More than a thousand people take to the streets at Women’s March in Norfolk

Norfolk Women's march

President Donald Trump took the oath of office Friday and people across the nation took to the streets Saturday in protest. More than a thousand men, women and children marched from the Chrysler Museum plaza to a plot in the Neon District in downtown Norfolk in response to Trump’s inauguration. Together, they walked and howled phrases like […]


10-year-old Virginia Beach girl beats the odds, becomes ambassador for childhood cancer

Abby Furco, 10, enjoys a Norfolk Admirals Hockey game. Abby was diagnosed with leukemia when she was 4 years old. She survived, and will spend 2017 as an ambassador for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. (Courtesy of  Patty Furco)

Ten-year-old Abby Furco loves Harry Potter. She’s read all seven books, as well as the prequel and the sequel. Abby’s often wondered what schoolhouse she’d be sorted into if she were a student at Hogwarts. Maybe she’d be placed into Ravenclaw for her smarts, or Hufflepuff because she’s a hard worker. Perhaps she’d find her […]


Virginia Beach sled hockey team raising funds for upcoming season

VBHC sled team wing Tara Chandler goes for the puck. (Photo courtesy of Virginia Beach Hockey Club)

Hockey and sled hockey are similar. There is still thunderous communication between players, games are full-contact and fast-paced. The big difference between them is how players move on the ice. Sled hockey players sit in sledges with two blades at the bottom and thrust themselves in all directions with ice picks attached to two hockey […]


Photo Gallery: Jingle Bell Run at the Oceanfront

Jingle Bell Run

On Saturday morning people ran, walked and jogged in a 5K to raise money for arthritis. But participants weren’t dressed in typical athletic wear. Instead, they sported holiday garb inspired by holiday jolliness. About 600 participants sporting polar bears, snowflakes and tiny bells that jingle while they trotted on their sweater invaded Virginia Beach for the […]


Virginia Beach motorcycle lovers spearhead holiday donations

Boneshakers Social Club has donated more than $220,000 to charity since they were established n 2005. This month, they will hold their annual Bikes for Tykes event.

Decked out in leather and chrome, the Boneshakers Social Club may look like a motorcycle gang, but they’re hardly your average biker group. Since the club was established in 2005, they’ve donated more than $220,000 to charity as part of a commitment to helping those in need. This commitment was made more than a decade ago, when the […]


Lindsey Brothers Inc. celebrates family, faith, 50 years in Hampton Roads

Lindsey Brothers Inc

At 86, Lindsey Brothers Inc. founder James E. Lindsey Sr. is still working with the plumbing and heating company he started in 1966. Wednesday morning, he could be found bent over, wrapping up a vacuum cleaner power cord before his interview with Southside Daily. Virginia Beach’s Lindsey Brothers Inc. continues to work with schools, colleges, homes and […]


City council newcomer Jessica Abbott is for backyard hens, urban trails and transparency

Virginia Beach city council newcomer Jessica Abbott (Justin Belichis/Southside Daily)

Backyard hens, urban trails, year-round school and increasing government accountability and transparency are a few topics Virginia Beach city council newcomer Jessica Abbott believes in. She’s also a mother to a one-year-old, plays clarinet and once toured in a ska band called Rude Zombie. At 27, she is the youngest person in history elected to serve on […]


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