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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 […]

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.


ReportCard! – Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors (3/30/15)

The first ReportCard! in this series wasn’t very kind to the Halifax County Board of Supervisors. But hey, they deserved it. Let’s drive up Route 57 to Chatham and deliver a ReportCard! to the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors.


Danville Planning Commission (3/9/15)

Don’t expect much “real” happenings here, folks. We had one zoning request before the Planning Commission and it was routine. But hey, we’ve got photos!


RIFA – LIVE! (3/9/15)

We’re LIVE! at the Danville Regional Airport for today’s Regional Industrial Facilities Authority meeting. We’ve added all the followup so this article is complete. Enjoy the recap.


BreakDown: Pittsylvania County BoS Organizational Meeting

We made our predictions for Chairman of the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors yesterday and we were comfortable with them until around 2PM today. That’s when we started figuring out that things weren’t as they appeared to be. Let’s do a BreakDown on what happened and what it means…


Who Will Be The PittsCo BoS Chairman for 2015?

Pittsylvania County’s Board of Supervisors will meet Monday night and will elect a new chairman for 2015. Let’s analyze this and see what’s probably going to happen and why.


God Hates Drags

To be more specific, Drag Queen Shows. So says a few letter writers.


RIFA Meeting (12/8/2014)

Let’s do a recap of what happened at the Regional Industrial Facility Authority meeting on Monday. We’ve got more in-depth coverage that any other news source and we’ve got photos too.


Tanks (For Nothing!)

If you haven’t seen a trend from the AAF Tank Museum, you’re not looking very carefully.


PhotoCentral: Callands Festival

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

Hey? Is that microphone on?

Yes, H.F. Haymore, that microphone is on. Hoo Boy.


RIFA – LIVE! (8/11/2014)

We’ve cleaned up the article, added more commentary and some bonus photos. This article is complete.

The Regional Industrial Facilities Authority is having their monthly meeting today at noon, and SouthsideCentral is here LIVE! The meeting starts at noon, and our LIVE! coverage should start around 11:50AM

We’re at the Danville Regional Airport to see […]

“State of the Region” Address – LIVE!

We’re LIVE! at the Institute for the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce’s “State of the Region” address. Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jessie Barksdale and Danville Mayor Sherman Saunders will give speeches about the progress of the region this morning.

Refresh this page often for the latest happenings, commentary and photos!


Missing Child? Runaway? Extreme Danger? Never mind.

The kid’s safe and that’s what matters. Now what the hell happened?


SouthsideCentral is Getting Fit!

Let’s be real. I ain’t the type of person who goes out and runs seven miles each day. But I’ll admit, this Get Fit Dan River 50,000 pound challenge has motivated me some…


UPDATED: Happy Trails, AAF Tank Museum!

It’s official. You’ll soon be able to call the building the old Disston plant again.


ReportCard! – Elected School Boards

Some people look forward to getting their grades when the report cards come out. Others hope that the dog eats them.

In this new feature, we’ll take a category or group of things and grade the items on the standard A to F scale. I think the elected school boards in the regions that we […]

When A School Board Member Goes “Rogue”

This isn’t pretty, but it looks like the Pittsylvania County School Board is taking “How To Be Dysfunctional” lessons from the Board of Supervisors.


It’s All About the Kids (And The Taxpayers)

I’m going to be blasted for this article, but somebody has to say it.


OddsMakers!: Clarence Monday

Hey, we were right! Like you ever doubted us… Clarence Monday will be the new Pittsylvania County Administrator starting July 1st. We’re going to give him the SouthsideCentral OddsMakers! treatment in this article.


Some thoughts about today’s Danville Job Fair…

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce hosted a job fair at the Institute today (with a lot of help from numerous partners). SouthsideCentral was there covering it (and hey, looking for a new job too!) and I’ve got a Big Board of Random Thoughts about it.


EXCLUSIVE: The new Pittsylvania County administrator will be…

…somebody you may be familiar with. Because it’s a personnel matter that has to be voted on by the entire Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday afternoon (April 22), I’ve been unable to get on-the-record sourcing. That being said, SouthsideCentral has been working on this story over the past few days and I’m 100% […]

Dumbass (Idea) of the Day! (3/24/14)

You don’t have to commit a stupid crime to be featured. Government officials can have dumbass ideas.


LIVE! at the “How to be a candidate” workshop

The Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce helps the region again. We’re LIVE! at the Institute.