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AllergEase: Job Bust! (But Not So Fast…)

Another Job Bust! AllergEase has left town! Their phone has been disconnected! The sky is falling! However, this could be a case of “Not so fast, my friends!”


PhotoCentral: Business After Hours (May) – Part #3

We’re wrapping up our PhotoCentral series on the Danville Pittsylvania Chamber of Commerce‘s May Business After Hours that was held at Commonwealth Physical Therapy. We’ve already published Part #1 & Part #2, so let’s wrap it up. Did somebody mention a pool?


PhotoCentral: Business After Hours (May) – Part #2

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce makes a big difference in the SouthsideVA region. Not only do they advocate for the interests of businesses, they also work with education, workforce development, leadership training and more. Join the Chamber. It’s well worth it.

Let’s continue our look at the Chamber’s May Business After Hours at […]

PhotoCentral: Business After Hours (May) – Part #1

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce held their monthly Business After Hours at Commonwealth Physical Therapy last Thursday night. SouthsideCentral was there and we’ve got a three-part PhotoCentral article series to let you see what they’ve got there. Needless to say, I can’t talk about the Chamber without telling you to become a member. […]

Wilkins & Co. Salutes A Veteran

This is the kind of article that I just love to write. Hampton Wilkins and Wilkins & Co. Realtors are terrific people and they really love to give back to the community. Today was a perfect example of that. Hampton and his staff honored USMC Master Sergeant Charles “Junior” Purdue for his service. They’re helping […]

LIVE! Music from Kirk Smith at Texas Steakhouse

We love Texas Steakhouse. They’re a sponsor here at SouthsideCentral and we love to have lunch and dinner there. They’ve recently started having LIVE! music on Thursday nights. We’ve got some photos and video from Kirk Smith’s visit tonight.


“Big Launch Challenge” – LIVE! (5/19/15)

We’re LIVE! at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research for today’s “Big Launch Challenge”. The Launch Place & First Flight Venture Center have ran a contest for early-stage companies and 6 finalists are making their pitches too day. Be sure to refresh this page often for the latest photos, happenings, and commentary. We’ll clean […]

Prediction: DRMC to Announce New Medical Clinic

Follow SouthsideCentral on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You’re guaranteed to get the latest information, photos and happenings if we’re unable to write an article immediately. Yesterday, we were able to investigate a lead and figure out what’s going to happen.


The Walls Are Crumbling Down

If you’ve been around downtown Danville, then you probably know that High St. has been blocked off for the last 927 years (not really, but it seems that way) because of a building that has collapsed and is still collapsing.

Now we know what the plans are for that 549 High St.


PhotoCentral: Business After Hours – Ecomnets (Part #2)

We just published Part #1 of our PhotoCentral set of articles about the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce‘s Business After Hours event at Ecomnets on Tuesday night. Let’s wrap it up with Part #2.

Have I mentioned that you should join the Chamber?


PhotoCentral: Business After Hours – Ecomnets (Part #1)

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce‘s monthly Business After Hours was hosted by Ecomnets. Let’s take a look at some photos from the event. Shameless plug: Join the Chamber. It’s well worth it.


Norhurst: Full Employment?

We’ve got no idea where this photo came from, but it’s legitimate. Let’s take a look at Norhurst’s corporate headquarters.


US Green Energy: Back To Normal Operations!

Remember when Danville’s US Green Energy “closed for the winter”?


Never Let A “Crisis” Go To Waste

Danville’s local Coca-Cola sales staff wants extra sales and there’s nothing wrong with that. So “Have a Coke and a AAAAAIIIIEEEEE!!!!!!!!!” Heh.


“Cops & Cows” – Friday!

Got plans for lunch or dinner on Friday, April 10th? You do? Change them! You don’t? Well, make some!

Come to Texas Steakhouse & Saloon from 11 AM to 7 PM and help support Special Olympics Virginia for the annual “Cops & Cows” event. The area’s finest in law enforcement will be helping out at […]

PhotoCentral: Inside CAPSTONE (Part #2)

Let’s finish up our PhotoCentral tour inside the new CAPSTONE project at the Institute for Advanced Learning & Research. There are millions of dollars that’s been put into this project and it will produce a workforce with the skills that industries want.


PhotoCentral: Inside CAPSTONE (Part #1)

Today, the Institute of Advanced Learning & Research showed off their new CAPSTONE project. This is a project that will train people to use highly technical machinery. The belief is that once a sizable workforce is trained, industries will want to locate their new factories in the Southside region. Today, we’ll going to take a […]

The Lies Of Norhurst

On Sunday, the Danville Register & Bee ran a feature article about Norhurst, Inc. It was a trainwreck because Tim Norton lied to Vicky Morrison (the reporter) and she didn’t challenge him on it.

Let’s take a look at what went wrong.


Danville Utilities: Opportunities & Threats

In our last article, we showed you what the Danville Utilities Steering committee came up with regarding strengths and weaknesses of the business. Now, we’ll finish up this meeting by looking at their boards of Opportunities and Threats.

By the way, if you were looking for other local media coverage of this week’s meeting… forget […]

Danville Utilities: Strengths & Weaknesses

On Monday, Danville’s Utilities Steering Committee held a meeting where they completed lists of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Weaknesses. In this article, let’s take a look at the final boards of Strengths and Weaknesses.


PhotoCentral: River District Artisans (Part #2)

We’re continuing our PhotoCentral tour of River District Artisans located in downtown Danville. Enjoy the beautiful items and stop in and look around!


PhotoCentral: River District Artisans (Part #1)

Have you been to Danville’s “River District Artisans” at 411 Main Street? It’s where the Arc of Southside moved their “Hatcher Center Outlet Store” to from their previous location in Blairs. The Danville Regional foundation awarded them $100,000 to renovate the building and it’s beautiful. Today, we’ll take a PhotoCentral tour and show you some […]

PhotoCentral: Big Sky Rents & Events

The Danville Pittsylvania Chamber of Commerce held a Business After Hours at the new location of Big Sky Rents & Events on Tuesday night. Let’s take a look outside and inside their new building… and it’s beautiful!


PhotoCentral: Inside the Danville Family YMCA

As promised from our Business After Hours PhotoCentral, we’re going to take you on a tour of the new Danville Family YMCA. The new facility opened in September and this was my first time visiting. Let’s take a look around.


PhotoCentral: Business After Hours (1/15/2015)

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce held their monthly Business After Hours at the Danville Family YMCA on Thursday night and it was a great time. The YMCA is an amazing place and we’ll take you on a PhotoCentral of that on Friday… but let’s take a look at some photos from the Business […]