Stuffed animals are being sent from Danville to Ukraine

Danville Groups Team Up to Help Ukraine

DANVILLE, VA- They needed help. Most had escaped with little more than the clothes on their backs. As Angelica Matczak saw TV news reports of Ukrainian refugees going into Poland, she wanted to do something. The Danville resident’s plan ended up bringing together everyone from local nonprofits to Averett University students, all donating and packing …

BYOB: Danville’s Latest Change Brings Opportunity to River District

DANVILLE, VA- Business owners, residents, and city leaders want to do more than just rebuild Danville’s River District. They want to create a community, a place where people can walk around, listen to music, eat, and shop. The latest piece to that puzzle comes through a new city ordinance, allowing people to carry beer, wine, and …

Danville Otterbots Return, Newest Part of City’s Baseball History

DANVILLE, VA- The manager was disappointed when he saw Sparky Adams. At a half inch under 5 feet 5, Adams was by far the smallest player who showed up for Danville’s spring training on that March day in 1920. “He asked if I’d brought my nursing bottle,” Adams told The Sporting News in a 1920 …

Brewing an Expansion: Ballad Looks to the Future

DANVILLE, VA- It started with a question in 2017. What did the River City want in a brewery? “We took that whole first year to see what our community wants from us,” Ballad Business Manager Austin Bunn said. “What do they want to drink? What does the craft market want from us? We took that …