Category archives for: Virginia – Danville & Pittsylvania County

KIDS4RIVERS Inspires Youth to Keep Our Waterways Healthy

From exploring why litter leads to pollution in our drinking water to learning what you should and shouldn’t put down your kitchen sink drain, the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) Kids4Rivers program ( features new games and activities every month that kids can do to keep their rivers and streams healthy and get free monthly prizes.

Officials Break Ground On Graded Site at Berry Hill Industrial Park

(Danville-Pittsylvania County, Virginia) – More than eight years of work by local leaders from Danville, Pittsylvania County and the City of Eden, N.C., culminated Thursday in a groundbreaking ceremony for the phase one development at Berry Hill Industrial Park.

DRBA to host Wild & Scenic Film Festival and Auction this weekend

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival and Auction comes to Danville, VA for the first time this Saturday, December 3rd at Averett University’s Pritchett Auditorium beginning at 6pm. All proceeds will go to the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA). Started by the watershed advocacy group South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) in 2003, the Wild […]

Danville to Host Clean Power Plan Rally

Event Part of Statewide Rallies Calling for Carbon Reduction DANVILLE, Va. – Citizens and organizations are joining together in support of the Clean Power Plan during a momentous Day of Action (Saturday, April 2, 2016) in thirteen cities across the Commonwealth. Danville will play host to one of these rallies with sponsorship from Virginia Organizing, […]

RPD: Arrest Has Been Made In August Credit Union Robbery

(Reidsville, NC) – The Reidsville Police Department has made an arrest in the robbery that occurred at American Partners Federal Credit Union at approximately 3:05 p.m., Thursday, August 27, 2015. (Reidsville Credit Union Robbed; Suspect At Large) Joshua Thomas Wayne Johnson, age 27, of Danville, Va., entered the financial institution, located at 618 N. Scales Street […]

Coming to a Storm Drain Near You!

(Danville, VA) – Danville’s After Hours Rotary Club, the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) and Danville’s Department of Public Works are proud to announce their collaborative Storm Drain Project during Danville’s River District Festival. The Project is designed to increase public awareness of proper storm drain use, how they drain water directly to the river […]

J.T. – Minnie Maude Charitable Trust Accepting Scholarship Applications

(Danville, VA) – The J.T.-Minnie Maude Charitable Trust reminds non-traditional students of the Trust’s next deadline date of October 1, 2015 for the submission of scholarship applications. Non-traditional students who reside in Caswell, Danville/Pittsylvania, Halifax, Martinsville/Henry and Rockingham Counties are encouraged to visit our website for scholarship guidelines, instructions and to apply. J.T.-Minnie Maude Charitable […]

Dan River Basin Association to Host Mini BioBlitz at Angler’s Park Wetland in Danville, VA

On Friday, May 1st, the Dan River Basin Association (DRBA) will be hosting a Mini BioBlitz in Danville, VA. The event is open to the public and will take place from 2:00pm-8:00pm at the wetland located at Angler’s Park (GPS 36.561909, -79.359287). A BioBlitz, typically a 24-hour event, is an attempt by volunteers and naturalists […]

VA Man Pleads Guilty To Felony Death by Motor Vehicle In Rockingham County Court

(Wentworth, NC- March 11, 2015) –  Jason Ray Bates of Danville, Virginia, pled guilty this morning in Rockingham County Superior Court to one (-1-) count of Felony Death by Motor Vehicle. The plea stems from the July 5, 2013, death of Tonya Tucker, who was a passenger in the vehicle driven by Bates when Bates, who […]

RCC Announces December 2014 Graduates

(Wentworth, NC) – RCC Announces December 2014 Graduates Browns Summit Logan Victoria Coleman; Associate in Applied Science-Medical Office Administration, Certificate Medical Office Administration-Medical Office Billing and Coding Margaret Alexandra Honeycutt; Associate in Science Burlington Justin Daniel Carmichael; Associate in Arts Danville Monique Michele Branch; Certificate-Phlebotomy Eden Whitney Jhauneece Baize; Certificate-Medical Office Administration Medical Office Billing and […]


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