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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!


PhotoCentral: Business After Hours (8/14/2014) – Part 1

SouthsideCentral had a terrific time at Thursday’s Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours… but then we always do!

This month’s event was held at American National University on Old Riverside Drive in Danville.

We’ve got so many photos to share that we’re making this a two-part article. Let’s get Part #1 going!


Time Machine: Zeyuan Flooring’s Move!

Let’s hop into the SouthsideCentral Time Machine and head back to April 14th. That’s the day when we got a Spin-O-Rama about the GOK Furniture company and Zeyuan Flooring.



We’ve completed this article with more notes, observations and commentary. We’ve also added lots of bonus photos.

We’re here at Piedmont Access to Health Services on Main St. in Danville. Senator Bill Stanley will be here. Hit refresh for the latest photos and happenings.


TROTS: Those Jefferson St. condemned apartments

Editor’s note: The Register & Bee has now disabled their comment section on the story I referenced in this article. Gee, wonder why?

Let’s do another “The Rest Of The Story” to get you more information than a Register & Bee story gives you. I’ve been working on this story for a few days but [...]

Outsider/Insider Art Show – LIVE!

We had a terrific time at tonight’s art show. Enjoy the photos, folks!

We’re LIVE! at 600 Craghead Street for tonight’s “Outsider/Insider Art Show”. Come on down to Davis Storage Warehouse #4 and enjoy the beautiful artwork. Click here to learn more about tonight’s art show, and refresh this page often to get the latest [...]

PhotoCentral: “Music on Main” (7/17/2014)

If it’s happening, SouthsideCentral will try to be there! We missed the first “Music on Main” at downtown Danville’s JTI Fountain Plaza but we got there for Thursday night’s concert. Awesome weather, awesome place, awesome music. Enjoy the photos!


Danville School Board LIVE! (7/17/2014)

If you want LIVE! coverage and LIVE! opinions and analysis of what’s happening at tonight’s Danville School Board meeting, you’ve come to the right place.

Tonight’s meeting starts at 6PM and we’ll start our SouthsideCentral coverage a little earlier than that. Acting superintendent Kathy Osborne has promised us wi-fi connectivity so we’ll be able to [...]

LIVE! with Get Fit Dan River!

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Cherrystone Missionary Baptist Church in Ringgold today for a great time with Get Fit Dan River and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe. We’ve got photos from today’s picnic event!


Downtown Danville Scavenger Hunt – LIVE!

SouthsideCentral had a terrific LIVE! time at Thursday’s Downtown Danville Scavenger hunt. If you missed it, we’ve got a PhotoCentral tour of our leisurely run up and down Main St.


The Soap Bubble Bandit Strikes!

We all knew it was going to happen at Downtown Danville’s JTI Fountain sooner or later…


Say, That’s Odd: What’s in the trashcan?

Sometimes you just have to educate people on what shouldn’t go in a trashcan. Say, That’s Odd.