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TossUp!: “We give up” or “You pay up”?

This one flew under my radar but I have to thank the SouthsideCentral readers for suggesting this article. Is this what it is or is it a way to get the much needed money?


The reality of a college rugby tournament…

There’s a college rugby tournament happening in Danville this weekend. Ha! You didn’t know about it either, huh?


LIVE! at the “How to be a candidate” workshop

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce helps the region again. We’re LIVE! at the Institute.


TYOB: “Southside Show-Biz 2013″

Nothing promotes our local business like the Chambers of Commerce do, and it’s time for the Danville-Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce to put on their premier event of the year… the Southside Show-Biz trade show. It’s tomorrow (Friday) from 10AM to 3 PM and Averett University’s North Campus. It’s a “Thing You Oughta Be” doing [...]

Festival In The Park – 2013 – LIVE!

SouthsideCentral is heading to Danville’s Festival In The Park and we’ll be posting our observations here. Keep checking in for the latest…


PhotoCentral: Danville Wine Festival – 2013

Danville’s Knights of Columbus service organization did it again and made the 2013 Danville Wine Festival the biggest and best of them all. We’ve got a lot of photos for you to see what happened…


Some thoughts about the 2012 Eden RiverFest…

If you missed this year’s version of Eden (NC)’s RiverFest, you missed one of the best fall festivals in the area. Let’s break in down in the “Random Thoughts” format…


Some thoughts about Friday’s Downtowner Block Party…

Lots of people (including me at times) think that Downtown Danville is dead. It’s not, and events like tonight’s Block Party proves it. Here’s some random thoughts about it…


TYOB!: This weekend’s events!

If you stay at home this weekend, you’ve got nobody to blame but yourself.


TYOB!: RuggerRoast 2012

SouthsideCentral has another “Thing You Oughta Be” doing this Saturday night… and the proceeds go to great causes. I’ll see you at RuggerRoast 2012 at Danville’s Community Market this Saturday night!


TYOB!: “Velda: Girl Detective”

Looking for a fun, free activity to do this Friday or Saturday night? Well this “Thing You Oughta Be” doing is going to Halifax County’s outdoor performance of “Velda: Girl Detective” this weekend at South Boston’s Constitution Square. We’ve got photos of Wednesday’s before-dress-rehearsal as well as information about the play below…


Festival in the Park in Black & White

Caution: This is a racist article (because I’ve got the guts to write about it).


Danville’s Festival in the Park – LIVE!

It’s time for Danville’s annual Festival In The Park & SouthsideCentral is covering it LIVE! We’ll have observations and comments as we make our way around Danville’s Ballou Park and the surrounding area. The coverage should start around 2:30 PM and continue for a while, so refresh this article for the latest happenings. Let’s start [...]

PhotoCentral: 2012 Halifax County Chamber of Commerce Trade Show

We’re running a bit late on this, but here’s a photo slideshow of this year’s 2012 Halifax County Chamber of Commerce Trade Show. As always, they did an excellent job in putting it all together. You can visit the Chabler’s website at http://www.halifaxchamber.net/ Enjoy the photos!


PhotoCentral: Bolling/McDonnell (5/7/12)

Bill Bolling was in Danville Monday afternoon to kick off his 2013 campaign for governor. SouthsideCentral was there (of course), and here’s a photo slideshow from the BBQ & rally. Enjoy!

PhotoCentral: 2012 Halifax County Heritage Festival

Here’s a photo slideshow of this year’s Halifax County Heritage Festival. Enjoy!

TYOB! : Halifax County’s Heritage Festival

It’s too late for this year’s Heritage Festival, but it’s definitely a “Thing You Oughta Be” doing for next year.


What’s happening with “Art on Main”?

“Art On Main” was an awesome street festival in May, and I was hoping for just as much open-ended fun for the fall edition. I’m starting to doubt if that will happen.


Photos from the 2010 Reidsville Christmas Parade

The 2010 Reidsville Christmas Parade was held on Saturday, November 20th. Here’s a slideshow of photos from the parade!

Photos from the 2010 Danville Veterans Day Parade

Enjoy this slideshow of the November 7th Veterans Day Parade in Danville!

Ready for a Christmas event?

Me neither…but it’s happening on November 19th, and I’ll be there.


Photos from the 2010 Eden RiverFest

Eden’s RiverFest was held on Saturday, September 18th. Here’s a photo slideshow of some of the fun!

Photos from the 2010 BrightLeaf Hoedown

Yanceyville, NC hosted the 2010 BrightLeaf Hoedown on Saturday. Enjoy this slideshow of this year’s festival!

Photos from the 2010 “Old 97 Rail Days”

Have you ever been to an event where you expected little but were totally blown away by what you saw?


Photos from the 2010 Danville-Pittsylvania County Fair

The 2010 Danville-Pittsylvania County Fair finished a 9-day run and it was the best one ever! Here’s a slideshow of some photos from this year’s fair.