Danville IDA Expected to Purchase Schoolfield Site

Danville, VA -- The Danville Industrial Development Authority is expected to purchase the Schoolfield Mill site by the end of the year.

Old Mississippi Brick is tearing down several buildings on the property to make it more attractive to future buyers.
Economic Development Director Jeremy Stratton says they hope that this purchase will bring in businesses and jobs to the city.
He says they plan to leave the smokestacks, water tower and some buildings like the main office.