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BREAKING: EcomNets head pleads guilty to visa fraud charges

Back in May, SouthsideCentral was the first to publish the federal indictment against Raj Kosuri (the head of Danville’s EcomNets) and others associated with the business. Kosuri & Friends was indicted on charges regarding visa fraud. Kosuri & his wife were also indicted on more fraud charges in attempting to certify a non-existent business to […]

Danville City Council – LIVE! (8/16/16)

(Editor’s Note: This article is still in the editing process. I’ve added the photos and am close to completing it.)

SouthsideCentral is LIVE! at tonight’s Danville City Council meeting (after a few weeks of getting adjusted to our new schedule). Be sure to refresh the page for the latest photos, happenings and commentary. We’ll clean […]

Hey, Your Ice Cream Is Bitter!

So you’re a small business owner that now has three ice cream shops in the area (up from one this time last year). What’s the best thing that you can do when a new specialty ice cream shop opens in Danville?

The wrong answer is “Bash them on your own business Facebook page”.


Danville City Council – LIVE? (7/19/16)

Yep, you read that right. It’s LIVE with a question mark, because tonight’s meeting is quite void of “hot” or interesting content. These types of meeting happen around this time of the year. So, I’m seriously considering passing on going to the meeting.

But don’t worry, I’m going to tell you everything that will happen. […]

LightningRound! (7/13/16)

Let’s get back in the saddle again (after being shot off of my horse) with a semi-detailed recap of what’s happened at three local government meetings this week.

Hands on your buzzers, contestants. It’s time for the LightningRound!


First Look: The New Coffee House/Wine Bar/Cafe

On Monday, the Danville Planning Commission will recommend approval of a Special Use Permit to allow operation of a new coffee house/wine bar & cafe to go into the old gas station at 1009 Main Street. That’s the location of the old gas station besides the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History.

Let’s take […]

Danville School Board (7/7/16)

SouthsideCentral didn’t cover Thursday’s Danville School Board meeting LIVE! but we were there. And if you follow our other social media platforms, you’d have known that a big shakeup was going to happen at the meeting. SouthsideCentral was the only media source to project a change in the chair & vice-chair of the school board… […]

Danville City Council – LIVE! (7/5/16)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Tuesday’s Danville City Council meeting. This article is now complete, so enjoy the most comprehensive recap of the meeting.


Danville City Council Organizational Meeting – LIVE!

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at today’s Danville City Council organizational meeting. This article is now complete, so enjoy the raecap.

Be sure to check out SouthsideCentral’s Facebook page at 11:50AM. We’ll be making a projection that may catch you by surprise!


Eagles In Kilts!

George Washington High School’s drama department has been selected to perform in the world’s largest arts festival in Scotland, and they’re going to asking for your help. Let’s take a look at the first announcement of what’s going on.


BonusCentral: Danville City Council Photos (6/21/16)

We’ve already given you the most comprehensive recap of Tuesday night’s Danville City Council meeting, but we had a lot of photos that didn’t make the final cut into final article. Let’s take a look at those photos and have some commentary in this BonusCentral article.


Danville City Council – LIVE! (6/21/16)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at the dam Danville City Council meeting on Tuesday night. This article is now complete, so enjoy the recap!


SouthsideCentral’s Dam Opinion

The discussion about what to do with Danville’s dam at the old White Mill location has been blown way out of proportion by a lot of people. On Tuesday night, Danville City Council will vote on a resolution authorizing the demolition of the dam.

SouthsideCentral strongly urges a “No” vote on this resolution and asks […]

River District Scavenger Hunt – 2016 (Part #8)

Our journey at Danville’s River District Scavenger Hunt continues, and you’re right there with us in our PhotoCentral series!


River District Scavenger Hunt – 2016 (Part #6)

We were making our way up Danville’s Main Street as we left off in our PhotoCentral series on the 2016 River District Scavenger Hunt. Let’s take a look around Shelley Blackwell’s Chestnut Lane store and then keep going up the street.


Danville Planning Commission (6/13/16)

SouthsideCentral was at the Danville Planning Commission meeting on Monday and we’ve got the most comprehensive coverage for you. The meeting lasted 100 minutes, but we endured it. Heh. Let’s get started!


It’s (Almost) River District Scavenger Hunt Time!

Tomorrow (Thursday, June 8th) is the big day for the 3rd Annual River District Scavenger Hunt. You could be the one to take home the $500 cash prize! Let’s tell you what’s going to happen…


Danville City Council – LIVE! (6/7/16)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Danville’s Municipal Building for Tuesday’s Danville City Council meeting. We’ve got the most comprehensive recap of the meeting and lots of photos, so enjoy this article.


Dam, Dam, Dam Discussion

Here’s another dam opening headline about the dam at the White Mill. We’re going to look at the city staff’s dam position and look at the dam options. City Council will discuss this dam issue at Tuesday’s work session and possibly have a dam vote on it on June 21st.

Let’s get to the dam […]

Danville School Board – LIVE! (6/2/16)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Thursday night’s Danville School Board meeting and we’ve got the most comprehensive coverage of it. This article is now complete, so enjoy!


The Loving and Caring Mother & Aunt…

… will tell you to ▓▓▓▓ off and ▓▓▓▓ your ▓▓▓▓ing ▓▓▓▓▓▓▓ if you say anything about their son/nephew that’s just been arrested for attempted robbery.


Take This Internet Access Survey, Please!

The Southside region has a lot of areas where our internet access isn’t very good (or doesn’t even exist). You can help make a difference by taking this quick survey from Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology.


Watch That Fine Print!

On Tuesday, May 24th, Danville’s Sonic restaurant will run a special, with corn dogs priced at 50¢. But there’s some fine print on the sign that caught SouthsideCentral’s eye. Heh.


Danville City Council – LIVE! (5/17/16)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! for Tuesday’s Danville City Council meeting. This article is now complete, so enjoy reading it!

Tonight’s meetings start with a special work session at 5:30 PM, the business session at 7:00 PM and the work session after that. Let’s get started!


The “EcomNets” Indictment

On April 26th, Raja Kosuri (the owner of EcomNets, with a Danville office in the Airside Industrial Park) and five other people were indicted by a Federal Grand Jury. There were a total of 21 charges and a Forfeiture Notice as well. SouthsideCentral is publishing the full indictment so that you can read all about […]