Danville needs to see 80 houses built every year for the next few years to meet current housing demand. And with the Caesars Virginia casino resort coming in 2024 and the Pittsylvania County mega site working to attract a major developer, the need for housing will only increase. There’s a housing shortage across the board […]
Caesars Virginia is looking to hire 100 dealers for its temporary casino in Danville, and even more for the permanent facility. No experience is required for aspiring dealers; dealer school will go “on and on” even after the casino opens.
Birth in Color is a Richmond-based nonprofit founded in 2018 that trains doulas to serve Black, brown and Indigenous mothers to ensure safe deliveries. It has served more than 500 women in Virginia so far.
Industrial parks in four Southside localities see 25% of the state’s leads on economic development projects.
The first house concert of Season 2 of the PBS Blue Ridge show “The Life of a Musician” will be held Saturday and will feature Jenee Fleenor of NBC’s “The Voice.” Tickets are on sale now.
The River District Association received the Great American Main Street Award, beating out seven other semifinalists. It was the only contender from Virginia.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin personally made a pitch for Pittsylvania County’s mega site to the CEO of Albemarle Corp., local and state officials said, but the company opted to locate closer to its North Carolina headquarters. It’s the second time this year that the site has been a contender for a significant project.
The city expects the temporary casino alone to bring in $8 million in gaming tax revenues over the next fiscal year.
The developer of the proposed Palace Resort says the project could bring more than $1.3 million in tax revenues annually into Danville and make the city part of a national $140 billion RV industry.
Local officials hope that Riverfront Park, which will sit on the banks of the Dan River, will promote tourism, recreation and revitalization.