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Danville School Board – LIVE! (9/3/15)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! from the basement of the River District Plaza for Thursday’s Danville School Board meeting. This article is now complete, so enjoy the recap.

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NumbersCentral: “So what does the DRF do?”

One of the most frequent questions that I get is “What does the Danville Regional Foundation do with their money?” Unfortunately, a lot of people have a mindset that the DRF is a closed-door, good-ol’-boy cigar club that’s a secret society tossing out cash to the people who don’t really need it.

That’s not the […]

Danville City Council – LIVE! (9/1/15)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Danville City Hall for Tuesday’s Danville City Council meeting. This article is complete, so enjoy the most detailed coverage that you’ll find anywhere!

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UPDATED: BREAKING: Industrial Fatality at Goodyear

UPDATE #1: We’ve added Goodyear’s official statement to the article.

Tragic news coming from Danville’s Goodyear plant tonight…

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PhotoCentral: Museum Meets Margaritaville – Part #1

In the middle of our regular coverage of things happening in the Southside region, we’re trying to squeeze in some PhotoCentral articles to catch up with events that have been held. Hey, let’s add another PhotoCentral series of articles into the mix!

This past Saturday night, the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History held […]

Museum Meets Margaritaville – LIVE!

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Danville’s Community Market for Saturday’s “Museum Meets Margaritaville” event. The Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History had the fundraiser from 5 to 9 PM and lots of people were there. I had an awesome time with good music, food and friends. I hope you enjoy these photos from the event. […]

Folks, this isn’t helping one damned bit.

I get it. You’re mad that the 3rd National Flag of the confederacy isn’t flying on the Sutherlin Mansion grounds anymore.

This isn’t the way to show your objections.

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Danville Utility Commission – LIVE! (8/24/15)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Danville City Hall for today’s Danville Utility Commission meeting. This article is complete, so enjoy the recap.

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Sneak Preview: “Me’s Burgers & Brews”

“Jake’s On Main” is in the middle of their last weekend in Danville’s River District, but a new restaurant is moving right in after they shut down.

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NumbersCentral: How many students in Danville Public Schools?

At Thursday night’s Danville School Board meeting, they discussed the customary enrollment count taken at the start of the school year. I found these numbers to be quite interesting, so I wanted you to see them too.

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Danville School Board – LIVE! (8/20/15)

We’re LIVE! at the Danville Public Schools central office for tonight’s Danville School Board meeting. This article is now complete.

We’ll also be swinging by Music on Main at the Main St. Plaza and then head to Texas Steakhouse & Saloon where Matt Crowder is tonight’s “Tunes at the Saloon” musical guest from 6 to […]

Danville City Council – LIVE! (8/18/15)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Tuesday’s Danville City Council meeting. This article is now complete.

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“Tunes at the Saloon” – Ricochet Biscuit

This weekend at SouthsideCentral, we’re catching up with videos of recent musical guests from Danville’s Texas Steakhouse & Saloon‘s “Tunes at the Saloon” music series. We’re there every Thursday night for a great meal and great music. Join us! Click on this link to get a free appetizer with your meal purchase.

In this article, […]

“Tunes at the Saloon” – Ray Martin (8/13/15)

If you weren’t at Danville’s Texas Steakhouse & Saloon on Thursday night, you missed a great performance by Ray Martin. Let’s take a look and listen to three extended-length videos from his show last night. We’d also like to remind you that you can click on this link to get a coupon for a free […]

Industrial Development Authority – LIVE! (8/11/15)

We’re moving along in our SouthsideCentral coverage of Tuesday meetings. Now, we’re LIVE! at Danville City Hall for today’s Industrial Development Authority meeting. This meeting starts at 11 AM. Be sure to refresh this page for the latest happening, photos and commentary. We’ll clean the article up and hopefully add bonus coverage when we get […]

“State of the Region” – LIVE!

We’re running behind on cleaning up our previous articles, but that’s not going to stop us from covering a busy Tuesday here on SouthsideCentral. We’re LIVE! at the Institute for Advanced Learning & Research for this morning’s Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce’s “State of the Region” breakfast meeting.

Today, Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors […]

Danville Planning Commission – LIVE! (8/10/15)

The best local government coverage keeps coming here at SouthsideCentral. We’re now LIVE! at Danville City Hall for today’s 3 PM Planning Commission meeting. Be sure to refresh this page often because we’ll have the latest happenings, photos and commentary added on a continuous basis. We’ll clean the page up in the editing process. Let’s […]

PhotoCentral: A Sunday Morning Good Deed…

…that you probably didn’t know about. With all of the recent confederate flag controversy, it’s time for everybody to see that people on both sides of the issue can do excellent things for the community.

Every Sunday morning, members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (Pittsylvania Vindicators Camp #828) meet at Danville’s Green Hill Cemetery. […]

YouCentral: Buddy Rawley’s Confederate Flag Speech

SouthsideCentral is pleased to publish opinion pieces from all elected officials as well as from our readers. Use the “Contact Us!” link at the top of every SouthsideCentral page to send your submissions in.

In this YouCentral article, we’re publishing Buddy Rawley’s speech from Danville City Council’s Thursday night meeting.

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YouCentral: Lee Vogler’s Confederate Flag Speech

As in the previous YouCentral article, SouthsideCentral is pleased to print all types of commentary. Here, we publish Lee Vogler’s speech from Danville City Council’s Thursday night meeting.

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Danville City Council – LIVE! (8/6/15)

(Editor’s Note: This article is now complete.)

We’re LIVE! at Danville City Hall for tonight’s City Council meeting. It’s going to be a long one, so thanks in advance for following along with SouthsideCentral. We’ve already got our “pregame show” article with what’s been going on up to now.

Refresh this page often for the […]

Danville City Council – Before the Meeting (8/6/15)

Editor’s Note: This article is now complete.

The Super Bowl has a pregame show because it’s the biggest football game of the year. Tonight’s Danville City Council meeting is the equivalent of the Super Bowl (except the outcome is already known here).

This article will have photos, commentary and happenings from anything that is […]

PhotoCentral: “Sova’s Summer iScream Party” – Part #2

We’ve already published Part #1 of our PhotoCentral series of articles about Sunday’s “Sova’s Summer iScream Party” roller derby match held at Danville’s Skatetown. Let’s continue the fun with Part #2!

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BreakDown: “Hey, Norhurst? It’s Payback Time.”

August 6th will be a very important night for Danville City Council. I’m expecting them to recognize me for spending my birthday night covering their meeting. Heh. Seriously, we’ve already done a BreakDown on what’s going to happen about the Confederate flag issue. But wait, there’s more! Council will approve the repayment agreement between Norhurst […]

PhotoCentral: “Sova’s Summer iScream Party” – Part #1

SouthsideCentral had a great time at SoVa Roller Derby League‘s “Summer iScream Party” held at Danville’s Skatetown on Sunday night. I had so much fun, I even pitched in to help announce some of the roller derby action. We’ve got a few PhotoCentral articles coming up with highlights of the fun. Let’s get to our […]