A rough year
Danville superintendent resigns after short tenure
Newsome resigns as superintendent; to receive $160,000 in compensation
Weathering a crisis
Coal ash spill overshadowed major changes in city’s River District
A mishap last winter resulted in coal ash spilling into the Dan River at a time when Danville is making the river a focus of its downtown redevelopment initiative.
Danville gets a new look
City is humming with downtown development as streets get a makeover
There’s a new buzz about Danville, centered around its dramatic downtown streetscape renovations.
Fewer students, fewer classrooms
Enrollment declines force board to close some schools
The 2010 Census results highlighted the importance of Danville’s focus on rebuilding its business base and attracting new residents.