General Information


Animal Information

Dog Licenses—Danville: 434-799-5140
Animal Control—Pittsylvania County: 434-432-7937
Humane Society: 434-799-0843

Building Codes/Permits

City of Danville: 434-799-5261
Pittsylvania County: 434-432-7755

Communications and Media

MAGAZINES:
Showcase Magazine: 877-638-8685  www.showcasemagazine.com
Evince Magazine: 877-638-8685 http://evincemagazine.com/
Emerge Magazine: 877-638-8685 http://emergeva.com/

NEWSPAPERS:

Danville Register & Bee (daily): 434-793-2311  www.godanriver.com
The Star-Tribune (weekly): 434-432-2791  www.chathamstartribune.com

RADIO STATIONS:
AMP 1037 FM: 434-799-1010 www.amp1037fm.com 
News Radio 1330 WBTM: 434-793-4411  www.wbtm1330.com
WAKG FM 103.3: 434-797-4290  www.wakg.com
WDVA—Great Gospel: 434-797-1266
WKBY: 434-432-8108
WMNA: 434-656-1234
WWDN 104.5 FM & 1580 AM: 434-799-1010 www.1045thedan.com

TELEVISION STATIONS:
WDBJ 7: 540-344-7000  www.wdbj7.com/
WGSR 47: 434-549-8548
WSET-TV Virginia’s 13 ABC: 434-797-9713  www.wset.com/
WSLS 10: 540-981-9126  www.wsls.com/

Driver's License/Auto Registration

www.dmv.state.va.us
A Virginia driver’s license is required after residence has been established.  A person must be 16 years and three months of age to obtain a Virginia driver’s license.

To license an automobile in Virginia, a valid title of ownership must be established with the state and proof of sales and use tax furnished.  Vehicles must be inspected annually.

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV): 866-368-5463
Offices: 600 Cleveland Street, Danville and 1301-H Main Street, Altavista

Emergency Services

Emergency Medical Services: 911
Emergency Fire Department: 911

Garbage Collection

City of Danville: 434-799-5245
Town of Chatham: 434-432-9515
Town of Gretna: 434-656-6572
Town of Hurt: 434-324-4411
First Piedmont Corp.: 434-432-0211

Libraries

Danville Public Library: 434-799-5195
Danville Law Library: 434-799-5118
Danville Library—Westover: 434-799-5152
Pittsylvania County Library: 434-432-3271
Pittsylvania Library—Gretna: 434-656-2579
Pittsylvania Library - Mt. Hermon: 434-835-0326
Pittsylvania Library—Brosville-Cascade: 434-685-1285

Medical Facilities

Danville Regional Medical Center provides hospital and medical services for the regional population.
www.danvilleregional.org/  434-799-2100

Pittsylvania-Danville Health Department
434-799-5190
434-432-7232

NURSING HOMES:

Chatham Health and Rehabilitation Center: 434-432-0471
Gretna Healthcare Center: 434-656-1206
Piney Forest Health Care Center.: 434-799-1565
Riverside Health Care Center: 434-791-3800
Roman Eagle Memorial Home: 434-836-9510
Stratford Healthcare Center: 434-799-4540

ASSISTED LIVING:
Abingdon Place of Danville: 434-799-1930
Emeritus of Danville: 434-791-3180
Stratford House: 434-799-2266

Police (Non-Emergencies)

Danville Police Department: 434-799-5111
Danville Sheriff’s Office: 434-799-5135
Pittsylvania County Sheriff: 434-432-7800
Chatham Police Department: 434-432-9515
Gretna Police Department: 434-656-6123
Hurt Police Department: 434-324-8511
Virginia State Police: 800-553-3144

Transportation

Bus Transportation—Danville: 434-799-5144
Danville Regional Airport: 434-799-5110
Danville Taxi: 434-793-5671
Greyhound Bus Lines: 800-231-2222
Herndon Limousine Service: 434-792-1521
Yellow Cab: 434-791-1666

Utilities

ELECTRICAL POWER:
Appalachian Power a unit of American Electric Power: 800-956-4237
City of Danville: 434-799-5155
Dominion Virginia Power: 888-667-3000
Mecklenburg Electric: 434-656-1288
Southside Electric: 800-552-2118

CABLE:
Comcast Cable: 888-266-2278
Chatmoss Cablevision: 434-685-1521

INTERNET SERVICES:
Comcast: 888-233-5638
Gamewood: 434-799-4611
GCR Online: 800-239-8670
Mecklenburg Communications: 877-888-8290
NTELOS: 877-468-3567
FairPoint Communications: 434-656-2291
Verizon: 877-773-8399; www.verizoninternet.com

NATURAL GAS:
City of Danville: 434-799-5280
Columbia Gas of Virginia: 800-543-8911

TELEPHONE SERVICE:
FairPoint Communications: 434-656-2291
Verizon: (800) 837-4966 – Residential Services
(800) 826-2355 – Business Services

WATER:
City of Danville: 434-799-5280
Pittsylvania County Service Authority: 434-836-7135
Town of Chatham: 434-432-9515
Town of Gretna: 434-656-6572
Town of Hurt: 434-324-4411

Voting

To vote in Virginia, a person must be 18 years old and a resident of the Commonwealth.  Voter registration is required 30 days prior to a general election.

VOTER REGISTRATION:
Danville: 434-799-6560
Pittsylvania County: 434-432-7971

Resource List

Better Business Bureau: 540-342-3455; 800-533-5501
Community Foundation of the Dan River Region: 434-793-0884
Dan River Business Development Center: 434-793-9100
Danville Community Market: 434-797-8961
Danville Economic Development Office: 434-793-1753
Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce: 434-836-6990
Danville Welcome Center: 434-793-4636
Downtown Danville Association: 434-791-4470
Longwood University SBDC: Dan River: 434-797-8482
Pittsylvania County Economic Development: 434-432-7974
Social Security Administration: 800-772-1213
U.S. Postal Service
Danville: 434-792-4576
Chatham: 434-432-4321
Gretna: 434-656-1830
Hurt: 434-324-4804
Veterans Affairs: 800-827-1000

Attraction List

AAF Tank Museum: 434-836-5323
Altavista Vineyards: 434-324-4160
Birchcreek Motorsports: 434-836-2841
Carrington Pavilion: 434-773-8160
Cooper’s Radio Controlled Race Center: 434-724-4182
Danville Association of Arts & Humanities: 434-792-6965
Danville Braves: 434-797-3792
Danville Concert Association: 434-432-3374
Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History: 434-793-5644
Danville Parks, Recreation & Tourism: 434-799-5200
Danville Pittsylvania County Fair Association: 434-822-6850
Danville Science Center: 434-799-5160
Danville Symphony Orchestra: 434-799-0494
Estelle H. Womack Museum of Natural History: 434-791-5160
Gretna Theatre: 434-656-3377
The Homeplace Vineyards: 434-432-9463
Riverside Lanes: 434-791-2695
South Boston Speedway: 434-572-4947
Tiny Town Golf: 434-799-0142
Tomahawk Mill Winery: 434-432-1063
Veteran’s Memorial Wall & Walkway: 434-793-0884
VIRginia International Raceway: 434-822-7700
Virginia Museum of Natural History: 276-666-8600