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And the Two Become One

Halifax Regional, Sentara commemorate affiliation with Signing Ceremony Officials from Halifax Regional Health System (HRHS) and Sentara Healthcare (Sentara) came together July 16 to celebrate the affiliation between the two…

Local Program Gives Students First-Ever Job Experience

Local Program Gives Students First-Ever Job Experience

The WIA Summer Youth Work Experience offers selected students from the ten-county area served by the In School program their very first job experience. In addition to partnering with local…

SEC Launches Free Mobile-Friendly

‘App’ for Smartphone Users Members of Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) can now use a smartphone to pay bills, view and report outages, and even submit a photo.  In response to…

Danville Body Identified

On July 22, 2013 the body of a man was found in the boarded-up residence at 315 Floyd St., Danville. The body was sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office in…

Helton House Director Offers Clarifications

Helton House Director Offers Clarifications

Dear Editor, I am writing to you to clarify information conveyed incorrectly in your paper regarding our expansion of services. I have outlined more accurate information below: 1.) The article…

Reader Finds Editor’s Viewpoint “Demeaning”

Reader Finds Editor’s Viewpoint “Demeaning”

wow! the only thing left out of your one sided rant was—i’m not a racist but! we all know the old saying about opinions. however, I find yours demeaning for…

Anybody seen Grant?

Anybody seen Grant?

We have been trying to find out who Grant is and how we can get in touch with him. There may actually be more than one of him in which…

Political Correctness runs amok

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor  (I’ve always wanted to use “runs amok” in an article!) I receive regular comments correcting me regarding political correctness.  The letters or calls usually…

Lieutenant Governor Candidate E. W. Jackson visits Southside

Lieutenant Governor Candidate E. W. Jackson visits Southside

The outspoken Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, E. W. Jackson, visited Southside last week. Jackson spoke with citizens and business owners sharing his vision for Virginia and America.…

Keysville Man Held in Robbery

On the morning of July 22, Johnson’s Tire Service reported a 1994 Cadillac was stolen from inside his garage.  The shop was entered by breaking the lock on a side…

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