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Virginia Cities Again Garner Top Digital Awards



Hampton and Danville

January 18, 2012 By

Hampton, Va., and Danville, Va., scored at the top of the 2011 Digital Cities Awards, conducted annually by the Center for Digital Government.

Hampton, Va. -- for the 10th year in a row -- Scored among the nation's top digital cities in the 125,000-249,999 population category.

And for the second year in a row, Danville, Va. -- ranked among top digital cities in the 30,000-74,999 population category. The awards were recently presented to Hampton and Danville by Pete Hatcher and Dan Sisson respectively, who represent survey sponsor AT&T.

“Cities that are investing in technology are capturing cost savings that are critical to continuity of operations and their ability to meet higher demand for services,” said Todd Sander, director of Digital Communities. “The highest-ranking cities in the survey showed great strides in consolidating and enabling shared services, government transparency and communications interoperability. We applaud these innovators as they work in the spirit of collaboration to provide extraordinary value to constituents despite budget setbacks.”


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