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Meningitis Panic? Not A Chance!

A Danville City School student has a case of viral meningitis. I’ve spoken to the director of the local health departments and he said there’s no need for alarm.

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Screwy Tattoo-y

Some people should never have nor be around children. Ever.

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Parking Jerk of the Day! (10/6/2014)

Let’s go over the state line to Rockingham County for today’s award winner.

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The Confederate Flag Controversy Script

Here’s what’s going to happen during this Museum/Confederate flag controversy. SouthsideCentral knows it all.

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RandomThoughts! (10/5/2014)

If you’re reading for the first time, a “RandomThoughts!” article is filled with Random Thoughts.

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PhotoCentral: Callands Festival

Thanks go out to a great SouthsideCentral fan for contributing these photos of yesterday’s 34th annual Callands Festival

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“What? I’m retiring today?”

Oh yeah. I totally believe this one. Totally.

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Thumbs! (10/3/2014)

Do you want my Thumbs? Do you? Do you?

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Happy Trails, Confederate Flag?

Here we go again. Hoo boy.

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Danville School Board – LIVE! (10/2/2014)

We’re LIVE! at the Danville School Board meeting. Be sure to refresh this page often for the latest happenings, photos and commentary. When we get home, we’ll clean the article up and add some bonus coverage. To see what’s on tonight’s agenda, click on this link.

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Danville School Board Preview (10/2/2014)

Let’s take a quick look at what’s on tap for tonight’s Danville School Board meeting. SouthsideCentral will be covering the meeting LIVE!

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It’s Payback Time… Again

If you Danville taxpayers liked paying back US Green Energy’s Tobacco Commission grant money, you’re going to just love paying back more!

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BreakDown: Danville City Council Coal Ash Meeting

We’ve covered tonight’s Danville City Council closed session meeting in the previous article. Let’s do a BreakDown on it…

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Danville City Council (Closed Meeting) – LIVE! (10/1/2014)

Editor’s Note: This article is complete. The BreakDown article is now published.

I’m not expecting much to come out of this meeting, but SouthsideCentral will be there anyway. Be sure to refresh the page for the latest happenings, photos and commentary.

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RandomThoughts! (9/30/2014)

The catchy opening line goes here. I’m out of catchy opening lines.

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PhotoCentral: Where am I?

SouthsideCentral is everywhere. Well, once you get past a leg injury…but where was I when I took this photo?

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CentralPerspective: The Dye Building & Smokestacks

This week, I want to share a photo of part of Dan River Inc.’s “Long Building” complex I shot on the northern shore of the Dan River in October 2008. The Dye Building and smokestacks would be demolished the following month as an additional step in the slow process of moving on from Danville’s old economy.

The photo below is of some graffiti art I noticed painted on the complex. It reads “There is always hope.” I remember the community being very divided on whether or not the remnants of Dan River Inc. be removed or preserved and I found myself torn between holding on to the past and moving toward the future. I’m still unsure of which is right. You can see more photos in my online gallery and I invite you to visit Bobby Roach Photography’s website to learn more about the company and its part in the future of Southern Virginia.


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Thumbs! (9/29/2014)

Up. Down. Down. Up. Up. Up. Down. It’s Thumbs! time.

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Say, That’s Odd: We get the idea. Sorta.

Spelling counts. So does penmanship.

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Parking Jerk of the Day! (9/26/2014)

It’s late at night. It’s blurry. It’s Piggly Wiggly.

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RandomThoughts! (9/25/2014)

The Thoughts. They are a-Random.

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Advertise with SouthsideCentral!

You’ve got a great business. You provide a great service. SouthsideCentral can help you promote that at a very reasonable rate.

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Duke Energy: Making It Right***

***  = Right for Duke Energy, that is.

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The superintendent search continues…

Here’s the latest from on the search process for the new Danville school superintendent…

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Who Wants To Be A Mansionaire?

$1,500,000 gets you on the auction floor…

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