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Danville School Board – LIVE! (8/21/2014)

We’re going to be at tonight’s Danville School Board work session that starts at 5:30 PM. Tonight’s meeting will be at the George Washington High School cafeteria and SouthsideCentral will be there LIVE! Be sure to refresh this page for the latest happenings, photos and commentary.

We’ll clean the article up and add bonus coverage and photos when we get home. Let’s get started!


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Who’s going to be the new Danville School Superintendent?

The search for Danville’s new school superintendent unofficially begins today at 5:30 PM. The school board will hold its work session at the GW high school cafeteria and has asked for the public to comment on what they want to see in a new superintendent.

Let’s take a look at what’s going to happen.


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“Skin Wars” – Bodypainting – LIVE!

We’re LIVE! at the Carolina Theatre in Greensboro for tonight’s “Skin Wars” simulcast event. “Skin Wars” is a new reality show on GSN all about the art of bodypainting. Tonight is Episode #3 and eight contestants remain. Watch GSN at 9:00 PM EDT and watch along with us. Living Art America has all of the details about the show and the art of bodypainting at their website.

We’ll have photos and commentary from the pre-show party and the simulcast, so be sure to refresh this page often to see the latest happenings!


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RoadThoughts! (8/20/2014)

This article is now cleaned up and completed. Thanks for “riding around with me” today.


We’re going for a ride… and you’re invited! RoadThoughts has returned. Oh yeah, we’ve got something special planned for you tonight!

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Danville City Council – LIVE! (8/19/2014)

This article is now complete. We’ve added and cleaned up commentary. We’ve also added bonus photos.


We’re at Danville City Hall for tonight’s Danville City Council meeting… and of course, we’re doing it LIVE! Refresh this page often to get the latest happenings, photos and commentary. When we get home tonight, we’ll clean the article up and add bonus photos and commentary.

LIVE! coverage, commentary and photos of tonight’s Danville City Council meeting… only on SouthsideCentral!


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Steven Gould: “Get Involved in DPS, Early and Often!”

Editor’s Note: We have changed the location of Thursday’s School Board Work Session in Steven Gould’s column. It has been moved to the George Washington High School cafeteria.

We’ll start Tuesday off with a GuestCentral column from Danville School Board Member Steven Gould titled “Get Involved in DPS, Early and Often!”


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Danville Utilities Investigated By Police

BOOM! We nailed this prediction. Now it’s time to tell you what we’ve found out about this scandal and give our readers the Inside Information.


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UPDATED – American Legion Legacy Run

Rewrite: Thanks to the permission of the amazing Richard T. Davis, we’re going to bring you some photos of the Legacy Riders coming into town.

Click below for the description of the event and Richard’s photos.


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Review: Danville’s “Nick’s Grill”

We haven’t had a restaurant review in a long time, so let’s remedy that by checking out Nick’s Grill on Memorial Drive in Danville.


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A Mayor of Two Cities: George Craghead Corbin

Travis Hackworth tells us another story of Danville history…


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“NO!” to City Retiree Bonus Payouts.

Danville City Council will start the process on paying a bonus to City of Danville retirees on the pension plan during Tuesday’s meeting.

It’s tough to have to say it, but SouthsideCentral is strongly against this action.


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Southside Worldwide

Thanks to you, our readers, SouthsideCentral has grown exponentially in the last few months. For that, I give my highest thanks and gratitude.

Here’s a little fun graphic that may amaze you… we’ve hit on a few topics that have brought readers in from other countries!


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Parking Jerk of the Day! (8/16/2014)

Danville could pay back all of that Tobacco Commission money within a year if the police would start writing fire lane violation tickets at the ABC store in Nor-Dan Shopping Center.


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5th District Congress Race – Update #1

It’s baaaaaack! It’s that time again where we have to choose our representative for the U.S. House. Let’s look at the field and see where we’re standing in our first update for the season.


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The Eagle Has Cracked

RandomThoughts articles sometimes lead to interesting discussions. One recent one led to Danville’s Masonic Temple building, so I did a little recon work today…


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INSIDE the Jefferson Court Apartments – Part 1

We’ve been working on the continuing story about the Jefferson Court apartments that were condemned by the City of Danville a few weeks ago.

SouthsideCentral has shown you a lot of details from the outside, and we’ve been working with the Inspections department of the city to show you more of the unlivable conditions.

We’re got a lot of photos to work with and process, so we’re going to run this as a multi-part series of articles. Here’s the first series of photos…


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PhotoCentral: Business After Hours (8/14/2014) – Part 2

We’re continuing on from Part #1 of this PhotoCentral on the Business After Hours.

Here comes more photos!


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PhotoCentral: Business After Hours (8/14/2014) – Part 1

SouthsideCentral had a terrific time at Thursday’s Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours… but then we always do!

This month’s event was held at American National University on Old Riverside Drive in Danville.

We’ve got so many photos to share that we’re making this a two-part article. Let’s get Part #1 going!


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Hey? Is that microphone on?

Yes, H.F. Haymore, that microphone is on. Hoo Boy.


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Parking Jerk of the Day! (8/13/2014)

Here we go again. Today, our (dis)honoree is coming to us from Lynchburg!


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Sam Page takes a dive…

But the Rockingham County (NC) Sheriff is doing it for charity!


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RandomThoughts! (8/13/2014)

Thoughts, done in a random way. Well, semi-random.


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Now That’s (not) Diversity!

In today’s world, we are to embrace diversity in all aspects of our life. Diversity enhances all of our life experiences and lets us understand different races and cultures. Diversity. It’s a good thing. Except when a group excludes all other races except their own…


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BREAKING: Coleman resigns from South Boston Town Council

This just in… South Boston Town Council member Margaret Coleman has resigned effective September 1st.


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Parking Jerk of the Day! (8/12/2014)

Keep those submissions coming, folks!

In this Parking Jerk of the Day, the damn car looks like it’s laughing at us.


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