The mass shooting happened in Building 2, May 31, 2019. (Southside Daily/Melanie Occhiuzzo)

Virginia Beach mass shooting aftermath: Here’s what city officials talked about regarding Building 2

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VIRGINIA BEACH -- City Council discussed temporary placement of departments and long-term plans for Building 2 during a briefing Tuesday. Building 2, which houses the...
The American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in coordination with StokesRX International hosted their annual National Service Animal Eye Exam month last month. The free, ocular screening...
NORFOLK -- The Tidewater Community College Educational Foundation is a recipient of a $500,000 grant from TowneBank. The funds will support the development of the...
VIRGINIA BEACH -- On Friday, Rachel Radspinner is watching the sunrise on the East Coast, and the sunset on the West Coast -- all...

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Members of the VIMS Dredge Survey team in action. From L: Captain Durand Ward, Mike Seebo, and Kathleen Knick prepare to deploy the crab dredge from the R/V Bay Eagle at a site in the York River. (Southside Daily/VIMS/David Malmquist)

Blue crab stock healthy with above average abundance

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Results from the latest Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey --- conducted annually by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and Maryland Department of Natural...
Mangroves, like these shown at low tide, provide important nursery habitat for juveniles of many marine species. (Southside Daily/D. Malmquist/VIMS)

Study confirms and ranks nursery value of coastal habitats

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A comprehensive analysis of more than 11,000 previous coastal-habitat measurements suggests that mangroves and seagrasses provide the greatest value as "nurseries" for young fishes...
Coastal Carbon Budget: A drone image of the Goodwin Islands near the confluence of the York River and Chesapeake Bay shows the tidal wetlands and estuary ecosystems that play a key role in the coastal carbon budget. (Photo courtesy of D. Walters/VIMS.)

These local researchers helped develop software that will aid in wetland creation

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NORFOLK -- The Wetland Hydrogeology group at Old Dominion University, headed by Rich Whittecar, joined with researchers at Virginia Tech and the University of Kentucky...

Lexi, this week’s adoptable pet. Brought to you by Tito’s!

I'm Lexi, and I'm a pup that loves going fast. Would you like to run together? I can be a tad shy, but the...

Calypso is named after a goddess and has her own social media page!

What is your pet’s name? Calypso (Caly) What is the breed of your pet? Beagle How was your pet’s name chosen? I got her during a winter storm...
Sammy, energetic and full of love! (Southside Daily Photo/Jessica Guckert)

Sammy, this week’s adoptable pet. Brought to you by Tito’s!

This handsome cat is Sammy and boy, is he a character! He's a storyteller, an acrobat, and can not resist a good hug (while...
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