The 20-year plan will rely heavily on community voices, and the Plan Danville space on North Union Street is a place where residents can come to share their thoughts.
Grace Mamon is a reporter for Cardinal News. Reach her at email@example.com.
With new funding, Danville’s GO TEC is expanding its school programming across the state
GO TEC, or Great Opportunities in Technology and Engineering Careers, gives kids access to high-tech equipment and training. It will launch in Southwest and Central Virginia and the greater Hampton Roads area.
Start-Up Slam presenters share business ideas to address community problems — and maybe nab a cash prize
From food to exercise to helping underserved populations, Danville residents pitched business ideas that they were passionate about. Two winners split $300 in prize money.
How do state officials attract big companies like Ford? Here’s how it usually happens in Virginia.
Last month, Gov. Glenn Youngkin withdrew Virginia from consideration for a Ford Motor Co. battery plant over concerns about Ford’s ties to a Chinese company. The plant could’ve created 2,500 jobs in Virginia, had it located here. This decision, which sparked backlash from some and support from others, prompted questions about the process of recruiting […]
Danville to host poetry slam-style event for aspiring entrepreneurs
The River District Association is hosting its third Start-Up Slam, where people can share their business ideas in an informal, low-stakes environment.
The first completely recycled titanium manufacturer in the U.S. scheduled to be operational in South Boston by the end of 2023
The CEO of IperionX discusses the titanium recycling process and the company’s investment in Halifax County. The titanium manufacturer is projected to bring 108 jobs to the area.
Pharmaceutical engineering and manufacturing firm expands in Danville
The local company is investing $6.1 million and creating 34 jobs with an expansion.
Pittsylvania County’s unique approach to solving broadband challenges
The largest county in the state is partnering with a network provider for a $75 million project that will bring broadband to about 12,000 homes.
New Tobacco Commission executive director wants to bring more energy projects to Southwest and Southside Virginia
James Campos, the Tobacco Commission’s new executive director, has a background in energy. He told Cardinal about his goals for this role, his plans to familiarize himself with the region, and more.
Ford denies claims that it had chosen Pittsylvania County site before Youngkin nixed deal
Ford Motor Company called reporting that Virginia had been selected for a battery plant “inaccurate.” Meanwhile, Democrats and Republicans in the General Assembly spar over the governor’s move.