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BreakDown: Danville IDA’s Rental Income

Let’s take a look at some of the December financial statements from Danville’s Industrial Development Authority. In this NumbersCentral article, we’ll look at their main checking account and talk about what got paid in rental income during the month of December 2015. I could call this a NumbersCentral article, but I’ve got a cool BreakDown graphic… so it’s a BreakDown!


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Danville IDA – LIVE! (1/12/16)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Danville City Hall for Tuesday’s Industrial Development Authority meeting. We’ve got the most detailed recap of what happened, so enjoy reading!

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*UPDATED* BREAKING: Danville IDA To Buy “Museum” Gas Station

UPDATE: Danville’s IDA voted to take a 90-day purchase option on the property so that they could have the time needed for an environmental study on the underground gas tanks. We’re still 100% confident that the IDA will eventually buy the property.


SouthsideCentral has learned that Danville’s Industrial Development Authority will vote to buy the gas station next to the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History at their meeting on Tuesday, January 12th.


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RIFA – LIVE! (1/11/16)

SouthsideCentral was at Monday’s RIFA meeting and almost nothing happened! But hey, that didn’t stop us from getting some photos. Let’s take a look at what did happen in this article…


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Centra Groundbreaking – Part #4

Even though this event happened in May 2015, the numbers are showing that you readers are enjoying the photos, so we’ll continue with the next PhotoCentral article in the series on Centra’s Danville Medical Center groundbreaking.


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Centra Groundbreaking – Part #3

We’ll continue on with our look at the May 2015 groundbreaking event for Centra’s Danville Medical Center. Part #1 & Part #2 have already been published, and we’ll roll on with Part #3.


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Centra Groundbreaking – Part #2

We’re continuing with our PhotoCentral series on May 2015’s Centra Danville Medical Center groundbreaking. We’ve already published the first part of this series and we’ll continue where we left off.


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Centra Groundbreaking – Part #1

Back in May 2015, Centra had the groundbreaking ceremony and celebration for their new Danville medical center complex. I had thought we had done a PhotoCentral series on the event, but it looks like that never happened. Since the Centra construction is being talked about in the Southside News & Views Facebook group, let’s get started with some photos from the event.


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Danville Veterans Day Parade – Part #11

We’re going to jump back in to the PhotoCentral series of articles on Danville’s Veterans Day Parade. We’ve already published ten articles in this series and we’ve got the rundown on them for you below the cutline.

Let’s move along and see some more parade photos!


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Danville School Board – LIVE! (1/7/16)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at Thursday’s Danville School Board meeting. Enjoy the recap!


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Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors (1/4/16)

SouthsideCentral will be covering at least the first monthly meeting of the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors, so let’s see what happened at the reorganizational meeting on Monday night.


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Danville City Council – LIVE! (1/5/16)

SouthsideCentral was LIVE! at the January 5th Danville City Council meeting and we finally got around to adding the bonus content and finalizing the article. Whoops! Enjoy the recap!


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Lee Vogler’s Reelection Announcement

SouthsideCentral is glad to publish Danville City Council candidates’ election/reelection announcement speech in their entirety as a public service.

Today, Lee Vogler announced his candidacy for reelection. Here is his statement.


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QuickHits! (1/4/16)

Instead of some Sunday reading assignments, let’s do Monday reading assignments. It’s time for QuickHits, so lets see some of the stories that have caught my eyes over the past week.


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Parking Jerks Of The Day! (1/3/16)

It’s only January 3rd, but we’ve got candidate for Parking Jerks of the Year already. And you might notice that we’re using the plural form of the word “Jerk”. That’s right, we’ve got two for the price of one!


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Endorsement: Jessie Barksdale for Board of Supervisors Chairman

This is a weird way to start 2016, but I feel this endorsement is needed to keep Pittsylvania County on the right track. Only the seven elected members of the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors will vote on this decision, but county residents can make their feelings known to their supervisor before the vote happens.


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Food Chain! – Replacing Robert Hurt

Robert Hurt decided not to run for a fourth term in the 5th District US House of Representatives, so it’s now Silly Season to see who’ll be his Republican nominee replacement in November 2016’s election. We’ve got a list of 9 Republicans (or at least likely Republicans) who have either declared their candidacy for the office or have been mentioned as possible candidates. Let’s do a Food Chain to see where the group shakes out.


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The City’s Statement on Joe King’s Death

Recently retired Danville City Manager Joe King died at the age of 65 on Saturday. Today, the City of Danville issued a statement about his death and SouthsideCentral is glad to publish it for you to read in its entirety.


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Today’s Statement from Jeremy Stratton

Jeremy Stratton, Danville’s former economic developer, sent this email to SouthsideCentral today and I feel it’s something that you need to read.

SouthsideCentral has wiped the original article regarding Jeremy Stratton due to sourcing that has been retracted.


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QuickHits! (12/27/15)

What? No QuickHits yet in the month of December? Let’s get that fixed right now by taking a look at some of the stories that have caught my eyes over the past few weeks.


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Full Moon Desperation

I’m putting this article in the “RottenReporting” category, but it’s really not Reporting nor is it Rotten. It’s just a lame throwaway thing to laugh at. Meh.

Without this piece of news, we might have forgotten what the moon looks like.


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RottenHeadlineWriting: “Santa gives cancer to a child. Surprise!”

After a discussion on our last Danville Register & Bee headline writing disaster, we learned that all the headlines are written in the Lynchburg office and not on Monument Street. Well, the headline writers in Lynchburg really blew it this time…


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Danville Veterans Day Parade – Part #10

On Christmas Day, we’ll bring you some more photos from the Danville Veterans Day Parade. No, that doesn’t make any sense to us either. I’m sensing that we may actually get to Christmas Parade photos before next October. Maybe. Heh. Anyway, on we go with Part #10!


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RandomThoughts! (12/23/15)

My Thoughts are Random. Well, not all the time. Step into my mind…


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PhotoCentral: Paschal’s Christmas Lights

Leon & Ann Paschal’s Christmas Light display is back in Casville, NC. We’ve got a quick PhotoCentral tour for you, thanks to Travis Hackworth’s photos. Let’s take a walk through the amazing display…


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