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BREAKING: Major shake-up at the Institute

We’ve got one of those “resigned effective immediately” types of situations.


BREAKING: Fight Leads To Basketball Game Forfeit

The GWHS at Martinsville boys basketball game was called and forfeited after a melee in the gym on Friday night. Details are sketchy right now, but here’s what we have so far.


Danville School Board – LIVE! (12/18/2014)

Editor’s Note: This article is now complete.

Who will be Danville’s new school superintendent? We’ll find out tonight at the work session. SouthsideCentral has the only LIVE! coverage and we’re ready to go. Refresh the page often for the latest happenings, photos and commentary. We’ll clean this article up tonight in the editing process and […]

UPDATED: Vault door falls on woman

UPDATE: Sadly, the victim has died. The press release covering that is now in the article

This statement is just in from South Boston Town Manager Tim Wilson…


Meningitis Panic? Not A Chance!

A Danville City School student has a case of viral meningitis. I’ve spoken to the director of the local health departments and he said there’s no need for alarm.


Happy Trails, Confederate Flag?

Here we go again. Hoo boy.


BREAKING: Plane Crash at VIR property

We’ll update this as soon as we confirm information. Be sure to refresh the page often.

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BREAKING: Coleman resigns from South Boston Town Council

This just in… South Boston Town Council member Margaret Coleman has resigned effective September 1st.


BREAKING: Sky Valley Foods relocating to Danville

Updated and completed with some photos from the event courtesy of Arnold Hendrix, the city’s public information officer.

Sky Valley Foods will be relocating their operations to Danville from Yanceyville, NC. They will also be expanding their production.


BREAKING: Danville School Superintendent Ed Newsome Out On Monday?

(Editor’s Note: The meeting time is 4:45 PM, not 5PM as earlier reported.)

Yes, we went through this last week. Ed Newsome survived the direct threat to his job during an afternoon and evening of closed Danville School Board sessions. Everything is now coming together and it’s looking like he will part ways with Danville […]

UPDATED: BREAKING: Danville School Superintendent To Be Fired Today?

We’re going to put a question mark at the end of this headline because it’s currently a personnel matter that can’t be discussed…


BREAKING: Danville hires new Economic Development Director

Telly Tucker will start his job on July 1st.


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% […]

EXCLUSIVE: The Newest Job Bust: GOK Industries

I’ve been working on this story for a few weeks and I now have enough properly sourced information to publish it. GOK Industries is not going to build their Danville furniture plant and will not be creating the 300 jobs as promised in the announcement. You’ve heard it first on SouthsideCentral.


BREAKING: Armed Robbery at Danville Pizza Hut tonight

Another restaurant robbery in the Danville area…


CORRECTED: Christmas News Roundup (12/25/12)

Lots of crazy & sad things going on in the SouthsideCentral region during the holidays. Let’s get to what you haven’t heard about in the other local media…


Breaking News: Fatal accident in Henry County

Sunday morning turned deadly on the roads of Henry County.


Breaking News: South Boston stabbing victim dies

Thanks to SouthsideCentral & Star News, you’re the first to know!


BREAKING NEWS: Danville Police report one dead, one wounded in shooting.

We just got this from the Danville Police department…


Breaking News: Man arrested in Martinsville C-store murder/robbery

SouthsideCentral & Star News are the first to bring this to you.


UPDATED: Breaking News: Murder/suicide outside of Scottsburg C-store.

Thanks to our great sources for getting this news to us quickly.


BREAKING: Danville YMCA pulls out of new White Mill location plans

This is a disappointing development.


BREAKING: Joe King named Danville City Manager

Tonight, Danville City Council named Joe King as City Manager.


UPDATED – BREAKING: Former South Boston finance director killed in farming accident

Our sources have just got this story in to SouthsideCentral.


BREAKING: Body of Kolton Karnes found in Dan River

It’s sad news, but it will bring closure to the family.