About: Danville, Virginia
Danville was once the capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War. It has earned the nickname The City of Churches due to the large number of churches in the area. Danville has more churches per square mile than any other city in the entire state of Virginia. Notable residents have included The Lawrence Welk Show's singer Andra Willis, Major League Baseball Player Tony Womack, bluegrass musician Tony Rice, NASCAR's Peyton Sellers, and Wendell Scott who is the first African American NASCAR driver.
Local Newspapers: Danville Register & Bee News
Local Sports Teams: Danville Braves (AL)
Local Colleges: Averett University, National College