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Danville Utility Commission (11/23/15)

SouthsideCentral was at Monday’s Danville Utility Commission meeting and we’ll give you the complete recap. This article is now complete.


Dr. Stan Jones’ Statement About Classroom Disruption

SouthsideCentral is glad to publish the full text of Danville Public Schools Superintendent Stan Jones’s statement that he issued today. This is in regards to the letter to the editor published in the Danville Register & Bee on Tuesday. SouthsideCentral has already published an OpinionCentral on the issue, but I wanted you to be able […]

Danville City Council – LIVE! (11/17/15)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Danville City Hall for Tuesday’s Danville City Council meeting. We’ve got the best coverage & the most photos of any media source, so enjoy the recap!


Are Danville Public Schools really this bad?

Today’s letter to the editor in the Danville Register & Bee paints George Washington High School as an anarchic catastrophe with uncaring teachers and rampant cheating & discipline problems. Sadly, social media is already buzzing today with people condemning the school system for all of this.

I’m asking that we all hit the brakes a […]

The New Home of the HOME Letters

We already know that the famous “HOME” part of the HOME OF DAN RIVER FABRICS sign will appear at this year’s Community Holiday Light Show at Danville’s Ballou Park. Now we know where the HOME letters will call um… “home” after that event is over.


Time Machine: The Family Murder Connection

The recent stabbing on Danville’s James St. that resulted in a murder charge has a sad family connection to a Danville murder that happened over five years ago. Let’s hop in the SouthsideCentral Time Machine and fill in the blanks.


Danville Planning Commission (11/9/15) – Sorta LIVE!

SouthsideCentral did a LIVE! coverage of Monday’s Danville Planning Commission meeting via streaming video and our laptop computer. Hey, it worked! Enjoy the recap of what happened.


Coming Soon… Danville’s Newest Hotel

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


Danville City Council – LIVE! (11/5/15)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! from Danville City Hall for Thursday’s Danville City Council meeting. This article is now finished, so enjoy the most comprehensive recap of what happened.


Danville School Board – LIVE! (11/5/15)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Thursday night’s Danville School Board meeting. We had to leave early because the Danville City Council meeting was cross-scheduled, but we covered what we could. Enjoy the recap.


ElectionCentral (11/3/15) – LIVE!

SouthsideCentral had the best election coverage in the region last night and we’re glad that you came to the website to see what was happening. This article is now complete, so enjoy the recap.


Danville City Council – LIVE! (10/20/15)

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

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Danville City Hall for Tuesday’s Danville City Council meeting. The meeting ended up being over 3 hours long, but we’ve got the complete rundown for you. Let’s get started.


BREAKING: The Stinky Water Update (10/19/15)

There’s been some complaints coming in about the taste and smell of Danville’s drinking water. I’ve done the checking with the City of Danville and here’s what has been happening…


The Award Winning Danville Family YMCA

We’ve told you often that the Danville Family YMCA was a beautiful world-class facility. Today’s award proves that.


River District Festival (Thursday) – Part #1

The 2015 River District Festival is underway! Thursday’s events were concentrated around Main St. and Union St. and SouthsideCentral was there. We’ve got a series of PhotoCentral articles about Thursday night’s activities. We’ll start with the happenings on Main St. where businesses were open late and art was all over the area.


River District Design Commission (10/8/15)

The only reason that I’m writing a recap article about this meeting is because the “Town Hall Terrors” bureaucracy case was on the agenda. Actually, it was the agenda. This article won’t take much time, folks. Trust me.


Danville City Council – LIVE! (10/8/15)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Danville City Hall for Tuesday’s Danville City Council meeting. This article is now as complete as it’s going to get, so enjoy the recap!


The update on the “Backyard Blight?” article

I’ve gotten a lot of feedback on today’s “Backyard Blight?” article and I sincerely thank Susan Stilwell for lots of the information.

Let’s take a look at what I’ve found out.


Backyard Blight?

Editor’s Note: I’ve written a follow-up article to address what I’ve learned about this building. Click on this link to read that article.

We all know that the City of Danville is cracking down on blighted properties because they look bad, drive down property values and can be safety hazards. The city condemns buildings that […]

Town Hall Terrors

The City of Danville denied a variance request from the City of Danville for work on a City of Danville building, so the City of Danville is having to go to a commission of the City of Danville to get a permit to do work for the City of Danville.

I have no idea what […]

River District Festival Fish Fry – TODAY!

Today’s the day! I’m ready for a great fish dinner and I hope you are too. Let’s raise some money for the River District Festival and have a great time because it’s time for a good ol’ fish fry at Danville’s Community Market!

UPDATE: The event is now offering take-out plates for $12. If you […]

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 […]