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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 [...]

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 [...]

Danville City Council LIVE! (7/1/2014)

We have three articles in the “Must Write” columns and more that need editing, but do you think that’s going to stop us from having back-to-back-to-back LIVE! articles? Not a chance, baby!

SouthsideCentral is LIVE! at Danville City Hall for tonight’s Danville City Council meeting. You know what to do. Refresh the page often for [...]

Danville City Council Organizational Meeting LIVE!

Who’ll be the mayor of Danville for next two years? Who’ll be the vice-mayor? Most importantly of all, where will everybody sit?

All of these answers are coming to you LIVE! today. The meeting starts at noon, and SouthsideCentral starts our coverage earlier than that.

Refresh the page for the latest happenings!


Danville School Board LIVE! – (6/19/2014)

SouthsideCentral is LIVE! at the special meeting of the Danville School Board. Will the superintendent be fired today? What will happen? You’ll find out here. Refresh the page often for the latest happenings.

We’ll start our coverage around 2:45 PM.

Quick Recap: Ed Newsome’s job was definitely in jeopardy today, but he survived somehow. We’ll [...]

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.


Bad Mayor!

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


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.


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.


Governor McAuliffe Comes To Town…

… and you know SouthsideCentral was there. Let’s go over some thoughts about his speech and Q&A session.


BreakDown: Danville School Board Election

We already did a BreakDown on the City Council election results, so let’s do an overview on how the School Board election came out.


BreakDown: Danville’s 2014 Municipal Elections

It’s been a week since Danville’s voters made their choices for City Council and School Board. Starting with the City Council race, Let’s do a BreakDown on the good things, the bad things, and the ugly things that happened to each of the candidates…


NumbersCentral: Who showed up to vote in Danville?

Everybody loves numbers and math, so SouthsideCentral is debuting our NumbersCentral category. If a story can be told by charts, graphics, and numbers, we’ll show the information to you that way. Today’s edition is about the anemic voter turnout in Danville’s recent municipal elections…


ElectionCentral: Danville LIVE!

Here’s the recap of Danville’s election night returns…


Endorsements: Danville School Board Race (2014)

SouthsideCentral is ready to make our endorsements for the Danville School Board race.


Endorsements: Danville City Council Race (2014)

SouthsideCentral has listened and talked to all of the candidates running in the 2014 Danville City Council race and it’s now time for our endorsements.


Danville School Board Race – Update #1

There’s usually no excitement or fireworks in a Danville School Board election and this one’s going right with that trend. Let’s take a look at the candidates…


Danville City Council Election – Update #1

Twelve days to go before the election, so lets see how the election is shaping up.


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% [...]

Danville City Council Forum – American Legion Forum (Part #2)

Let’s move right into the audience portion of Tuesday night’s American Legion Post 325 Danville City Council Candidates forum. Sorry for the long delay but these things take a while to write.


Danville City Council Forum – American Legion Forum (Part #1)

Hey, the gang’s all back for another Danville City Council candidates forum. Well, mostly. You people enjoyed the scoring system last time, so I’ll do it again. there were a lot of questions asked so we’ll spread this out over multiple articles. Lets make it happen…


LIVE! at Danville City Council (4/1/14)

We’re LIVE! tonight at the Danville City council meeting. Refresh the page for the latest updates. We’ll start reporting around 6:15 PM.

We’re here. Eric Deaton’s going to address council tonight.

Sherman Saunders is out of town. Vice Mayor Gary Miller presides tonight.

Public comment section time. We’ve got a presentation on the Youth [...]

Whiskey Hypocrisy

It’s all about the church. Or the kids. Or both. Or just maybe it’s government trying to legislate morality.


Showcase Magazine City Council Forum – Final Scoring

Here’s where we left off: Alonzo Jones & John Gilstrap at +11, Dawn Witter at +9, Gary Miller at +7, James Buckner at +3 and Joyce Glaise at -3. Let’s score the second half of the forum, total up the points and finish up with our first Power Rankings.


Showcase Magazine City Council Forum – First Round

You want an action replay of what happened and how I scored the candidates? You got it. This first article covers the introductions and the first two questions. It’s brutal, it’s snarky… but it’s damned honest. I’ll promise you’ll laugh.