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Obama Seeks Inmates Worthy Of Commutation Power
Obama has directed the Justice Department to improve its clemency recommendation process and recruit more applications from convicts, White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler said Tuesday.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Obama corrects record for inmate given extra prison time over typo in paperwork
President Obama has shaved a few years off the sentence of a federal inmate who mistakenly received a longer prison term because of a typo -- a typo that would have meant three-and-a-half more years in prison if it hadn't been caught.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Maserati Trofeo Take To The Track For Season Five
The 2014 Maserati Trofeo MC World Series officially got underway with the Vallelunga shakedown on 12-13 April.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Future of GOK International Unknown After Temporary Shutdown
A Ringgold Company that planned to create 300 jobs and received a million dollar grant from the Tobacco Commission is closing its doors at least for now.
The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region Awards Autism Education Grants
This month is National Autism Awareness month, and two groups in Danville will receive a grant to help further their cause.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Power Being Restored in Danville
Danville, VA - Danville Utilities reports an interruption in electrical service at its Southside substation has left about 1,600 customers, including Danville Regional Medical Center, without power.
'A poisoned ball spilling a trail of filth'
Duke Energy had reportedly pumped 61 million gallons of contaminated water into the river, according to the Charlotte News & Observer.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Southside Turns Blue for Autism
Danville, VA - All over the world on Wednesday people were lighting up their homes and business in blue in honor of World Autism Awareness Day Building Blocks Center for Children with Autism in Danville were using their blue lights and wore blue.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Duke Energy to begin coal ash cleanup today
Duke Energy will begin the long process Tuesday of removing the toxic sludge that spilled into the Dan River.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Danville Police Make Arrest in Shooting, Burglary
Danville, VA- Danville Police have arrested a man for a burglary turned shooting early Sunday morning.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
NC power company to begin cleanup in Va. city
A North Carolina power company will begin cleaning up a large coal ash deposit from the Dan River in Danville next week.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Exhibit Tells Story of Civil Rights Movement in Danville
The exhibit is called Mapping Local Knowledge, Danville, Virginia 1963. It's at the Pittsylvania County Public Library History Research Center.
Target date set in housing transfer
Martinsville officials hope to be able to transfer the city's Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program to the Danville Redevelopment & Housing Authority effective July 1, the start of the next fiscal year.
Towns Impacted by Dan River Coal Ash Spill Continue to Struggle
As North Carolina regulators press to have Duke Energy stripped of protections that would have limited the company's liability for cleanup of coal ash spills in two regional rivers, communities downstream are struggling to come to terms with the continuing impact of the cleanup and stigma from the pollution.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Burlington Times News
Third person charged in Caswell breaking and entering
A third person has been charged in connection with a break-in last month at a convenience store in Caswell County.
Danville assessing impact of ash spill
When a massive coal ash spill was swept down the Dan River through Danville, the toxic stew smudged this proud mill city's vision of building a new, diversified economic base.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
GOP legislators adamant on Medicaid, budget split
Many GOP lawmakers are heading back to Richmond for Monday's start of a special General Assembly session that they hope will end with a state budget - minus a Medicaid expansion provision.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Va. City Downriver from Coal Ash Spill Suffers
When a massive coal ash spill was swept down the Dan River through Danville, the toxic stew smudged this proud mill city's vision for its future.
Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea
When a massive coal ash spill was swept down the Dan River through Danville, the toxic stew smudged this proud PORTSMOUTH, Va.