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Tornado damage costing millions

(Danville,Va.) (Photo by WSET)– Life is finally returning to normal for most in Danville and Pittsylvania County after Sunday’s EF1 tornado roared through, knocking down trees and power lines and leaving thousands of residents without […]

50 year old sentenced for fraud schemes

(NORFOLK, VA) (AP) – A woman in Virginia has been sentenced to 10 years and nine months in prison for fraud schemes including one that stole inmate identities. Fifty-year-old Teresa Gallop was sentenced Wednesday for […]

Possibility of a raise in meals tax

(Danville, VA) – Danville City Council is looking at increasing the meals tax as a way to raise retirement benefits for public safety employees, but many of council’s members oppose the idea.  During last week’s […]

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Tobacco Region Loan Forgiveness Program

Applications are being accepted now for the Tobacco Region Loan Forgiveness Program. Students in Danville, Martinsville and Pittsylvania, Halifax and Henry Counties who are ready to attend college may qualify for up to $2,000 per […]

Farm Market Fresh for Seniors Sign Ups

FARM MARKET FRESH FOR SENIORS (also known as the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program) is available through Southern Area Agency on Aging.  Eligible seniors’ may receive $40 worth of coupons that can be used to […]

Pirelli World Challenge

VIRginia International Raceway is hosting the Pirelli World Challenge, April 27 to 29. The event will feature thrilling multi-class racing with top drivers competing in the hottest production-based race cars, such as Bentleys, McLarens, Ferraris, […]

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  • Hear Fiona Apple's Tender New Song 'I Can't Wait to Meet You' April 21, 2018
    Fiona Apple has unveiled a tender new acoustic song titled "I Can't Wait to Meet You," the singer's contribution to the Hopes & Dreams: The Lullaby Project compilation.Carnegie Hall'sThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Hear Fiona Apple's Tender New Song 'I Can't Wait to Meet You'
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd Set Hometown Stadium Gig for Final Show April 21, 2018
    Lynyrd Skynyrd announced that the band's final show together will be a hometown gig in Jacksonville, Florida on September 2nd.In January, Lynyrd Skynyrd revealed they would embark on their LastThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Lynyrd Skynyrd Set Hometown Stadium Gig for Final Show
  • Ariana Grande Debuts New Single Live at Surprise Coachella Appearance April 21, 2018
    Ariana Grande made a surprise appearance at Coachella to deliver the live debut of "No Tears Left to Cry" Friday night during Kygo's set.Hours after the single and video'sThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Ariana Grande Debuts New Single Live at Surprise Coachella Appearance