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RandomThoughts! (10/15/2014)

Maybe it was the flu, maybe it wasn’t. I dunno. I’m baaaaaaaaaaack!
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Warner/Gillespie Joint Appearance – LIVE! (10/14/2014)

We’ve completely rewrote this article and have added a BreakDown at the end. This article is complete.


SouthsideCentral is LIVE! at tonight’s Mark Warner & Ed Gillespie joint appearance at the Institute. Be sure to refresh this page often for the latest happenings, photos, and commentary.

Tonight’s event starts at 7 PM. Our LIVE! coverage will begin around 6:50 PM.


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LeonardWatch: Oh, that look.

Hey, lookie! It’s a brand new SouthsideCentral feature!

Leonard Harville is a good photographer. Unfortunately, he tries to be a reporter too. That doesn’t work very well. His guessing at facts, making them up, and his conspiracy theory horsecrap makes things bad… real bad. I’ve got a network of friends that are now helping me watch out for his horrible attempts at journalism, and we’ll be featuring them here on SouthsideCentral.

Let’s get it started…


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UPDATED: The Gazette-Virginian Gets Busted for Plagiarism

UPDATE: We’ve added the Gazette-Virginian’s “response” to the article.


Somebody finally calls out their lazy “reporting”…


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Parking Jerk of the Day! (10/13/2014)

Planet Fitness is becoming Planet Parking Jerks.


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Happy Trails, Eric Deaton!

There’s a reason that lots of soap operas are set in hospitals…


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Ugh. Out sick.

I just wanted to let my readers know that I’ll probably be missing tonight’s Danville City Council meeting. Sorry, folks. I’m feeling bad.

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Southside Show-Biz VIP Reception – LIVE!

We’re LIVE! at Averett University’s North Campus for tonight’s Danville-Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce’s annual “Southside Show-Biz” trade show. Tonight is the VIP reception for chamber members and invited guests. It’s open to the public on Thursday from 3 to 7 PM and admission is free!

Tonight, you’ll get photos and a preview of what you can see on Thursday. Be sure to refresh the page the page often for the latest happenings, events and commentary. We’ll add bonus photos when we edit the article after getting home tonight.


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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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