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City to host 'Meet Our Team – Build Your Team' for business leaders

The city of Danville will host “Meet Our Team – Build Your Team” for business leaders from 5:30 p. m. to 6:30 p.m. June 2 in the second floor conference room at the Municipal Building (427 Patton St.).

Tobacco commission approves grants for NCI, PHCC

The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission on Thursday approved two grants that will benefit the New College Institute (NCI) and Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC).

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7XMOM: Babysitting is easy, doing it in California is not

I told my daughter this week that I would babysit for them in September when they go to Hawaii.

Gibson garden

Gibson Elementary School students planted green beans in new raised bed gardens funded by Whole Kids Foundation and built by Hillcrest Baptist Church’s Men’s Brotherhood. Danville Master Gardeners had classes to instruct students on how to grow the plants.

Virginia student seeks dismissal of charges in bloody arrest

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest sparked a public uproar has asked a judge to dismiss the charges against him....

National Park Service surveying Reconstruction sites

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- With its four-year observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War now past, the National Park Service is turning its attention to a lesser-known period of American history: the era of Reconstruction after the war....

Reboot your relationship

We all remember how, when a love relationship is new, it can imbue all other aspects of our life with its joy and optimism.

Is it truly organically grown?

With the opening of the Danville Farmers’ Market and others in the area, we will be looking to buy fresh, mostly locally grown produce. The question often arises as to whether the produce has been grown with organic methods or not.

Independent candidate rides hated of politics in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans' disgust with corrupt, aloof, high-living politicians has a name, and it's El Bronco. The horseback-riding, boot-clad, tough-talking Jaime Rodriguez lives up to his nickname.

Fewer students study botany, more plant collections closing

MOUNT IDA, Ark. (AP) — The teeming plant world could become a virtual mystery in the coming decades as college students increasingly shy away from studying botany and universities across the U.S. shutter their long-standing herbaria.

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