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  • Confederate flag rally draws hundreds at ‘Last Capitol’

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — More than 300 Confederate flag supporters gathered at the Sutherlin Mansion to show their support for keeping the Third National flag of the Confederacy atop a war memorial on the grounds…

  • Officials: Trio of Schoolfield smokestacks in good shape

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials say even though the Schoolfield Mill hasn’t found a tenant yet, there has been some activity at the site. The Danville Register & Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1GuGuNK ) Linwood Wright, the…

  • 1 dead, 2 hurt after shooting in Danville; no suspects

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Danville Police say a shooting has left man dead and two others hurt. WSET-TV (http://bit.ly/1cVwAgG) reports 28-year-old Cedric Wade Carter of Danville was shot Saturday just before 3 a.m. When authorities…

  • Ex-contractor cleared of fraud, false claims charges

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A former military contractor and its owner have been cleared of charges that the company misrepresented the level of protection provided by armored vehicles in Iraq. A federal court jury in…

  • Danville man shot to death; police searching for 3 suspects

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police are looking for three people believed to be responsible for the death of a Danville man who was shot multiple times in front of his home. WSLS-TV reports 48-year-old Benny…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…