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They’re still trying to scare you, folks.

The threat to the Dan River from the coal ash spill is gone. Actually, it never was there in the first place. That’s not stopping an environmentalist group from still trying to scare the hell out of you.

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We Couldn’t Even Get a Top 10?

Oh come on folks, there’s got to be more than seven “influential and respected African-American leaders in South Boston/Halifax County“.

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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 [...]

Fun With Danville Utilities!

Another Danville Utilities employee arrested. Although I might not want to know the answer, I’ll ask the question anyway. “What’s next?”

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BreakDown: Danville City Council (7/15/2014 Meeting)

We’ve started analyzing what happened (and other observations about things) at governmental meetings that we do LIVE! coverage on, so let’s look at what happened at Tuesday night’s Danville City Council meeting.

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Danville City Council LIVE! (7/15/2014)

Photos and more comments have been added, and this article is complete!

It’s time for another meeting of Danville City Council and you know that SouthsideCentral is going to cover it LIVE!

The meeting starts at 7PM and we’ll start our coverage around 6:30 PM. You know how it works… refresh the page often for [...]

Merle Herndon Ain’t Goin’ Anywhere

I’m halfway sorry to have to smack a vocal minority of Halifax County residents in the face with that headline.

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Missing Child? Runaway? Extreme Danger? Never mind.

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

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RoadThoughts LIVE! (7/11/2014)

We’ve added some extra thoughts and cleaned the article up. It’s now complete.

I just heard you say “RoadThoughts LIVE!? What the heck is that?”

SouthsideCentral’s got business out of town today. You’re coming along with me for the road trip. It’s RandomThoughts!, only more Random than ever. Here’s how it will work. I’ll be [...]

BreakDown: Tuesday’s Danville School Board Meeting

Let’s do a BreakDown of Tuesday night’s Danville School Board meeting. SouthsideCentral will be covering Danville’s school board meetings now and it was our first time doing it LIVE! – so let’s see what happens, what happened and our thoughts about why it happened.

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The South Boston Town Council Goes Badass!

And gets absolutely nothing accomplished by going said badass.

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The Ed Newsome Final Analysis

It’s over. Danville School Superintendent Ed Newsome is no longer with the Danville Public School system. Let’s analyze what happened.

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Softball Practice With US Green Energy

Unchallenged horsecrap is horsecrap.

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Today’s Public Service Announcement (Sorta)

Sometimes on Facebook, you have friends that tell it like it is. Today’s quote is quite brutally honest.

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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 [...]

Who needs issues when you’ve got race?

I would say this letter to the editor is “beyond the pale”, but that would probably be called racist too.

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Let’s talk about the Ed Newsome situation…

Danville school superintendent Ed Newsome almost got fired last night. Nobody else will report it, but SouthsideCentral will. He somehow pulled himself out of the fire and the school took no action after 6 hours worth of meetings. Let’s talk about what happened…

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Danville City Council LIVE! (6/17/2014)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Danville City Hall for tonight’s Danville City Council meeting. Click below for the full details.

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We’re a Job Bust. Trust us.

Anytime that news is dumped out on Friday afternoon, it’s not going to be good news.

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“I’ll tell you where you can put your tanks, buddy.”

For a “public relations officer”, this guy needs to learn about public relations.

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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 [...]

Let’s talk about the Albert Randolph situation…

So that happened. Halifax County High School Principal Albert Randolph has been reinstated to his position.

“Let’s talk” about what happened and let’s tell it like it is…

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UPDATED: The Albert Randolph Solution (that didn’t happen)

(Editor’s Note: This didn’t work out in the way that I proposed. But hey, it was a possible solution. We’ll have a new article recapping and analyzing what happened within the hour.)

There was a big crowd of supporters for Albert Randolph, the recently demoted Halifax County High School principal, at tonight’s Halifax County School [...]

Bad Mayor!

Bad Mayor! Go sit in the corner until you apologize and can play fair with the other council members.

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UPDATED: Danville City Council – LIVE! (6/3/2014)

SouthsideCentral was at Danville City Hall for tonight’s City Council meeting and we covered it LIVE!

Editor’s Note: We’ve updated this article to tell about the feathers flying during the around the horn session. Buddy Rawley called Mayor Sherman Saunders out for blowing past him on the floor discussion on the city retiree’s issue.

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