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CentralPerspective: Daydreaming

I used to spend hours dreaming of what I hoped the future would hold for me. In recent years, my focus has been so acutely aligned with building that future that I haven’t been afforded the luxury to spend time in those thoughts, musing over what might and what will be. Yesterday, I caught myself experiencing that feeling again just for a moment. […]

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CentralPerspective: Looking Back to Move Forward

This week, I am once again looking back as I look forward. I shot both of these photographs in downtown Danville, Virginia in 2008. […]

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PhotoCentral: Danville’s Veterans Day Parade (Part #7)

When the fire trucks and emergency vehicles come down the street, you know we’re at the end of Danville’s Veterans Day Parade. This is the last PhotoCentral article and I hope you’ve enjoyed them all.


PhotoCentral: Danville’s Veterans Day Parade (Part #6)

If you’re tired of photos from the excellent Danville Veterans Parade yet, I’ve got bad news for you. Here comes Part #6!


PhotoCentral: Danville’s Veterans Day Parade (Part #5)

SouthsideCentral hopes that you’re enjoying this series of PhotoCentral articles from Danville’s Veterans Day parade on Sunday. We’re moving along with the fifth set of photos.


PhotoCentral: Danville’s Veterans Day Parade (Part #4)

We’ve already published Part #1, Part #2 and Part #3 of the PhotoCentral articles from Danville’s Veterans Day Parade. Let’s take a look at Part #4.


PhotoCentral: Danville’s Veterans Day Parade (Part #3)

Here’s the 3rd set of photos from Danville’s Veterans Day Parade.


PhotoCentral: Danville’s Veterans Day Parade (Part #2)

Here we go with Part #2 of photos from Sunday’s Danville Veterans Day Parade.


PhotoCentral: Danville’s Veterans Day Parade (Part #1)

This is the first of a series of PhotoCentral articles from Danville’s Veterans Day Parade that was held on Sunday, November 9th.

We’ll keep adding articles like this throughout the next few days so that you can see how the parade went. Let’s get started with the first nine photos.


PhotoCentral: The Craddock Terry Hotel

Here’s the articles that we’ve had in the Lynchburg Trip Series so far:

Lynchburg Trip With City Council & The IDA – LIVE! (10/30/2014) BreakDown: The Lynchburg Trip BonusCentral: Lynchburg Trip Photos

Our final destination for the trip was the Craddock Terry Hotel. Let’s take a photo tour of it…


BonusCentral: Lynchburg Trip Photos

We’ve told you about the Danville City Council trip to Lynchburg. We’ve also done a BreakDown on what happened. But now, let’s do a BonusCentral on some other photos from that day…


Southside Show-Biz VIP Reception – LIVE!

We’re LIVE! at Averett University’s North Campus for tonight’s Danville-Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Southside Show-Biz” trade show. Tonight is the VIP reception for chamber members and invited guests. It’s open to the public on Thursday from 3 to 7 PM and admission is free!

Tonight, you’ll get photos and a preview of what […]

PhotoCentral: Callands Festival

Thanks go out to a great SouthsideCentral fan for contributing these photos of yesterday’s 34th annual Callands Festival

PhotoCentral: Where am I?

SouthsideCentral is everywhere. Well, once you get past a leg injury…but where was I when I took this photo?


CentralPerspective: The Dye Building & Smokestacks

This week, I want to share a photo of part of Dan River Inc.’s “Long Building” complex I shot on the northern shore of the Dan River in October 2008. The Dye Building and smokestacks would be demolished the following month as an additional step in the slow process of moving on from Danville’s old economy. […]

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PhotoCentral: Reidsville’s 9/11 Salute

I had to go out of town on a short-notice business trip today, but I wanted to show you Reidsville’s simple yet effective 9/11 salute.

Shrimpfest RandomThoughts (& Photos)!

SouthsideCentral had an awesome time at Wednesday evening’s Shrimpfest at the Danville Community Market. The annual fundraiser for the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce was simply perfect. Let’s go over a few RandomThoughts about the event and add some bonus photos!


CentralPerspective: Dan River, Inc.

I am Bobby Allen Roach. I am 25. And I am excited to share my photographs with you so we may all learn from our community. […]

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PhotoCentral: Friday’s “Stand with Ferguson” Rally

This PhotoCentral isn’t showing support nor opposition to this rally’s cause. It’s simply a PhotoCentral on what happened Friday.

Sometimes news photos are just news photos.


PhotoCentral LIVE! – “Museum Meets Margaritaville”

We’ve got LIVE! photos coming in from the “Museum Meets Margaritaville” event being held at Danville’s Community Market from 5 to 9 PM today.

And here we go…!


Danville City Council – LIVE! (8/19/2014)

This article is now complete. We’ve added and cleaned up commentary. We’ve also added bonus photos.

We’re at Danville City Hall for tonight’s Danville City Council meeting… and of course, we’re doing it LIVE! Refresh this page often to get the latest happenings, photos and commentary. When we get home tonight, we’ll clean the article […]

UPDATED – American Legion Legacy Run

Rewrite: Thanks to the permission of the amazing Richard T. Davis, we’re going to bring you some photos of the Legacy Riders coming into town.

Click below for the description of the event and Richard’s photos.


The Eagle Has Cracked

RandomThoughts articles sometimes lead to interesting discussions. One recent one led to Danville’s Masonic Temple building, so I did a little recon work today…


INSIDE the Jefferson Court Apartments – Part 1

We’ve been working on the continuing story about the Jefferson Court apartments that were condemned by the City of Danville a few weeks ago.

SouthsideCentral has shown you a lot of details from the outside, and we’ve been working with the Inspections department of the city to show you more of the unlivable conditions.

We’re […]

PhotoCentral: Business After Hours (8/14/2014) – Part 2

We’re continuing on from Part #1 of this PhotoCentral on the Business After Hours.

Here comes more photos!