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Wilkins & Co. Salutes A Veteran

This is the kind of article that I just love to write. Hampton Wilkins and Wilkins & Co. Realtors are terrific people and they really love to give back to the community. Today was a perfect example of that. Hampton and his staff honored USMC Master Sergeant Charles “Junior” Purdue for his service. They’re helping […]

IDA 4 LIFE

When you start digging around in Danville’s City Code of Ordinances, you can find some interesting things.

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Public Safety’s Letter to Danville City Council

At Tuesday night’s Danville City Council meeting. Fire Captain Daryl Turpin and Police Captain Tommy Merricks presented a letter on behalf of public safety employees to council. As a public service, SouthsideCentral is proud to publish the letter in its entirety for you to read.

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Danville City Council – LIVE! (5/19/15)

We’re LIVE! at Danville City Hall for tonight’s Danville City Council meeting. Refresh the page often for the latest photos, happenings and commentary.

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“Big Launch Challenge” – LIVE! (5/19/15)

We’re LIVE! at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research for today’s “Big Launch Challenge”. The Launch Place & First Flight Venture Center have ran a contest for early-stage companies and 6 finalists are making their pitches too day. Be sure to refresh this page often for the latest photos, happenings, and commentary. We’ll clean […]

Prediction: DRMC to Announce New Medical Clinic

Follow SouthsideCentral on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You’re guaranteed to get the latest information, photos and happenings if we’re unable to write an article immediately. Yesterday, we were able to investigate a lead and figure out what’s going to happen.

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Chamber Annual Awards Dinner – LIVE! (5/11/15)

Four LIVE! events in one day. We’ve done it before and we’re doing it again. We’re now at the Institute for the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards dinner. Be sure to refresh this page often because we’ll be updating it with the latest happenings, photos and commentary. We’ll clean this article up […]

Danville Utility Commission – LIVE! (5/11/15)

Editor’s Note: This article is now complete.

Three meetings. Three LIVE! articles. We’re still at Danville City Hall but we’ve moved across the hall for today’s Danville Utility Commission meeting. This meeting starts at 4 PM. After this, we’re heading to the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Dinner. Only at SouthsideCentral, folks!

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Danville Planning Commission – LIVE! (5/11/15)

We’re LIVE! for the second time today! Now we’re at Danville City Hall for today’s Danville Planning Commission meeting. Today’s meeting starts at 3 PM. We have a new article up for the Utility Commission meeting at 4 PM.

Editor’s Note: This article is now complete.

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RIFA – LIVE! (5/11/15)

Editor’s Note: This article is now complete. We’ll do a separate article with bonus photos.

We’re LIVE! at the Danville Regional Airport for today’s Regional Industrial Facilities Authority meeting. Today’s meeting starts at noon.

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Danville School Board – LIVE! (5/7/15)

Here’s the recap of our LIVE! at tonight’s Danville School Board meeting. We’ll have PhotoCentral articles coming up with some of the honorees.

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The Walls Are Crumbling Down

If you’ve been around downtown Danville, then you probably know that High St. has been blocked off for the last 927 years (not really, but it seems that way) because of a building that has collapsed and is still collapsing.

Now we know what the plans are for that 549 High St.

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

We’re LIVE! at Danville City Hall for tonight’s Danville City Council meeting. This article is now complete with the most coverage that you’ll find anywhere.

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Danville Utility Commission – LIVE! (4/27/15)

We’re LIVE! at Danville City Hall for today’s Utility Commission meeting. This article is now complete.

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Norhurst: Full Employment?

We’ve got no idea where this photo came from, but it’s legitimate. Let’s take a look at Norhurst’s corporate headquarters.

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BreakDown: Danville City Council (4/21/15)

You’ve seen the LIVE! coverage of Danville City Council’s April 21st meeting. You’ve seen Part #1 and Part#2 of our PhotoCentral articles. You’ve already gotten way more coverage of the meeting than any other media source… but that’s not good enough for SouthsideCentral. Let’s go in-depth with a BreakDown.

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Danville City Council – LIVE! (4/21/15)

This article is now complete. We’re LIVE! at tonight’s Danville City Council meeting.

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BreakDown: Danville School Board (4/16/15) – Part #2

We’ve published Part #1 of the BreakDown on Thursday’s Danville School Board meeting. Let’s keep it rolling…

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BreakDown: Danville School Board (4/16/15) – Part #1

You might say “How can you have a BreakDown article when you haven’t even covered Thursday night’s Danville School Board work session?” I’ll answer you by saying “Why don’t we do both at once?”

This was a very interesting meeting. Let’s get the first part of it done now.

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Never Let A “Crisis” Go To Waste

Danville’s local Coca-Cola sales staff wants extra sales and there’s nothing wrong with that. So “Have a Coke and a AAAAAIIIIEEEEE!!!!!!!!!” Heh.

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“Cops & Cows” – Friday!

Got plans for lunch or dinner on Friday, April 10th? You do? Change them! You don’t? Well, make some!

Come to Texas Steakhouse & Saloon from 11 AM to 7 PM and help support Special Olympics Virginia for the annual “Cops & Cows” event. The area’s finest in law enforcement will be helping out at […]

UPDATED: BREAKING: Jackson to Step Down as GWHS Principal

(Editor’s Note: We’ve updated this article after a conversation with Chief Human Resources Officer Dr. Juliet Jennings.)

At SouthsideCentral, we work hard at getting you breaking news before any other media source.

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Danville City Council – LIVE! (4/7/15)

Editor’s note: This article is now complete. It’s not the best one I’ve ever done, but it was hard to do LIVE! coverage while being a speaker as well.

This is one Danville City Council meeting that you don’t want to miss. I’ll be speaking during tonight’s public comment section. My speech will publish here […]

PhotoCentral: Inside CAPSTONE (Part #2)

Let’s finish up our PhotoCentral tour inside the new CAPSTONE project at the Institute for Advanced Learning & Research. There are millions of dollars that’s been put into this project and it will produce a workforce with the skills that industries want.

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PhotoCentral: Inside CAPSTONE (Part #1)

Today, the Institute of Advanced Learning & Research showed off their new CAPSTONE project. This is a project that will train people to use highly technical machinery. The belief is that once a sizable workforce is trained, industries will want to locate their new factories in the Southside region. Today, we’ll going to take a […]