville officials are seeking a solution to smell and odor problems with the city’s drinking water. An algae bloom in the Dan River is the suspected cause. The Danville Register &…

  • Officials say Danville fire that killed 2 started on stove

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials say the house fire that killed two young sisters in Danville started on a kitchen stove. The Danville Register & Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1EzzHSx ) that authorities identified the victims of…

  • 2 children killed in house fire in Danville

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Two children have died in a house fire in Danville. Danville Fire Department battalion chief F.D. Fowler says bystanders reported children being trapped in the house. Firefighters found a 4-year-old girl…

  • Indianapolis VA Hospital Under Fire for Email Making Fun of Veterans

    (INDIANAPOLIS) — The Department of Veterans Affairs took another hit Monday as news surfaced that an email had been circulated to staffers at an Indianapolis VA hospital making fun of the mental health problems suffered…

  • Martinsville had highest jobless rate in November

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The city of Martinsville had the highest jobless rate in Virginia in November. The Virginia Employment Commission says the city’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate was 9.9 percent. That’s down from 10.1…

  • Museum offers Culpeper version of Monopoly

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Monopoly fans in Culpeper can now play a local version of the game. Culpeper Opoly was developed by Sophie Hudson with Kash Design. The game board features historic images of the…

  • Virginia military family gets holiday home makeover

    A military family in Alexandria is getting a big surprise ahead of
    Christmas. Before their father deploys, Operation Homefront is giving them
    a
    home makeover.

  • Police: Va. fisherman’s death appears accidental

    GRETNA, Va. (AP) — Police say the death of a Danville fisherman appears to be accidental. The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office tells media outlets that 39-year-old Larry Wayne Miller drowned after a canoe flipped. Police…

  • Danville child dies after being hit by school bus

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Danville toddler has died after he was hit by a city school bus. Danville police say in a news release that 20-month-old Tayshaun Gregory Glenn Jackson of Danville got in…

  • New Va. Lottery game has 1st $1 million winner

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Lottery’s new Money Ball game has its first $1 million winner. The Lottery says in a news release that a ticket purchased in Danville for the Oct. 1 drawing…

  • Police ID 2nd person of interest in Lyon sisters investigation

    Montgomery County investigators plan to release more information about their Virginia search for evidence related to the disappearance of the Lyon sisters.

  • Danville building damaged by explosion coming down

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — An apartment building in Danville damaged by an explosion and fire will be demolished. City inspections supervisor Charles Fulcher tells The Danville Register & Bee (http://bit.ly/1zDqvdv) that Marshall Construction has applied…