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Secretary of the Commonwealth Meeting – LIVE!

Our fifth (and final?) LIVE! event of the day takes us to Jake’s on Main restaurant for a session with Secretary of the Commonwealth Levar Stoney. He’s going to talk about the process for getting appointed to Virginia’s boards and commissions.

Refresh the page often for the latest photos and happenings!

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Governor’s Economic Development Roundtable – LIVE!

We’ve moved across the road to the RCATT building for our third event of the day. Governor Terry McAuliffe will be leading a roundtable discussion on economic and workforce development. According to the schedule, we’ll have Secretary of Education Anne Holton, Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore, Special Advisor for Rural Partnerships, Mary Rae [...]

Governor’s Cabinet Meeting – LIVE!

We move on to LIVE! coverage of Governor Terry McAuliffe’s cabinet meeting here at the Institute. This is the first time in recent history that the entire cabinet has been in Danville and this meeting makes it even more rare. We’ve got the only LIVE! coverage of this meeting so refresh the page often to [...]

“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!

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Register & Bee goes pay-to-read… again.

It’s going to cost you to read yesterday’s news at GoDanRiver. Again.

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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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