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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…


UPDATED: Where Are They Now?: People from the 5th District House Race

Update #1: Adding a name that was suggested by email. Thanks!

When Tom Perriello returned to Southside VA earlier this week (note that he didn’t make it to Danville), I was asked what happened to the major & minor players that participated in the 2010 election. That’s a good question and in the typical SouthsideCentral [...]

UPDATED! – ThreadSpotting: Thou Shalt Not Hate (unless they’re gay & can sing)

What if God was a gay recording artist one of us?


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

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


UPDATED: Made your reservation for a Spicy Chicken sandwich yet?

I did, and I’m looking forward to trying it!


UPDATED: Mysterious “bone”(?) found in Danville Walmart parking lot?

As of now, I’m putting this into the RumorCentral category until I can get further verification from more sources. Thanks to whoever used the SouthsideCentral TipLine!


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

Our sources have just got this story in to SouthsideCentral.


Updated: “Who’s #1?” – Dead Shopping Centers

It’s time to see “Who’s #1?” again, and this time we’re talking about the area’s shopping centers and malls that have seen better days…much better days.

(Update #1: We’ve added two more in-bad-shape shopping centers to the list thanks to some comments.)


UPDATED: Danville’s Cruise-In season begins tonight!

(Updated to add photo slideshow link)

Make your way to Downtown Danville tonight from 6PM to 9PM. SouthsideCentral will be there LIVE!


UPDATED: Happy Trails, Bronx Boy Bagels!

(Updated to add R&B story and comments)

It’s a sad day for people who love good food.


Southside Weather Updates

UPDATED to give the National Weather Service’s findings on the Alton storm damage.

We’re in contact with lots of sources tonight, and we’ll be putting information that we get into this article. Keep checking back for updates.


UPDATED: BREAKING NEWS: Mobile home overturned in Halifax County

We’re trying to get more information, but here’s what we have so far. Keep checking this story for updates.


UPDATED: Strange Days in 5th District Land!

(Originally published on: Mar 23, 2010 @ 21:40) – UPDATED to include a new Josh Solovskoy posting.

Everything had been cruising right along as close to normal as possible until now. Two unrelated events just happened that make these very Strange Days.


UPDATED: He’s got some ‘splainin to do…

(Originally published on Mar 7, 2010 @ 17:18 – Updated to review Motley’s appearance on Jessica Griffith’s TV show tonight)


If Thomas Motley wants to have a real chance at getting elected to Danville City Council, his choosing not to look back or comment on his past isn’t going to cut it.


UPDATED: There’s Panic In the Streets!

The sheriff’s wife has had her purse stolen out of her car while it was parked at South Boston’s First Baptist Church. The South Boston Police Department & the Halifax County Sheriff’s Department are out in full force! We’ve got Breaking News & a ThreadSpotting all combined in one! Oh, this is going to be [...]

UPDATED: Danville police help out Halifax County Sheriff’s Office

Teamwork gets a bunch of idiot kids off the road and into jail.

UPDATE: We’ve got the information from the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office about how this incident started.


UPDATED: Review of Danville’s new “Primo Pizza”

There’s a new pizza restaurant in Danville. Primo Pizza is located at 1131 South Boston Rd. (former location of the Quizno’s Subs franchise that lasted less than 6 months). I’ve had two meals there so far but I’m not recommending the restaurant due to one horrible customer service moment.

UPDATE: We’re taking off the “Not [...]

UPDATED: Jeff Clark starts Independent campaign for 5th District House seat

The field gets even more crowded. Catherine Amos, reporter with the Danville Register & Bee, will have an article on this in Wednesday’s newspaper.

UPADTE: The story’s online now.


UPDATED: Food Chain! – 5th District Candidates

We made it six days without a political article, so let’s get everybody upset at us with our first “Food Chain!” that ranks the candidates for Virginia’s Republican nomination for the 5th district.


UPDATED: ThreadSpotting: “I want to ride my bicycle…”

How could we pass up a trainwreck of a thread that features Jesus giving somebody the finger and Hitler? And that’s just the first page!


Photos from today’s Governor’s Inauguration!

Kim White, Halifax County’s Commonwealth’s Attorney, is LIVE! at Bob McDonnell’s inauguration at Richmond and she’s sent in some great photos! We hope you enjoy looking at them. Thanks, Kim!

UPDATE: Video now included.


Southside Snowstorm!

Wow. It’s bad and it’s only getting worse. Stay inside! This article will be updated with information as it comes in during the storm.


UPDATED: Tim Kaine to visit Danville on Monday (12/12)

This could be Tim Kaine’s last visit to the Southside VA area as Governor.

UPDATE: Or not.


UPDATED: The Modeling & Simulation Center of Mystery!

What’s the difference between Victoria’s Secret and the “Modeling & Simulation Center” located in Halifax County’s Riverstone Technology Park? Victoria’s Secret has models that work.

Seriously, what’s going on with that project?


UPDATED: Breaking News: Brookneal mill on fire!

(Originally Published on: Nov 20, 2009 @ 21:47)

SouthsideCentral loves our great sources!