Jared Darwish, Author at The Advocate-Messenger

News

The Nook brings live music to Danville, venue opens Saturday

The Nook, a new live music venue, will celebrate its opening night Saturday. Opening night for the venue, located at 500 Finn Hill Drive in ... Read more

by Jared Darwish, Friday, June 24, 2022 7:00 am

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Crowds pack Boyle County Fair after 2 Covid-plagued years

People of all ages packed the annual Boyle County Fair from June 11 through 18. Droves of locals came out and supported the event. Through ... Read more

by Jared Darwish, Thursday, June 23, 2022 5:27 pm

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Perryville passes first reading of budget

The Perryville City Council passed the first reading of the 2022-23 budget on Thursday. Thursday’s meeting came after the council did not pass the budget ... Read more

by Jared Darwish, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:00 am

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Danville passes first reading of FY23 budget

The Danville City Commission passed the first reading of the 2022-2023 budget on Monday. The budget for this year totals $96,315,310, which is up from ... Read more

by Jared Darwish, Friday, June 17, 2022 1:48 pm

Features

Review: “Dracula Bites” exceeds expectations

The performance of “Dracula Bites” made its premiere at the Pioneer Playhouse over the weekend. Opening night for the playhouse saw a packed house, with ... Read more

by Jared Darwish, Wednesday, June 15, 2022 11:00 am

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Arts Commission puts on 5-concert series

The Danville Arts Commission announced it will be hosting a summer concert series that will run from June 16 to August 11. The Commission is ... Read more

by Jared Darwish, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 12:00 pm

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Boyle County Fair carnival opens today

The Boyle County Fair started Saturday at the fairgrounds located at 550 North Danville Bypass with some events. The carnival opens Tuesday at 6 p.m. ... Read more

by Jared Darwish, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 7:03 am

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Brass Band Festival attendance bounced back after Covid-19

Last weekend’s 32nd Great American Brass Band Festival was a huge success as the first full-blown festival since Covid-19. The nice weather brought out large ... Read more

by Jared Darwish, Saturday, June 11, 2022 10:00 am

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Fiscal Court passes first reading of 2022-23 budget

The Boyle County Fiscal Court passed the first reading of the 2022-23 budget at their meeting on May 31. The budget totals $65,363,080. “The budget ... Read more

by Jared Darwish, Friday, June 10, 2022 7:00 am

News

Danville welcomed fans from across the country for the Brass Band Festival

Hundreds of locals and visitors from across the country enjoyed four days of classic brass music and great weather during the 32nd Annual Great American ... Read more

by Jared Darwish, Thursday, June 9, 2022 6:22 pm