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Pennrose Mall: Still Dead (Part #3)

You’re loving our second series on Reidsville’s Pennrose Mall. Well, the numbers tell me that. We had a few hours to get lots of photos for this second series, so we’ve got lots of articles planned. We’ve already published Part #1 & Part #2. Let’s start Part #3 where we left off…


Pennrose Mall: Still Dead (Part #2)

We’re back with more on our second PhotoCentral tour of Reidsville’s Pennrose Mall. We had fun with Part #1 and we’re going to have fun with Part #2. Laugh along with us!


Pennrose Mall: Still Dead (Part #1)

The series of PhotoCentral articles that we did on Reidsville’s dead Pennrose Mall turned out to be our top-viewed articles of the year here at SouthsideCentral. That means we just had to go back and see if anything had changed since our last visit.

If you laughed at our articles last time, you’re going to […]

BreakDown: Danville IDA’s Rental Income

Let’s take a look at some of the December financial statements from Danville’s Industrial Development Authority. In this NumbersCentral article, we’ll look at their main checking account and talk about what got paid in rental income during the month of December 2015. I could call this a NumbersCentral article, but I’ve got a cool BreakDown […]

Danville IDA – LIVE! (1/12/16)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Danville City Hall for Tuesday’s Industrial Development Authority meeting. We’ve got the most detailed recap of what happened, so enjoy reading!


Review: Danville’s Golden Skillet

Danville’s Golden Skillet has one of the best chicken breast fillet sandwiches in the region. They’ve been in business for well over 20 years in the same location on Piney Forest Road, so let’s stop by for a SouthsideCentral review.


The Dead Pennrose Mall – Part #7 (The End)

Sadly, this is the end of the line for our journey through Reidsville’s (I’m out of unique ways to say dead) Pennrose Mall. We’ve just got a few more things to look at before we head through the exit doors. Let’s wrap this PhotoCentral series up with Part #7.


The Dead Pennrose Mall – Part #6

After our failure of getting any answers from the management office in Part #5 of this PhotoCentral series about Reidsville’s sad Pennrose Mall, we’re going to continue our surreal death march. But hey, we’re laughing about it!


The Dead Pennrose Mall – Part #5

We’ve reached a critical point in our PhotoCentral journey through Reidsville’s deceased Pennrose Mall. When we left you in Part #4, we had finally had enough of the decaying mall and were heading to the mall office to get some answers.

Let’s see what happened. Hee Hee.


The Dead Pennrose Mall – Part #4

In Part #3 of our PhotoCentral series on Reidsville’s mostly-deceased Pennrose Mall, we had signs of life with Roses & Bob Adams Florist. Let’s return to our journey of doom & gloom in Part #4.


The Dead Pennrose Mall – Part #3

The numbers show that our readers are enjoying the PhotoCentral series on Reidsville’s decrepit Pennrose Mall, so let’s keep going with Part #3 in the series. We’ve already published Part #1 & Part #2, so let’s keep wandering around and laughing (and/or crying).


The Dead Pennrose Mall – Part #2

The adventure through Reidsville’s Pennrose Mall is continuing here in Part #2 of our PhotoCentral series. We tried to get inside the mall in Part #1 but the first entrance we tried was locked. We’ll make it inside in this article.

Cover me, I’m going in.


The Dead Pennrose Mall – Part #1

Reidsville’s Pennrose Mall was the first enclosed shopping mall in the region and was popular when it opened. Now, it’s simply bizarre to see the shape that it’s in. In this PhotoCentral series, we’re going to take a detailed look at what the Pennrose Mall looks like now.

It’s not going to be pretty.


BreakDown: Chasing Natty Greene’s

Landing a brewpub in Danville isn’t easy. Landing a big business brewpub in Danville isn’t easy, and it isn’t cheap. Let’s do a BreakDown and tell you what’s going on.


Coming Soon… Danville’s Newest Hotel (Again!)

Danville’s newest Hampton Inn won’t be going on Piedmont Drive after all. However, you’ll be able to see the old Hampton Inn from the new Hampton Inn.


Coming Soon… Danville’s Newest Hotel

The permit process is underway for a new Hampton Inn in Danville.


Southside Show-Biz – Part #2

Let’s continue with the second part of our PhotoCentral look at the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce‘s annual “Southside Show-Biz” business trade show. We’ve already published Part #1 in the series, so let’s get to Part #2 now!


Southside Show-Biz – Part #1

Every year, the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce holds their Southside Show-Biz trade show. The public gets a chance to see exhibits from lots of regional businesses and learn about what they sell and do. We’re going to start a PhotoCentral set of articles from this year’s event. Let’s get started with Part #1.


Review: “That Burrito Spot”

Lots of SouthsideCentral friends told me that I had to go to “That Burrito Spot” and do a review, because they knew I’d love the place. My SouthsideCentral friends didn’t let me down (and they never do). Once you find “That Burrito Spot” and give it a try, you’ll be coming back often.


Danville’s Newest Restaurant: The 616 (Part #4)

With The 616‘s official ribbon cutting happening at 4 PM on Friday (you’re invited!), it’s time to wrap up our sneak preview of the farm-to-table restaurant. We’ve published Part #1, Part #2 and Part #3 of the PhotoCentral series from Wednesday’s sneak preview night. Let’s wrap it up with the final look at inside & […]

Danville’s Newest Restaurant: The 616 (Part #3)

The official ribbon cutting for “The 616“, Danville’s new farm-to-table restaurant is Friday, September 25th at 4 PM. Everyone is invited to attend. Here at SouthsideCentral, we’ve featured the restaurant in Part #1 & Part #2 of our PhotoCentral series. You’ve seen some of the amazing food and taken a look around the restaurant. In […]

Danville’s Newest Restaurant: The 616 (Part #2)

We’re continuing our look at The 616, Danville’s newest farm-to-table restaurant that is opening soon. In Part #1, we looked at some of the amazing food from the sneak preview night. In Part #2, we’re going to take a look around the restaurant. Let’s get started!


Danville’s Newest Restaurant: The 616 (Part #1)

“Oh, wow.” Those were my words when I walked into “The 616” tonight. It’s Danville’s newest restaurant and it’s about to open to the public. The beautiful building is located at 616 North Main Street, so that’s how they got the name. They had a sneak preview tonight, and SouthsideCentral was there. In our first […]

Happy Trails, Miyako!

Danville’s least popular restaurant has closed. Say it with me… “Wow. Didn’t see that one coming.” But hey, we’ve got photos!


Inside Tyton BioEnergy Systems – Part #4

Let’s wrap up our look inside Tyton BioEnergy Solutions‘ announcement that happened on Thursday. In Part #1, Part #2 and Part #3, we’ve taken an in-depth look at the company’s machinery and processes to turn tobacco into useful byproducts. In Part #4, we’ll look at some photos from the end of the event.